Senior Forensic Accountant
Set up under the Gambling Act 2005, the Gambling Commission is committed to safeguarding the public against any detrimental impact brought about by gambling. We do this by keeping crime out, protecting children and vulnerable people and ensuring the commercial gambling industry is run fairly and openly. We work with the legal system, the public health system, community groups and the industry itself to understand how we can protect the interests of as many people as possible, as effectively as possible.
We’re currently looking for two Senior Forensic Accountants to join us in home-based capacities for 12 month, fixed-term contracts. We are offering this role to candidates from across the country as there is no requirement to visit our head offices in Birmingham.
Joining us means joining a dynamic, high profile sector and being at the cutting edge of regulation, where the work you do has a real impact on people’s lives.
It also means joining an organisation that is inclusive, that respects work-life balance and is completely dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential. Whether that’s through flexible working, really understanding how you work best or exposing you to real opportunities to challenge yourself, if you’re passionate about making your mark on the industry and on society, then we will help you do that.
As a Senior Forensic Accountant, you will work as part of our Enforcement and Licensing Teams and will play a critical role in keeping our organisation up to date with the gambling industry. You will assess new entrants to our market and hold illicit gambling operators to account.
The teams assess and manage high volumes of evidence and use it to inform the direction of our investigations. Using your background in financial audits, financial reporting systems, accounting and auditing standards and procedures, you’ll analyse data for fraud, gather evidence and investigate breaches of licence agreements.
Additionally, you will:
To be considered as a Senior Forensic Accountant, you will need:
Experience within the public sector would be beneficial to your application.
Other organisations may call this role Forensic Accountant Senior, Financial Crime Investigator, Associate Forensic Accountant, Forensic Accountancy Consultant, or Forensic Accountant.
We are also eager to hear from suitably qualified and experienced candidates who have held the role of Chartered Accountant, Accountant, Management Accountant, Accounts Manager, Financial Accountant, Finance Manager, or Financial Controller.
The closing date for applications is the 8th February 2021. Interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams.
We reserve the right to change the closing date, depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.
So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Senior Forensic Accountant, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
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