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Investigations Officer - GCaT

England, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Up to GBP84000 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£80,000 - £90,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

Investigations Officer - General, Compliance and Tax team

Milton Keynes



Full time - 35 hours


Join our team

We are currently looking for an Investigations Officer to join our GCAT team.

Role Profile

To provide a responsive, professional interface with members and the public to ensure that investigations are conducted to a consistently high standard, in a professional manner and in accordance with ICAEW policies and procedures.

Responsibilities include:

Investigate potential disciplinary complaints to conclusion including obtaining information from relevant parties and drafting a written report on your findings if necessary.Manage your own investigation caseload and take personal responsibility at various stages for the progress through to conclusion of cases, including answering correspondence and telephone enquiries in a timely manner.Ensure high standards of reporting are maintained to provide internal/external stakeholders (eg committees, members, the public, other regulators) with an accurate and balanced view of the outcomes.Develop, implement and maintain effective systems and procedures to support casework including providing regular updates and feedback on own casework as required.Prepare work for consideration by Committees and assist the Committee and Tribunals team to support and monitor the work of the Committees to ensure effective discharge of their responsibilities.

Candidate Profile

Requirements include:

A good grasp of all relevant legislation in area of expertise.Sound knowledge of the ICAEW's Bye-Laws, regulations and ethical guidance.Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Word and Excel.Professional qualification relevant to the role specification and experience of work conducted by Institute members/firms.

For the full role profile please click the document attached.

Why work for us?

We want you to enjoy your work and flourish in your role.

Our working environment is friendly and supportive, and we encourage everyone to understand personal differences and treat each other with respect.

We are a diverse organisation, employing skilled and motivated people from all backgrounds and helping them to reach their full potential, through training and development.

Sustainability is important to us, and we work hard to reduce our carbon footprint, whether that's in our buildings through lighting and heating, or encouraging staff to recycle and reduce paper consumption.

Our employee benefits include:

A substantial suite of training and developmentFlexible working arrangementsA generous benefits package which includes gym discounts, pension plan, season ticket travel loans and health and dental plansWe are a disability confident employer.


There are more than 1.8m chartered accountants and students around the world and 189,500 of them are members and students of ICAEW. They are talented, ethical and committed professionals, which is why all of the top 100 Global Brands employ chartered accountants.*

ICAEW promotes inclusivity, diversity and fairness. We attract talented individuals into the profession and give them the skills and values they need to build resilient businesses, economies and societies, while ensuring our planet's resources are managed sustainably.

Founded in 1880, we have a long history of serving the public interest and we continue to work with governments, regulators and business leaders around the world. And, as an improvement regulator, we supervise and monitor over 12,000 firms, holding them, and all ICAEW members and students, to the highest standards of professional competency and conduct.

ICAEW is proud to be part of Chartered Accountants Worldwide, a global network of 750,000 members across 190 countries, which promotes the expertise and skills of chartered accountants on a global basis.

We believe that chartered accountancy can be a force for positive change. By sharing our insight, expertise and understanding we can help to create strong economies and a sustainable future for all.

*CAW, 2020 - Interbrand, Best Global Brands 2019

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