Financial Investigation Officer
Locations: Cardiff, Manchester, and Hounslow
Contract Length: 12 months
Pay Rate: £294 per day (UMB)
This role is required to support the development of newly trained financial investigators as they progress through the Financial Investigator pathway.
- To support and mentor newly recruited trainee financial investigators successfully through their accreditation process.
- To assist in building investigative capacity so every Criminal & Financial Investigation team has access to a local fully trained financial investigation resource.
- Assist in building investigative capabilities and capacities to enable financial investigators to fully utilise legislation to tackle the proceeds of organised immigration crime. Financial investigators will identify and recover the criminal finances, money movement and assets that are associated with the OIC threat.
- 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 OCGs.
- Conducting financial investigations under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 including, cash detention, confiscation, part 5 (civil recovery), listed assets and account freezing order investigations.
- Experience of taking these financial investigations through the associated Court hearings is also required.
- Drafting summaries/statements in criminal and civil proceedings and attending Court to give evidence.
- Analysing complex financial data and the presentation of such in an evidential format for Court and the completion and service of financial orders.
- Applying the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 in criminal investigations.
- Current or previous POCC accreditation as a Financial Investigator and Confiscator.
The standard hours of work are 37 hours per week.