If you have immaculate accounting or audit qualifications, a distinguished record of service and a keen interest in financial investigation, read on. The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) is looking for suitable candidates to fill the vacancy of chief investigator (financial investigation) in its operations department. The successful candidate will mainly manage the financial investigation section within the operations department. In addition, he or she will formulate policies and standards, advise on the implementation of methodologies and establish criteria regarding asset tracing, the preparation of financial profiles and analysis, the interpretation of financial data and the presentation of financial data for use in court. Giving expert evidence in court and expressing opinions on matters within the parameters of acquired expertise is another regular duty. Researching, developing and updating financial investigation techniques are also required, as is liaising with key sectors of the financial industry, particularly bankers and accountants, with a view to assisting the investigation process and interviewing bankers, investment advisers, accountants, brokers and other financial industry professionals. The new incumbent will be expected to provide assistance and guidance to investigators in the search and seizure of important documents to be used as evidence and perform management-directed internal audits within the operations department. In conjunction with the head of the Commission Training School, the successful applicant will be expected to develop associated training programmes for staff. They must also provide officers with training in investigation techniques relating to complex corruption-related commercial fraud. Formally designated as commission against corruption officer (upper), the role brings with it a good salary and, subject to the prevailing conditions of service, paid annual leave and medical, dental and housing benefits. Applicants must be associates or fellows of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, or the equivalent, and must have at least eight years of experience, three of which must be related to forensic accounting. Alternatively, those considering this role should have a Hong Kong degree or the equivalent in accounting and at least 10 years of practical experience in auditing, three of which must be related to forensic accounting. Other essential requirements are passes in Chinese and English in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination, or the equivalent. A good command of Cantonese and English is a sure advantage.