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Forensic Accounting - AML Project

Information About This Job

Job Title: Forensic Accounting - AML Project
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Contact Name: Chantalle Puttnam
Contact Email: cputtnam@lawsonchase.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

About The Role

We are looking for an individual who seeks exciting, long-term career challenges and has a genuine interest in the area of forensic/investigative accounting and litigation support services.

Successful individuals in this field are naturally outgoing, self-motivated, possess strong communication, leadership and analytical skills, and enjoy a wide variety of work experiences and challenges. Due to having a number of clients internationally the ability to speak a foreign language in addition to English would be strongly preferred.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage teams to perform complete analysis of accounting, finance, economic issues in the context of business transactions; provide recommendations where applicable

  • Ensure the review of documents to identify items relevant to investigation are delivered

  • Compile and analyse facts to formulate, substantiate and/or critique financial calculations, theories, claims, or conclusions and present business data at a high level

  • Present reports of findings including the preparation of tables, exhibits and charts

  • Lead a culture where integrity of corporate information is maintained

  • Balance multiple projects and responsibilities

  • Communicate effectively to all levels of engagement management

  • Lead a culture which demonstrates an understanding of risk associated with various engagements

  • Play a leading role in supporting the firm in its business development and marketing activities and recruitment of a professional team

 

Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrate extensive experience of technical and financial advisory work related to accounting, forensic accounting, investigation or litigation services

  • Business fluency in Arabic, Japanese, Portuguese, Mandarin and/or Spanish strongly preferred

  • Extensive post qualification experience of technical and financial advisory work related to accounting, forensic accounting, investigation or litigation services

  • A track record of overseas on-the-ground experience

  • Demonstrated experience in business and strategic planning, managing client relationships

  • Ability to lead, create and deliver client service work that exceeds client expectations

  • Ability to lead teams to deliver specific assignment tasks and produce relevant conclusions

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Excel

  • Must be flexible with the travel requirements of client service projects

  • Forensic accounting or audit experience in a professional services firm preferred

  • Professional demeanour and strong communication skills, both written and oral

  • Ability to communicate professionally both internally to partners and externally to clients and convey key assignment issues

  • A strong accounting, finance, and/or economics background required

  • Proficiency with document review platforms including Relativity would be a plus

  • Proficiency with e-data practices and experience in managing big data would be a plus

Ref: | Published: 27 Feb 2019