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Trainee Forensic Accountant

Salary: Competitve

Location: London

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Job Type: Graduate job

Contract Type: Permanent

The job

Summary of the job role

At Smith & Williamson we recruit high calibre people with the skills, knowledge and commitment to meet the demands of the business. The one year placement is a structured training programme combining practical experience with numerous opportunities to increase your skill set.

Our team offers forensic accounting and forensic technology services on a wide range of contentious matters including dispute resolution, fraud and bribery investigations, personal injury and insurance claims, both in the UK and internationally.

With a distinctive range of expertise and extensive links to the legal profession, we provide forensic services across numerous disciplines for both corporate and private clients. Our partners are acknowledged leaders in their own fields and combine this expertise with an understanding of the legal process and experience of acting as Expert Witnesses.

Our forensic services are finely tuned to meet the needs of those who instruct experts. Our partners are closely involved in cases and deliver expert evidence which is tailored to the needs of the parties.

What will I be doing?

The forensic accounting placement programme enables the student to increase their understanding of working within a professional organisation and gain valuable experience whilst applying the theory from their degree into practice.

Key responsibilities of the forensic accounting placement are:

Gain an understanding of cases/investigations and assist with analytical and statistical work in order to help estimate potential losses
Analyse Financial Statements, bank statements and other sources of information
Plan workload in order to prioritise work and meet tight deadlines faced in the forensic services department
Support more qualified staff on more complex client situations
Assist with admin support as and when required 



To be successful in this role you will:

Be proficient in Excel and have interest to learn new applications
Have a high level of attention to detail 
Know how to deal with problems that arise, knowing when to involve the others, ability to think ahead and anticipate events
Have the ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines 
Demonstrate an ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
Be able to build and maintain good relationships with clients
Have the ability to work in small teams and develop a good relationship with all partners 
Be flexible and willingness to help others
Have a high level of general commercial awareness

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