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Compliance Investigator (German Speaker) (m/f/d)


Ponte de Lima, 16, PT, 4990-645

Req ID 31381

We reinforce your Compliance Investigation Management Team at our ZF-Location in Portugal, Ponte de Lima.

Your tasks as Compliance Investigator (m/f/d):

  • Conducting Compliance Investigations in adherence with all relevant legislation, guidelines, and best practice in case of Compliance incidents (incl. e.g., fraud, corruption, embezzlement, violation of legislation, conflict of interests)
  • Coordinate and support the assignment of internal and external investigation resources
  • Conduct process-oriented interviews as confrontations during investigations, including preparation of documentation in co-operation with other functions (e.g., Labour Law, Legal)
  • Presentation of investigations results, performance of closing meetings and creation of investigation reports in adherence with ZF Corporate standards incl. measures and recommendations for remediation.
  • Ensuring that risks associated with investigations are identified and appropriately escalated.

Your profile as Compliance Investigator (m/f/d):

  • Undergraduate degree (Accounting / Finance / Business), MBA or other graduate degree preferred with 3-5 years minimum experience in one of the following fields: investigations, forensic, controlling, or internal/financial Audit, either in a global industrial company or a major accounting firm (e.g., big four)
  • Professional certifications (CIA, CFE or equivalent) would be an advantage, a valid driver’s license, and ability to travel up to 50%
  • Very good knowledge of SAP ERP – and possibly other ERP systems (e.g., Microsoft Navision, QAD), excellent knowledge of all MS Office applications
  • Fluent Germand and English, every other language is a benefit and excellent presentation, communication, and social skills, autonomy, responsible and proactive mindset as well as assertiveness
  • Strong methodical approach, analytical and process-oriented thinking and an entrepreneurial mindset



Be part of our ZF team as Compliance Investigator (German Speaker) (m/f/d) and apply now!


Vanessa Dziedzic


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