Forensic Consultant - Senior Manager

  • Competitive
  • Reading, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • KPMG
  • 19 Nov 18

We are seeking a Senior Manager to join the team in our National Markets Forensic practice (based in our Reading office). As part of our Investigations, Compliance and Disputes team, you will lead projects in areas such as fraud, disputes & litigation, Regulatory Compliance, Anti-bribery and corruption etc

The Team and role

 

We are seeking a Senior Manager to join the team in our National Markets Forensic practice (based in our Reading office). As part of our Investigations, Compliance and Disputes team, you will lead projects in areas such as: 

• Fraud; 
• Disputes and litigation 
• Anti-bribery and corruption; 
• Financial and misconduct investigations; and, 
• Regulatory compliance

The individual will be expected to deal directly with the client, the client’s external counsel, senior members of the KPMG team; and other third parties as required. Each project will generally incorporate the review and assessment of evidence, drafting of written reports/submissions and client liaison.


The individual will also be expected to participate in marketing, knowledge sharing and practice development, and in particular in developing the Forensic practice’s offerings in National Markets. The individual will be based in KPMG's Reading office but will need to display a flexible attitude to working and be prepared to travel to/work at other locations within the UK and internationally.

The Person
 

A Professional accounting qualification is required.


To succeed in this demanding role you will need to demonstrate the following experience and skills:

 

  • Currently in a senior manager or manager position, including experience in disputes (e.g. expert witness, dispute advisory, etc.) and/or planning and executing financial investigations (e.g. accounting misstatements, fraud etc.);
  • Strong technical knowledge of disputes, fraud, financial investigations and audit;
  • Proven ability to lead and manage teams;
  • Strong managerial skills on projects and experience of managing large and complex projects;
  • Experience of drafting reports, submissions and other deliverables suitable for presentation to a client, court or expert;
  • Ability to articulate complex and technical findings in both written and oral presentations for a variety of audiences;
  • Strong people skills - able to conduct appraisals, inspire and develop junior colleagues;
  • Confidence to be able to establish credibility with clients quickly;
  • An enthusiasm to get involved in marketing activity and in developing the Forensic practice;
  • Highly motivated to pursue a rewarding and enjoyable career with KPMG Forensic;
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical skills and problem solving, self-motivation and possess an enquiring mind;
  • Strong interpersonal and team working skills and the ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure are essential;
  • Ability to understand and manage the risks and financials associated with client engagement;
  • Confidence and ability to provide credible challenge both externally and internally;
  • Strong sales skills and experience, including generating new ideas to expand Forensic service lines;
  • A developed network of relevant contacts