Forensic Audit Expert - Police Advisor (I, II, III, IV)

Location: Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala
Date Posted: 01-25-2018
 
Forensic Audit Expert - Police Advisor (I, II, III, IV)
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Anticipated Award: August 2018
Bilingual: Spanish and English
MRPT Security Clearance
 
ATSG Corporation prides itself on our proven dedication to providing expert assistance to our government partners—without any surprises. We work hard to honor our commitment to our clients while ensuring our employees feel secure and empowered in their work. We take excellent care of our team so they may have the freedom and confidence to focus on their missions and provide nothing but the best output on the work site and at home.
The company provides a variety of services within the Intelligence Community. Our products may be diverse but the results are one and the same—on schedule, on budget, and completed with superior quality. We are experienced in areas such as Mobility, Enterprise Architecture, Data Processing, Law Enforcement Mission Support, and Acquisition Support. As an organization, we are consistently expanding our footprint in the contracting community.
 
We are presently of identifying candidates for the position of a Police Advisor – Forensic Audit Expert to work with International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) in Guatemala City, Guatemala on the CARSI Initiative. This opening is in response to the Government taking efforts to consolidate positions in Latin and Central America to one source.
 
The Advisor should provide training and expert technical advice on different financial topics, including forensic audit.  Training may be provided to groups or individually. The advisor will interact with the full range of actors involved in investigating, prosecuting or ruling over financial cases.  All technical assistance and training should be presented in Spanish, without the use of interpretation services.

The CARSI Initiative, one of the largest and most sophisticated multi-lateral security efforts in the world, provides funding for the USG to assist the governments of the CARSI countries with police professionalization, justice sector reform, counter narcotics efforts, border security management, crime and violence prevention, and anti-corruption efforts. This Initiative will focus on a series of policing roles (Airport Security, Immigration, Technical Training, Asset Seizure, Forensic Audit Expert, Community Policing and Model Police Precinct Program, Drug Prevention, INACIF/AFIS/BIS, Municipal Police Program, Assets Seizure Invest Legal, and Project Implementation. Requirements and Skill Level Qualifications for the Police Advisor – Forensic Audit Expert are as follows:
 
 
Requirements:
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience working on financial forensic investigations and/or money laundering or narcotics cases, especially those that are complex.
  • US Citizen or Third Country National.
  • A university degree in accounting.
  • MRPT Security Clearance.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience training justice sector officials.
  • Teaching experience preferably at a University level and adult audiences.
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of money laundering typologies as well as international regulations to prevent this and other financial crimes.  
  • Good working knowledge of Guatemalan host government institutions, functions and jurisdictions.
  • Superior interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to conduct training and technical advice and communicate complex issues in Spanish, which will require the ability to speak, write, and read Spanish at Level 4/4 fluency.
  • Familiarity with Guatemalan laws and justice sector institutions; preferred.
  • Prior experience in Guatemala and familiarity with local crime issues.  Special consideration should be provided to individuals with relevant experience in other Latin American countries as well; preferred.
  • Experience working with and building consensus among high-level contacts within the host government; preferred.
 

Responsibilities:
  • Provide training and technical advice to prosecutors, analysts, judges and investigators on the following topics (list not intended to exclude other pertinent topics):
    • Forensic audit techniques in criminal investigations,
    • How to interpret financial information,
    • Objectives of forensic audit,
    • The accountant or auditor as expert witness,
    • How to elaborate a financial profile for a person,
    • How to prepare a financial historic study of a company,
    • Techniques to collect financial information,
    • How to classify financial and accounting information oriented to a criminal investigation,
    • Regulations and guidelines for governmental audit.
  • On-the-job advising and direct consultation with Guatemala legal and law enforcement professionals will be required as necessary by the Public Ministry, investigators or judges and magistrates, and done in compliance with terms of Guatemalan law.
  • All reports/deliverables should be submitted to the INL-G Rule of Law and Justice Sector Reform Program Manager.  Reports are required on a weekly basis and upon completion of the period of performance.
  • Consultant will provide a weekly brief of the work being performed with the counterparts indicating not only duties performed but their relation to the advancement of project objectives and goals and also addressing suggestions to improve prosecutorial, administrative and judicial capabilities and/or areas for improvement within the justice system entities.
  • Documents containing expert technical studies and opinions provided during the consultancy, including those related to policy design and implementation.
  •  Reports on advice provided documenting the scope, the activities and other relevant information in terms that the information provided is pertinent to the evaluation mechanisms used by INL in project monitoring.
  • Documents containing course syllabus and training materials, list of references for further consultation and reading by the trainees and course attendance lists.
  • A concise written report (in Spanish) must be delivered to the INL Prosecutors Rule of Law/Anti-corruption Reforms Project Manager upon completion of training, indicating the decree of accomplishment of goals.
  • Hours for contract will be the core hours of the Guatemalan Government, not to exceed more than 40 hours per week. 
  • The position is located in Guatemala City, Guatemala. 
  • Frequent travel to and from Guatemala will be required.
 
Skill Level Qualifications (*Candidates must fit into one of these levels of experience):
 
IV (LEVEL 4)
  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, law enforcement, public policy or related field; ten (10) years professional law enforcement experience can be substituted.
  • Language Proficiencies: FSI Level 3/3 English AND FSI Level 3/3 Spanish.
  • Fifteen (15) years’ experience with U.S. law enforcement or military.
  • Three (3) years of experience working overseas in an Embassy environment.
  • Three (3) years specialized experience depending on the position (e.g. intelligence, firearms, gangs, kidnapping, drugs, internal affairs), experience briefing in Spanish and English.
III (LEVEL 3)
  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, law enforcement, public policy or related field; ten (10) years professional law enforcement experience can be substituted.
  • Language Proficiencies: FSI Level 3/3 English AND FSI Level 3/3 Spanish.
  • Ten (10) years’ experience with U.S. law enforcement or military.
  • Two (2) years of experience working overseas in an Embassy environment.
  • Two (2) years specialized experience depending on the position (e.g. intelligence, firearms, gangs, kidnapping, drugs, internal affairs), experience briefing in Spanish and English.
II (LEVEL 2)
  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, law enforcement, public policy or related field; ten (10) years professional law enforcement experience can be substituted.
  • Language Proficiencies: FSI Level 3/3 English AND FSI Level 3/3 Spanish.
  • Five (5) years’ experience with U.S. law enforcement or military.
  • Experience briefing in Spanish and English.
I (LEVEL 1)
  • High School degree required.
  • FSI level 3/3 Spanish, FSI level 4/4 English.
  • Five (5) years of experience with U.S. law enforcement or military, experience briefing in Spanish and English.
 

*Candidates are encouraged to submit a .doc or .docx resume that explicitly addresses each of the requirements listed above. 
 
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