PwC Malaysia

Senior Associate - Forensics Services

PwC Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Competitive salary
12 Jun 2024
13 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


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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.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.


  • As an Associate/Senior 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.


  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Audit, Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Law, Computer and Information Science, or Management Information Systems.
  • 1-2 years of experience in the areas of fraud investigations, forensic accounting, law enforcement or data analytics is desirable.
  • 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:
    1. Programming in the following languages: Python, Shell scripting, Java, JavaScript, PHP
    2. Data Visualisation tools: Tableau, Qlikview or PowerBI
    3. Relational or graph databases: SQL, NoSQL, Neo4J, etc.

Travel Requirements


Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


Job Posting End Date

June 13, 2024

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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