Manager, Special Reviews at The Walt Disney Company in Glendale, CA

Job Summary: Special Reviews investigates potential financial irregularities and certain violations of The Walt Disney Company's Standards of Business Conduct. Special Reviews also researches and opines on conflicts of interest and gifts disclosed by employees. The Manager, Special Reviews will plan and execute complex investigations of potential financial fraud irregularities and certain violations of The Walt Disney Company's Standards of Business Conduct by using a combination of investigative work experience, professional skepticism, proven technical analytical ability, and excellent communication skills. The Manager, Special Reviews will interact with a large number of stakeholders at various levels of management across the Company, both domestically and internationally. The Manager, Special Reviews will be Special Reviews' main point of contact with eDiscovery, Information Security, and other internal partners regarding electronic forensic investigation support. The position will also supervise a SFA and an Undergraduate Associate. Responsibilities: Perform and lead investigations through the analysis of complex financial and business data (e.g. general ledger and sub-system transactional reporting, travel and entertainment expense reports, vendor data, competitive bid information, etc.) extracted from internal and external database systems (e.g. SAP, Peoplesoft, Workday, Concur, LexisNexis Accurint, Citibank) to identify potentially relevant evidence and opportunities for control and process enhancements in a global and complex organization, utilizing analytical software programs where applicable (e.g. Excel, Access, Alteryx, Tableau) and root cause analysis Review computer and personnel files (e.g. email files, calendar appointments, electronic documents, training records, Internet history, and social networking websites) to identify evidence relevant to investigation Interview executives and employees in a professional and courteous manner to obtain information based on identified evidence Prepare memorandums in a manner that is clear and supported by evidence and which summarizes conclusions, findings, and recommendations, and be able to negotiate and communicate investigation status, results, and recommendations to variety of stakeholders and functional areas including Legal, HR, and Business Unit leaders across all segments Assist in preparation of executive level reports of Special Reviews activity to Business Conduct Committee, Audit Committee, and other executive stakeholders Serve as the point of contact for Special Reviews in liaising with eDiscovery, Information Security, and other internal partners on electronic forensic investigation support (e.g. email reviews, computer forensics, etc.). Educate other internal partners regarding Special Reviews' electronic forensic practices Train and supervise two direct reports to ensure that investigation activities are being performed based on established protocols and are monitored for timeliness Basic Qualifications: Minimum 5 years work experience in public accounting, consulting, or in an investigation position, including at least 3 years in a forensic audit or investigation role CPA, CFE, CIA or comparable professional certification Good judgment and high level of ethics and integrity Strong analytical, interviewing, decision-making and problem solving skills Strong project management and organizational skills with ability to be accountable for multiple aspects of several projects simultaneously Ability to think strategically and acclimate quickly to a fast-paced environment Ability to assess sensitive and complex financial and business conduct allegations in a confidential, objective, and systematic manner Ability to think clearly in stressful situations Demonstrate prior forensic investigation experience and skills, including the ability to develop an investigation approach/strategy, effectively interview employees associated with an investigation, obtain and analyze evidence, draw relevant conclusions, and recommend control enhancements MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Computer forensics skills (e.g., EnCase) Ability to conduct public records checks and internet searches Preferred Qualifications: Strong database analytical skills including work with Access, SQL, or ACL preferred Familiarity with SAP preferred Required Education Bachelor's Degree or higher in accounting, finance, or business and be able to demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of accounting principles, internal controls, and investigative proceduresSalary Range: $100K -- $150K Minimum QualificationAccounting, Corporate Finance

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