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Forensic Service Director

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Job Description

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 Service Director, 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:
•Utilizing your forensic accounting knowledge and subject matter expertise to execute on client issues and challenges, including quantification of alleged fraud, conducting interviews of individuals and suspects, reviewing email and other electronic records for clients and drafting deliverables;
•Leading client engagements, including serving as the primary point of contact with clients and overseeing staff members;
•Preparing high quality investigative reports for partner review and subsequent delivery to clients detailing procedures undertaken, results, limitations and recommended actions;
•Assisting with business development efforts to grow the Western Canada Forensic Services practice;
•Working internally with other practice areas to identify and explore opportunities for forensic services;
•Coaching and mentoring junior staff members and assisting them in expanding their forensic accounting knowledge;
•Participating in the development and execution of forensic accounting training programs that will be used to develop staff;
•Performing client pre-acceptance procedures including conflict checks, client investigation checks and drafting engagement letters; and
•Preparing external working paper files with documentation of procedures performed and evidence obtained.

Experiences and skills you'll use to solve
•Experience in the forensic accounting field;
•Proven ability to execute on forensic accounting mandates in the form of a minimum of two projects;
•Completion of an undergraduate degree in accounting, business, economics, criminology or a related field;
•CA/CPA or equivalent accounting designation;
•Successful completion of the Certified Fraud Examiners "CFE" designation within one year of joining the Forensic Services practice;
•Demonstrated managerial experience including solving client problems, communicating with clients, facilitating decision making, documentation, managing client expectations and leading a team;
•Strong written and verbal communication skills, particularly with respect to interviewing and report writing;
•Strong ability to develop and maintain relationships with others;
•An ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure and adapt to changing priorities;
•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 .

Your Application to PwC

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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.
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.

About PwC

Welcome to PwC Canada Our purpose, to build trust in society and solve important problems, is brought to life by more than 6,700 partners and staff in locations from St. John's, Newfoundland to Victoria, British Columbia. With more than 100 years of excellence in Canada, we provide industry focused assurance, advisory and tax services for public, private and government clients in four areas: 1. Corporate accountability 2. Risk management 3. Structuring and mergers and acquisitions 4. Performance and process improvement As part of a larger network of over 223,000 people in 157 countries, we work to provide clients with the best of our collective thinking, experience and solutions to build public trust and enhance value for our clients and their stakeholders.


Management and Consulting

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-13

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