Financial Investigation Officer

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Financial Investigation Officer
Interim Position

PSR 1JP00064050

Posted: 13th March 2023 10:10
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £294.37 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

  • Hours per Week:


  • Anticipated 12 months

  • Cardiff
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Interim Financial Investigation Officer - PSR 1JP00064050 

Pay Rate: Up to £294.37 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

Location: Office based in Cardiff.

Contract: Anticipated 12 months

Job Details:

An Interim Financial Investigation Officer is required on a contract basis for approximately 12 months.

It is essential that you have current or recent POCC accreditation as a Financial Investigator and Confiscator, please provide details.


Key accountabilities:

  • Support and mentor newly recruited trainee financial investigators successfully through their accreditation process.
  • 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
  • Assist in building investigative capabilities and capacities to enable the Department to exploit financial data and intelligence to support the evidence base needed to secure the prosecutions.


Key requirements:

  • Current or recent POCC accreditation as a Financial Investigator and Confiscator
  • Current or recent POCC accreditation as a Financial Investigator and Confiscator
  • Experience of 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.
  • Experience of drafting summaries / statements in criminal and civil proceedings and attending Court to give evidence.
  • Experience of analysing complex financial data and the presentation of such in an evidential format for Court and the completion and service of financial orders.
  • Experience of applying the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 in criminal investigations.
  • Mentoring/ training experience

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, not that they would exclude candidates willing to travel/relocate, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Financial Investigation Officer
Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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Financial Investigation Officer
Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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