An overview of the role
You will be a part of a dynamic team with ambitious objectives. Your role will be to support the team and contribute to its continual growth, as well as ensuring that client expectations are exceeded through the provision of a quality product within an agreed budget and timescale.
Forensic accounting assignments include:
- Expert Witness or Expert Advisor in connection with breach of contract, professional negligence, financial valuations, accounting treatment disputes, loss of profits, fraud and accounting irregularities and transaction disputes; and
- Investigations into allegations of fraud, money laundering, bribery, corruption and regulatory investigations.
Your role in forensic accounting assignments will include:
- Undertaking research and providing results of the analysis to team members;
- Performing detailed analysis work and drawing preliminary conclusions from the result of your work;
- Supporting the project team throughout an assignment and help deliver a high quality product to our clients; and
- Producing appendices and exhibits supporting conclusions reached in Expert Reports.
How will we support you
We will fund your study towards the ACA.
You will receive a full study package and time off to attend college but, with Mazars your professional qualification is only part of the story. We support all our trainees with a blended approach to training and development, classroom study, 1:1 coaching and support and, as you progress, technical and skills training to enable you to progress to management and leadership positions.
You will spend time away from the office to attend classes for tuition and revision stages of each exam. The classroom taught approach means that you will have the support of your peers and valuable study time for your exams.
We also operate a number of in-house training courses which will give you technical insight to assist you to keep up with changes in legislation and case law, both in the UK and worldwide.
You will be given a mentor to help you settle and an appraising manager to keep your career and aspirations on track.
What we are looking for
We want driven professional individuals who excel at working with others, who have the ability to communicate at a high level and who share the same values as Mazars. Alongside this you must be able to demonstrate analytical skills, commitment, drive, commercial awareness, flexibility and creativity.
Candidates need to demonstrate a keen interest in insurance and want to further their knowledge of the market. They need to be self-confident and sociable to build and develop strong relations with clients and colleagues.
We look for candidates who can demonstrate a strong academic track record.
- You will have achieved, or be on course to achieve, at least a 2.1 in your degree, although the subject of your degree is not important.
- You’ll need at least 280 UCAS points (to have achieved in the same academic year, from your best 3 A Levels and excluding General Studies).
- We also look for Grade B or above in GCSE English Language and Maths.
If there were extenuating circumstances that affected your result(s), please tell us in your application form so we can consider whether we take them into account.
Closing dates for applications
We do not have a closing date for our vacancies, so you can apply all year round. However, competition is high so we would advise that you apply as early as you can.