Harry P.

Forensic Accountant
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About me

Harry P.
Politics, Economics and Philosophy
PPE
Undergraduate
Derwent
2013
United Kingdom

My employment

Forensic Accountant
United Kingdom
Finance and consultancy
Medium-size business (50-249 employees)
2013

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A day in the life of a Forensic Accountant in the United Kingdom

What I do

- Quantification of financial loss/damage
- Fraud investigations

Skills I use and how I developed them

- Analysis of information: General skill learnt on the job.
- Excel: Online tutorials. There is a wealth of information online, from beginner to advanced.
- Report writing: Learnt on the job.

What I like most

- Very intellectually stimulating / challenging
- Highly varied
- The opportunity to study for the ACA

What I like least

- Admin
- ACA exams
- Menial tasks

How I looked for work

- Researched what industry I wanted to go into
- Sent lots and lots of applications
- Every time I was unsuccessful with 1 application, I sent 2 more.

How I found out about the job

Online jobs board

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