City of London, London
about 1 year ago
Senior Forensic Accountant sought for our prestigious Client based in Central London. This is an exciting time for our client, who are looking to expand and redevelop their Accountancy Department as part of a major recruitment drive.
The Senior Forensic Accountant will join a pro-active team and will play a key role in conducting forensic investigations into potential misconduct or breaches of relevant requirements on the part of individual accountants, actuaries or accountancy firms.
Responsibilities of the Senior Forensic Accountant:
- Manage investigations on behalf of Executive Counsel.
- Manage Junior Forensic Accountants and Lead investigations.
- Review Junior Forensic Accountants' reports.
- Investigate misconduct/ breaches of relevant requirements by fellow professional accountants, audit firms or actuaries.
- Support Senior Forensic Accountants on the largest and most complex investigations.
- Responsible for determining the avenues of enquiry; using expertise to identify sources of evidence and request provision of documentation and information.
- Responsible for the allocation of case team resources; and the quality of work product from more junior members of the case team. .
- Responsible for identifying 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.
Qualities of the Senior Forensic Accountant:
- Qualified accountant with significant experience in forensic investigation.
- Substantial experience in managing a Forensic Accountancy team.
- Expertise in managing complex financial investigations involving high volumes of material.
- Significant expertise in investigating complex financial data.
- Understanding of audit is essential.
- Experience of and skill in staff supervision and development.
- High degree of skill in being able to assimilate large volumes of complex material.
- Proven ability to identify and focus on key issues.
- Proven ability in being able to recognise valuable lines of enquiry.
- Skilled in being able to obtain information through interview.
- Communication skills - being able to explain financial concepts to non-finance professionals.
If you are interested in the role please apply with your CV below or contact Josh Spencer on 0151 224 1480.
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