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Forensic Accountant Jobs

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Find and apply for the latest Forensic Accountant jobs all in one place on ICAEW Jobs. All roles have been posted by leading companies and recruitment agencies, with positions available in a range of industries. Whether you’re looking to step into a forensic accounting role or looking for something managerial, you will find a forensic accountant role to suit your skills and experience.

If you have an investigative mindset then forensic accounting could be for you. Utilising both accounting and investigative techniques, as a forensic accountant you’ll be responsible for locating and highlighting financial irregularities - often uncovering acts such as fraud and money laundering.

Forensic Accountant Responsibilities

As mentioned above, forensic accountants specialise in highlighting financial irregularities. Once these have been identified it will be up to you to quantify any losses and trace any illicit fund. In the role you will often be working alongside prosecutors and lawyers, as such, you will need to prepare your findings for them to use in court.

Forensic Accountant Qualifications & Experience

A bachelor’s degree is necessary. If you have not studied accounting you will need to complete further training and recognised accountancy qualifications. You will also need to pass specific examinations to specialise in forensic accountancy. It’s possible to do this online or through several universities. 

Forensic Accountant Salary

The average salary for a forensic accountant is around £35k. This is very much a guide figure as the true amount will depend on experience, company size and level of seniority.

ICAEW members can create a profile online today, upload your CV so you can easily reply for roles and set up job alerts for forensic accounting roles. Alternatively, browse our full range of currently listed accountancy jobs.