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Manager - Forensic Services

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Job Title: Manager - Forensic Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Contact Name: Chantalle Puttnam
Contact Email: Chantalle Puttnam
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

About The Company

The company is an independently owned provider of investment management, accountancy, tax, corporate and financial advisory services to private clients, corporates, professional practices, and non-profit organisations. With 13 offices in the UK and Ireland, 1,600 people and an international capability in over 100 countries.

The company’s London office, based in the City, provides leading edge advice to private clients, professional practices, mid to large corporates and nonprofit organisations. Providing the full range of services: business advisory services, banking, corporate finance, corporate recovery, corporate tax, forensic services and litigation support, investment management, pensions and financial planning and advice on personal tax and trusts.


About The Role

With a distinctive range of expertise and extensive links to the legal profession, the firm provides forensic services across numerous disciplines for both corporate and private clients. The partners are acknowledged leaders in their own fields and combine this expertise with an understanding of the legal process and experience of acting as Expert Witnesses.

The team offers forensic accounting and forensic technology services on a wide range of contentious matters including dispute resolution, fraud and bribery investigations, personal injury and insurance claims, both in the UK and internationally.          

You will be managing forensic assignments as well as undertaking business development tasks for the department.


Key Responsibilities

  • Managing forensic assignments, financial investigations and expert witness

    • Carrying out and managing more junior staff on the following:

    • Analysis of accounts and financial data

    • Research

    • Investigation interviews

    • Financial modelling

    • Report writing

    • Liaising with clients and chasing information

    • Managing client engagements including client set up and control of lock up


Business Development

  • Identifying targets

  • Development of marketing material

  • Networking with lawyers and regulators

  • Relationship management

  • Attending marketing events


Key Competencies

  • Analytical thinking: at the core of all forensic assignments – must be able to identify key issues in a case and anticipate counter-arguments

  • Detail oriented: ability to look at a large quantity of financial and non-financial information and identify inconsistencies.

  • Written communication: the main work product is typically a written report – these have to be of the highest standards – not only does the content need to be technically correct but it has to be presented clearly

  • Commercial awareness: all forensic assignments require commercial awareness as they are all about commercial issues

  • Teamwork: The FS team is diverse with different technical skills – teamwork is essential to this role


Skills & Experience

  • ACA qualified or equivalent

  • Demonstrable experience of working in a forensic accounting practice

  • A variety of demonstrable forensic experience, including expert witness and fraud investigation

  • The analytical skills required for forensic assignments

  • Investigative interviewing

  • Report writing and presentation skills

  • Assignment and client management skills




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