Forensic Services Consultant needed urgently: Apply Now
To undertake and / or manage timeous and quality delivery of individual assignments and assignments delegated to others in the team. As a member of our forensic team, you will participate in fraud investigations, fraud risk governance, compliance reviews and other forensic types of engagements.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage individual productivity Fraud awareness training and consulting Prepare proposal documents / letters of engagement and submit for amendment and/or final approval Conduct or assist with forensic investigations Provide and/or assist with provision of litigation support – disciplinary; criminal; civil Analyse relevant data and provide feedback and insight Conduct relevant research Achievement of overall budget objectives and deliver on key results Achievement of letter of engagement / proposal document objectives Ensure quality assurance of all delegated Forensic Services outputs (services / deliverables) Plan, resource and set objectives for assignments or aspects of assignments allocated On-going review of own and delegated work (quality, timeousness, productivity/turnaround times/WIP, completeness) Resolve 1st line and escalated client queries Train, coach and develop others within the team Role model the organizational culture, instil the Mazars culture in others and motivate the team Establish, maintain and manage client relationships effectively Grow client base by marketing services to existing and potential clients
Candidate Requirements Relevant Honours degree in accounting, auditing, forensic investigation and/or law coupled with a professional qualification (CA (SA) and/or LLB preferable) Professional qualification (i.e. admission as an advocate who has undergone pupilage and who has practiced in chambers; admission as an attorney; chartered accountant; and/or certified fraud examiner) is advantageous At least 5 years working experience within accounting or forensic services consulting environment Must be willing to travel extensively (national and international) Ability to grasp the way in which a client’s organisation operates, both formally and informally, in terms inter alia of its systems, processes, policies, procedures and/or practices
Working knowledge of the law of evidence Above average knowledge of relevant legislation and legal process, including the Constitution and all legislation relevant to forensic services and forensic investigation (e.g. Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act of 2004, POCA, Protected Disclosures Act, FICA) Working knowledge of information gathering tools e.g. public and other databases (Transunion ITC, Experian, Krollmie, Cybertel, SAFPS), forensic software (Encase, Analyst Notebook) and surveillance and contacts is advantageous Competency Based Required Excellent writing and reporting skills with attention to detail Ability to gather information and analyse problems Excellent planning and organising skills Flexibility and able to adapt to change Quality and detail orientation Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple assignments. Apply Now