Forensic Accountant


  • Full Time

Our client based in Birmingham is looking for a Forensic Accountant to join their team. Our clients are an Accountancy firm and 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.

To be considered for the Forensic Accountant you must be ACA or ACCA qualified.

Responsibilities of the Forensic Accountant are:

* 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.


* 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.

Critical Skills Required

* Excellent problem-resolution skills and ideas generation ability

* Strong computer literacy

* Strong active listening skills

* Ability to review and prepare client accounts, tax, or VAT quickly and efficiently.

Critical Knowledge Required

* Knowledge of Accounting systems including, Xero and other software as required. Knowledge of their uses and benefits

* In-depth accounts preparation knowledge

For the Forensic Accountant role our client is offering a competitive basic salary as well as a generous benefits package which includes 23 days holiday, Health Insurance and pension scheme.

The working hours for the Forensic Accountant role are Monday to Friday. Our client is offering a hybrid working scheme which is 3 days office based and 2 days remote working. The role also offers flexible working hours.

Our vision here at Libra Recruitment is to be the recruiter of choice for both our clients and our candidates. We are forward thinking, passionate and consultative in our approach to recruitment. We have the skills and experience to deliver a professional, tailored and friendly service.

Libra Recruitment is an independent agency that focuses on permanent and fixed term recruitment specialising in HR, Sales, Marketing, Office support & Finance.

We receive a high volume of applications and are not able to respond to every application we receive. If you haven’t heard from us within 7 days, please note your application hasn’t been successful on this occasion

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