Financial Investigations Advisor – Level IV

Location: Tegucigalpa, Francisco Morazán, Honduras
Date Posted: 04-20-2018
Financial Investigations Advisor – Level IV
Specialist Advisor - Level IV
U.S. Embassy, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Travel May Be Required
MRPT or RSO Clearance
 
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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 Specialist Advisor – Level IV – Financial Investigations Advisor to work with International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI). This opening is in response to the Government taking efforts to consolidate positions in Latin and Central America to one source.
 
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 police, security, justice, and corrections advisors among various other levels of administrative and PMO support.  Requirements and Skill Level Qualifications for this role are as follows:       

Required—
  • US Citizen, Third Country National (TCN), or Local National (LN).
  • MRPT security clearance (for US Citizens and TCNs) RSO for LNs.
  • FSI level 3/3 Spanish, FSI level 3/3 English
  • Five (5) years professional work experience in the area of investigation of asset forfeiture, financial crimes, anti-money laundering, or counter-terrorist financing
  • Two (2) years professional work experience presenting training on financial investigations.
  • Two (2) years’ experience working with Financial Intelligence Unit.
  • Two (2) years’ experience in forensic accounting.
  • Professional work experience in financial analysis in financial crime or asset forfeiture cases.
  • Superior organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with little to no hands-on supervision and produce under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work well in a high-pressure environment.
  • Demonstrated high levels of personal initiative.
  • Demonstrated initiative, well-developed problem-solving skills, flexibility, receptivity, and creativity in dealing with problems and conflicts, as well as an ability to work on and bear responsibility for several simultaneous projects while keeping the overall program goals in perspective.
 

Preferred—
  • Knowledge of Honduran judicial system, including courts, prosecutors, defense attorneys, law enforcement, forensics, and law schools.
  • Experience working and/or coordinating with other relevant U.S. government agencies and host nation entities.
  • Experience working as a justice sector advisor with non-U.S. law enforcement agencies.
  • Experience working in international justice sector development and reform.
 

Responsibilities—
  • Assists INL to ensure effective and ongoing coordination, communication and support of mutually enhancing programs and initiatives in compliance with the comprehensive USG/CARSI strategy for the reduction of violence in Honduras.
  • Building the capacity of Honduran law enforcement to efficiently, effectively, and transparently investigate and prosecute, if appropriate, criminal cases.
  • Improving partner nation capacity in delegation, training, case management, communications, human rights and standard operating procedures for investigations.
  • Advise the FCTF investigators, Public Ministry, SAR, DARA among other GOH agencies, on the implementation of policies and regulations according to the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Law that was enacted by the National Congress in December 2014 and presently is undergoing a revision.
  • Coordinate and follow up investigative referrals between the FCTF, FIU, SAR, DARA and FESCCO, as well as other PM offices to help expedite investigative requests submitted by the PM currently under investigation by the FCTF, particularly those still in initial stages of investigation, to evaluate what work has already been completed and what must still be done in order to perfect forfeiture and judicial proceedings.
  • Work with the task force members and provide advice on the work necessary to complete financial analysis and bring the asset forfeiture cases to court.
  • Work with Honduran PM prosecutors to review asset forfeiture, money laundering, tax evasion, corruption, and other financial crime cases that are new or currently under investigation and help evaluate current status of investigation and assist in formulating an investigative plan, continuously evaluating and measuring tasks completed and outstanding in order to determine how best to timely complete the investigation that will result in a successful prosecution.
  • Train Honduran prosecutors on financial investigative techniques and guidance to asset forfeiture investigators working Financial Crimes cases, their role in an accusatory system of justice, and how to work in a team environment with investigators, respecting the roles assigned to each interlocutor.
  • Recommend and provide training on seizure of assets to investigators, analysts, prosecutors, judges, and other relevant interlocutors involved in financial criminal cases in consultation with the GOH and INL.
  • Mentor the GOH interested officials on Interagency coordination between the FCTF members, PM, and other GOH law enforcement officials focusing on working level police, investigators, analysts, and prosecutors.
  • With respect to conducting financial investigations, as an advisor you may be consulted for advice related to forensic accounting, evidence collection, handling, and storage, courtroom evidence presentation procedures, and advice on the use of existing or new technology and best practices for the sharing of information.
  • Recommend appropriate technological tools useful for the work of financial criminal investigations and asset forfeiture cases that can be sustained and maintained by the OH considering sustainability.
  • Provide advice on areas that need to be developed and participate in the elaboration of handbooks and/or manuals that are to be utilized as reference tools by the GOH.
  • Hours for this full-time position will be the core hours of the US Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week.
  • The position will be stationed in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • National and international travel may be required.
  • Create a work plan per the instructions.
  • Provide weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports of relevant program activity, progress toward desired impacts, recommendations for advancing program and U.S. objectives, project highlights, and other relevant significant information including metrics, milestones achieved, and other relevant statistical data. Report on scheduled upcoming meetings, trainings, and other activities.
 
*Candidates are encouraged to submit a .doc or .docx resume that explicitly addresses each of the requirements listed above. 
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