Financial Investigation Officer *Re-opened*

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Financial Investigation Officer *Re-opened*
Interim Position


Posted: 29th August 2023 11:23
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £294 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

  • Hours per Week:


  • Anticipated 12 months

  • Cardiff
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Role:  Financial Investigation Officer

Contract Length: anticipated 12 months

Location:  Cardiff – office based 5 days per week – some travelling may be required

Hours: 12 months. Part-time hours considered

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

A Financial Investigation Officer is required with either current or recent POCC accreditation as a Financial Investigator and Confiscator.

Consideration may now be given to candidates wishing to work on a part-time basis.


Our client is looking to hire a Financial Investigation Officer, on a contract basis for approximately 12 months.

You will support and mentor newly recruited trainee financial investigators successfully through their accreditation process.

Current FI accreditation is not required however you should have significant experience of working on POCA investigations and therefore will have had FI accreditation previously.

Key responsibilities:

  • 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.


Key Skills & Experience:

  • 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

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.

Security Clearance: SC  highly desirable; candidates with active SC clearance will be fast-tracked.

Should you require reasonable adjustments at any point during the recruitment process or if there is a more accessible way for us to communicate, please do let me know.

If you consider yourself to have a disability or if you are a veteran, and you meet the essential criteria for the role, PSR provides a ‘Guaranteed Interview’ scheme whereby you will have the opportunity to discuss this role and your suitability with a member of the PSR Sourcing team.

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the equivalent PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information.

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  1. 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.
  2. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  3. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document


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Job Ref: QAD/1088/2908
Financial Investigation Officer *Re-opened*
Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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