PwC Malaysia

Associate - Forensics Services

Recruiter
PwC Malaysia
Location
Kuala Lumpur
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Apr 2024
Closes
17 May 2024
Ref
512413WD
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Description

Whether you’ve just graduated or have years of experience, this is a firm where you can learn and grow.

It’s the PwC experience that stays with you as you build strong networks and make lasting friendships. Be part of a larger team as we work together, drawing on everyone's knowledge and skills to reimagine the possible.

Join PwC today for the experience that stays with you.

Job Description & Summary

PwC Forensics Services combine financial, accounting and regulatory knowledge with deep technical and industry experience to assist our clients in confronting commercial challenges as a result of unplanned events. We are dedicated to the prevention, detection and investigation of financial crime, including fraud and corruption. We apply technology-based solutions to help clients identify their fraud and corruption risks. We advise clients on ways of mitigating those risks, improving corporate compliance and key business processes. We also help clients respond to alleged wrongdoing. We can serve as expert witnesses addressing critical business issues in litigation and regulatory, commercial or employment related proceedings.

As an Associate in Forensic Services, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients strategically prepare for, respond to, and emerge stronger from unplanned events triggered by fraud, economic crime, and other crises. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the team in conducting fraud and other forensic investigations, as well as providing litigation support in employment, commercial and other disputes.
  • Assist with documentation reviews, investigative interviews and data analyses in support of forensic investigations, litigation or regulatory compliance-related enquiries.
  • Assist with the identification and integration of information and data from a variety of sources, assess data quality and completeness, and impact on analyses.
  • Create and apply investigative and analytical techniques to detect irregular or anomalous transactions or patterns.
  • Draft client deliverable reports and presentations to explain the forensic analysis performed and findings.
  • Research new products, tools and techniques to assist with streamlining internal processes, address project related issues or improve methods of presenting results.

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree.
  • Fields of Study: Audit, Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Law, Computer and Information Science, or Management Information Systems.
  • Whilst strictly not necessary, any of the following would be desirable:
  • 0-1 year of experience in the areas of fraud investigations, forensic accounting, law enforcement or data analytics.
  • Experience with NLP, Predictive Modelling or Name Matching.
  • Holding or intent to pursue Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Public Accountant, MCSA SQL or Oracle Database SQL Expert, or similar certifications.

Knowledge Preferred

  • Understanding and appreciation of evidence and evidential/forensic procedures, with a base level of commercial, business, operational and financial acumen.
  • A natural curiosity to identify, investigate and explain irregularities/discrepancies and trends/patterns, and to solve complex problems.
  • Familiarity and experience with the following data analytics and visualisation capabilities:
  • Programming in the following languages: Python, Shell scripting, Java, JavaScript, PHP
  • Data Visualisation tools: Tableau, Qlikview or PowerBI
  • Relational or graph databases: SQL, NoSQL, Neo4J, etc.

Preferred skills

  • Creative problem-solving abilities.
  • A self-driven learner with the ability to quickly learn and apply new tools and techniques.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • High personal integrity.
  • A natural curiosity to identify, investigate and explain irregularities/discrepancies and trends/patterns, and to solve complex problems.
  • Strong English language skills for use in preparing and presenting complex written and verbal materials. Additional languages considered favourably.
  • Flexibility/ability and desire to travel, as it can be a required element of the position.
  • Many forensic engagements may occur with little advance notice and are of indeterminate duration, requiring significant flexibility on behalf of our consultants.

Travel Requirements

Up to 40%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

No

Government Clearance Required?

No

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Candidates must be resident in Malaysia, or have the right to work in Malaysia.

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