Counter Fraud Specialist

Posted 14 January by Rec Sense Recruitment

Counter Fraud Specialist - c.£32k - London

Overall job purpose.

To play a key role in supporting our proactive team with the delivery of proactive and reactive assignments. This will include supporting our senior consultants in the delivery of their proactive workplans and in delivering work streams as part of client work programmes and individual assignments. Whilst this is an entry level role, the candidate will have regular liaison with both our team members and key client contacts and will be required to attend client sites to complete assignments, gather evidence or provide training. The role is suitable for an organised and efficient individual who can keep on top of a variety of administrative tasks to assist in the delivery of agreed workplans whilst developing their skills and capabilities.

The role would suit a candidate with a passion for, and basic knowledge of, fraud and key fraud risks, who is looking to put these in to practice within public and private sector markets.

The key aspects of the role will involve:

  • Undertaking fraud and bribery related policy reviews;
  • Updating, recording and issuing client facing protocols;
  • Undertaking proactive assignments to locate fraud and test system controls;
  • Undertaking initial enquiries and evidence gathering for new referrals of fraud;
  • Assisting senior staff in the undertaking of criminal fraud investigations;
  • Supporting staff in undertaking client awareness reviews;
  • Creation of awareness & training materials;
  • Creation and delivery of training sessions;
  • Supporting senior staff in updating planners and recording workflows;
  • Assisting staff in analysing data as part of investigations and proactive fraud reviews;
  • Supporting our clients with National Fraud Initiative work;
  • Any other tasks to support our fraud specialists in the delivery of their role.


The post holder will have personal objectives, a career development plan and individual performance targets to achieve as part of this role, which will be subject to periodic review and feedback via your line manager. Delivery of work will be expected to be in compliance with the Fraud Risk Services Standing Operating Procedure and associated policies and regulatory requirements.

The job holder will support proactive assignments and investigations of relevant fraud cases. Additional projects and assignments as part of a team may be necessary.

Requirements for the role


  • Academic or working knowledge of fraud prevention/detection/investigations,
  • Strong verbal communicator, with an ability to articulate sensitive and confidential information to staff, where necessary clients and other stakeholders,
  • Excellent written communication skills, with an ability to construct high quality reports which may be presented to a varying degree of audiences
  • Is client focussed with a flexible and adaptable approach to work by undertaking assignments at short notice, at the direction of FRS senior management to meet team and client demands
  • Strong ability to organise a varied workload, plan and manage own workloads and calendar,ensuring high quality client service is at the forefront of priorities
  • An ability to work unsupervised,use initiative and strive to exceed expectations.
  • Strong understanding and proven ability of fraud and bribery legislation
  • Is proficient in the use of IT and office software packages, operating in a paperless working environment
  • Excellent team player, with an ability to adapt and be flexible as to the demands of the role and the needs of the team
  • Has an ability to build relationships and rapport with colleagues, clients and stakeholders.
  • Will be prepared to undertake travel across the region
  • Possess a full, clean driving licence with use of own vehicle

Counter Fraud Specialist - c.£32k - London

Counter Fraud Specialist - c.£32k - London

Counter Fraud Specialist - c.£32k - London

Rec-Sense Recruitment acts as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client.

Required skills

  • Fraud
  • Healthcare
  • Investigation
  • Bribery
  • Criminal Investigations

Application questions

Are you a fully qualified (or PQ) counter fraud professional (ACFS/LCFS)?
Do you have a minimum of 1 years' experience in counter fraud?
Do you have experience of working with clients within the healthcare sector?
Do you currently hold a full driving licence?
Is your notice period in excess of 6 months?

Reference: 39726936

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