Forensic Accounting Manager

Job Title: Forensic Accounting Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Reference: 420
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Job Published: May 02, 2019 10:31

Job Description

Forensic Accounting Manager

We are currently recruiting for a Forensic Accounting Manager to join our vibrant forensic and valuations team, working across London and the Southeast.

Firm Introduction

Kreston Reeves advise dynamic businesses, not for profit organisations, private individuals and families on all areas of business, tax and wealth. We help clients make confident decisions about their future.

With offices across LondonKent and Sussex and international reach via Kreston International, we are dedicated to meeting and exceeding the needs of all our clients wherever their ambition takes them.

We provide a full range of accountancy, business advisory and financial services that will help clients to achieve their personal and business goals.

We are looking for a trusted and valid member of staff to join the current team.

Firm Culture and Benefits

Having started out over 100 years ago, we are long-standing employers across our office communities in Kent, Sussex, London - and beyond. We’re really proud of the reputation we’ve built and we’re grateful to our people for making it stronger every day. Our strong commitment to living our firm’s values means we listen carefully to our teams and enjoy helping each other succeed – creating a culture in which our employees can thrive and provide the highest service to our clients.

We want all our employees to be rewarded for their hard work and enjoy a balanced lifestyle, which is why we offer benefits such as agile working, and an engagement programme centred around mental health and wellbeing.

We are also proud of our active Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR) programme. Our own Kreston Reeves Charity Foundation enables us to consistently ‘give back’ to our local communities wherever we can, as well as provide opportunities for our employees to get more involved in charitable work and in choosing the causes which benefit from the Foundation. We give all of our employees the option to take one day paid each year for volunteering so they can support the charitable causes closest to them.

Other benefits we offer our employees include up to 5% contribution on our pension scheme and a grade specific flexible benefit pot to use throughout the year on a range of benefits (including mandatory Private health plan, Death in service and Income protection) from gym membership and restaurant discount cards, to travel insurance and additional health insurance - and much more.

We are proud of the positive culture and flexible working environment our employees enjoy.

Role Description

We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic individual specialising in providing forensic accounting and valuations services.

The position is ideal for someone who already has a good working knowledge of forensic accounting, expert witness work and business valuations, although further on the job training will be provided.

You will report to the Director and Partner in the department.

The role is largely office based but will require visits to clients to obtain or investigate accounting information.  There may be some travel both between our offices and across the country.  You may also be required to attend conferences with clients, barristers and solicitors, an assignment for which you will assume responsibility.

You will be expected to help with business development and will therefore be asked to attend meetings with potential clients and intermediaries. 

The objectives of the role

You will support and develop the forensic service line.


 Along with those responsibilities mentioned above you will:

  • Management of multiple assignments for sign off by Partner/Director
  • Share and business valuations
  • Computation of financial loss claims
  • Assessing evidence in criminal matters
  • Other ad hoc investigations


  • Qualified ACA or ACCA or equivalent
  • Five years PQE with at least three years in forensic accounting, expert witness or business valuation work
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail, inquisitive, hard working and self driven
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly in Excel
  • Ability to deal with confidential information in a professional manner



Kreston Reeves will not accept CVs unless The Recruitment Team has instructed you to work on a position.

Kreston Reeves asks that you DO NOT send any speculative CVs to recruiters, Partners or Hiring Managers across any of the offices in Kent, London and Sussex as we will not be liable for any fees obtained through unsolicited/speculative CVS.

Many thanks for your cooperation.