- Current need in Washington, DC - Brooklyn, NY - Albany, NY. However, other locations may arise*
Plans and conducts financial analyses and investigation. Cases frequently involve target organizations
with complicated financial and operational structures, such as large corporate
entities that have diverse products, fields, or activities, and foreign and/or
domestic subsidiaries, and groups or individuals adept at concealing their
fraudulent intentions and conduct.
Reviews and analyzes the financial and management
operations of a variety of governmental, commercial, industrial, financial and
corporate organizations. Gathers and
examines a wide array of financial documents obtained from a variety of
sources, including financial statements, accounting records, operating reports,
billing records, invoices, data processing material, bank records and other
documents pertaining to the transactions, events, or allegations under
investigation. Uses financial reports
and automated systems to review data and transactions. Reconstructs partial or
inadequate records. Works closely with
AUSAs (and often with law enforcement agents) to identify or confirm violations
involving transactions conducted by the targets to obtain or conceal illegal
Develops a financial profile of the organization,
group, or individual whose conduct is being investigated, determining the
nature of the fraudulent scheme and activity, the identities, roles, and
relationships of participants, obtaining evidence of the same, interviewing
potential witnesses, identifying pertinent transactions and events, and
presenting findings and recommendations to AUSAs (and often law enforcement
agents) and supervisors.
Demonstrates familiarity with applicable federal,
state, local, tribal, and international laws to the extent necessary to make
sound decisions on the direction and scope of the analyses and appropriate
findings and recommendations, and carries out missions based on applicable law
and DOJ and USAO rules, policies and objectives.
Prepares interim reports on the progress of analyses
and investigations for use by the AUSAs and supervisory attorneys. Includes findings and conclusions,
recommendations for additional investigative actions, and assessments of the
strengths and weaknesses of witnesses, documentary evidence, or other aspects
of the case.
Discusses cases and investigations with AUSAs, law
enforcement agents, and supervisors and recommends further courses of action,
such as additional investigation and/or institution of administrative, civil or
Assists in trial preparation and trial presentation.
Works with paralegal specialists, automated litigation
support specialists, and others in compiling documents and physical evidence,
creating detailed charts, graphs, summaries, videotapes, and other audio-visual
materials for use in court documents and proceedings, including motions and at
Provides advice and assistance to AUSAs on the
identification, selection, preparation and presentation of documents,
witnesses, and other evidence. Presents
oral briefings and testimony and prepares written material to be used as
evidence in court proceedings. Testifies
in court as indicated.
in conferences, meetings and discussions with AUSAs and other members of the
USAOs, representatives of federal,
state, local, tribal, and international agencies (law enforcement and
otherwise), governmental and private organizations and businesses, including
task forces, groups, and entities targeting public corruption, health care
fraud, mortgage fraud, bankruptcy fraud, securities fraud, and procurement
may be necessary to branch offices relating to special projects and cases. Some other travel may be necessary for
training and special projects.
related duties as required.
Applicant must have the ability to use MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Access
or other data bases, Word Perfect, Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat
Professional. Able to perform legal research using, including Lexis/Nexis and /or West Law.
Communication skills are extremely important as
outlined below. Works and interacts
professionally and effectively with all levels of staff. Ability to meet established deadlines and
work as a team player in a professional office.
Skill in meeting and dealing with people in a courteous and tactful
3. Degree with Financial emphasis preferred