Senior Consultant - Forensics
Vancouver, British Columbia, CA
2d ago


You’ve got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we’re committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do.

When you join KPMG you’ll be one of over 219,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 147 countries.

With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally and bring your whole self to work, there’s no limit to the impact you can make. Let’s do this.

About KPMG Forensic :

  • Using cutting-edge technology and court-tested methodologies, KPMG Forensic professionals help clients to manage the risks of fraud, misconduct, and regulatory non-compliance;
  • maintain organizational integrity; manage reputational risk; address and simplify issues related to litigation (including avoidance);
  • and limit financial exposure to loss. We help uncover the facts and create clarity when people and organizations do not agree, or where financial and business behaviour does not comply with expectations.

    Our professionals can offer support after an incident to help our clients investigate allegations of fraud and misconduct, quantify losses in a commercial dispute, provide expert witness services, and recover damages.

    We are also involved before any incident has occurred - to help address exploitable weaknesses in corporate processes and systems.

    Our national team includes investigative accountants, business valuators, analysts, forensic technology experts, former police officers and others with specialized skills.

    KPMG Forensic is a core part of KPMG’s Risk Consulting practice, which helps clients to improve risk intelligence and decision making, protect financial and reputational assets, and enhance business value through a range of trusted, digitally powered and forward-thinking solutions for navigating business risks.

    The opportunity :

    KPMG Forensic continues to grow and is interested in hiring a Senior Consultant to join our Vancouver practice. This position would appeal to a CPA with approximately 2-5 years of professional experience, who is interested in (or has already begun) 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 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 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.

    What you will do

    You will assist in investigations, quantification of damages, fraud risk management, litigation support, data analytics support, insurance claims quantification, regulatory compliance, 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.

    This role includes but is not limited to :

  • Assisting in client / engagement acceptance
  • Assisting with the development of engagement and project plans
  • Performance of and assistance in project tasks, including for example : financial analysis, document review, interviews, leveraging data analytics tools and techniques, report and internal working paper preparation, and file organization and administration,
  • Participating in marketing and business development activities,
  • Sharing in the administrative tasks related to the operation of KPMG Forensic
  • What you bring to the role

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Business, Accounting, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or other relevant program
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation required (or successful completion of Common Final Exam (CFE).
  • 2-5+ years of relevant professional experience (e.g. accounting, auditing, regulatory compliance, forensics).
  • Strong skills with Microsoft office and productivity tools (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Teams)
  • Experience with data analytic tools (Python, R, Alteryx, SQL) and techniques is an asset
  • Ability to obtain Government of Canada Security Clearance
  • Keys to your success :

  • You are highly motivated and a committed self-starter with a strong work ethic.
  • You are comfortable dealing with ambiguity.
  • You are proactive in determining priorities and manage multiple engagements.
  • You are resilient and adjust to changing priorities.
  • You are organized and methodical, with strong attention to detail and the ability to analyze and interpret information.
  • You are objective, logical, and precise about your conclusions.
  • You have excellent troubleshooting skills and do not get discouraged when information is not readily available or is unclear.
  • You have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Willingness and ability to travel within Canada when required.
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and professional maturity, with demonstrated ability to effectively interact and build relationships with a diverse group of clients and colleagues.
  • 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 is committed to the health and safety of our people, clients and communities. With this commitment in mind, KPMG complies with all public health mandates (provincially and / or federally, as applicable) and has implemented various safety measures, including a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

    KPMG's COVID 19 Vaccination Policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated if they wish to or are required to attend a KPMG office and / or other congregate settings in the course of their duties (such as client sites or third-party venues).

    As this role requires occasional or consistent attendance at a KPMG office and / or congregate setting, the successful candidate must be fully vaccinated (i.

    e. have received all doses that are recommended by Health Canada, including any boosters) and must provide KPMG with proof of vaccination.

    KPMG will provide reasonable accommodation if the successful candidate cannot be vaccinated due to grounds protected by human rights legislation in their province of employment.

    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.

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