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Guidehouse Project Employee - Associate Director - Global Investigations & Compliance - Fraud Specialist in New York, New York


Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and commercial markets. We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build trust in society and your professional skills along the journey. Join us at Guidehouse.


Description of the Role:

The Fraud Specialist will conduct reviews of loan applications and related documentation- for inaccuracies, misrepresentations, fraud and program abuse. Fraud specialists must be able to analyze available information, recognize fraud indicators, conduct due diligence utilizing a variety of publicly available resources, and document conclusions in an accurate, succinct and cohesive narrative, supported with documentation of the facts presented. The Fraud Specialist may also be required to conduct forensic analysis to support or refute findings, as such applicants should be familiar with those techniques as well. Project is expected to run 12 months, with the possibility of extension.


  • Complete trainings to enhance existing knowledge of applicable fraud schemes, indicators and red flags, risks, investigation processes and reporting requirements;

  • Review large dollar loan files to assess eligibility against specific criteria and identify potential indications of fraud, misrepresentations or abuse;

  • Review loan files flagged by proprietary algorithms that focus on fraud indicator or anomalies, misrepresentations and conduct applicable research to assess whether further investigation is warranted;

  • Conduct more in-depth financial investigations that may include extensive research, analysis of financial statements, deciphering of payroll records and analysis of other books and records;

  • Prepare reports of investigative activity that support investigative findings and conclusions; and

  • Provide on-going qualitative feedback to project management.


  • Undergraduate degree required, but graduate and law degrees preferred;

  • Ten (10) or more years of relevant investigative experience in the areas of fraud, payroll fraud and financial crime compliance; former law enforcement experience investigating financial crimes is most desirable; investigative experience in white collar crime and forensic accounting preferred;

  • Familiarity with loan documentation and the analysis of business records; experience in commercial lending and analyzing loan documentation;

  • Knowledge of Customer Due Diligence (“CDD”)/Know Your Customer (“KYC”); preparation of investigative reports with exhibits and familiarity making law enforcement referrals and/or Suspicious Activity Report (“SAR”) filings;

  • Must deliver exceptional quality work products, with good productivity;

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Writing skills are particularly important for this role;

  • Ability to learn internal operating systems and procedures;

  • Familiarity with MS Office and other office automation applications; very good working knowledge of Microsoft excel and word;

  • English language proficiency;

  • Stellar analytical and research skills; creative problem-solving ability and a collaborative mindset;

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;

  • The ability to quickly learn new skills and subject matter;

  • The ability to apply newly acquired skills using logic and reasoning to sets of transaction data;

  • The ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize tasks;

  • A highly motivated, driven, and dynamic attitude towards work and career;

  • The ability to excel within a team environment and independently; and

  • Willingness to work a 50-hour week.

Additional Requirements

  • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

  • United States Citizenship is required by contract


About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.