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Senior Consultant, Forensics

Posted 2 days ago

Job Description

At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

KPMG Forensic continues to grow and is interested in hiring a Senior Consultant to join its Calgary practice. This position would appeal to a CPA with approximately 2- 3 years of professional experience, who is interested in a career in the forensic and investigative accounting field. This highly specialized group will give you a unique opportunity to be exposed to a fast-paced specialization that will allow you to combine your accounting and/or audit knowledge with your forensic and investigative skills and leverage data analytic tools and techniques. The variety of assignments will provide you with the opportunity to gain exposure to a many interesting and challenging situations. As KPMG is committed to capability development and continuous learning, this role provides an exceptional opportunity for both formal and hands-on training.

You will assist in investigations, quantification of damages, fraud risk management, litigation support, data analytics support, insurance claims quantification and similar assignments in both the public and private sector with a focus on learning the required skills and knowledge to progress in this dynamic and growing specialization.

What you will do
  • Lead or assist in forensic accounting mandates such as financial fraud investigations, fraud prevention, forensic examinations, calculating and analyzing claims for financial losses, providing advisory services, preparing financial data, and tracking funds and accounts.
  • Analyze financial data, examine documents, carry out in-depth research and conduct forensic accounting engagements concerning, for instance, contractual disputes, asset misappropriations and conflicts of interest.
  • Implement investigative plans concerning sensitive litigation cases and objectively analyze complex financial issues.
  • Document review
  • Assist with interviewing.
  • Prepare and assist in examinations
  • Leverage data analytics tools and techniques.
  • Review or produce financial reports as an independent expert.
  • Plan and supervise the drafting of reports for mandates and take part in producing deliverables.
  • File organization and administration.
  • Participate in marketing and business development activities.
  • Maintain sustained, stable and enduring relations with clients and act as a business partner.
  • Solicit opportunities and present the portfolio of KPMG services in a variety of forums.
  • Share in the administrative tasks related to the operation of KPMG Forensic.
  • Act as a recognized resource person for all complex issues relating to your area of expertise, in conjunction with the Senior Manager.
  • Ensure the quality of reports and deliverables and see that the firm's quality standards are applied.
  • Advise clients about complex business issues.
  • Be able to integrate different expertise to meet client needs.
  • Supervise and coordinate a team's work as needed according to the circumstances.
What you bring to the role
  • Ability to obtain Government of Canada Security Clearance.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration or similar.
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation required (or successful completion of Common Final Exam (CFE).
  • Specialization in Forensic Accounting, with an additional professional designation, such as CBV, CFA, CFE or CFF.
  • 2-3 years of professional experience in an accounting and/or auditing role.
  • Minimum of two years' experience in Forensic Accounting and/or Business Valuation.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) including the ability to prepare and make presentations, conduct interviews and lead workshops for clients
  • Relationship development and management skills, with the ability to interact, establish credibility and build trust among a wide range of professionals at all levels.
  • Enjoy working as a team and be ready to do engagements in other areas of advisory services when needed.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and analytical ability.
  • Rapid adaptability in a changing environment and in projects that are constantly evolving.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills, with the ability to identify and define problems in a clear and articulate manner and develop creative solutions to meet client needs.
  • Experience in some of the following software would be considered an asset: MS Access, Alteryx, SQL, ACL / Galvanize / IDEA, Tableau / Power BI, Python, R, and SAS.
  • Highly driven, autonomous, resilient and team player with a strong work ethic and proven ability to work in a team collaborative environment and
  • Being proactive in determining priorities and managing multiple deadlines
  • Work experience in a fast-paced project environment, with tight deadlines and varying working hours.
Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here .

Our Values, The KPMG Way
Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

Adjustments and accommodations throughout the recruitment process
At KPMG, we strive for an inclusive recruitment process that allows all candidates to Come As You Are and Thrive with Us. We aim to provide a positive experience and are ready to offer adjustments or accommodations to help you perform at your best. Adjustments (an informal request), i.e. extra preparation time or the option for micro breaks during interviews, and accommodations (a formal request), i.e. accessible communication supports or technology aids are tailored to individual needs and role requirements.

To begin a confidential conversation about adjustments or accommodations at any point throughout the recruitment process, we encourage you to contact KPMG's Employee Relations Service team for support by emailing or by calling 1-888-466-4778, Option 3.

For information about accessible employment at KPMG, please visit our accessibility page .

About KPMG

KPMG LLP is the Canadian member firm of KPMG International. We provide Audit, Tax, and Advisory services to many of the public and private business, not-for profit, and public sector organizations in Canada. Nationally, there are 40 offices and over 700 partners and 7,000 employees working together to help Canadian businesses achieve their goals. Leveraging the skills, knowledge and passion of our firm and our people allows us to serve our clients with uncompromising professionalism, cutting through complexity to provide valuable insight—in Canada and around the world. KPMG s.r.l./S.E.N.C.R.L. est le cabinet canadien membre de KPMG International Cooperative (« KPMG International »). Nous offrons des services professionnels en audit et en fiscalité ainsi que des services-conseils à une vaste clientèle composée notamment de sociétés ouvertes et fermées, d’organismes sans but lucratif et d’organisations du secteur public au Canada. KPMG compte 40 bureaux à l’échelle nationale, au sein desquels collaborent plus de 700 associés et 7 000 employés pour aider les sociétés canadiennes à atteindre leurs objectifs. Nous misons sur les compétences et le savoir-faire de notre équipe pour servir nos clients − au Canada et ailleurs dans le monde − avec rigueur et professionnalisme. Notre mission première : simplifier la complexité en proposant des perspectives éclairantes.


Banking & Finance

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-20

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