Associate Director, Compliance Forensics & Intelligence

Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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The Associate Director will play a key role in generating and executing complex engagements on behalf of large domestic and multinational clients, with responsibilities including:
  • Fraud, corruption, anti-trust and forensic investigations and risk assessments; business intelligence investigations.
  • Compliance and anti-bribery and corruption program reviews and audits.
  • Asset tracing and litigation support.
The position will be focused primarily on investigations and compliance consulting in Mexico, with additional requirements to cover and travel to other jurisdictions in Central America and the Caribbean region to handle and oversee sensitive engagements.
The individual occupying this position will also be expected to spend part of their time developing local client relationships in the region to generate opportunities for the business.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Understand client needs and create solutions to achieve client objectives.
  • Lead complex fraud, bribery and corruption investigations in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean
  • Manage a team of forensic experts, accountants, researchers and other consultants, liaising where necessary with colleagues in other jurisdictions. Manage the project life cycle, from initial engagement with the client to final delivery of the investigation results.
  • Participate in client meetings and proactively develop business opportunities to strengthen and expand the investigations practice in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean Region.
  • Work alongside the marketing team to generate additional exposure for Control Risks, particularly with respect to investigations and compliance engagements.
  • Represent Control Risks by speaking at local and international events relating to compliance, fraud and corruption.
  • Cultivate long-term relationships with clients.


  • Full fluency in English and Spanish—written and spoken.
  • 5-7 years of experience working and leading on complex investigations involving bribery and corruption, money laundering, cross-border asset tracing, fraud and /or misconduct (including forensic services).
  • Proven track record of building and managing local client relationships in the region. Thorough understanding of the political, security and reputational risks our clients face in Latin America, and the ability to cross-sell and recognize opportunities for all of our consulting services.
  • Project management experience and commercial awareness in project budgeting and proposal writing.
  • Degree in finance, accounting, business, law or any other related fields.


  • Control Risks offers a competitively positioned compensation and benefits package that is transparent and summarised in the full job offer.
  • Control Risks supports hybrid working arrangements, wherever possible, that emphasise the value of in-person time together - in the office and with our clients - while continuing to support flexible and remote working.
  • Competitive benefit package.
  • As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us and are fully committed to equal treatment, free from discrimination, of all candidates throughout our recruitment process.
Job perks/benefits: Competitive pay Flex hours Team events
Job region: North America
Job country: Mexico
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