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Forensic Investigations Manager

New Delhi New Delhi Delhi, Delhi, India
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 17, 2024

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WPP is the creative transformation company. We use the power of creativity to build better futures for our people, planet, clients, and communities.

Working at WPP means being part of a global network of more than 115,000 accomplished people in 110 countries. WPP has headquarters in New York, London and Singapore and a corporate presence in major markets worldwide.

We create transformative ideas and outcomes for our clients through an integrated offer of communications, experience, commerce, and technology.

WPP and our award-winning agencies work with most of the world's biggest companies and organisations - from Ford, Unilever and P&G to Google, HSBC, and the UN. Our clients include 61 of the FTSE 100, 307 of the Fortune Global 500, all 30 of the Dow Jones 30 and 62 of the NASDAQ 100. WPP are the leader in the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index and 20th in the FTSE 100 rankings for Women on Boards.

Why we're hiring:

This role would suit an individual with a background in managing forensic audit for investigations (including financial and digital review) and experience of in particular ABC risks, financial crime, supply chain risk, cultural risks, whistleblowing, control environments and investigation's records management.

The role sits in WPP's Business Integrity team (within WPP's Legal function), has a global focus and reports to the Forensic Investigations Director based in New Delhi.

What you'll be doing:

Identifying, obtaining and reviewing relevant email data sets to assist the progression of investigations, with responsibilities including:
  • Identifying, obtaining and reviewing relevant financial data to assist the progression of investigations
  • Identifying and reviewing high risk issues through data analysis
  • Supporting the WPP General Counsel, Corporate Risk and the Head of Investigations in ensuring all issues are thoroughly and promptly investigated and remediated
  • Collaborating with other WPP and regional departments in pursuit of the objectives of the role
  • Reporting areas of concern arising from the work performed

What you'll need:
  • Significant forensic investigative experience, preferably with some experience in financial crime
  • Experience in reviewing and analysing financial data to identify areas of risk and issues of concern
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse large data sets and distil key trends and findings efficiently and in a timely manner
  • Experience in using e-discovery systems and creating targeted digital review structures to efficiently analyse large volumes of data
  • Ability to deliver results in a commercial environment using written and verbal presentation skills
  • Problem solver - able to work without pre-determined programme in order to identify and solve issues
  • Knowledge of chain of evidence procedures and how to ensure the confidentiality of sensitive material
  • Ability to manage and prioritise a large and varied case load effectively and efficiently to achieve positive results
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee and manage a team to perform at a high standard
  • Professional background, with an accounting qualification (or equivalent) or legal qualification beneficial

About us:

WPP's business integrity programme is integral to ensuring that our policies, procedures and control environment are understood and adhered to across all geographies and markets. It is produced by mapping resources, systems and processes against WPP's risk appetite, governance requirements and regulator expectations and then crafting actions from the results.

Actions for the business integrity team focus on tackling root causes of risk and include:
  • in respect of resources, championing and enhancing messages and examples from global, regional and local leadership with communications, training sessions, workshops, townhalls and practical guidance, knowhow and resources for our people and providing "on the ground" support for day to day queries from our networks;
  • in respect of systems, advising on the implementation of WPP's policies, procedures and controls and providing a compliance lens for the design and structure of our enterprise resource planning (ERP) environment; and
  • in terms of processes, conducting an annual assessment of business integrity risk, monitoring dynamic data feeds, pro-active management of self-certifications and disclosures from our people, reviewing and investigating concerns raised including by whistleblowers and tracking remediation efforts.

Who you are:

You're open : We are inclusive and collaborative; we encourage the free exchange of ideas; we respect and celebrate diverse views. We are accepting: of new ideas, new partnerships, new ways of working.

You're optimistic : We believe in the power of creativity, technology and talent to create brighter futures or our people, our clients and our communities. We approach all that we do with conviction: to try the new and to seek the unexpected.

You're extraordinary: we are stronger together: through collaboration we achieve the amazing. We are creative leaders and pioneers of our industry; we provide extraordinary every day.

What we'll give you:

Passionate, inspired people - We promote a culture of people that do extraordinary work.

Scale and opportunity - We offer the opportunity to create, influence and complete projects at a scale that is unparalleled in the industry.

Challenging and stimulating work - Unique work and the opportunity to join a group of creative problem solvers. Are you up for the challenge?

WPP is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability. We believe in creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion and strives to recruit a diverse slate of candidates to help us achieve that goal.

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