Director Fraud Risk Management – Hong Kong based covering NE Asia

Director Fraud Risk Management – Hong Kong based covering NE Asia

Job Title: Director Fraud Risk Management – Hong Kong based covering NE Asia
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 115
Contact Name: Pathay Singh
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 15, 2016 17:02

Job Description

This position is located in Hong Kong and covers North East Asia – business level Chinese language proficiency is essential however the client will offer relocation to the right candidate.  This practice applies accounting, financial, economic and data analysis expertise and experience to assist our clients address their critical issues.

Examples of our services include:

  • Corporate Investigation
    • Financial investigations including those involving financial statement fraud, asset misappropriation and corruption.
    • Assessments of complex financial transactions for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”) and international financial reporting standards (“IFRS”).
    • Reporting and compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) and federal securities laws.
  • Litigation Support and Valuation
    • Financial damage analysis and lost profits determination.
    • Valuations of businesses, securities, real estate, machinery & equipment, intellectual property and other intangible assets.
    • Assessing work performed by independent auditors.
    • Expert reports and testimony.

Key responsibilities


  • Analyzing financial transactions for possible fraud.
  • Analyzing financial transactions for compliance with GAAP or IFRS.
  • Evaluating compliance with rules and regulations of the FCPA, Sarbanes-Oxley, and the federal securities laws.
  • Reviewing audit working papers for compliance with professional standards.
  • Reviewing and summarizing materials produced in litigation matters such as depositions and financial statements.
  • Researching and analyzing factors affecting litigation damages or valuation.
  • Applying statistical analysis.
  • Developing and assessing projections and forecasts.
  • Creating financial models incorporating discounted cash flow (DCF) theory.
  • Creating and managing large data sets.
  • Communicating with clients and colleagues in written and oral form.
  • Drafting written reports.
  • Preparing presentation materials.
  • Organizing documents and work papers, including preparing supporting materials for litigation and valuation reports.
  • Performing quality control reviews over work product.
  • Training other professional staff.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, or mathematics.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience working for an accounting firm conducting independent financial statement audits or working in a professional services firm providing dispute, litigation and/or investigative services.  The ideal candidate will have worked in a “Big Four” environment and have performed the foregoing services for a publicly traded company.
  • Strong Chinese language skills are preferred.
  • The ideal candidate will have obtained Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification.
  • Certified Fraud Examiner, Chartered Financial Analyst or Certified Valuation Analyst certifications are a plus.
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge and the ability to resolve complex accounting problems.
  • Well-developed analytical abilities.
  • Ability to prepare or ability to learn to prepare financial models and cash flow analyses.
  • A professional demeanor with advanced communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong project management skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks, self-prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently with an entrepreneurial attitude.
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally, sometimes on short notice and for extended periods of time.
  • Ability and willingness to maintain a flexible work schedule in order to meet client needs.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Desire and interest to meet new people and network socially.
  • A positive and energetic attitude.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint.

If you would like to see a detailed jop description for any of these positions please send your CV (this will be held confidentially) or call Pathay on 25214078 for further information.

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