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Forensic Senior Associate

Calgary, AB
Full Time
5 days ago
A career in our Forensic Consulting Generalist practice, within Fraud, Investigations and Regulatory Enforcement (FIRE) services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients understand where they might have vulnerabilities and develop solutions to manage the risks involved. We prevent, respond to and remediate a wide range of business threats, risks and complex issues.Our forensic specialists provide solutions and support for clients dealing with regulatory and crisis situations. As part of the team, you'll help provide support to our clients who wish to investigate potential financial crime, support clients responding to regulatory enquiries, deal with cybersecurity breaches and provide expert advice and opinions in legal proceedings. You'll also help clients review and remediate systems and controls to prevent further issues.

Meaningful work you'll be part of

As a Forensic Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Performing client pre-acceptance procedures including conflict checks, client investigation checks,drafting engagement letters and setting up map files
• Participating in the planning and development of the overall forensic investigative plan and strategy for specific projects
• Application of accounting and auditing skills, in a forensics capacity , on specific projects
• Coordinating and interacting with clients and third parties to obtain the necessary information to perform the agreed upon procedures
• Execution of investigative procedures ( i.e. financial analysis, interviews, electronic data review, etc.)
• Attending and participating in project team meetings to discuss findings to date and brainstorm on additional areas to investigate and additional forensic services that would be beneficial to the client
• Assisting with the preparation of high quality reports for delivery to clients, detailing procedures undertaken, results, limitations on work performed and recommended actions
• Preparing external working paper files with documentation of procedures performed and evidence obtained
• Assisting with the preparation and delivery of internal and external presentations related to our services
• Assisting with driving business development efforts for PwC's Alberta Forensic Services practice

Experiences and skills you'll use to solve

• Experience with controls and designing audit testing procedures using a risk based approach
• Strong track record of compliance with internal policies ( e.g. time sheet, status reports, etc.)
• CA/CPA or equivalent accounting designation is required
• Commitment to successfully complete the Certified Fraud Examiners "CFE" within one year of joining the Forensic Services practice
• Strong technical expertise working with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, pivot tables, look-ups etc
• An ability to think critically and creatively during investigations and share thoughts and ideas with the team .
• Experience including solving client problems, communicating with clients, facilitating decision making, documentation, managing client expectations and leading a team
• This role doesn't support completion of the Canadian CPA designation
• A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside and/or coaching diverse people and perspectives

Why you'll love PwC

We're inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you'll be a part of amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This meaningful work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at .

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The most connected firm through activity based working

PwC Canada is committed to cultivating an inclusive, hybrid work environment - one that is collaborative, supportive and productive. We work in-person and virtually, as is best suited for our clients, teams and people. We want you to be intentional with your work, how you do it and where it's done. PwC offices are hubs of connectivity and learning. We strongly encourage our people to prioritise in-person work, whether it's in the office or at a client site. This means we expect you to be in-person (either with clients or in the office) at least half of your time. We know that hybrid work is all about balance, and capturing the benefits of in-person work is essential to your growth at the firm. Exact expectations for your team can be discussed with your interviewer.

What to consider before applying

At PwC Canada, our most valuable asset is our people and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We're committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community of solvers where everyone feels that they truly belong. We understand that experience comes in many forms and building trust in society and solving important problems is only possible if we reflect the mosaic of the society we live in.
We're committed to providing accommodations throughout the application, interview, and employment process. If you require an accommodation to be at your best, please let us know during the application process.