Senior Investigations Officer

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Job no: 499141
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: London
Categories: Compliance / Governance/ Risk, Legal

We’re currently looking for a Senior Investigations Officer on a full time, permanent basis to join the team in London.


The job

Reporting to the Assessment Manager, on a day to day basis, you’ll be involved in the following:

  • Investigating complaints of professional misconduct against ACCA members, firms and affiliates
  • Managing a large and varied caseload of complaints which do not indicate liability to disciplinary action, with a view to resolving issues between members and complainants by way of conciliation
  • Assessing complaints in accordance with ACCA rules and regulations and drafting well-reasoned reports of findings, setting out the outcome of the conciliation process
  • Identifying matters which require referral for further investigation
  • Providing a telephone advice service to both ACCA members and members of the public on how to resolve issues locally


The person

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Is a professionally qualified Solicitor or Barrister, with at least 2 years PQE or a professionally qualified accountant with at least 5 years PQE and knowledge of general accountancy, tax and audit work
  • Possesses knowledge of the legal framework in a regulatory environment and an understanding of regulatory and operational risk
  • Has a background in litigation and/or alternative dispute resolution - previous mediation experience, voluntary mediation work, completion of mediation training highly desirable
  • Possesses experience of conducting complex case analysis and drafting in a contentious or regulatory environment 
  • Can demonstrate the ability to build strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Has strong written skills to produce concise, clear and accurate documents, such as closure notes


The perks

And in working with us, you’ll enjoy:

  • Core benefits including private healthcare, pension and life assurance
  • Customisable benefits including health assessments, healthcare cash plan, dental cover, cycle to work scheme and much, much more
  • Flexible working and a great working environment 


Interested in this role? Click ‘Apply now’ to submit your application.

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