Compliance Investigator- Bilingual Job at Weatherford, Houston, TX

  • Weatherford
  • Houston, TX

Job Description


Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each others successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


The Legal/Compliance Group has an opening for a Compliance Investigator (Western Hemisphere) position, based in Houston, TX, reporting to the Asst General Counsel Investigations & Compliance. The position includes various responsibilities relating to the Investigations function of the Weatherford Legal/Compliance & Investigations group, with particular emphasis on compliance with Weatherfords (WFRD) Code of Business Conduct, Anti-Corruption Standards, and Conflicts of Interest Standards, as well as various anti-corruption laws, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and UK Bribery Act.Responsibilities

  • Independently lead and execute internal investigations, sometimes multi-disciplinary, with focus on matters involving WFRDs Code of Business Conduct, Anti-Corruption Standards, and Compliance policies
  • Coordinate with other functions (Assurance, Human Resources, Health & Safety, Security & Operations) to report findings and recommendations to senior management
  • Identify & evaluate WFRD's compliance risk areas and recommend remediation actions to mitigate risk
  • Assist the Compliance & Assurance functions on anti-corruption focused country compliance reviews/audits, and on desktop audits of WFRD global business operations
  • Prepare investigative reports and financial analyses for presentation to management
  • Assist in the identification and remediation of process gaps and non-compliant conduct/behavior (e.g., fraud, financial abuse)
  • Design & deliver Investigations training to non-Compliance investigators
  • Assist on other Compliance-based ad hoc projects, as and when required

Skills & Knowledge :

  • Previous experience leading internal investigations and independently managing a related caseload (i.e., Project and case management expertise)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of FCPA & UK Bribery Act principles and practices
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and apply complex regulations/procedures
  • Outstanding research and writing skills
  • Advanced attention to detail and the ability to multi-task & manage multiple projects and activities effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to work in a team environment
  • Exceptionally strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Outstanding analytical skills and judgment
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive matters with absolute discretion, understanding of privilege issues in the context of internal investigations
  • Self-starter; ability to work effectively and proactively with minimal supervision
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills
  • Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and other relevant database skills
  • Experience with EthicsPoint or other similar case intake databases/platforms
  • Position may require up to 25% international travel



  • University degree required (Legal, Finance)


  • J.D., Legal Degree
  • Formal investigative/legal training
  • Formal forensic accounting training and experience/proficiency working with JDE and/or SAP
  • Certified Fraud Examiner status

Other Requirements :


  • English language fluency
  • Spanish language fluency
  • 5 years of Legal, Compliance and/or Investigations experience
  • 3+ years of experience supporting and/or leading fraud or anti-corruption-related investigations/inquiries
  • 10-25% international travel


  • Previous in-house/corporate Compliance or Legal Experience
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles and experience analyzing financial statements ( forensic accounting experience)
  • Experience working with and/or managing outside counsel/consultants
  • Proficiency working with JD Edwards (JDE) and/or SAP
  • Experience working in the oil & gas industry
  • Experience working with electronic data collection and e-Discovery review tools (e.g., Relativity, Nuix)
  • Litigation Experience/Background

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