Financial Investigator (remote)

23rd May 2022 0 By NinaWalker

investigator
Posted 1 month ago

We are currently recruiting a Financial Investigator. These roles are remote.
6 month contracts
37 hours per week

Responsibilities:

 

  • Conduct dynamic investigation, in order to assess the value of individuals assets, using National Crime Agency guidelines and knowledge of local market conditions, in order to determine which assets are the proceeds of criminal activity. This will include obtaining sufficient information to prepare confiscation orders under the Drug Trafficking Act and the Proceeds of Crime Act for presentation in court to enable the confiscation of such assets.
  • Analyse and assess documentary evidence obtained in order to prepare statements of evidential quality or visual representations such as I2 Charts and spreadsheets, to be presented at Court hearings. This will include attending court and presenting evidence as an expert witness, when required at both trial and confiscation stages.
  • Advise and support officers on Division, in matters relating to the investigation of offences which may involve confiscation, assisting with searches as required in order to seize all relevant financial paperwork, to secure potential evidence, promote best practice and raise the level of awareness of the legislation.
  • Apply (when legislation allows) to a Crown Court Judge in chambers for search warrants and production orders, preparing formal statements / affidavits in order to obtain Crown Court and High Court restraining orders to secure vital documentary evidence and prevent the removal / disposal of criminal assets. Serve restraining orders on defendants personally in such cases, including in prison if remanded in custody.
  • Maintain an up to date working knowledge of the law, practices and procedures in relation to financial institutions, including the operation of bank and building society accounts, pension schemes, insurance and other financial accounts and investments, maintaining close links with such institutions and utilising the benefits of strong relationships to allow for the complete and thorough investigation of individuals / businesses and provide a centre of financial expertise within the Force.
  • Provide presentations regarding financial investigation legislation and procedures to various departments in order to promote best practice.
  • Make expert use of all available computer facilities, and IT searching systems within the FIU in the design of and preparation of reports, spreadsheets, graphs and charts to meet the requirements of individual investigations.
  • Undertake all necessary training courses in order to become a fully accredited Financial investigator and complete and maintain the Continuing Professional Development Portfolio as required by the Proceeds of Crime Act

 

Apply online or contact Dylan Cooper on 01925 377 878 for more information.

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