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Senior / Assistant Manager - Investigations

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Job Title: Senior / Assistant Manager - Investigations
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Contact Name: Ben Kinley
Contact Email: bkinley@lawsonchase.com
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

A leading professional and financial services form is currently looking to hire a Senior/Assistant Manager to join their investigations team.

 

 

About The Role

The Forensic Investigations and Disputes Services (FIDS) team is growing in line with vision 2020 , and as a Fraud and Investigations Assistant Manager you’ll play a key role in that growth. Working with clients across all industries, you’ll develop innovative recommendations to some of the most challenging fraud issues around. Since the firm works with such a diverse portfolio of clients across industries, you can expect to take on a wide range of fraud prevention and detection project making this a great place to develop your skills and business knowledge.

 

Key Responsibilities

Because all clients have unique issues, it’s no exaggeration to say you’ll never be doing the same type of investigation for too long. You’ll work with clients’ legal counsel, internal audit and compliance departments investigating complex issues and developing practical solutions that address operational challenges. It’s all about using your technical skills to creatively assess and resolve clients’ needs from the front lines.

 

Skills & Experience

  • Auditing companies and general accounts preparation

  • Valuation and finance concepts (e.g. cost of capital, risk adjusted discount rates)

  • Modelling, testing, documenting financial scenarios and anticipating challenges

  • Analysing strengths/weaknesses of opposing cases, formulating alternative damage scenarios and advising on strategic implications

  • Different dispute resolution mechanisms (eg trial, civil hearing, mediation, arbitration, regulatory/competition tribunals)

  • Corruption investigations and knowledge of regulatory environment including corruption issues (Bribery Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, OECD convention on corruption, local corruption legislation, enforcement trends)

  • Fraud and forensic investigations (eg occupational fraud, bankruptcy and insolvency, insurance fraud, mortgage fraud, procurement fraud)

  • Preparation of forensic/expert witness reports including review, analysis and verification of evidence

 

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Strong academic record including a degree (in any subject)

  • Professional accountancy qualification

  • Experience of understanding, digesting, explaining, analysing company accounts and financial information

  • Skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint

 

Person Specification

The firm is interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve current relationships and processes.

 

Company Benefits

The company offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. The firm’s comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with company’s flexible benefits scheme you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions.

In addition to:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

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