Job Vacancies

The SFO is a small Auckland-based agency with approximately 50 employees, 90% of us have a frontline role. The central city office consists of forensic accountants, investigators, lawyers, corporate services and investigation support specialists.

Maintaining a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture is important at the SFO. Appointments are based on merit and all employees have a responsibility to promote a work culture in which all people, whatever their gender, ethnic or social background, sexual orientation or role – are valued and treated equitably and with respect.

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Forensic Accountants

The Serious Fraud Office currently has vacancies for two talented Forensic Accountants to join our team. One position is a 12 month fixed term/secondment opportunity and the other is a permanent placement.

This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced forensic accountants wishing to work in the context of some of the country’s biggest and most complex fraud cases. The expectations of the role/s include: 

  • Contributing to the investigation strategy of a case

  • In-depth accounting and financial analysis

  • Conducting witness and suspect interviews

  • Providing expert evidence in Court

The successful applicant/s will have: 

  • A tertiary qualification and membership of NZICA or equivalent organisation

  • Excellent written skills, including report writing

  • Established relationships within either the accounting profession or other industries, and commercial acumen.

If you are interested in either of these roles please send your resume and details to

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of New Zealand Government security clearance for the position applied for.

Closing date: 5.00pm on 30 June 2017