Forensic Director

Recruiter
BDO UK
Location
Birmingham - Snowhill
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
06 Dec 2022
Closes
29 Dec 2022
Ref
R10827
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Director

Ideas | People | Trust

We’re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions businesses need to navigate today’s changing world.

Our clients are Britain’s economic engine – ambitious,entrepreneurially-spiritedand high‑growth businesses that fuel the economy - and the owners and management teams that lead them.

We’ll broaden your horizons

Our Advisory team provide a wide variety of services that deliver value-led advice and outcomes. They have an in-depth knowledge of business, industry sectors and markets and understand the constantly changing risks and opportunities at the heart of our clients’ affairs. The team work across strategy, operations and improvement as well as at a transactional and defined project level. From technology to risk advisory, they’re experts in following through on top-level instructions and resolving the finer details – all in one straight-forward package. When you join them, you’ll work on some of the world's most exciting financial operations and business deals, building your experience and expertise alongside the brightest minds in the industry.

We’ll help you succeed

Our clients trust us because of the quality of our advice. That quality grows from a thorough understanding of their business, and that understanding comes from working closely with clients and building long-lasting relationships.

As a Forensic Accounting Director, you will be responsible for providing proactive leadership to the team, managing projects and deputising for Partners at times. This includes planning, monitoring, reviewing work of junior members, report writing, supporting partners by providing front line advice to solicitors and clients and taking active responsibility for businesses development and marketing initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Support Partners to develop the department’s strategy.
  • Optimise contribution to generate profitable income from all projects.
  • Control forensic opportunities and assignments on behalf of a partner. Manage own work in progress, debtors, budgeted costs, billing and recovery in accordance with the group’s lock up targets and negotiate with client/lawyer.
  • Produce final written reports for use in legal proceedings or for advice to solicitors or clients.
  • Maintain and expand a network of professional and business contacts
  • People management responsibilities covering recruitment, resource planning and allocation, performance management, training and recommendations for promotion.
  • Originate and exploit marketing and business development opportunities

You’ll have

  • Extensive technical experience of Expert Witness work, including contractual disputes; business interruption; SPA disputes; shareholder disputes; and valuations.
  • A professional qualification either ACA or ACCA, or equivalent.
  • Experience of managing and developing others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Project management experience

You’ll be able to be yourself; we’ll recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to the business. We’re committed to agile working, and we offer everyone the opportunity to work in ways that suit them, their teams, and the task in hand.

At BDO, we’ll help you achieve your personal goals and career ambitions, and we have programmes, resources, and frameworks that provide clarity and structure around career development.

We’re in it together

Mutual support and respect are one of BDO’s core values and we’re proud of our distinctive, people-centred culture. From informal success conversations to formal mentoring and coaching, we’ll support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs.

We can provide the best support for our clients and people when we’re working side by side. Our agile working framework helps us stay connected, bringing teams together where and when it counts so they can share ideas and help one another. At BDO, you’ll always have access to the people and resources you need to do your best work.

We know that collaboration is the key to creating value for our clients and satisfying experiences at work, so we’ve invested in state-of-the-art collaboration spaces in our offices. BDO’s people represent a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and we’ll encourage you to build your network, work alongside others, and share your skills and experiences. With a range of multidisciplinary events and dedicated resources, you’ll never stop learning at BDO.

We’re looking forward to the future

At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy.

Our success is powered by our people, which is why we’re always finding new ways to invest in them. Across 17 UK locations, we are 6,500 unique minds coming together to help our clients reach their ambitions.

We’ve got a clear purpose, and we’re confident in our future, because we’re adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. We shape the future together with openness and clarity, because we believe in empowering people to think creatively about how we can do things better.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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