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Accredited Financial Investigator & Confiscator

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Job Title: Accredited Financial Investigator & Confiscator

Salary: £37,569 to £45,189 plus a Location allowance of £1,639. You will receive £37,569 the band minimum. Progress to the band maximum of £45,189 will be via incremental progression.

Location: Across London

The MPS Economic Crime Command is part of Central Specialist Crime and specialises in the investigation of Fraud and Money Laundering offences and the conduct of Financial Investigations and has many and varied strands to tackle some of the most serious offenders and prevent them gaining financially from their crimes. We manage a wide range of investigations including sensitive, high profile enquiries that span National and International boundaries. We support BCU, pro-active syndicates and other specialist units with their financial enquiries, cash seizures, asset freezing and confiscations under the Proceeds of Crime legislation. The right candidate will have a positive impact on taking the profit out of crime and making London and the public safer by targeting Serious Organised Crime and High Harm Offenders.

As an Accredited Financial Investigator you will be part of a dedicated team of police officers and AFI’s within one of the Economic Crime hubs. This role involves investigating allegations of money laundering, tracing assets in the UK and overseas, analysing financial accounts and bank statements and compiling orders under The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) such as Cash Detention/Forfeiture Orders, asset and account freezing orders, Production Orders, Restraints and Confiscations. You will review tasking’s from other units and make informed decisions regarding further investigation. You will be expected to progress the applications through to forfeiture and/or confiscation and be confident and experienced in court procedures and processes including knowledge and understanding of CPIA disclosure rules.

The Economic Crime Command is also responsible for generating and conducting investigations from financial intelligence and also provides financial investigation support to other specialist departments and syndicates within the Metropolitan Police Service.

What can we offer in return?

In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll also enjoy the kind of great benefits that you’d expect from one of London's largest employers. These include:Flexible working conditionsAgreed blended working arrangementsThe opportunity to make a meaningful difference to London, the Met and the communities that it serves.Reducing violence within LondonTackling the most serious criminality (SOC)


This post requires access to the most sensitive intelligence material on a daily basis. Applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo National Security Vetting (NSV) Security Check (enhanced) (SC(e)) level before taking up the post; with a willingness to undergo Developed Vetting (DV) once in post, if required.

SC Employee Pledge

Specialist Crime and Central Specialist Crime is dedicated to being the Business Group of choice for all people by being a diverse and cohesive place of work, where every person is accepted for who they are. We believe everyone should be able to bring their true self to work, so we are working to enhance a culture where there is a strong sense of belonging. A supportive environment where everyone experiences respect, encouragement and appreciation to reach their full potential and contribute towards the significant and positive impact we have on Serious Organised Crime. Specialist Crime and Central Specialist Crime recognise that a diverse and representative team is critical to our success, so we aim to become truly representative of the Communities we serve. We invite and encourage you to join us by submitting an application, so we can continue to build on a culture of inclusivity and increase cognitive diversity.

Please click on the below link to view an online candidate information pack that will you give you an insight into the Met, the competency framework we use which shapes our daily work behaviours, the application process and a host of other information, that will help inform and support your application:

Click the apply now button below and start your career at the Met. Applications will be via a detailed CV, Personal Statement and online application form. Your personal statement should be no less than 500 words and must evidence why you are interested in the role and how your skills and experience demonstrate your suitability for the role. (NB. Please do not attach 2 copies of your CV).

Completed applications must be submitted by 01/06/2022.

We view diversity as fundamental to our success. To tackle today’s complex policing challenges, we need a workforce made up from all of London’s communities. Applications from across the community are therefore essential.

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer the Met have committed to ensuring that disabled people and those with long-term health conditions have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.


We welcome applications from people who have never worked within Specialist Crime before and from people who do not possess all of the desirable criteria.

Essential Skills and Experience

Accredited to part 5, 8 and 2/4 Proceeds of Crime Act (confiscator) - (or currently voluntarily suspended)Experience in applying for and obtaining a variety of POCA orders, including completion of s16 statements and S41 statements in support of restraint applications.To be able to demonstrate a capacity to undertake complex analysis of financial products using Altia analysis tool or similar.A good working knowledge of the CPIA disclosure rules

Desirable Skills and Experience

Proven experience in the preparation and presentation of POCA cases at Magistrates and Crown Court.Experience in the use of IT systems including:Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Ability to interrogate MPS databases including CRIS, CRIMINT+ and ARENA. Experience in using and understanding external databases including, Credit referencing, Land Registry, Companies House etcKnowledge of the SAR’s regime and experience/understanding of completing overseas financial enquiries.

Things you need to know - Security

Due to the secure nature of our work, successful candidates must pass all vetting and security requirements, (DV and SC) before they can be appointed.More details relating to UK Security Clearance can be found here:

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