Criminal Assets Financial Investigator

Full time
Brisbane QLD
Posted 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic opportunity for investigators to join Australia’s national law enforcement agency, the Australian Federal Police. And the best things, this is an unsworn role (civilian). You’ll work alongside Federal Agents and other specialists to investigate criminal assets. PICA’s certificate IV in Government Investigations and certificate IV in Justice Studies would help with this one!

 

The role is responsible for planning, managing and conducting POC financial investigations requiring analysis and interpretation of financial and law enforcement information.

These roles may involve:

Criminal Assets Financial Investigator – AFP Band 3

  • Assessing available information or evidence and determining appropriate POCA or other response(s) with guidance and supervision;
  • Undertaking POC investigations under supervision;
  • Obtaining information from financial institutions, the ATO and other entities holding property-tracking documents and contribute to the development of financial profiles for entities of interest;
  • Assist in preparation of referrals of POC matters for consideration by CAL;
  • Preparation of affidavits/information to support various POCA information gathering applications;
  • Liaising with CAL to assist in the effective investigation and successful resolution of POC matters;
  • Attending search warrants to assist with identification and seizures of items under POCA;
  • Assist in providing advice and guidance to criminal investigators on identifying assets and financial enquiries;
  • Attending court and giving evidence as required;
  • Adhering to information management protocols in accordance with AFP Functional Governance, including the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) on Proceeds of Crime Act Information and Coercive Material;
  • Developing skills in relation to financial investigations and undertake further training as part of CAI development pathway; and
  • Develop subject matter expertise.

Criminal Assets Financial Investigator – AFP Band 4

  • Identify and utilise relevant and appropriate avenues of enquiry, assessing available information or evidence and determining appropriate POCA or other response(s);
  • Undertaking POC investigations, ranging in degrees of complexity with minimal guidance;
  • Obtaining information from financial institutions, the ATO and entities holding property-tracking documents and contribute to the development of financial profiles of entities of interest;
  • Preparation of referrals of POC matters for consideration by CAL;
  • Preparation of affidavits/information to support various POC Act information gathering applications;
  • Liaising with CAL to assist in the effective investigation and successful resolution of POC matters;
  • Attending search warrants to assist with identification and seizures of items under POCA;
  • Providing advice and guidance to criminal investigators on identifying assets and financial enquiries;
  • Attending court and giving evidence as required;
  • Adhering to information management protocols in accordance with AFP Functional Governance, including the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) on Proceeds of Crime Act Information and Coercive Material;
  • Practising skills in relation to financial investigations and undertake further training as part of CAI Career Profile Development Pathway;
  • Providing subject matter expertise in financial investigations to investigators across other AFP Commands;
  • Establishing and maintaining effective liaison with partners and stakeholders in both the government and private sector, domestic and international law enforcement agencies; and
  • Assist with mentoring and developing the financial investigative capabilities of other team members.

Criminal Assets Financial Investigator – AFP Band 5

  • Identify and utilise relevant and appropriate avenues of enquiry, assessing available information or evidence and determining appropriate POCA or other response(s);
  • Undertaking POC investigations with varying degrees of complexity;
  • Obtaining information from financial institutions, the ATO and entities holding property-tracking documents and the compilation and completion of financial profiles of entities of interest;
  • Preparation of referrals of POC matters for consideration by CAL;
  • Preparation of affidavits/information to support various POC Act information gathering applications;
  • Liaising with CAL to assist in the effective investigation and successful resolution of POC matters;
  • Attending search warrants to assist with identification and seizures of items under POCA;
  • Providing advice and guidance to criminal investigators on identifying assets and financial enquiries;
  • Attending court and giving evidence as required;
  • Adhering to information management protocols in accordance with AFP Functional Governance, including the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) on Proceeds of Crime Act Information and Coercive Material;
  • Demonstrating skills in relation to financial investigations and undertake further training as part of CAI Career Profile Development Pathway;
  • Providing subject matter expertise in financial investigations to investigators across other AFP Commands;
  • Cultivating and enhancing effective liaison with partners and stakeholders in both the government and private sector, domestic and international law enforcement agencies; and
  • Mentoring and developing the financial investigative capabilities of other team members.

Essential Requirements

AFP Band 3:

  • You must be an Australian Citizen;
  • Negative Vetting Level 1 security clearance or the ability to obtain one; and
  • Contemporary experience or exposure to investigations, accountancy, auditing, commerce, taxation, finance or related field.

AFP Band 4:

  • You must be an Australian Citizen;
  • Negative Vetting Level 1 security clearance or the ability to obtain one; and
  • Have a minimum 3 years’ experience in investigations, auditing or financial analysis.

AFP Band 5:

  • You must be an Australian Citizen;
  • Negative Vetting Level 1 security clearance or the ability to obtain one; and
  • Have a minimum 5 years’ experience in investigations, auditing or financial analysis.

Job Features

Job CategoryGeneral Investigations, Government Investigators, Investigator, Major Investigations, Private Investigators, Workplace Investigations

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