Forensic Accountant in London - Pro-Group

Job Overview

Location
London, England
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
TBC
Date Posted
2 days ago

Additional Details

Job ID
60298577
Job Views
1

Job Description



Forensic Accountant

Reference:- BBBH54632

Salary:- to

Job Location:- London
Forensic Accountant consider part or full time

Are you a fully Qualified accountant with experience and expertise in forensic investigation?
Do you have expertise in conducting complex financial investigations involving review and analysis of high volumes of material and complex financial data?
Do you have experience in identifying sources of evidence and determining the approach to the review of material, including experience in the use of electronic review platforms?

If so, read on. Our client, a regulator and disciplinary body, are looking for a Forensic Accountant at an exciting time in their development. The culture is support, diverse, and "family-feel" and they offer superb training and future opportunities to progress with them.


The Role:
The role involves assisting in the investigation of breaches of regulations and potential misconduct on the part of accountants, accountancy firms or actuaries.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Working with limited supervision and supporting more experienced forensic accountants on small and medium sized complex investigations, and supporting Senior Forensic Accountants on the largest and most complex investigations.
Supporting determination of avenues of enquiry; using expertise to identify sources of evidence and requesting provision of documentation and information.
Using forensic skills to determine the approach to the review and analysis of all material obtained, including prior experience in the use of electronic review platforms.
Responsible for undertaking personally significant or complex areas of an investigation under the supervision of more experienced forensic accountants and Senior Forensic Accountants.
Supporting identification and working with internal experts to clarify relevant accounting, audit, actuarial or professional standards, and ensuring the case team has a thorough understanding of technical issues.
Exercising some degree of judgement in different areas of casework, including identifying and prioritising key issues.
Supporting case team in preparing and conducting disciplinary interviews with subject partners and external lawyers.
Supporting case team in the preparation of an objective report of investigation findings to form the basis of instructions to the expert and external counsel and of further action on the case.
Supporting case team in meeting deadlines for investigation work and working with the case lawyer to meet deadlines for the case as a whole.
Supporting case team in liaising with other regulators in sharing information.

The Person:
The role requires a very high degree of specialist skill and expertise. Individuals holding this position are expected to operate with minimal supervision and support more experienced forensic accountants on small and medium sized complex cases, and Senior Forensic Accountants on the largest and most complex cases; exercise some degree of judgement in different areas of casework; and take sole responsibility for the accuracy and quality of the work product.
The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

Qualified accountant with experience and expertise in forensic investigation (at least 2 years of directly relevant experience).
Expertise in conducting complex financial investigations involving review and analysis of high volumes of material and complex financial data.
Experience in identifying sources of evidence and determining the approach to the review of material, including experience in the use of electronic review platforms.
Experience in planning and conducting technical interviews of senior individuals.
Experience in being able to marshal unfamiliar and complex financial concepts and expertise (written and oral) in communicating the results of investigation to a non-accounting audience.
Understanding of the requirements of a regulatory disciplinary process.
Understanding of audit.

Excellent benefits and a very strong work/life balance are offered.

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