Forensic Accountancy Industrial Placement - Smith & Williamson - London - Wizbii

Forensic Accountancy Industrial Placement

  • By Smith & Williamson
  • Placement
  • London (United Kingdom)
  • Audit / Accounting

Job description

What will I be doing?

The forensic accounting placement programme enables the student to increase their understanding of working within a professional organisation and gain valuable experience whilst applying the theory from their degree into practice.

Key responsibilities of the forensic accounting placement are:

  • Gain an understanding of cases/investigations and assist with analytical and statistical work in order to help estimate potential losses
  • Analyse Financial Statements, bank statements and other sources of information
  • Plan workload in order to prioritise work and meet tight deadlines faced in the forensic services department
  • Support more qualified staff on more complex client situations
  • Assist with admin support as and when required

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be proficient in Excel and have interest to learn new applications
  • Have a high level of attention to detail
  • Know how to deal with problems that arise, knowing when to involve the others, ability to think ahead and anticipate events
  • Have the ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate an ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
  • Be able to build and maintain good relationships with clients
  • Have the ability to work in small teams and develop a good relationship with all partners
  • Be flexible and willingness to help others
  • Have a high level of general commercial awareness

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