Forensic conversion:fluent Russian & PQ/Qual accountant

Job Title: Forensic conversion:fluent Russian & PQ/Qual accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: bonus & bens
Reference: 3527142_1549457470
Contact Name: Louise Bridge
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 06, 2019 12:51

Job Description

Rare opportunity in market-leading boutique to convert your audit/accounting career to Disputes and Valuations

Your new company
The market-leading Forensic independent, this firm have a number of Experts highly regarded on the world stage. They attract work across a vast range of disputes and international arbitration, including contractual/commercial, financial services, construction/infrastructure, disputed transactions, competition matters, energy, treaty disputes, contentious valuations and much more.

Your new role
Working across much of the above, you'll be given full training on the job for your conversion to Forensic Accounting. Around 90% of your role will be working on and supporting cases generated from the CIS. Occasional travel to the region will be required; these are usually short in duration.
In detail, your role could include all or some of the following:

  • Principles of causation of damages (e.g. loss of profits, compensable costs, breach of warranties, misrepresentation, interest calculations)
  • Valuation and finance concepts (e.g. cost of capital, risk adjusted discount rates)
  • Modelling, testing, documenting financial scenarios and anticipating challenges
  • Analysing strengths/weaknesses of opposing cases, formulating alternative damage scenarios and advising on strategic implications
  • Different dispute resolution mechanisms (e.g. trial, civil hearing, mediation, arbitration, regulatory/competition tribunals)
  • Sale and purchase agreements, completion accounts, expert determination and transaction related disputes
  • Review of policies and procedures, internal processes and controls
  • Preparation of forensic/expert witness reports including review, analysis and verification of evidence
  • Liaising with clients, in-house counsel, external legal teams, witnesses, other experts, and regulatory enforcers

What you'll need to succeed

  • Strong academic record
  • Professional accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA) active studier or qualified
  • Background in external or internal audit.
  • Fluent Russian and English language spoken and written
  • Ability to communicate efficiently with Project Management and with existing & prospective clients, their consultants and legal teams in their native language (Russian)
  • Experience of understanding, digesting, explaining, analysing company accounts and financial information
  • Ability to work under pressure and to multiple deadlines

What you'll get in return
High calibre work, equivalent to Big 4 or major international firm. A career trajectory only limited by ability or ambition. And a firm which has a proven track record of developing future Experts.

What you need to do now
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