Risk Consulting, Forensic Services (Digital Forensics & eDiscovery) – Senior Associate/Manager


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FS X-Sector



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Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

We believe that challenges are better solved together. That’s why you’ll join a diverse, global community of solvers – an unexpected mix of people that come together to build trust in society and solve important problems. With us, you are encouraged to lead with your heart and values, and where your unique skills are developed and put to work in unexpected and exciting ways, superpowered by technology.

Our Risk Services practice provides an invaluable safeguard in today’s complex operating environment with insights and independent assurance. We work with clients to deliver business control to help them to protect and strengthen every aspect of their business from people to performance, systems to strategy, business plans to business resilience. We help clients manage, mitigate and control risks from potential cybersecurity breaches to possible breaks in the supply chain. We assess and prepare businesses by looking into their technology, finance, data analytics, regulatory requirements, data security and privacy, internal audit, and the third parties our clients rely on, to help clients deliver quality results and meet their strategic objectives.

About the Team

You will be a part of PwC’s Risk Services – Governance, Risk & Compliance (Forensics Services) and you will experience a dynamic and fast-paced working environment where we combine financial, accounting and regulatory knowledge with deep technical and industry experience to assist our clients in confronting the regulatory, legal and commercial challenges as a result of unanticipated events.

We apply technology-based solutions to information management and e-discovery demands, advise clients on ways to mitigate risk, improve corporate compliance and key business processes. We utilise forensic technology, tools and processes to effectively and efficiently manage information to support investigations and dispute resolution. In some instances, we serve as expert witnesses addressing critical business issues in litigation and regulatory proceedings.

How will you value add?

As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers and other subject matter experts with extensive industry experiences.  You will help our clients solve their complex business issues and be the catalyst to help shape a new governance and risk paradigm and identify areas of potential performance improvement. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Primarily work in project teams to conduct fraud and other forensic investigations (from financial and accounting perspectives);

  • Support engagement team leaders and managers to work on multiple projects in different phases through financial data analysis, conduct of interviews and review of electronic data collected;

  • Leverage on a variety of forensics and other related computer/electronic-discovery tools to provide clear and concise details of facts and findings;

  • Obtain forensic data from computers, servers and mobile devices whilst ensuring the evidential integrity of these data;

  • Demonstrate considerable knowledge and analytical abilities using quantitative data analysis and data mining solutions;

  • Consult with clients on business issues, often explaining complex technical concepts to non-technical people;

  • Draft reports and presentations with clear and concise business writing abilities;

  • Present review findings and topics of interest confidently and succinctly in the presence of engagement team and client’s stakeholders in closing meetings;

  • Pursue and maintain forensic certifications and ability to provide expert testimony;

  • May support and perform other GRC projects (including internal controls, SOX and IT internal audit reviews) when required and directed.

About you:

  • At least 2-4 years of relevant experience in consulting/ advisory work, specifically in areas of forensics advisory or law enforcement work will be favourably considered;

  • A good Bachelor or Masters degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Management, Law, Computer Science/ Engineering, Information Technology/ Systems or Information Security-related fields;

  • Adaptable and self-driven learner with high personal integrity and creative problem-solving abilities to quickly learn and apply new tools and techniques;

  • Strong analytical, communications and people skills with natural curiosity to identify, investigate and explain trends and patterns with strong attention to detail;

  • Flexibility/ desire to travel as it is a required element for this position;

  • In addition to the above, candidates will be considered favourably if they possess relevant knowledge, experiences and credentials in any of the following areas: 

    • Computer & Mobile Forensics (including information security, malware detection)

    • Electronic discovery

    • Memory, Network and Application forensics

    • Database and network protocols & security

    • Programming: Python, Shell scripting, Java, JavaScript, PHP

    • User experience in Encase, FTK, Cellebrite, Oxygen Forensics, Nuix, Relativity;

    • Windows, Macintosh, and Linux operating systems, file systems and networks, computer system hardware and storage devices (including hard drives, personal storage devices, tape systems and other archiving systems); or

    • EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and/ or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) professional certifications.

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