Deputy Director - Forensic

England Permanent £119,800 - £119,800 per year
  • Hybrid working
  • Strong work / life balance ethos.

About Our Client

This organisation conducts investigations and takes enforcement action into breaches of ethical and audit standards in cases involving accountants and accountancy firms. Many of the investigations are large, complex and high-profile.

Job Description

Provide expertise and support in the supervision and management of the forensic investigative casework and strategy by:

  • Deputising for and assisting the Director of Forensic Accounting
  • Providing oversight and expertise in large and complex investigations
  • Ensuring that all investigations result in the right forensic outcome within a reasonable timeframe
  • Contributing to the strategic direction of the Division's casework and effective implementation of that strategy
  • By exception leading and managing the largest, most sensitive, high profile and complex forensic investigations

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified accountant with extensive experience of and expertise in forensic accounting.
  • Strong intellect and good judgement.
  • Extensive expertise in public and regulatory complex contentious proceedings in relation to audit.
  • Experience working with, or acting for, a prosecuting authority, regulator or disciplinary body.
  • Deep experience of effectively working collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Extensive expertise in leading, planning and managing financial investigations involving high volumes of material and complex financial issues.
  • Extensive expertise in planning and conducting technical interviews of senior individuals.
  • Extensive expertise (written and oral) in communicating the results of complex financial investigations to a non-accounting audience.
  • Ability to remain calm and act in a professional manner at all times
  • Determination and self-motivation to pursue complex and difficult cases and to make robust decisions.
  • Significant experience and skill in staff supervision, coaching and development on technical matters and forensic skills.
  • Ability to recognise individual team members' strengths and provide opportunities for development.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • Excellent work life balance.
  • Hybrid working.
Colin Hawkins
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Phone number
+44 207 269 2249

Job summary

Job function
Audit & Advisory
Forensic Accounting
Business Services
Contract type
Consultant name
Colin Hawkins
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2249
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