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Forensic Accountant - Edinburgh

Up to £40,000 (DOE) + Benefits - Professional Services - Accountancy
Ref: 3803 Date Posted: Friday 31 Aug 2018
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Lusona’s client, a leading independent firm of chartered accountants and business advisors, are looking for a qualified accountant to join their renowned Forensic Accounting team in Edinburgh.

Reporting to senior management, you will be involved in a wide range of forensic accounting responsibilities including business valuations, loss of profit and personal injury claims, professional negligence claims, business sale disputes and fraud investigation. This is an exciting opportunity to join a respected team of highly analytical individuals in adding real value to a business.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with fieldwork and report writing duties
  • In-depth financial analysis and interpretation
  • Undertaking ad hoc corporate finance assignments
  • Assisting with the drafting of reports
  • Contributing to the continuing development of the firm’s forensic accounting services
  • Assisting with departmental and  business developments

You will be a qualified accountant (CA/ACA/ACCA), ideally with 1-2 years’ post-qualified experience. Previous experience in audit and accounting is essential, with some exposure to forensic accounting or corporate finance desirable. This role would suit a highly analytical and motivated individual with strong communication and report writing skills. You will be able to demonstrate good time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise and manage a number of responsibilities effectively.

Salary up to £40,000 (DOE) + Benefits. For more information and a confidential discussion, please contact Lynsey Kerr at Lusona Consultancy on 07960 874 969 or email