Forensics Assistant - 1 year Sandwich Placement

Dains LLP
30 Oct 2019
22 Nov 2019
Start Date

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Forensics Assistant to join our Forensics team for a period of 12 months. This role will be to support the Forensics team in the summarising, analysis and interpretation of financial and business-related issues. You will be supporting the Partner and Manager on a variety of transactions and cases.

Dains is a regional firm of accountants & business advisers specialising in growing owner managed businesses in the Midlands. Our primary offices are in Birmingham, Burton on Trent, Derby, Lichfield, Rugeley and Stoke on Trent. Our services include accountancy, audit, business recovery, forensic accounting, insolvency, corporate finance and tax advice

Key Responsibilities:

  • Investigating and analysing financial evidence
  • Carrying out due diligence
  • Communicating findings in the form of tables, exhibits and collecting documents
  • Understand and apply basic accounting principles as appropriate/necessary
  • Be aware of and apply, where necessary, the concept of analytical review

Key Skills:

  • To have a basic understanding of the affect of taxes on a set of accounts
  • To have a basic understanding of the technical aspects concerning a set of accounts
  • Ability to use/learn software and systems operated by the firm as appropriate
  • To have a good understand of relevant Microsoft Office software

Personal Skills:

  • To be professional and approachable with clients and staff
  • To maintain and develop good working relationships with other Managers and partners
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to problem solve through an analytical and logical approach
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Ability to use own initiative when required
  • Good oral and written skills

This placement would be suitable for someone who has studied/studying Finance and Accountancy. If you are interested in this role then please apply ASAP.

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