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Principal Financial Investigator

New York County District Attorney's Office
New York, NY 10007
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Job Title: Principal Financial Investigator

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Unit: Forensic Accounting and Financial Investigation Bureau

Position Summary:
The New York County District Attorney's Office has an immediate opening for a Principal Financial Investigator in its Forensic Accounting and Financial Investigation Bureau. In this position the Principal Financial Investigator is responsible for assisting Assistant District Attorneys (ADAs) in the compilation and preparation of forensic and financial data for investigations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead and perform multifaceted confidential financial investigations.
  • Prepare analysis of complex financial records pertaining to alleged criminal activity to determine whether or not an offense has occurred.
  • Independently develop and research leads to corroborate the accuracy of information obtained.
  • Communicate the methodology used to commit the offense and the total financial loss to the victim(s).
  • Present results of investigations orally and in writing to ADAs based on the evidence.
  • Supervise, manage, and monitor, at times, complex and lengthy investigations.
  • Supervise, work with, and oversee junior financial investigators when appropriate.
  • Testify at Hearings, Grand Jury proceedings and Trials.
  • Assist in the execution of search warrants, conduct interviews of victims, witnesses, informants and alleged defendants.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).
  • Prior experience supervising in-depth investigations and teams of financial investigators.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, organizational, analytical and investigative skills required.
  • Must communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work efficiently to meet deadlines.
  • Must be a self-starter and possess the ability to work independently.
  • Strong attention to detail and high concern for data accuracy.
  • Dependable team player who works collaboratively and cooperatively with staff in a team-oriented environment.
  • Must be able to perform under pressure in a fast-paced environment; detail oriented and self-motivated and able to multi-task.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of staff and other law enforcement agencies.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • CFE preferred.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years relevant accounting experience.
Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or a related field.
  • Two (2) year commitment to hiring bureau.

Additional Information:
  • Pursuant to the Mayor's Executive Order 75, as of August 2, 2021, all newly hired employees must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered employment with DANY, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved at the time of your on-boarding process.
  • As a current or prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. Please review the notice to see if you may be eligible for programs and how to apply at nyc.gov/studentloans .

The New York County District Attorney's Office is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy. About Us

The New York County District Attorney's Office serves and protects the People of New York through the fair administration of justice, without fear or favor. The Office's support staff perform a variety of key functions, including supporting the Trial, Investigation, and Appeals Divisions, as well as other prosecution support and office functions. Our support staff receive a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, as well as unparalleled opportunities for professional development.

The New York County District Attorney's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. Given the diverse nature of our community, the ability to work with people of different backgrounds is critical. The Office seeks to have a staff that reflects the diversity of the community that we serve. To that end, all applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.

Posted: 2022-07-15 Expires: 2022-08-13
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