Fraud Investigator – Belfast City Centre

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent, Temporary full-time, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary £25000 - 35000

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1360870

 Job Description

Fraud Investigator - Temporary (c.8 months) - Belfast City Centre

My client:

A leading NI organisation, based in Central Belfast, are urgently recruiting through VanRath for a Fraud Investigator to undertake a role for an initial period of c.7/8 months with the potential of extension. This role is due to commence immediately with the purpose of covering within the department through their busy financial year. Extension is highly likely with this role.

The Role:

Reporting to the Regional Manager, this role will involve the following duties:

– Effectively manage personal casework (Programme of work for each case will be agreed in advance with designated senior investigators/Head of Investigations. Advice and direction will be provided as
required by senior investigators/ Head of Investigations).
– Take a proactive role in the investigation of cases of potential and suspected fraud.
– Carry out investigations efficiently and effectively, ensuring compliance, at all times,
with relevant statutory, regulatory and confidentiality requirements.
– Attend case meetings, prepare and produce investigation reports, schedules and
evidential material.
– Liaise with clients on a regular basis, and prepare reports and recommendations in relation to work undertaken.
– Assist, as a team member, under the direction of a senior investigator, in surveillance operations, as required.
– Liaise with other law enforcement bodies and external agencies as required.
– Work as a member of an investigative team, as required.

The Ideal Candidate:

– Degree or Professional Investigative Accreditation * plus 2 years relevant experience to include:

– Experience of undertaking fraud / probity investigations
– Liaison with external Agencies;
– Collection and collation of data;
– Compilation of reports;
– Delivering presentations / briefings to customers / clients.


– 5 years relevant experience as detailed above *.

* Successful applicants who do not have a recognised Professional Investigative accreditation, will be required to undergo the relevant course of training in the first year of employment.

– Be able to demonstrate a knowledge of the requirements of the Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 and the Fraud Act 2006 as relevant to the specified duties for this post.

– A working knowledge of Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint

– Ability to use own initiative and to work independently without constant supervision.

– Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels both inside and outside the organisation

– Ability to meet tight deadlines.

– Ability to work on highly confidential matters, ensuring that all legal and regulatory requirements are strictly adhered to.

– Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary group to achieve pre-determined outcomes

– Hold a full current driving license (valid in the UK) and have access to a car at the closing date or have *access to a form of transport which will permit the applicant to carry out the duties of the post in full.

(*This relates only to any person who has declared that they have a disability, which debars them from driving)



For further information on this vacancy, or any other Temporary Accountancy roles in Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Damian Della Croce in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250.