Forensic Accountant

Job Title: Forensic Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -102020-1240818_1607431206
Contact Name: Jacob Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 08, 2020 12:40

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; and
  • 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; and
  • Understanding of audit.

Job Offer

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