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Senior Manager (Forensic Accounting Investigations)

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Job Title: Senior Manager (Forensic Accounting Investigations)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Contact Name: Ben Kinley
Contact Email: bkinley@lawsonchase.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Our client is seeking to appoint a qualified Senior Manager to join their Forensic Accounting Investigations service line in London.

 

About The Company

The company’s vision is to create a highly collaborative team of professionals who prefer "hands-on" client service and focus on forming long-term, trusted relationships – and see the importance of offering the same to its employees. Their professionals value a "happy" culture – one that makes them want to come to work every day and provide world-class client service, while truly maintaining a work / life balance not often found at other firms.

 

About The Role

In this position you will be responsible for supporting the Partners to grow the firm’s UK Investigations Practice and lead client engagements in the London marketplace. You will add value to the team by having previous experience in a professional services firm on both audit and forensic investigation engagements and significant experience of criminal investigation or private prosecution work. You will have an established presence in the industry with technical expertise as well as experience in business development within the marketplace. You will also assist in providing services to the Compliance & Monitoring and Complex Business Litigation service lines as needed.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead engagement proposal process for investigation engagements including conflict checks, pitch, budgeting and billing

  • Demonstrate strong understanding of engagement planning and management for a variety of investigation, forensic accounting, private prosecution, compliance & monitoring and expert witness services.

  • Understand and incorporate client needs and objectives into work plans and work product

  • Develop and utilise financial analyses organising detailed and potentially complex information into clear and concise analyses, case summaries or conclusions

  • Accountable for multiple priorities/projects, timely preparation and quality control of client deliverables while managing the expectations of clients to help ensure satisfaction

  • Communicate verbal and written work product both internally and amongst clients

  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships

  • Demonstrate professionalism and foster team-oriented environment through positive and cooperative attitude

  • Integrate with other StoneTurn practice areas to deliver coordinated services

  • Lead and participate in marketing initiatives; research and identify opportunities; build external client base and internal (cross-functional) relationships

  • Maintain confidential and proprietary nature of client relationships and related work product

 

Skills & Experience

  • Good class degree in any discipline

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA, ACCA or equivalent) – preferably first-time passes

  • Seven+ years PQE of experience in providing forensic accounting and investigation services preferably at a "Big 4" or highly reputed mid-tier or boutique professional services firm

  • A minimum of three years of audit/assurance experience

  • Prior experience of conducting forensic accountancy and investigation work on criminal cases (E.G. Financial Conduct Authority, Serious Fraud Office) and an understanding of criminal evidence handling and disclosure procedures

  • Financial Services experience

  • Strong analytical and technical accounting skills

  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills

  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills and excellent attention to detail

  • Excellent prioritisation skills

  • Strong data analysis, manipulation and visual skills with superior knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Excel

  • Experience of or aptitude for Forensic Technology and Forensic Data Analytics tools and techniques

  • Commitment to exemplary client service and deadline delivery

  • Must be flexible with work schedule and travel requirements of client service projects including international assignments (20 – 40% travel on average)

  • Foreign language capabilities are a plus

 

Additional Information

The company offers a competitive compensation and benefit packages. Applicants for employment in UK must have work authorisation that does not now or in the future require sponsorship.

 

Ref: | Published: 05 Apr 2018