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Advisory, Acceleration Centre, Financial Crime Unit, Specialist (Virtual)

Toronto, ON
Full Time

Line of Service



Not Applicable


Cybersecurity & Privacy

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

Located in London, Ontario, the Acceleration Centre (AC) is all about maximizing value, unlocking opportunities and creating a great experience for our people and clients. Using the latest technologies, leading processes and best practices, the AC is an important part of how we deliver high-quality tax, assurance and consulting services to our clients.

Important points to consider

  • Putting the safety of our people and clients first as we look to a hybrid future:
    The health, well-being and safety of our colleagues, clients, and communities is our number one priority. Vaccinations have proven to reduce the risk of COVID-19. Effective Friday, October 1, 2021, PwC Canada requires all partners, staff, contractors and visitors to be fully-vaccinated when entering a PwC location, subject to applicable legal exemptions. At PwC, the future ways of work will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual, allowing choice and flexibility to explore new ways of working and collaborating.  Read this press release for further details

  • The London AC services all Canadian time zones, therefore business hours will vary and overtime is required
  • This is a remote position, requiring the ability to work virtually

  • What you'll create and do

    As an Specialist, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Based on provided training, utilize various client, PwC systems and open source research to gather market intelligence/data on clients and/or vendors
  • Summarize findings in designated systems, databases, Microsoft and Google Office applications
  • Communicate with cross-functional stakeholders on key findings
  • Prepare deliverables within stated timelines, tracking progress as required by team leadership
  • Understand the process workflow related to work requests from initiation through completion, and how workflow is managed within the firm's workflow management tool
  • Maintain production and quality standards as documented in manuals/procedures and as instructed by team leads/management and adhere to specific FCOC procedures and policies
  • Participate in various team activities, huddles, standups, etc. as necessary

  • What you'll bring to this role ​

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives
  • College Diploma in Business Management, Operations Management, Finance, Statistics or Economics is an asset
  • Experience within financial services with AML/ATF KYC and/or investigation and/or a compliance role is an asset but not mandatory
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite of products (i.e., Word, Excel, Powerpoint,etc.) including an understanding of v-lookup, text, reference and logical information functionality in Excel  
  • Technical aptitude for learning new applications and databases, should possess strong analytical and presentation skills with robust knowledge in conducting research on open sources and web based databases (i.e. internet, government databases, and media databases such as World-Check, Bankers Almanac, etc.) 
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills, including ability to communicate and manage expectations with engagement teams and clients
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and high degree of attention to detail, ability to multi-task and organize, prioritize and efficiently deliver work; excellent communication skills with a desire to take responsibility for personal growth and development 
  • Bilingual proficiency in French and English an asset

  • Why you'll love working for PwC 

    At PwC, we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. Discover a life that works for you with our diverse, inclusive and flexible culture. To learn how you can grow and shine in your career at PwC, please visit:

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