Financial Investigations Manager (Special Agent in Charge) Job in United State

Financial Investigations Manager (Special Agent in Charge) Job in United State

Job title: Financial Investigations Manager (Special Agent in Charge)

Company: State of North Carolina

Job description: Description of Work

The North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State is the heartbeat of the business community promoting economic growth and protecting the public from financial harm. The Department works with business, banking and legal communities to strengthen our state’s economy with a state-of-the-art system of reliable business and governmental records. We also safeguard individuals and businesses against fraud.

The Financial Investigations Manager within the North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State, Securities Division, is responsible for the management and supervision of a unit charged with the detection, investigation and criminal enforcement activities related to violations of the provisions of the North Carolina Securities Act (N.C.G.S §78A), North Carolina Investment Advisers Act (N.C.G.S §78C), the North Carolina Commodities Act (N.C.G.S §78D) (Collectively, the “Acts”) and other statutes under the authority of the North Carolina Secretary of State. This position is responsible for analyzing complex evidence related to complex securities fraud and will direct and conduct a wide variety of criminal investigations related to crypto and digital assets, precious metals, Ponzi schemes and other investment/securities violations. This position will be responsible for the leadership, management and supervision of the Department’s modern investigative technology and cryptocurrency program.

This position will make investigative assignments; draft and review written reports of investigation; conduct analysis of complex transactional records. The position will determine jurisdictional basis; oversee and conduct interviews; direct, collect and analyze documentary evidence; direct and conduct investigations, communicate status updates with management, collaborate with federal law enforcement agencies, and participate in state and federal securities fraud prosecution and post-conviction sanctioning.

This position supervises staff who have responsibilities involving the handling of complex large-scale investigations. This position is responsible for organizing, assigning, and supporting the day-to-day tasks of special agents, non-sworn financial investigators and forensic accountants and ensuring that those tasks are completed in a timely, accurate, ethical, and unbiased manner.

Please note: This position will be located in the Raleigh area.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

The following Skills and Abilities must be reflected in work experience:

  • Extensive experience using investigative procedures and techniques to analyze accounting and banking records, conduct interviews, and testimonial presentation of evidence before judicial tribunals.
  • Knowledge of procedures and techniques used to analyze accounting and banking records for investigating fraudulent schemes.
  • Knowledge of arrest, search and seizure laws pursuant to North Carolina General Statutes.
  • General knowledge of federal and state statutes, rules and practices pertaining to securities, commodities and investment advisers.
  • Experience planning, conducting and overseeing complex investigations with multiple suspects or organizations.
  • Experience working with an accredited digital forensic lab, digital undercover surveillance, cybersecurity or using technology to trace crypto/digital assets.
  • Extensive supervisory experience relating to leadership, staff training, career development and conflict resolution.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing to convey ideas in a logical and understandable manner.
  • Experience and ability to assume responsibility, make difficult decisions, take necessary actions and flexibility to consider an alternate action.
  • Significant experience coordinating cross-jurisdictional criminal investigations with local, state and federal law enforcement and the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Necessary Special Qualifications:

  • Completed Basic Law Enforcement Training or qualify for an exemption.
  • Valid NC driver’s license

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Some state job postings say you can qualify by an “equivalent combination of education and experience.” If that language appears below, then you may qualify through EITHER years of education OR years of directly related experience, OR a combination of both. See for details.

Bachelor s degree, preferably in accounting, finance, business administration or criminal justice from an appropriately accredited institution with 18 credit hours of accounting coursework, and three (3) years of progressive experience, of which one (1) year is supervisory; or five (5) years of professional experience in auditing, accounting, investigation, or law enforcement, of which one (1) year is in the investigation of white-collar, financial crimes; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Position requires certification as a Law Enforcement Officer or Special Agent in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one (1) year of employment. All degrees must be received.

Special Note:

  • Current, former, and retired Federal Special Agents are encouraged to apply. Federal Special Agents may be eligible for a Federal Transfer and Training Waiver in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission.
  • Applicants will be evaluated on Problem solving, Organization and Planning, Leadership, and Communication skills.
  • If there are no qualified candidates remaining in the applicant pool who meet the minimum Education and Experience or Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required for the position, the agency may consider for this position, a trainee who does not meet the minimum requirements.
  • Salary for a trainee may be set at a lower level than the classification salary range and recruitment range that is listed in the posting with the salary being adjusted up accordingly when the trainee has obtained the necessary additional education and experience to fully meet the minimum qualifications as outlined in the classification specification.

Supplemental and Contact Information

To apply for this position, please click the “Apply” link on the Government Jobs website or visit Job Opportunities with the Secretary of State to complete an online application.

Applications with “see attached” or resumes in lieu of completed education and work experience on the formal application will be deemed incomplete and will not be eligible for consideration for the vacancy. All attachments, unless specifically requested in the vacancy announcement (i.e. transcripts, proof of licensure or certification, etc.), are considered optional and will not be reviewed during initial screening to determine applicant’s eligibility for the vacancy.

Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.

Applicants seeking National Guard Preference must attach a NGB 23A (RPAS) if you are a current member of the NC National Guard in good standing. If you are a former member of the NC National Guard who served for at least 6 years and was discharged under honorable conditions, you must attach either a DD256 or NGB 22.

The North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Human Resources Act with the most qualified applicants. The actual salary will be based on relevant competencies, knowledge, skills and abilities, internal equity, and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.

No salary will be offered above the recruitment range: $66,016.00 – $91,234.00.

State Employees are encouraged to apply for positions of interest even if the salary grade is the same as, or lower than their current position.

The State of North Carolina offers health insurance, twelve paid holidays, one personal observance leave day, generous vacation and sick leave accrual, dental, vision, and other insurance options, as well as retirement benefits. You can view our benefits information at https://oshr.nc.gov/state-employee-resources/benefits.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click “Application Status”. It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application.

If you are having technical issues submitting your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627.

Contact Information:

Agency Recruiter

Email: [email protected]

NOTE: For temporary, contract or other supplemental staffing appointments:

There are no paid leave, retirement or other benefits associated with these appointment types.

For permanent and time-limited appointments:

Eligible employees have benefits that include employee health insurance options, standard and supplemental retirement plans, NC Flex (a variety of high-quality, low-cost benefits on a pre-tax basis), and paid vacation, sick, and community service leave, to name a few. Paid parental leave is available for eligible employees. Some benefits require 30 + hours work/week for participation.

Expected salary: $66016 – 128731 per year

Location: Raleigh, NC

Job date: Fri, 08 Sep 2023 04:14:39 GMT

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