Accountant Senior

  • Job Reference: 425084391-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: 22nd century technologies
  • Location: Trenton, New Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Position Overview

Under limited supervision, conducts the financial investigation of alleged financial frauds and exploitation of elderly individuals including thorough forensic analysis of financial documentation. Developing financial profiles of individuals, identifying and tracing sources and dispositions of assets and interrelated transactions, compiling findings and conclusions into financial investigative reports and meeting with Financial Recovery Group staff to discuss strategies and litigation support efforts

General Responsibilities

? Analyzes financial data to detect irregularities in spending, transfers of funds and investment activities

? Reviews reports of suspected financial exploitation to determine need for further investigation

? Prepares written reports of financial investigation findings

? Gathers financial documents related to investigations

? Documents all financial investigation activities

? Makes recommendations for legal action based on the quality and complexity of evidence demonstrating alleged financial exploitation

? Assists in the preparation of documents for utilization in civil litigation and/or criminal referral

? Participates in meetings as needed and other functions not specified

Knowledge and Abilities

? Knowledge of generally accepted accounting and auditing principles

? Prepare accounting work papers and investigative reports which clearly document findings of financial investigations

? Ability to analyze financial documentation to detect conversion of assets

? Ability to prepare technically sound, accurate and informative reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations

? Ability to recognize inconsistencies in financial data and determine the source of discrepancies


? Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree. A degree accounting or a post-graduate degree in accounting is preferred.

? Experience: Three (3) years of experience in the conduct of civil or criminal financial investigations related to fraud or financial exploitation including the preparation of investigative reports.; OR Three (3) years of experience in conducting financial investigations for the government, consumer protection programs, public advocacy organizations or the public interest.

Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.