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Director - Forensic Investigations

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: Competitive Salary per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 6 days ago

Our client is a leading accountancy and business advisory firm.

They are looking for a Director in the regional forensics team on a permanent basis.

As Director, you will be expected to lead high profile and complex assignments (investigation and risk management) in areas such as fraud, anti-bribery and corruption, financial and misconduct investigations, and regulatory compliance matters.

Key Responsibilities:

•Ensure exceptional service.

•Lead complex assignments working with the lead-Partner.

•Supervise project teams and coach junior staff.

•Lead in the scoping and planning of engagement

•Lead the development of strategies to solve complex technical challenges and to identify issues and challenges with data or calculations

•Review and input into potentially complex financial models

•Present and explain findings in a clear and concise manner.

•Review reports and ensure they meet quality and risk standards.

•Lead meetings (e.g., team meetings, engagements/lawyer meetings, meeting of experts, conferences with counsel etc.) including organisation, delivery of findings, identifying next steps

•Take responsibility for general project management, including project finances, risk issues, budgeting, and billing.

•Take responsibility for identifying and resolving all critical risk management.

•Think on your feet and deal calmly with unexpected challenges.

•Lead in business development activities, including devising and leading initiatives aimed at winning new work; and Leverage your own existing network of external work referrers and continue to develop that network, alongside developing your internal network across service lines

Skills & Experience:

•An accounting qualification is essential (e.g., ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA);

•Fraud and financial crime related qualifications preferred (e.g., ACFS, CFE, CAMS);

•Extensive forensic accounting experience across a range of sectors; candidate should be at Director level or an established senior manager.

•Demonstrable experience of winning work and success in local and national markets

•Demonstrable experience of leading fraud investigations for large listed companies and high-profile SMEs.

•Strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate a team and manage personnel on a professional and personal level.

•Strong interpersonal skills, especially with c-suite

•Excellent written and verbal communication skills; logical, analytical, articulate, confident and professional.

•Strong interest in business development and ability to generate new ideas to expand forensic service lines.

•Willing to travel regularly locally, nationally, and internationally.

Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.

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