Forensics - D&FI Senior Manager - London
Posted on Jan 18, 2019 by PWC-1
Our team helps organisations gain clarity and confidence in fraud investigations by offering our clients and their counsel strategic advice and advanced forensic technology. As part of the team, you'll help to collect and analyse evidence, locate witnesses, conduct interviews, perform computer forensics, and gather intelligence.ResponsibilitiesAs a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to
Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Directors and above
Be involved in the financial management of clients
Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
Develop project strategies to solve complex technical challenges for our clients
Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team
Shape and deliver projects to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients and our own quality criteria
Train, coach, and supervise team members
Continue to develop internal relationships and developing your PwC brand
Variety - we have an impressive list of clients with different needs and issues at both a technical and strategic level.
Opportunity - to develop your technical and business skills and enhance your business advisory, presentational and interpersonal skills. There is also significant opportunity for career progression for individuals who successfully deliver projects and contribute towards business development efforts and the growth of the practice.
Support - we work as a team and support each other on a day-to-day basis. We also actively encourage an ongoing exchange of knowledge across the many specialists operating within PwC. You will be given coaching while working on projects, building your credentials, experience and forensic mindset and a people manager to help guide your career.
Training - PwC is recognised for the quality of its training programmes that cover both technical and 'soft' (e.g. report writing) skills. We have developed bespoke training to focus on Forensic technical capabilities.
Challenge - we work in an atmosphere which encourages you to be proactive and imaginative, with an emphasis on serving our clients' needs.
Managing and delivering a portfolio of assignments, including producing documentation and reports, and quality assuring the work produced by junior team members.
Maintaining a robust and broad understanding of key business and industry trends, and understanding how they impact responses to crises.
Championing the delivery of the highest quality services to PwC's clients, and actively managing and mentoring junior team members to do the same, while managing the risks to the firm.
Expanding your own personal network both within and outside the firm, using it to create new relationships both for yourself and others.
Establishing credibility by demonstrating deep subject matter knowledge of Forensic Services and PwC.
Supporting other Senior Managers, Directors and Partners in developing client proposals and winning new work.
Contributing to the financial and operational management of the practice.
Driving the development of toolkits, methodologies and accelerators.
Developing thought leadership and contributing constructive views as to the direction of the practice.
Helping retain and develop other team members.
University graduate with a 2 1 degree or equivalent.
Qualified ACA/ICAS/CPA (or equivalent Accountancy qualification) and with experience working in a large professional services firm.
Experience of leading forensic investigations into fraud, corruption or other forms of misconduct.
Experience of working independently and leading and reviewing the work of other team members.
An articulate and confident communicator, both orally and written. Experience of drafting final versions of formal forensic reports.
The ability to interrogate company information (such as accounting records, operational records or industry data).
Experience of applying current forensic technology (Relativity, Brainspace, NUIX, or similar).
Strong logical reasoning, attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
The ability to integrate well into teams, combined with a willingness to share knowledge and coach others.
The ability to manage time, prioritise tasks and work under tight deadlines.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Tableau and other data analytics tools.
Proficient in the use of reporting and presentation software (Word, PowerPoint).
Native/fluent English speaker.
A network of contacts within the 'London Region'.
Our Deals business is an exciting, fast-paced and an ever-growing business that focuses on deals and crisis situations for our clients. Collectively, we deal with the types of situations you hear about regularly in the news and we provide support, insight and analysis to the management, shareholders and financiers of business.
The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
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