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Guidehouse Fraud Specialist (Senior Consultant) - FFI (Financial Crime, Fraud, and Investigative Services) Technology in Topeka, Kansas

Job Family :

Forensic Accounting Consulting

Travel Required :


Clearance Required :


What You Will Do :

  • Analyze and evaluate methodologies to reduce and prevent erroneous benefit payments.

  • Evaluate the techniques states are using to detect and prevent fraud and improper payments.

  • Collaborate with claims department, project teams, state and federal agencies, and industry anti-fraud organizations.

  • Evaluate accounting or benefits systems for weaknesses, design internal controls, determine the degree of organizational fraud risk, interpret data for unusual trends and following up on fraud indicators.

  • Analyze reports, present data to leadership, make recommendations, predict business activity, and set up data analysis and security procedures.

  • Engage states in reviewing adequacy of systems operated by State Workforce Agencies to recover identified overpayments in a timely manner.

  • Ensure adherence to comprehensive range of administrative laws, policies, regulations and precedents relevant to the administration of UI benefits.

  • Provide guidance and recommendations selecting and implementing risk scoring technology, case management systems, fraud analytics, or other technical solutions to help prevent, detect, and investigate fraud associated with UI programs.

  • Generate and configure rulesets, reports, and other components of anti-fraud technology programs.

  • Produce materials for, and execute the delivery of, executive briefings, status reports, summary of investigative findings, or other briefings as required.

What You Will Need :

  • Proficiency with fraud detection software and tools.

  • Experience with implementing or maintaining fraud detection, analytics, or case management systems

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university.

  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ relevant work experience in the private or government sector.

  • Extensive experience with various fraud techniques, tactics, and procedures.

  • Prior experience with risk analysisand/orfraud risk management.

  • Advanced proficiency in word processing, data mining, spreadsheet, and computer software applications.

  • Problem solving and analytical skills with proven ability to turn findings into executable plans.

  • Ability to design project approach and effectively lead team members to achieve project milestones and develop key deliverables on schedule and within budget.

  • Ability to write and edit reports, create briefings for senior executives, research and write articles, customize content for various audiences.

  • Ability to investigate, make sense of, and break down complex client challenges into clear, digestible approaches and solutions.

  • Strong analytical/problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.

  • U.S. citizenship.

What Would Be Nice To Have :

  • Experience in fraud analytics for a federal or state agency.

  • Subject Matter Expertise and/or work experience with state unemployment insurance programs.

The annual salary range for this position is $74,900.00-$149,800.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer :

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Student Loan PayDown

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

  • Mobility Stipend

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.