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Senior Financial Investigator (Civil) G4

Reference
1622727
Contract Type
Flexible Hours, Part-Time, Permanent
Sector
Public Sector
Location
Central London, Warrington, Scotland and Belfast.
Salary
£37,536- £40, 800 + London Weighting Allowance £3,258
Expiry Date
25/03/2019
The NCA utilises financial investigators for both civil and criminal casework. We are looking to recruit financial investigators from a range of backgrounds to help us fill roles in both areas.

Job Description

Due to the nature of the role it is highly advised that you review the Candidate Information pack attached to this vacancy. 


Investigations Command is the core crime fighting capability of the NCA. We take an intelligence-led approach and concentrate on tackling the criminals and risks to the public which are beyond the capability or capacity of other law enforcement bodies. 

The Investigations Command provides a flexible, shared operational capability, designed to maximise the impact of the UK's collective resources against serious and organised crime, and in specialist support of major crime. Our teams respond to a broad range of threats, many of which also remain a responsibility for police forces and other agencies as well as private industry. 

Our teams also lead investigations across the Serious and Organised Crime landscape and provide a national service of specialist investigative skills and expertise to support major crime investigations conducted by police forces, such as abduction, serial sexual crime and no body murder. 

We are looking for a Senior Financial Investigator to lead financial investigations in support of the National Crime Agency’s objectives, supervising or mentoring staff in support of this by applying the full powers of financial investigation against criminals and enterprises involved in serious organised crime. The NCA utilises financial investigators for both civil and criminal casework. We are looking to recruit financial investigators from a range of backgrounds to help us fill roles in both areas. 

Successful candidates will be required to have significant experience of criminal or civil investigations and in effective operational decision making with accountability for decisions made. Candidates will also need to have an understanding of criminal or civil law and UK legislation affecting agency activity (with emphasis on POCA in relation to money laundering offences, civil recovery and cash seizures) and recent experience of conducting criminal, civil or regulatory investigation on complex economic or financial cases. 

Due to the nature of the work, we encourage applications from: 

  • Candidates with accredited financial investigator status 
  • Candidates with lapsed accreditation as financial investigators (3 years or less) who are prepared to do the necessary work to reinstate that accreditation 



If you want to make the UK a safer place, apply today. See the candidate information pack for more detail 

 

You will be required to supply evidence of: 

  • Significant experience of criminal or civil investigations
  • Understanding of criminal or civil law and UK legislation affecting agency activity- with emphasis on POCA in relation to money laundering offences, civil recovery, and cash seizures
  • Experience in effective operational decision making with accountability for decisions made

Person specification

For applications for Civil Recovery Financial Investigation only, please also write a second personal statement of 250 words on how you meet the below criteria relating to your investigation experience: 

  • Recent experience of conducting criminal, civil or regulatory investigations on complex economic or financial cases. 

 

Qualifications

  • Accredited financial Investigator, or lapsed accreditation within the last 3 years 

 

Technical skills

We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:

  • National Insurance Number - Required for monitoring purposes only