Deloitte Background Investigation Specialist in Hermitage, Tennessee

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Background Investigation Specialist


The Background Investigation (BI) group is responsible for the security review of investigations for current employees, new hires, promotions, transfers and client requested checks for all Deloitte personnel throughout the US Member Firm. The team will resolve problems, contact applicants and the vendor daily, interpret results and work with various teams across the organization. This group will work with various groups such as HR Talent, Recruiting, Risk, OGC (Office of General Counsel), Partner Matters, and Insider Threat on a daily basis. This person will work with contacts with our outside vendor, former employers/universities, and courts for updated information, Strategic Procurement for contract management, various fiscal offices for billing issues and senior leadership on briefings and reporting requirements. This person will work with the various stakeholders to set requirements through to implementation. This position directly affects and supports the background investigations and hiring of personnel for all of the organization.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and monitor assigned background investigation (BI) requests to 3 rd party vendor.

  • Review and analyze on-going and completed BI cases for compliance. Prepare BI case summaries for potential concerns and follow-on actions.

  • Apply problem-solving techniques and prioritization to ensure accurate and timely BI cases are accomplished.

  • Review PII (Personally Identifiable Information) data submitted by applicants, create a new record, send requests and monitor progress of BIs. Protect and destroy PII per appropriate guidelines.

  • Interpret results per set adjudication guidelines, conduct follow up with applicants and create a summary of investigation. Ensure all appropriate federal, state and local laws are followed.

  • Interact with the vendor, various government agencies, and applicants to complete the BI.

  • Work with applicants to gather information needed, discuss BI results, and set expectations for next steps.

  • Identify current employees in need of a BI. Organize, track, and follow up until employees have completed all steps of the process.

Category: Administrative and Support Services

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