Accountant

  • Location
    City Of London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £29.82/Hourly
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Legal
  • External Reference
    JN-122020-158970

Our client a Law Enforcement organisation are currently recruiting for an Accountant, the role is to start ASAP pending a security clearance which can take 1-4 weeks, duration 3 months with a possible extension, pay £29.82ph, hours Mon-Fri 36 hours per week.


This role will involve working with a multidisciplinary team of accountants, investigators and lawyers on a criminal investigation. The individual will be required to assist with financial analysis using a range of data sources, reference the analysis appropriately to supporting evidence and conduct quality assurance. The financial analysis may be served as evidence at Crown Court and therefore the accuracy of the analysis will be of key importance.


Key responsibilities;



  • Assisting the case team's principal accountants with financial analysis, which will include:

    • Comparing data to documentary evidence (e.g. invoices)to identify discrepancies for investigation

    • Reviewing other evidence (e.g. emails and text messages) to investigate and explain discrepancies





  • Assisting in preparing draft reports and any supporting appendices (e.g. excel schedules of analysis and the evidence relied upon) to summarise the analysis/investigation conducted and support the drafting of financial witness statements.

  • Quality assurance of the above mentioned financial analysis and reports.


Essential criteria-



  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Significant experience of providing quality assurance.

  • Significant experience of delivering accurate financial analysis.

  • Significant experience of examining material such as documentary evidence, and financial records.


If this is the role for you, then apply today! Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Adecco is an equal opportunities provider.

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Please apply with your CV to: annie lindsay