Forensic Financial Investigator (FTC)

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circa £44,000
Full Time
Fixed Term Contract

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Forensic Financial Investigator (FTC)
Birmingham, West Midlands (with hybrid working)

We are looking for a Forensic Financial Investigator to join our team Birmingham on a 12 month fixed term contract, where you will play a crucial role in keeping us up to date on what’s happening across the industry, assessing new entrants into the industry and holding illicit gambling operators to account.

The Benefits

- Salary of c£44,000 per annum
- Civil service pension, with an employer contribution rate of 27%
- Flexible working
- Hybrid working, specific guidelines are to be agreed with line manager
- 26 days holiday and option to buy up to five days extra annual leave

Joining us means joining an organisation that is certified as a Great Place to work, respects work-life balance, inclusive, 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.

Your Role

As a Forensic Financial Investigator, you will need to apply your understanding of financial documents and combine it with your evidence gathering and investigative techniques to produce clear and concise outputs. You will need to be able to complete work delegated to you and, when relevant, feeding into larger casework.

Your role will also involve:

- Identifying improper practices relating to company records, annual returns and statutory filings, financial audits and financial data.
- Conducting detailed and thorough examinations of financial information and legal documents with a view to identifying anomalies, areas of concern along with any evidence of regulatory breaches or criminal offending.
- Working on multiple complex projects within KPIs.

About You

- Accountancy qualification (ACCA or equivalent).
- Background in financial audits, financial reporting systems, accounting and auditing standards and procedures.
- Experience carrying out detailed research of a variety of open sources, gathering and analysing complex information with a careful and methodical approach in recording information and preserving evidential integrity.
- Able to prioritise and complete multiple complex projects under tight deadlines and deliver the highest level of quality work within KPIs.
- Ability to communicate effectively with the forensic team and with fellow colleagues.

About Us

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.

The closing date for this role is 18 June 2023.

Please note: we will be speaking to and interviewing candidates throughout the advertised period; to avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

As the regulator of the National Lottery, there are some roles within the Commission that are prohibited from playing the National Lottery. This does not affect your family playing. We will let you know at interview if the role you have applied for is on the Prohibited List.

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