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Forensic Technology Services Data Analysis Experienced Associate

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Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading firm that services Fortune 500 companies, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (****is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) is well placed to help clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the perspective of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 169,000 people in over 158 countries across the PwC network are committed to deliver quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. People across the PwC network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice.
At PwC US, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. We offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of challenging opportunities throughout your career. We provide unparalleled coaching, mentoring, and career development programs; global opportunities; and state of the art technology-driven methodologies to help you provide quality service to our clients.
At PwC US, you will find Advisory professionals with unparalleled financial and accounting expertise, knowledge of business processes, industry insight and technology, and customer relationship skills. Our Advisory professionals help companies anticipate, create and manage change. In short, we help companies to: (1) respond to crises, (2) improve business processes, and (3) transform their business. Note that across all of these solutions, we embed sustainability into our approach. This also includes helping clients to sustain prior changes that may have been undertaken to address a crisis.

Members of our PwC US Advisory practice provide a valuable service to our clients and strive to differentiate PwC by executing the following:

We put our clients first: Each client situation is unique, and we tailor our approach to every relationship and engagement;

We view the world from a client's perspective: From the initial client meeting onward, we listen first, and then assemble a hand-picked team from across the firm;

We create lasting value for our clients: We bring together the precision, structure, and deep analytical capabilities of audit and tax and the creative mindset and problem-solving skills of consulting; and

We focus on action, impact, and value: We don't just assess and recommend; we also help our clients implement with agility and flexibility.
Job Description
The PricewaterhouseCoopers Forensic Data Analysis practice helps clients identify and analyze vulnerabilities in order to manage and mitigate risk. Our skills in forensic analysis allow our clients to continue their business, recover lost funds, halt further economic losses, and mitigate risk. We also assist our clients with requirements analysis, software vendor selection, integration customization, and tuning of anti-fraud, compliance, anti-money laundering (AML) and risk-management technology.
Position/Program Requirements
Basic Qualifications:
Demonstrates basic knowledge of, as well as, an analytic mindset, and creative problem-solving abilities when, performing and reporting on quantitative data analyses that support forensic investigations, litigation, and/or responses to regulatory compliance-related inquiries. This includes managing large datasets and relational databases, writing and coding basic scripts, and conducting complex technical analyses.

Demonstrates some ability to pursue and take on multiple tasks for various projects simultaneously;

Demonstrates some proven ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and concisely when writing, speaking and presenting to the team, supervisors and/or clients.

Knowledge Preferred:
-Demonstrates some familiarity with code driven reports and analyses. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
-identification and integration of data from a variety of sources;
-assessment of data quality and its potential impact on analyses;
-development of scripts for, and design of executive-level reports and dashboards.

-Demonstrates some familiarity of relational database management system (RDBMS) design and development, key-value stores, and/or data visualization.

-Working knowledge of accounting, finance, statistical analysis techniques, forensic investigative techniques, and/ or anti-fraud or compliance systems.

-Working knowledge of and/or interest in pursuing certifications in scripting and/or database administration.

-Proven direct experiences consulting experience and/or working in a client-service business environment.

Skills Preferred:
Knowledge and experience programming in SQL, as well as conducting query performance and tuning using Oracle, MS SQL-Server, MS Access.

Knowledge of advanced Excel functionality including pivot tables and charts, string manipulation, lookups, and filters.

Knowledge of or experience with a scripting languages such as VBA, .NET / web development, Perl or Python.

Demonstrates familiarity with identifying and addressing client needs, identifying and resolving issues related to business and system requirements analysis, and the ability to add value in analysis design discussions.

Preferred Degree(s)/Certifications:
-Concentration studies in one or more of the following--Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related sciences.
-Oracle Certified Associate (OCA), Oracle Database Administrator (ODA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)

Min Year Exp:
1
Min Degree(s) and Certifications:
Bachelor of Science degree required.

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