Careers

At Raedas we offer opportunities to ambitious candidates seeking a rigorous but rewarding working environment.

We prize experience in the investigative sector; however a background in law, financial journalism, intelligence, public relations and other complementary fields is also valued. Linguistic capability is a strong advantage and we prioritise candidates with fluency in Arabic, French, Russian and Spanish. A genuine interest in business, politics and law is essential.

Our investigators act for an international client base and work on ground-breaking cases. More than is possible at other investigations firms, they collaborate closely with the firm’s principles, interact with clients and are engaged at all stages of the case process. We encourage all staff to develop individual practices and reputations in the field.

We are actively seeking candidates for the following roles:

Management Accountant (Part Time)

Raedas has achieved impressive growth in the last 18 months and are now looking to expand their accounts team to meet the increased demands from this growth.

We are looking for a part time management accountant to enhance our finance capability and work with the Financial Controller (‘FC’). Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a previous accounting role, high attention to detail, impeccable organization (particularly within a part time set up), flexibility, and strong confidentiality both internally and externally.

You must be comfortable with excel, particularly tables, pivot tables, high intermediate formula knowledge and understanding. Experience with Xero is highly desirable.

Responsibilities will include: Managing the purchase ledger ( inputting purchase invoices into Xero in a timely manner, and ensuring approval is obtained where applicable); bank reconciliations; payment runs (scheduling bills for payment, preparing payment runs for the FC to review, creating payments in the online banking system); supplier onboarding management (obtaining bank details for all suppliers and employees, maintaining records in HSBC online banking); weekly reporting for the FC and ensuring timely input of timesheets and expenses by the case teams; assisting FC with billing; and assisting the FC in preparation of management accounts (ensuring all bank recs are complete, expenses logged, bills inputted in a timely fashion).

You will be required to work 20hrs per week, fully remote if required. Full company benefits will be included. You will receive 25 days annual leave pro rata and £45K annual salary pro rata.

It is desirable (but not essential) that candidates have held other part time positions.

Director

Candidates will have managed a range of disputes investigations. Ideally including investigations other than pre-transactional due diligence or integrity related projects. We undertake a large number of international asset searches and will expect candidates to be able to discuss strategy and methodology as well as demonstrating expertise in this area.

Associate Directors will have three to five years’ experience in investigations. Responsibilities will include: preparation of client proposals and deliverables; management of project billing and case profitability; taking on delegated internal projects.

Directors will have four to six years’ experience in investigations. Successful candidates will be able to develop case strategies and be comfortable presenting these to clients. Responsibilities will include: conversion of opportunities and preparation of deliverables to client ready standard.

Senior Directors will have five to eight years’ experience in investigations and the ability to autonomously manage large cases with minimal partner involvement. Responsibilities will include: business development and converted sales; client relationship management; and, team leadership.

 

Senior Associate

You will have excellent writing, analytical, computer and interpersonal skills. You will be able to multitask in a high-pressure environment and be comfortable in foreign settings. Experience with disputes, investigations and asset tracing is a significant advantage.

Senior Associates will have three to four years’ experience in investigations. They will have the capacity to manage small projects. Responsibilities will include: Oversight of projects worked on; clear and accurate presentation of results, both in writing and orally; working in a team including more junior staff members and external resources.

It is desirable (but not essential) for candidates to be fluent in Arabic or read at advanced level/working proficiency

Associate

You will have excellent writing, analytical, computer and interpersonal skills. You will be able to multitask in a high-pressure environment and be comfortable in foreign settings. Experience with disputes, investigations and asset tracing is a significant advantage.

Associates will have one-to-two years’ experience in a directly relevant field including knowledge of relevant research tools. The ability to reliably meet deadlines is vital and successful candidates will have the ‘get it’ factor and/or investigative ‘nous’.

It is desirable for candidates to be fluent in Russian, Spanish, Portuguese or Arabic or read at advanced level working proficiency.

Internship

Interns will gain experience working at a Band 1 investigations firm with an international client base of top tier law firms and corporates.

Candidates must have a demonstrable interest in the sector and will be assigned to one of the following desks: CIS, LATAM, MENA or within our Business Development and Marketing team.  

Ideal candidates will have excellent organisation and time management, computer, and interpersonal skills. Candidates who have Russian, Arabic or Spanish language skills, and experience of living or working internationally are preferred. A general interest in professional services is required to be assigned to Business Development and Marketing support. 

An accommodation allowance can be discussed if candidates are travelling from outside London. Internships cannot be completed remotely. The duration of the internship will be three weeks. 

Interns will receive standard London living wage. In cases of hardship, the company can look to reimburse travel and accommodation expenses. In such cases the applicant should write to one of the Partners under separate cover.

To apply please send a cover letter to internships@raedas.com Please make it clear in your cover letter which desk you are applying to.