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Financial Investigation Officer

Ref no. BHN571263
Salary £250 - £290/day
Location London, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 months
Job status Open

Job summary

Financial Investigation Officer's required for Central Government on an initial 12 month contract.

Key skills required for this role

Investigations Officer, Crimem POCC, confiscator, OCG, SC cleared

Important

Financial Investigation Officer's required for Central Government

Job description

Introduction


Our client, a reputable Central Government organization, is seeking a Financial Investigation Officer to join their team. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the security and integrity of our nation by conducting essential financial investigations. As a Financial Investigation Officer, you will play a crucial role in identifying and preventing financial crimes.

Role Overview

Supporting and mentor newly recruited trainee FIs, and more established FIs, as they progress through the FI accreditation pathway. The FI accreditation pathway includes Financial Intelligence, Cash Seizure, Account Freezing Orders, Listed Assets, Financial Investigator, Restraint and Confiscation.

Essential

Current or previous (suspended no longer than three years from the date of application) PoCC accreditation as a FI and Confiscator. Experience of conducting financial investigations under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 including, money laundering, restraint, confiscation, part 5 cash, listed assets, and account freezing order investigations.

As a Mentor, your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting and mentoring newly recruited trainee FIs, and more established FIs, through the accreditation process.
  • Assist in building investigative capabilities and capacities to enable FIs to effectively utilise legislation to tackle the proceeds of organised immigration crime, and identify and recover the criminal finances, money movement and assets that are associated with the OIC threat.
  • Assist in building investigative capacity so every Criminal Investigation team has access to a local fully trained financial investigation resource.
  • Assist in building investigative capabilities and capacities to enable us to exploit financial data and intelligence to support the evidence base needed to secure the prosecutions of Organised Crime Groups.

You'll have relevant experience in:

  • Experience of conducting financial investigations under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 including, money laundering, restraint, confiscation, and part 5 cash, listed assets, and account freezing order investigations (Civil Recovery In Summary Proceedings (CRiSP) and taking these financial investigations through the associated Court hearings.
  • Experience of drafting summaries / statements in criminal and civil proceedings and attending Court to give evidence.
  • Experience of analysing complex financial data, including presentation in an evidential format for Court, and the completion and service of Financial Orders.
  • Experience of applying the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 in criminal investigations.

NB: Whilst successful applicants will be based in a specific location, they will be expected to support share their Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) knowledge with FIs across multiple CFI locations. Whilst this can be delivered virtually via MS Teams, some reasonable travelling may be required.

The Financial Investigation Units are staffed between 07:00 to 20:00hrs but start/finish times can be flexible as long as they fall between these hours. Hours of attendance will be discussed and agreed on appointment.

Applicants must have active SC, recently lapsed or be willing to undergo the process.

To apply, please submit latest CV.

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