Forensic Accountant - Senior Associate

Recruiter
Gray Global Placements
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Sep 2019
Closes
18 Sep 2019
Ref
1222699744
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
Forensic Accountant - Senior Associate Starting immediately, a Forensic and Investigative Professional Support Services Consultancy is looking for a Forensic Accountant - Senior Associate to work from its London office. Job Description The Forensic Accounting professionals review accounting and business records and provide detailed analysis to help uncover essential facts and insights. They bring to bear the range of the forensic investigation skill set to help clients understand and analyze events or issues and prepare to deal with them. The company has developed methodologies and strategies that help clients handle difficult circumstances. They are looking for individuals who seek exciting, long-term career challenges and has a genuine interest in the area of forensic/investigative accounting and litigation support services. Successful individuals in this field are naturally outgoing, self-motivated, possess strong communication, leadership and analytical skills, and enjoy a wide variety of work experiences and challenges. Responsibilities Assist in designing the scope of work for various engagements Perform complete analysis of accounting, finance, and economic issues in the context of business transactions; provide recommendations where applicable Review documents to identify items relevant to investigation Compile and analyse facts to formulate, substantiate and/or critique various damages theories, claims or conclusions Effectively facilitate smaller project teams Draft reports of findings including the preparation of tables, exhibits and charts Assist with engagement management administration, including budgeting, billing, control and safeguard of assets Balance multiple projects and responsibilities Communicate effectively to all levels of engagement management Initiate and develop relationships with working level of client team Assist in the coaching, mentoring, and counselling of staff Assist with the preparation of proposals; participate in marketing initiatives Research market issues and identify market opportunities Demonstrate an understanding of risks associated with various engagements Identify and communicate risks and issues Qualifications, Skills and Experience - Essential Minimum of 2-5 years experience of technical and financial advisory work related to accounting, forensic accounting, investigation or litigation services required Demonstrated experience in business and strategic planning, managing client relationships Create and deliver client service work that exceeds client expectations Familiarity with compliance and regulatory issues Strong analytical abilities Excellent verbal and written communication skills and very strong organizational skills Excellent judgment, strong leadership skills and ability to handle a wide range of matters Highly motivated, proactive, able to work independently and as part of a team with a substantially high degree of initiative and drive Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint Flexibility with the travel requirements of client service projects required Qualifications, Skills and Experience - Preferred Prior forensic accounting experience strongly preferred Business fluency in German, Russian, Portuguese, Mandarin and/or Spanish strongly preferred Public accounting or audit experience in a professional services firm strongly preferred A strong accounting, finance, and/or economics background preferred Experience in the Financial Services Industry a plus Graduate Diploma in Accounting (or related) preferred Diploma in Fraud Examination preferred Competitive Package Based in EC1N (nearest station is Farringdon) Ref: GGP 116

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