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As an organization, we value the diverse backgrounds and perspectives that enable us to think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same.
That means when you join our team, you’ll become part of a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel.
If you’re ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff & Phelps difference.
Kroll is the leading global provider of risk solutions. For more than 45 years, Kroll has helped clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations and security through a wide range of investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance, physical and operational security and data and information management services.
At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we’ll maximize the value of your career.
ROLE OVERVIEW :
The Associate Manager is a varied role within the growing Business Intelligence and Investigations Practice, based in Zurich.
As an Associate Manager, you will either be responsible for managing an aspect of a large investigation, or be responsible for all aspects of case management, from conducting research and analysis, to structuring reports and managing resources, to presenting conclusions to clients.
This is a client facing role and as such, you will be expected to build and retain key relationships and exceed in meeting the client’s needs, whilst ensuring that the Kroll brand remains intact at all times.
Due to the range of cases that you will manage across various industry-sectors and country locations, a key interest in global events and markets, with an awareness of working across different cultural and political environments is essential.
Due to the global reach of our business, the ability to read and write in foreign languages is desirable.
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES :
Support case work, with focus on investigations of misconduct, fraud prevention and risk assessment, compliance, and due diligence
Manage projects under supervision of a senior member of the Business Intelligence and Investigations practice, and coordinate work with other Kroll’s offices and subcontractors
Ensure communication with the client and other stakeholders (e.g. regulators, public authorities and legal advisors)
Analyze the client’s initial situation, define an appropriate investigation strategy, conduct searches, document and transaction reviews, interviews and email reviews
Write reports, identify the necessary measures and formulate the recommendations to the client
Participate in business development initiatives and develop client relationships
Build strong working relationships with colleagues across Kroll’s network of offices and various business practices
YOUR PROFILE :
2 to 3 years of professional experience in an internal / external audit or investigation role
Bachelor or master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, Audit or in other related fields
Professional certifications, such as ACCA / CFA / CFE / CIA, desirable but not essential
Advanced Microsoft office skills, with proven experience in using Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Fluency in German and English essential
Fluency in French or other major language desirable
Intellectually curious and adept at navigating ambiguity
Proven analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Ability to communicate in both a verbal and written format, to a very high standard, with excellent attention to detail
Ability to drive forward and co-ordinate a number of concurrent projects and tasks, managing competing demands
Flexibility and readiness to travel both nationally and internationally
WHY JOIN US?
Excellent written and verbal communication skills that help represent diverse communities
Experience working with diverse teams
International team of motivated investigation professionals with various linguistic and professional backgrounds
Growing local practice with close links to Kroll’s offices around the world
Entrepreneurial environment fostering self-initiative and innovation
Responsibility, autonomy and independence from the very first day
Active involvement in all project-related activities and business development initiatives
Strong client exposure
Modern working environment and flexibility at work
Personal and professional development, with a system of trainings, coaching and on-the-job learning
In order to be considered for a position at Duff & Phelps, you must formally apply via careers.duffandphelps.jobs
Duff & Phelps is committed to equal opportunity and diversity, and recruits people based on merit.