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Forths Forensic Accountants
Manchester
Full-time
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Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday

Location

Manchester

Benefits
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  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Enhanced paternity leave

Full job description

Forths Forensic Accountants (part of Frenkel Topping Group) is one of the largest specialist Forensic Accountancy practices in the UK, with significant specialisms in the Insurance Litigation, Criminal Litigation and Commercial Litigation spheres.

Our centres of excellence, servicing the requirements of the whole UK and selected international markets, are in Leeds and Manchester.

We are seeking a Forensic Accountant with experience in Claimant/Insurance litigation work to join our Leeds or Manchester office.

About Frenkel Topping Group (FTG)

At FTG are believe in living our values every day. We are committed to our values as set out below and if you share our value and passion and are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference, then we invite you to join our team.

  • Give it heart – we’ve built an army of passionate and empathetic people who go the extra mile for their clients and team.
  • Show resilience – as individuals and a team we’re inspired by our clients who show resilience every day. Our agility, our work ethic and our appetite for problem solving means we always find a way.
  • Make it easy – We’re pro-active and responsive and go above and beyond to make our client’s lives easier.
  • Act with integrity – We do what we say we’ll do and we do it with great care and expertise. We are proud of our clients people and we honour the trust they put in us by delivering outstanding service and creating an amazing place to work.
  • Respect – we treat our client and each other as individuals and we take the time to walk in that person’s shoes to understand how we can provide support.
  • Think differently – we connect communities, champion collaboration in our industry and we’re big on learning and development. We’re big believers in nurturing grassroot talent.

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Purpose

To use accountancy skills to investigate financial discrepancies and inaccuracies, carrying out detailed investigations to uncover information, identifying irregularities in financial documents and reports, calculating the exact losses, trace and recover funds.

Providing reports of findings to clients and associated bodies and potentially providing evidence at court as an expert witness.

Key responsibilities

To:

  • Perform forensic research to trace fund and identify assets for recovery.
  • Extract data from financial records.
  • Create and manipulate spreadsheets.
  • Conduct forensic analysts of financial data, assessing the impact on profitability value or income.
  • Liaise with colleagues, clients and external bodies as required to obtain relevant information.
  • Undertake interviews to uncover and verify information.
  • Prepare forensic accounting reports from financial findings.
  • Manage allocated team to produce reports either partial or complete.
  • Prepare analytical data for court.
  • Attend court where necessary to give expert testimony.
  • Understand the wider economic and legal implications of a case.
  • Cover for other staff as required.
  • Overseeing the development of Trainees where applicable.
  • Be responsible for own continuous development, attending internal and external training to keep up to date with new legislation and case law.
  • Assist in strategic marketing of the department alongside business development team.
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties designated by their immediate or ultimate supervisors from time time to meet business needs.

Person Specification

Qualifications

  • Qualification in Accountancy.
  • Qualification in Maths & English.

Personal Qualities/Skills& Experience

  • ​Experience in Forensic Accountancy (at least 5 years).
  • Ability to independently manage and run own caseload.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to analyse data thoroughly.
  • Investigative skills and the ability to look beyond face value.
  • Creative thinking.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Methodological and logical approach to work.
  • Sound judgement.
  • Organisation and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and in writing to convey technical and complex financial information in easy to understand format.
  • Ability to produce quality written reports.
  • Confidence in own ability.
  • Ability to manage and develop a team of trainee forensic accountants.

We are passionate about growth and aim to provide every employee with a clear development plan, with regular performance reviews that enable you to reach your career goals.

Fantastic benefits including but not limited to generous holiday entitlements , Employee Assistance Programme, Life Perks for cash back savings, company events, and enhanced family friendly policies.

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This job description is current at the date shown, but in consultation with you, it is liable to variation by management to reflect or anticipate changes in or to the job. It is expected the post holder will when required undertake other duties commensurate with the post and salary grading if required.

Duties may involve having access to information of a confidential nature that may be covered by the Data Protection Act, be commercially sensitive or relate to client information. In such circumstances confidentiality must be maintained at all times in accordance with the company policies. If you are unclear at any time refer to your manager.

Frenkel Topping Group is an equal opportunities employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

​Frenkel Topping Group is proud to be Disability Confident Committed. If you are invited to an interview, please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process that will allow you to perform to the best of your ability.

Please submit your CV and cover letter to apply for this role.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Enhanced paternity leave

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

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