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Forensic Accountant - Gauteng, Johannesburg

Employer
iOCO Digital Talent
Location
Johannesburg Johannesburg, Gauteng Gauteng, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Mar 9, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Forensic Accountant to join our team. The Forensic Accountant will be responsible for investigating financial transactions, analyzing data, and providing expert testimony in legal proceedings.

What you'll do:


    Investigating the financial data of a company suspected of fraudulent activity.
    Compiling and analyzing evidence of illegal activity.
    Interpreting and evaluating financial information.
    Conducting interviews with personnel to uncover and gather evidence.
    Developing a criminal hypothesis from the information.
    Presenting the investigative findings to the appropriate personnel.
    Recommending actionable steps to remedy and prevent future occurrences of fraud.
    Preparing documentation and evidence for presentation in court.
    Presenting evidence of financial irregularities to court members clearly and professionally.
    Explaining the findings of the research in.
    Understandable terms and disclosing investigative methods and procedures.

    Your Expertise:


      Strong understanding of anti-money laundering regulations.
      Ability to work independently without the need for supervision.
      Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills.
      Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet software.
      Articulate report-writing skills.
      Have at least 5 years of experience in the forensic accounting industry.
      Computer literate, excellent report writing skills.

      Qualifications Required:


        An honors degree in forensic accounting.
        A certified fraud examiner (CFE), certified public accountant (CPA), and/ or chartered accountant (CA) qualification is preferred and will be an advantage.
        A pass in the certified financial forensics (CFF) exam may be advantageous.
        Personal Attributes/ Soft Skills Required:


          Strong understanding of anti-money laundering regulations.
          Ability to work independently without the need for supervision.
          Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills.
          Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet software.
          Articulate report-writing skills.

          Other information applicable to the opportunity:


            Permanent position
            Location: Gauteng
            Work Environment: Employee to work remotely from home and travel to all provinces in the country.

            Desired Skills:
            • Adaptability
            • Authenticity
            • Partnership
            • Ingenuity
            • Mastery

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