Forensic and Investigation Services Trainee (12 month Industrial Placement)
Your placement year will be spent learning about the role that a Forensic and Investigation Services (FIS) team plays in providing high-quality investigations, advice, expert reports and expert testimony on financial and accountancy matters including: - Litigation and arbitration: acting as party appointed, single joint expert or expert advisor in a host of litigation, English and international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution procedures; and - Investigations: providing authoritative and impartial advice in investigations and asset recoveries The FIS team work on assignments with a variety of clients in different sectors including; oil and gas, shipping, mining, telecommunications, intellectual property and royalties, pharmaceuticals and financial services (including insurance). As a member of this busy and dynamic team you will be instrumental in ensuring that client expectations are met through the provision of a quality product within an agreed budget and timescale. Job Role During your placement, your typical daily duties may include: - Analysing financial information and producing appendices in support of your conclusions - Undertaking research (for example, internet based, Market IQ and Bloomberg) and providing results of the analysis to team members - Contributing to the smooth operation of each project assignment through proactively providing junior support to managers and partners - Develop communication skills and build relationships with key stakeholders - Contribute to non-chargeable work in the team, including the preparation of client proposals and business development opportunities - Attend in-house technical training as required - Have an awareness of the various services provided by Mazars - Ensure timesheets are completed on a weekly basis Training and Support We operate a number of in-house training courses which will give you the technical insight to keep up with changes in legislation and case law, both in the UK and worldwide. You will be given a mentor and an appraising manager to keep your career and aspirations on track. There may be an opportunity for ACA study support if you return to the firm after graduation. Mazars Benefits At Mazars we don’t have a “one size fits all” approach to benefits. We want you to be able to choose benefits that you want, rather than have all benefits chosen for you. “my” is a scheme that you manage through a personalised online system. Benefits are organised into five categories: my family, my finance and security, my leisure and lifestyle, my health and wellbeing and my charitable giving.