Deputy Director, Division of Enforcement and Investigations


The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)


Multiple Locations


Role Summary

The PCAOB has a full-time, regular position for the Deputy Director of the Division of Enforcement and Investigations (DEI). This key role will report to the DEI Director and support the Director in overseeing the enforcement program and accomplishing the Division’s strategic goals and objectives in support of the PCAOB’s mission and the Board’s priorities. The Deputy Director will oversee the management of staff, policies, and related procedures.

This role will require a seasoned candidate with excellent people management skills who thrives in a creative, professional environment and exhibits the skills necessary to collaborate with and achieve actionable results through others while maintaining the strictest confidence.


  • Serve as a senior leader in DEI supporting the Director in overseeing the enforcement program and accomplishing DEI’s strategic goals and objectives.
  • Manage the daily operations of DEI.
  • Monitor, coach, and mentor DEI staff in the planning, organizing, and conducting of investigations dealing with complex matters involving financial fraud and other securities practices that may involve possible violations of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, the rules of the PCAOB, the provisions of the securities laws relating to the preparation and issuance of audit reports, and the obligations and liabilities of accountants with respect thereto, including the rules of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, as amended, or professional standards.
  • Oversee the efficient allocation of resources on investigative and litigation matters.
  • Promote a positive, constructive tone at the top and throughout the organization and advance a DEI culture that is results-oriented, collaborative, mission-driven, and focused on continuous improvement.

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Education/Technical Expertise

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
  • CPA with substantial relevant public accounting experience or law degree from an accredited law school, admission to a bar, and substantial relevant legal experience.
  • Minimum of 15+ years relevant experience.
  • Substantial experience consisting of complex federal trials or federal administrative hearings in relevant subject matter areas.
  • Public Policy and/or regulatory experience.
  • Prior experience leading and overseeing multidisciplinary teams and individuals in conducting investigations and litigation.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster an environment of creativity and innovation, focusing on the empowerment and support of staff.
  • Proven ability to develop, coach, and mentor staff.
  • Superior technical abilities, t4regulatory knowledge, and verbal communications skills.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, including the ability to convey complex information in a clear, concise, and accessible manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with highly confidential information while acting as a liaison between leaders and other constituents.
  • Detail oriented with solid time-management, organization, and prioritization skills.


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