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Dispute and Litigation Director (Montreal)

Montreal, QC
Full Time
2 days ago
PwC's Forensic Services is a highly dynamic and diverse group of professionals providing clients with Disputes and Litigations related services (damages quantification, valuation aspects of claims, etc.) as well as Fraud Management through the investigation of allegations of fraud, wrongdoing or other illegal acts.\n\nOur forensic specialists provide solutions and support for clients dealing with financial litigation issues, regulatory and crisis situations. As part of the team, you'll help provide support to our clients who wish to investigate potential financial crime, support clients responding to regulatory enquiries, quantify financial damages and provide expert advice and opinions in legal proceedings. You'll also help clients review and remediate systems and controls to prevent further issues.\n \nMembers of PwC's Forensic Services group include: Chartered Professional Accountants and Investigative and Forensic Accountants, (CPA and CPAIFA), Chartered Business Valuators (CBV), Financial Analysts (CFA), Certified Fraud Examiners and Financial Forensics specialists (CFE and/or CFF) and Computer Specialists, who bring together unique skill sets and experiences.
What to consider before applying

• This role requires the candidate to be fluent in French and English.
• As a requirement, a Secret Security Clearance is mandatory for all staff who will be engaged on these assignments. Prior to applying, please review the Government of Canada website to ensure you meet the eligibility requirements to obtain this clearance. This will become a condition of your employment with PwC should you receive an offer from us.

Purpose-led work you'll be part of

As a Director, 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:
• Coordinate and control client pre-acceptance procedures including conflict checks, client investigation checks and drafting engagement letters
• Coordinate with clients to obtain the necessary information to perform the agreed upon services
• Coordinate, oversee and review the work of other professionals of the group with the preparation and production of financial and data analysis, document and process review, witness interview, etc.
• Demonstrate ownership of quality of all work and client service; encouraging improved way of doing business
• Proactively lead team members through the development and execution of a plan to shift work appropriately so staff assume more responsibility on client engagement
• Prepare high quality investigative and damage quantification reports for delivery to clients detailing procedures undertaken, results obtained, applicable limitations and recommended actions
• Prepare working paper files containing documentation of procedures performed and evidence obtained
• When required participate as an experienced expert in the judicial process related litigious files
• Prepare, organize and deliver internal and external presentations related to our services
• Drive new business opportunities and lead or drive the pursuit efforts on opportunities and actively participate in the business development efforts of the group
• Prepare/Attend and participate in project team meetings to discuss findings to date and brainstorm on additional areas to investigate and additional forensic services (i.e. computer forensics) that would be beneficial to the client
• Participate in our internal human capital processes.

Experiences and skills you'll use to solve

• An accounting designation is required. A CFA or CBV designation would also be considered.
• Certified Fraud Examiners and Financial Forensics specialists (CFE and/or CFF designation) are valued
• Several years of experience in the area of forensic accounting
• Experience in working as part of a project team in a manager and lead role
• Strong technical ability with MS Office, Google Suite
• Strong track record of internal policy compliance (e.g. timesheet, status reports, etc.)
• Very good report writing skills and able to work with minimum supervision and under tight timelines;
• Successful candidates will be required to obtain a government secret security clearance
• Bilingual (French and English) both written and spoken
• A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences, developing and coaching diverse teams, and ensuring diverse perspectives are heard

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 amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This purpose-led 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 us at .

Your Application to PwC

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Putting the safety of our people and clients first as we look to a hybrid future

At this time, PwC does not require, but strongly encourages, full vaccination in order to access its offices. Some of our clients may require vaccination and other restrictions to be in place to access their premises. You may, therefore, be required to be vaccinated and comply with all other restrictions where applicable. 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, based on client, team and individual needs.

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.