Forensic Accountant Wellington
Serious Fraud Office
Wellington - Wellington
10h ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

Job Description

Forensic Accountant Wellington

The SFO is a highly specialised government department responsible for the investigation and prosecution of serious or complex financial crime including bribery and corruption.

We take pride in the work we do to keep New Zealand safe from financial crime.

Forensic Accountants with the SFO form a critical part of a multi-disciplinary team assigned to each investigation and contribute to the investigation strategy of a case, provide in-depth accounting and financial analysis, conduct case related witness interviews and provide expert evidence in court.

The SFO seeks an accomplished accountant to join our Wellington based team as a Forensic Accountant. In this role you will have the opportunity to work on some of New Zealand's most complex fraud cases that are often of national significance.

You will perform and interpret complex financial analysis and explore business activity and documentation.

To be successful in this role you hold CPA, CAANZ membership or equivalent, and have no less than two years' experience as a qualified accountant.

You have an investigative mindset and curiosity. You have comprehensive understanding of how business activity is documented, recorded, reported, managed, and controlled.

You are articulate and can effectively explain and document business information and the results of your financial analysis, particularly well to those who are not experts in this field.

At the SFO, we are a close knit, motivated team with a strong workplace culture. We recognise that diversity and inclusion is important to our work.

We value the unique abilities and perspectives of our employees which allows us to continue to create a supportive environment that meets the needs of our people, our business, and the communities where we work.

If you wish to apply for this role or you would like further information, please send a PDF version of your resume and covering letter to recruitment sfo. quoting reference HRC0003816 and with Forensic Accountant Wellington' in the subject line.

A position description for this role is available to download from our website.

To be considered for this role you must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for this position.

Applicants who do not meet these requirements cannot be considered.

Applications close 5.00pm on Friday 24 July 2020

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