Forensic Accountant

Job Title: Forensic Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -102020-1240818_1604575641
Contact Name: Jacob Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 05, 2020 11:27

Job Description

Forensic accountancy specialist to work in a project-based role. Growing and reputable firm making huge strides forward in the South Wales Practice Market.

Client Details

A leading practice based in Cardiff undergoing continued and sustained positive expansion and growth. This growth has brought about a genuine need for a forensic professional to help take the firm forward. This Forensic Accountant role provides genuine prospects for long-term career progression, development, and Partner opportunities.


The key responsibilities for this Forensic Accountant position at a leading accountancy firm based in Cardiff are:

  • Working on individual investigations/projects into misconduct/breaches of relevant requirements by fellow professional accountants, audit firms or actuaries.
  • Determining the avenues of enquiry; using expertise to identify sources of evidence and requesting provision of documentation and information.
  • Undertaking significant or complex areas of an investigation.
  • Identifying and working with internal experts to clarify relevant accounting, audit, actuarial or professional standards.
  • Using forensic skills to determine the approach to the review and analysis of all material obtained.
  • Preparing and conducting disciplinary interviews with subject partners and external lawyers.
  • Preparation of an objective report of investigation findings.
  • Agreeing and meeting deadlines for investigation work.


In order for candidates to be successful when applying for this Forensic Accountant role at a leading accountancy firm in Cardiff, you must be:

  • Qualified accountant with expertise in forensic investigation.
  • Expertise in managing complex financial investigations involving high volumes of material.
  • Significant expertise in investigating complex financial data.
  • Skilled in planning and conducting technical interviews with senior individuals.
  • Significant skill (written and oral) in communicating the results of an investigation to a non-accounting audience.
  • Solid understanding of the requirements of a regulatory disciplinary process.
  • Understanding of audit.

Job Offer

  • Competitive remuneration package.
  • Pension.
  • An exciting and unique project-based role.
  • Partnership opportunities.
  • Well-established and supportive team.
  • Parking.
  • Great office location.