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Associate Risk, Forensics & Compliance (Forensic Investigations & Accounting)

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  • The candidate must have a graduate-level qualification from a leading university, be working towards an ICAEW chartered accountancy qualification, possess strong communication and analytical skills, be able to work independently and collaboratively, have advanced Microsoft Office skills, and be flexible to travel both nationally and internationally. Language skills in French, Spanish, Russian, or Arabic are also advantageous.
  • The candidate will be responsible for conducting forensic investigations and applying accounting skills to analyze client data, prepare reports, maintain documentation, and deliver high-quality work within established timelines and budgets. They will also engage with internal teams and clients, participate in pitches and networking events, and contribute to the overall success of the company.
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Graduate Job

Banking & Finance•London


  • An ideal Associate candidate should have an interest or experience in accounting, auditing, forensic accounting, investigations, as well as other related areas described above.
  • You will be a key member of the engagement team and will be provided opportunity to experience a variety of projects working collaboratively on diverse teams with skilled, intelligent, driven, and successful individuals.

Training Provided:

You will study towards the ICAEW (ACA), a highly regarded professional qualification in the industry over a period of circa 36 months. Training comprises a combination of study courses at a professional education provider, private study and the ICAEW exams. Alongside this, you will receive on the job training working on exciting client engagements. You will have paid study leave, all course and first attempt exam fees are paid for.

  • Year one - Start your professional exams and start your career journey at Ankura.
  • Year two - Complete your professional level exams and begin your advanced or expertise level exams.
  • Year three - Complete your advanced level exams, complete your practical work experience and apply for membership


  • Graduate level qualification or equivalent obtained from a leading university (minimum 2.1 degree).
  • In the process of working or willing to work towards an ICAEW chartered accountancy qualification
  • Ability to work well independently, as well as collaboratively with colleagues in a flat structured and fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written with first class report writing and presentation skills
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical, mathematical, and research skills and ability prepare and analyse structured and unstructured information accurately
  • Ability to adapt quickly in handling multiple, evolving tasks and/or engagements, and ability to effectively re-prioritise deadlines in an ever-changing environment
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills computer
  • Travel flexible, both nationally and internationally at short notice.
  • Due to the international nature of our work, in addition to English, language skills in either French, Spanish, Russian or Arabic is an advantage.

Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities

Banking & Finance


  • You will be responsible for the day-to-day activities of forensic investigations, which will include applying investigative, forensic accounting, and analytical skills to various client situations. You will work closely with all levels of our professionals – Senior Associates through to Senior Managing Director level – and gain first-hand experience in consulting and advisory services.
  • You will be responsible for performing analyses of relevant investigation data and conveying your results to internal project leads. Specifically, this could include:
  • Applying accounting, financial, and analytical skills to various client issues, such as, detailed analysis of transactional data, underlying books and records, and financial statements, tracing of flow of funds, review of revenue recognition procedures, etc.
  • Assisting with designing and implementing analysis, investigation, and project specific workplans
  • Conducting reviews of electronic documents on Ankura’s e-Discovery platforms
  • Documenting and maintaining detailed workpaper records that reflect assumptions, information sources, and methodologies and procedures underlying all project tasks
  • Developing and performing analyses to assess complex fact patterns and preparing reports and schedules summarising findings for review by senior colleagues
  • Ensuring delivery of high-quality work product and deliverables within established timeframes and budgets
  • Performing day-to-day client engagement activities, including interaction with internal Ankura team members and other stakeholders involved in the engagement developing productive working relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Contributing to the overall success of the firm by participating in pitches, proposals, internal and external networking events, marketing the firm externally to prospective clients, and corporate social responsibility events


Work type

Full time

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