Financial Investigation Unit Supervisor

Financial Investigation Unit Supervisor – Bridgwater.

This is an opportunity to protect the most vulnerable victims of fraud by working with a team of specialist financial investigators to take the proceeds of crime and assets from criminals.

In this role you will be managing and developing Financial Investigators by providing support and guidance to a team of specialist financial investigators.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining an overview of the reactive case work of the Financial Investigators at level I, II and provide support to major incidents.
  • Developing and maintaining close liaison with external agencies, groups and individuals to improve the understanding and use of Financial Investigation.
  • Supporting the Unit Manager in the management of Suspicious Activity Reports received from the Serious and Organised Crime Agency.
  • Investigate offenders within the provisions of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, the Police Reform Act 2002, The Drug Trafficking Act 1994 and the Criminal Justice Act 1988 in relation to the identification and confiscation of assets.

Skills, experience and qualifications required:

  • Ideally already hold, or be studying for, accreditation as a Financial Investigator
  • Computer literate
  • Experience evaluating information to make decisions
  • Experience in liaising with external agencies
  • Supervisory experience
  • To be eligible to apply for this role you must have a 5 year ‘checkable history’ in the UK – ideally this means that you would have been resident in the UK for the last 5 years.

Does this sound like the role for you? Click the link below to apply.

Why work for Avon and Somerset Police?

Avon and Somerset Police has gained a reputation as a pioneering and innovative force, responsible for policing a large diverse, multi-cultural population.

If you are looking for a fresh challenge which offers a genuine opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives, variety and the chance to broaden your experience, then Avon and Somerset is the force for you.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Avon and Somerset Police are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the Constabulary, where communities are under-represented, including those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions and gender, LGBT communities and those from other disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds, who share our values and wish to make a difference to the communities we serve.

All applications will be treated on merit, based on the evidence provided in your application and suitability for the role you have applied for.

Flexible working

All requests for flexible working patterns will be considered and will be dependent on the role.

Recruitment and Selection Policy

Internal applicants who are at risk of redundancy or in need of redeployment and pass the selection process, will be offered the role over the remaining internal and external applicants.

Police Barred and Advisory lists

Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for employment by the police for a minimum of 5 years from the date of listing in the case of gross misconduct, or 3 years from the date of listing in the case of poor performance.

Vetting and safeguarding

Avon and Somerset Police are committed to safeguarding and operate safer recruitment processes, to ensure a police service that employees are proud to work for because they feel safe, valued and part of a happy and supportive work environment. All employees and volunteers therefore will be subject to background checks including vetting and references.

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