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Associate Director - Due Diligence

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Job Title: Associate Director - Due Diligence
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago
Contact Name: Nathan Blackman
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Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Seeking: Analyst to join a global investigations, intelligence and cyber services firm.


The Role

As an Associate Director in the firm’s Due Diligence Practice, you will supervise a team of Senior Associates, Associates, and Analysts, conduct in-depth due diligence on behalf of a variety of clients, and assist sales and marketing team members on a variety of Due Diligence-related matters.

Associate Directors conduct detailed open source and public record research on individuals and corporate entities, both domestic and international, in support of in-depth Pre-Transaction and Reputational Due Diligence engagements and coordinate with investigators and/or local sources in support of in-depth due diligence engagements.

You will also perform quality control reviews of outgoing reports and assist with engagements in other practices as needed. Associate Directors onboard new clients and work with current clients to navigate the company portal, to include troubleshooting, when needed.


Skills & Experience

  • An undergraduate degree in a related field from an accredited university. M.A. and M.S. degrees are also highly sought after, but are not required

  • 5-8 years of relevant experience at the following or equivalent: risk mitigation, compliance, or forensics firm; government agency; or corporate compliance, ethics, security, or investigations department

  • Excellent research and/or investigation skills to include:

    • Proficiency researching through U.S. and international public records, including criminal and civil litigation, regulatory, property, and corporate records, among others

    • Proficiency conducting advanced open and deep web research through social media platforms and news media outlets, among others

  • Excellent written and communication skills to include:

    • Ability to concisely summarize complex criminal or civil litigation, regulatory issues, and business transactions, among other topics

  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to manage multiple projects at once with limited supervision

  • A demonstrated ability to effectively and professionally manage and/or supervise colleagues

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Willingness to work under tight deadlines and adjust schedule, as needed, for time-sensitive proects

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Ref: | Published: 17 May 2019