ACCREDITED FINANCIAL INVESTIGATOR - PO3 + £5,000 Market Supplement
Location: The Magistrates Building, 1 Farnan Avenue, Waltham Forest Town Hall Complex, Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 4NX
We’re looking to recruit an Accredited Financial Investigator to support the Council’s Regulatory Services
The successful candidate will sit within our Trading Standards service. Their primary role will be to undertake financial investigations into cases deemed suitable for investigation under the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA), particularly in the areas of Trading Standards, Housing and Planning enforcement. Ensuring that all investigations are conducted to the highest standards and displaying excellent verbal and written communication skills, flexibility in working patterns and practices, successful candidates will play a central role in the delivery of licensing objectives. The successful applicant will also be working closely with our Community Safety Team to assist with investigations.
The post holder’s primary role is to undertake financial investigations but we would welcome applications from candidates with wider enforcement experience in Trading Standards or a similar regulatory service.
We are looking for a motivated and dedicated officer with a demonstrable commitment to top quality regulatory services, with relevant qualifications and/or experience.
About Waltham Forest
The London Borough of Waltham Forest is fiercely ambitious. 2019 sees the Council named the first London Borough of Culture with a vast array of planned events for the coming year. We want to make sure each and every one of our residents enjoys a quality life in London. The council has an attractive range of staff benefits:
- flexible working options
- season ticket and travel card loans
- help with managing your finances and access to an employee Credit Union
- discounted gym membership at GLL leisure centres in the borough
- discount at local bars and restaurants
- help with well-being including access to an employee assistance programme
Join our plans for growth
We have a hugely ambitious growth agenda and pride ourselves on being forward thinking and an organisation that sets high expectations. We are working with partners to secure investment in making our borough a better place, are progressing with plans to build 12,000 new homes by 2020, and have an ambitious £5million digital programme, with more investment to come.
Be part of the vision
Our aim is that every single Waltham Forest resident enjoys a good quality life. We have a no-nonsense approach to getting things done and are embarking on a new phase in our transformation where three key priorities will underpin our ‘Creating Futures’ strategy:
- Keep Waltham Forest clean and safe
- Ensure a decent roof over residents’ heads
- Improve residents’ life chances.
How to apply
To apply, please complete the application form and submit within the given deadline.
Closing date: 29th March 2019
Interview Date: w/c 8th April 2019