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Forensic Accountant

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  • Banbury, Oxfordshire, England
  • Permanent,
  • Accounts,
  • FA
  • 29/05/2024
Job description

Forensic Accountant

Banbury, Oxfordshire

£45,000 per annum

Permanent Role

Hybrid working option available

Hours Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are looking for an experienced Accountancy Practice Accountant to join a company based in Banbury as a Forensic Accountant.

The Role

Due to Growth my client is looking for a Forensic Accountant to join their company. You will be reporting to the Forensic Director.

As a Forensic Accountant, you will play a crucial role in uncovering financial irregularities, analysing complex financial data, providing expert testimony in legal proceedings, and supporting the Director of Forensic Services in report writing for a range of clients.

Duties

Financial Analysis

  • Conducting in-depth analysis of financial records, transactions, and statements to identify discrepancies, fraud, or misconduct.
  • Utilizing forensic accounting techniques to trace funds, uncover hidden assets, and detect financial manipulation.
  • Assessing financial damages and quantifying losses in legal disputes or insurance claims.

Investigation

  • Gather evidence and obtain information relevant to financial investigations.
  • Collaborating with law enforcement agencies, solicitors, and other professionals to support criminal or civil investigations.
  • Examining electronic data and conducting digital forensics to uncover evidence of financial crimes or fraud.

Reporting and Documentation

  • Preparing detailed reports documenting findings, analysis, and conclusions in a clear and concise manner.
  • Presenting findings and expert opinions to clients, legal counsel, and regulatory authorities.
  • Providing support and assistance in the preparation of exhibits, and other legal documents for use in court proceedings.

Compliance and Risk Management

  • Assisting clients in implementing effective internal controls and procedures to prevent and detect financial fraud.
  • Conducting risk assessments and audits to identify vulnerabilities and recommend corrective actions.
  • Staying informed about changes in accounting standards, regulations, and industry best practices related to forensic accounting.

Experience/Knowledge

  • ACA or ACCA qualified
  • Minimum of 2 years proven accounts experience within a practice environment
  • Live within commuting distance of Banbury or Birmingham
  • Work outside normal hours as required
  • Reporting writing experience

Personal Qualities

  • Strong presence
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Quickly builds rapport and trust
  • Highly confidential
  • Good networker
  • Attention to detail
  • Resilient and energetic
  • Achiever and self-motivated
  • Organised
  • Creative
  • Analytical – quick thinker

Benefits

  • 23 days holiday plus BH overtime is either paid or can be saved as a holiday day (max 1 week banked at a time)
  • Health insurance Pension
  • Flexible Hybrid Working

If you would like to apply for the role of Forensic Accountant then please email your CV to debbie.gough@hawk-3.com  or call Deb on 07557803946

Closing date is 29.6.2024 Please note this could change subject to suitable applications.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are acting as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

If this role is permanent, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment business. Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy