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Financial Crimes Technology Associate

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Job Description

Our Financial Crime Technology practice, operating under Forensic Services, focuses on enabling businesses with technologies to proactively detect and prevent financial crimes. Our clients include banks, credit unions, and institutions across industry sectors. At the core of our expertise is an ability to extract insights from vast amounts of data to make informed decisions. Our collective knowledge from the PwC network and business partners allows us to bring creative solutions to the continually evolving digital landscape.

Meaningful work you'll be part of

As a Financial Crimes Technology Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve business issues, deliver high quality client service and operational efficiency. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Working closely with cross-functional teams to provide valuable insights, drive process efficiencies, and contribute to enhance clients' compliance strategies
• Using leading-edge technologies and software engineering principles to develop innovative solutions in enterprise risk operations, model implementations, tools development, and special projects as assigned
• Querying and mining large data sets to discover transaction patterns, examining financial data, and filtering for targeted information that utilize both traditional and predictive/advanced analytic methodologies
• Communicating cogently when writing, speaking, and/or presenting to senior management, client personnel, client in-house and outside legal counsel, compliance personnel, investigators, vendors or subcontractors, and team members
• Assisting practice leadership in creating proposals, budgets, work plans, and other business development activities as appropriate .
• Fostering effective working relationships directly with clients and growing your own network
• Keeping up to date with industry trends and market opportunities

Experiences and skills you'll use to solve
• Qualified in either Computer Science, Business Information Systems, Data Science or similar background
• Strong experience in data analytics/forensics including database management and/or financial systems (e.g., Oracle, Microsoft SQL, SAP, SAS, etc.)
• Proficiency in data analysis, data extraction/transformation, and visualization
• Experience using analytical functions/regular expressions and a willingness to upskill in using other analytical tools as required (e.g., R, Python, QlikView, and PowerBI )
• Database and programming certifications, such as Oracle, MS SQL Server; CPA; and/or PMI. Certified Fraud Examiner or Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist is a plus
• Knowledge of Graph Database, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is a plus
• Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to recognize and help develop new business opportunities
• Understanding of core accounting and finance concepts is preferred
• Risk and/or management consulting experience is highly beneficial
• Agility in changing circumstances when dealing with client issues
• A team player with strong time management proficiency , but also able to work independently if required
• This role doesn't support completion of the Canadian CPA designation

Why you'll love PwC

We're inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you'll be a part of diverse teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This meaningful work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about our Application Process and Total Rewards Package at:

The most connected firm through activity based working

PwC Canada is committed to cultivating an inclusive, hybrid work environment - one that is collaborative, supportive and productive. We work in-person and virtually, as is best suited for our clients, teams and people . We want you to be intentional with your work, how you do it and where it's done. PwC offices are hubs of connectivity and learning. We strongly encourage our people to prioritise in-person work, whether it's in the office or at a client site. This means we expect you to be in-person (either with clients or in the office) at least half of your time. We know that hybrid work is all about balance, and capturing the benefits of in-person work is essential to your growth at the firm. Exact expectations for your team can be discussed with your interviewer.

At PwC Canada, our most valuable asset is our people and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We're committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community of solvers where everyone feels that they truly belong. We understand that experience comes in many forms and building trust in society and solving important problems is only possible if we reflect the mosaic of the society we live in.
We're committed to providing accommodations throughout the application, interview, and employment process. If you require an accommodation to be at your best, please let us know during the application process.

About PwC

Welcome to PwC Canada Our purpose, to build trust in society and solve important problems, is brought to life by more than 6,700 partners and staff in locations from St. John's, Newfoundland to Victoria, British Columbia. With more than 100 years of excellence in Canada, we provide industry focused assurance, advisory and tax services for public, private and government clients in four areas: 1. Corporate accountability 2. Risk management 3. Structuring and mergers and acquisitions 4. Performance and process improvement As part of a larger network of over 223,000 people in 157 countries, we work to provide clients with the best of our collective thinking, experience and solutions to build public trust and enhance value for our clients and their stakeholders.


Management and Consulting

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-15

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