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Senior Associate, Disputes, Forensics

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Date Posted: Nov 18, 2021

Reference Code: 80326-en_US

Job Type: Permanent 
Primary Location: Multiple Locations, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto; Burlington; Kitchener; London; Ottawa; Vaughan; Windsor 

 

Our Purpose

At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

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What will your typical day look like?

 As a Senior Associate on the Disputes team, you will work collaboratively with a diverse team including forensic accountants, business valuators, lawyers, and data specialists. You will attend client meetings, develop appropriate quantification methodology, build financial models, conduct financial analyses, and participate in rounds of file reviews for a wide range of clients and industries. You will also contribute to project planning and status reporting that fully satisfies clients and delivers project profitability. Your role will also consist of staying up to date on the firm’s best practices, through Deloitte- and self-led learning, and applying these practices to all the files you will be working on. This opportunity will allow you to develop your expertise as a dispute practitioner as well as your reputation as a business advisor while you contribute to the growth and development of the practice.

About the team


Deloitte’s team of forensic professionals specialize in a wide range of business disputes and irregularities, and deliver clear, logical analyses, opinions and reports. We apply a variety of quantitative and qualitative techniques to isolate and analyze alleged damages resulting from business interruption, alleged fraud and corruption, breach of contract, negligence, breach of duty, infringement of intellectual property, and similar circumstances. We quantify real or potential losses, minimize fraud, locate misappropriated funds, and bring about a timely resolution to commercial disputes and financial litigation.
Our dispute consulting team is made up of specialists in valuation, financial analysis, damage quantification, intellectual property, forensic accounting, and computer forensics, all with significant experience assisting clients with contentious matters. 
 

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

You are someone with:


•    Undergraduate degree in accounting, business administration, economics or a related field;
•    Professional accounting designation preferred (e.g. CPA, CA); 
•    Additional specialization recommended (e.g. DIFA, CFF, CAMS, CFE, CBV) or interest in starting the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators (“CICBV”) program in order to eventually obtain the CBV designation;
•    2-5 years of relevant forensic accounting experience;
•    Eligible to receive Government of Canada Security Clearance – Secret II Level;
•    High level of proficiency with all Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint);
•    Experience in consulting or providing external advisory services;
•    Superior verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills in English, French is considered an asset;
•    Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, provide accurate analyses, and suggest appropriate solutions;
•    Proven analytical skills and systematic problem solving with strong attention to detail;
•    Ability to build mathematical representation of various client scenarios and generate some insights to drive data-driven decision making;
•    Ability to travel in Canada and sometimes abroad (candidates must be able to enter the United States in order to complete engagement work);
•    Thoroughness, rigour, flexibility, humility, integrity and professionalism.

 

Our shared values

While our Purpose guides us and helps explain why we exist, our shared values describe the behaviour we expect from each other at the firm.

They provide common ground to unite us across cultures and geographies. They help us to earn the trust and respect of our stakeholders. We all commit to living by these shared values, to stay true to the principles they represent, and to honour the legacy from which they came. They are what sets us apart and makes us Deloitte.

Every day, we live our Purpose through the following five shared values:

  • Lead the way: Deloitte is not only leading the profession, but reinventing it for the future. We’re also committed to creating opportunity and leading the way to a more sustainable world.
     
  • Serve with integrity: Deloitte has earned the trust of employees, clients, regulators, and the public for 175 years. Upholding that trust is our single most important responsibility.
     
  • Take care of each other: We look out for one another and prioritize respect, fairness, development, and well-being.
     
  • Foster inclusion: We are at our best when we foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. We know this attracts top talent, enables innovation, and helps us deliver well-rounded client solutions.
     
  • Collaborate for measurable impact: We approach our work with a collaborative mind¬set, teaming across businesses, geographies, and skill sets to deliver tangible, measurable, attributable impact.


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At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at accessiblecareers@deloitte.ca if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations). We’d love to hear from you!

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
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