Our client is a highly regarded International Financial Services Consultancy. They are seeking an experienced Financial Crime Investigations Manager to join the Financial Crime Team on an initial 12 months Fixed Term Contract. It is possible that the position can be made permanent after successful completion of the contract
Each project will generally incorporate the review and assessment of documentation, interviews and process walkthroughs, drafting of written reports/submissions and client liaison. As a Senior Manager you will be expected to deal directly with the client, the client’s external counsel, senior members of the team and other third parties as required. You will also be expected to oversee and train junior colleagues and take responsibility for the quality and timeliness of project deliverables.
The role will also require you to participate and take the lead on business development activities including marketing, knowledge sharing and practice development. It is expected that Senior Managers will originate opportunities through both internal and external relationships.
The individual will be based in Canary Wharf with both home and office working. The individual will need to display a flexible attitude to working and be prepared to travel/work at other locations within the UK and internationally.
The successful candidate will have the following:
To succeed in this demanding role you will need to demonstrate the following experience and skills:
Well educated with a relevant compliance based qualification is desirable.
Chartered Professional Accountant or equivalent is preferred. An additional legal or fraud related qualification is also preferred.
Practical and recent Regulatory Consulting experience of leading Forensic investigations with a strong understanding of market leading investigative techniques, such as interviewing, e-review and financial analysis
A strong understanding of and practical experience working with core Forensic technology tools, such as Relativity, Brainspace and others
Experience of delivering risk management and/or compliance-based engagements in areas such as fraud, bribery and corruption, tax evasion facilitation, modern slavery and other areas of financial crime is desirable
Demonstrable experience of managing large and complex projects
Experience in scoping and defining Forensic projects
Proven ability to lead and manage teams
Proven track record of managing the risks and financials associated with client engagements
Experience of drafting reports, submissions and other deliverables to a high standard, suitable for presentation to clients
Ability to articulate complex and technical findings in both written and oral presentations for a variety of audiences
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, self-motivation and an enquiring mind
Ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure
Ability to establish credibility with clients and senior colleagues quickly and ability to demonstrate strong stakeholder management skills
Strong people skills, including an ability to conduct appraisals, inspire and develop junior colleagues
A proven track record in originating opportunities and leading written and/or oral proposals to clients is desirable
A developed network of relevant contacts in the Corporates market
An enthusiasm to get involved in marketing activity and in developing the Forensic practice
If you feel you are a suitable candidate for this position please contact Jonathan Banjo