forensic accounting: magnifying glass, accounts, calculator

Forensic Accountant Manager

Full Time

Dains Accountants forensic team are expanding! 

Are you a qualified forensic accountant, at assistant manager level, looking for the next step, to forensic manager, looking to lead a wide variety of engagements, this career opportunity could be your ideal next step.

Your case portfolio will cover dispute resolution and commercial litigation, matrimonial proceedings and fraud and investigations, providing you with invaluable experience and knowledge of a breadth of core skills required for this specialist work.

You will be working closely with the Partners and wider forensic team members and in collaboration with other departments throughout Dains.

Dains is the fastest-growing accountancy firm in the Accountancy Age Top 50 + 50 rankings and now ranks 33rd largest nationally. A former winner of the mid-tier firm of the year at the British Accountancy Awards.

We believe our employees are our greatest asset, and we look to provide the best working environment. We listen, learn, and evolve as we strive to make Dains a great place to work.


  • Ownership of the delivery of engagements from start to finish, from onboarding and financial analysis to report writing and follow up

  • Development of relationships with work providers, including solicitors, insurers and other external professionals

  • Pivotal role in ongoing client relationship management

  • Lead, manage and mentor junior team members


  • Professional accounting qualification and experience in forensic accounting

  • Experience in forensic accounting and portfolio management

  • Have a confident and professional approach to client relationship management

  • Be willing, conscientious and a genuine team player

About Dains - Top 35 firm, Investors in People, Climate Positive Company and Workforce

Our Commitment to you

Job CategoryForensic
Benefit 125 days annual leave (plus normal statutory bank holidays)
Benefit 2Buy and sell annual leave
Benefit 3Cycle to work scheme
Benefit 4Greener car scheme
Benefit 5Regular development reviews and training
Benefit 6Group staff pension scheme
Benefit 7Wellbeing refreshments
Benefit 8Discounted shopping platform

How to Apply

If you have any problems submitting your application using the form below then please send your application to Nicola Jones (remembering to quote the job you are applying for).

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Application Process

Step 1

Please complete the application submission form at the end of the job spec or send your full CV to Nicola Jones.

Step 2

If your application is shortlisted, you will be contacted, and a telephone screening interview will be scheduled.

Step 3

Following a successful telephone screening interview, you will be invited to attend a face-to-face interview with the hiring manager.

Step 4

You will be notified of the outcome of your interview and provided with feedback.