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Senior Forensic Accountant

Senior Forensic Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Forensics

  • Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £100192.00 per annum + a wide range of benefits

  • Contact:

    Claire Stradling

  • Contact Email:

    Claire.stradling@pro-recruitment.co.uk

  • Salary:

    100192

  • Salary:

    100192

  • Reference:

    BBBH51101

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry Date:

    2021-04-17

Senior Forensic Accountant

London

£100192

  • Are you an experienced senior forensic accountant?
  • Have you worked with or worked for FTSE top 350 companies?
  • Are you ICAEW fully qualified (or equivalent?)
  • Would you like to work with an organisation that actively promotes a healthy work/life balance?

A regulator whose mission is to serve the public interest by setting high standards of corporate governance, reporting and audit and holding to account those responsible for delivering them is seeking a Senior Forensic Accountant to join their team.

Many of the investigations are large, complex and high-profile and our cases regularly require liaison with other investigators including the Serious Fraud Office, the Financial Conduct Authority, the Insolvency Service and the Pensions Regulator.

The Role:

To act as a Senior Forensic Accountant in our team of experienced case lawyers and forensic accountants led by Executive Counsel. The role will involve the investigation of potential misconduct on the part of accountants or actuaries and alleged breaches by a statutory auditor or statutory audit firm of a relevant requirement of the Audit Regulations. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Planning investigations into complex accounting, auditing or actuarial matters
  • Identifying sources of evidence
  • Working with internal experts to identify relevant accounting, audit, actuarial or professional standards, and ensuring a thorough understanding of technical issues
  • Managing and conducting the review of material obtained in the course of the investigation including use of electronic search platforms
  • Preparation and conduct of formal investigatory interviews of senior accounting, audit and actuarial professionals
  • Preparation of objective reports of investigation findings
  • Supervision and development of junior professional staff

The Person:

The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with significant forensic accounting experience, who understands the requirements of working in a multi-disciplinary team in a contentious legal environment. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Excellent ability to identify key issues
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to explain complicated technical concepts to non-finance professionals
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Highly organised, and able to plan and lead on more than one significant investigation at a time
  • Ability and confidence to work autonomously
  • Experienced in development of junior staff
  • Enthusiastic and flexible, with a good team player ethic
  • Experience of audit would be an advantage

The role will be based in their Central London office with virtual working from home during periods of restricted access to the office.

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