FBI Employment – Forensic Accountant (FoA)

Website Federal Bureau of Investigation

Job Description:

As an FBI Forensic Accountant, your expansive knowledge of financial processes will be used to plan, coordinate and direct the financial aspects of investigations in conjunction with Special Agents, prosecuting attorneys and other law enforcement agencies. Your ultimate mission: to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution of the United States.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide knowledge of accounting and financial practices, securities, banking laws and systems, conventional and nonconventional financial institutions and nonprofit businesses.
  • Participate in interviews of subjects and witnesses in secure, nonconfrontational settings.
  • Develop and/or assist with developing new forensic accounting techniques applicable to various financial investigations.
  • Develop and provide forensic accounting presentations/briefings.
  • Meet with prosecuting attorneys to discuss strategies and other litigation support and testify about facts or as an expert witness in judicial proceedings.
  • Use various computer applications to review and interpret implications on a variety of financial transactions and other corporate, business and financial processes, associations and record-keeping systems.
  • Gather evidence and prepare search warrants/affidavits associated with financial analysis.
  • Assess the value of financial evidence; unravel sophisticated techniques for moving funds and shielding illegal activity; and provide financial profiles of individuals and groups.
  • Identify and trace funding sources and compile findings and conclusions into reports.
  • Conduct thorough forensic financial analysis of business and personal records and develop financial profiles to understand the financial “big picture” of an investigation.
  • Conduct and coordinate the examination of financial aspects of the investigation in cooperation with Case Agents, prosecuting attorneys and others.

Job Requirements:

  • No use of a prescription drug or a legally obtainable substance in a manner for which it was not intended within the last three years.
  • Meet the FBI’s Employment Eligibility requirements.
  • Must never have been convicted of a felony.
  • No use of any other illegal drug in the past 10 years.
  • Must pass an FBI polygraph examination.
  • Must be able to obtain a Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Clearance.
  • No selling, distributing, manufacturing or transporting of any illegal drugs.
  • Must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree from a U.S.-accredited college or university.
  • Must not be in default on a student loan insured by the U.S. government.
  • Must pass an FBI-administered urinalysis drug test.
  • Must be in compliance with the FBI Employment Drug Policy:
  • Must have three years of full-time professional work experience.
  • Must never have failed to file federal, state or local income tax returns.
  • No use of marijuana within the last three years.
  • Must have (or be able to obtain) a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must never have knowingly or willfully engaged in acts or activities designed to overthrow the U.S. government by force.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Accounting or a related field, such as Business Administration, Finance or Forensic Accounting that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to six hours in Business Law.
  • The FBI Forensic Accountant program is specifically seeking professionals with several years of post-collegiate work experience in the following fields: public accounting (audit), forensic accounting and/or internal audit.
  • Most FBI Forensic Accountants hold certifications such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF).

Job Details:

Company: Federal Bureau of Investigation

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Legal

Job Location: El Paso, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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