Forensic Service Director

PwC Canada

A career in our Forensic Consulting Generalist practice, within Fraud, Investigations and Regulatory Enforcement (FIRE) services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients understand where they might have vulnerabilities and develop solutions to manage the risks involved. We prevent, respond to and remediate a wide range of business threats, risks and complex issues. Our forensic specialists provide solutions and support for clients dealing with 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, deal with cybersecurity breaches and provide expert advice and opinions in legal proceedings. You’ll also help clients review and remediate systems and controls to prevent further issues.

Meaningful work you’ll be part of

As a Forensic Service 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:

  • Utilizing your forensic accounting knowledge and subject matter expertise to execute on client issues and challenges, including quantification of alleged fraud, conducting interviews of individuals and suspects, reviewing email and other electronic records for clients and drafting deliverables;
  • Leading client engagements, including serving as the primary point of contact with clients and overseeing staff members;
  • Preparing high quality investigative reports for partner review and subsequent delivery to clients detailing procedures undertaken, results, limitations and recommended actions;
  • Assisting with business development efforts to grow the Western Canada Forensic Services practice;
  • Working internally with other practice areas to identify and explore opportunities for forensic services;
  • Coaching and mentoring junior staff members and assisting them in expanding their forensic accounting knowledge;
  • Participating in the development and execution of forensic accounting training programs that will be used to develop staff;
  • Performing client pre-acceptance procedures including conflict checks, client investigation checks and drafting engagement letters; and
  • Preparing external working paper files with documentation of procedures performed and evidence obtained.

Experiences and skills you’ll use to solve

  • Experience in the forensic accounting field;
  • Proven ability to execute on forensic accounting mandates in the form of a minimum of two projects;
  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in accounting, business, economics, criminology or a related field;
  • CA/CPA or equivalent accounting designation;
  • Successful completion of the Certified Fraud Examiners “CFE” designation within one year of joining the Forensic Services practice;
  • Demonstrated managerial experience including solving client problems, communicating with clients, facilitating decision making, documentation, managing client expectations and leading a team;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, particularly with respect to interviewing and report writing;
  • Strong ability to develop and maintain relationships with others;
  • An ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure and adapt to changing priorities;
  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside and/or coaching diverse people and perspectives.

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 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 us at

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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.

What to consider before applying

  • This role doesn’t support completion of the Canadian CPA designation.

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.


Enforcement Collections Officer

Alberta Securities Commission

(Competition #2024-1138)

Our organization:

The Alberta Securities Commission is the industry-funded regulator responsible for administering the province's securities laws. It is entrusted with fostering a fair and efficient capital market in Alberta and with protecting investors. As a member of the Canadian Securities Administrators, the ASC works to improve, coordinate and harmonize the regulation of Canada's capital markets.

The Enforcement division enforces Alberta securities laws by investigating and prosecuting breaches of those laws with a view to stopping current misconduct and preventing future misconduct.

The opportunity:

Reporting to the Manager, Business Support, within the Enforcement division, the Enforcement Officer is a key position that is responsible for using their investigative skills to collect on monetary orders issued by ASC panels, which arise following findings of misconduct including, but not limited to, securities fraud, Ponzi schemes, insider trading, market manipulations, and illegal distributions. This can involve investigation around locating debtors and strategizing to deliver the best result for the ASC. This position will be able to enhance and evolve processes, and procedures, and work with Enforcement Counsel to develop strategies to improve overall collections outcomes.

This great opportunity will appeal to individuals who are passionate about working in the public interest, while collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals throughout the organization and across the country. This role is for the professional who wants to gain and develop their knowledge, to learn and apply sophisticated investigative and intelligence methods, and to locate assets and debtors.

The successful incumbent will also be able to broaden beyond their daily responsibilities and be exposed to different enforcement activities and departments by participating in working groups and committees and assisting in projects.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Conducting open and closed source searches with an investigative lens, to gather information on debtor assets and income.
  • Developing and executing plans to enforce on identified exigible assets, which could include bank accounts, houses, motor vehicles, and personal property
  • Liaising with internal counsel to develop recommendations and plans to collect debts from securities violators.
  • Providing clear instructions to external counsel, civil enforcement agencies (including bailiffs), and private investigators, among others.
  • Building strong working relationships with internal partners, including securities investigators and intelligence analysts, as well as external partners, including other securities regulators, provincial regulatory bodies, and law enforcement agencies.
  • Maintaining and improving processes to enhance collection opportunities.
  • Recording vendor invoices and other collection payments, and preparing quarterly reports.
  • Drafting and filing legal documents, including judgments, writs, affidavits, and garnishee summonses.
  • Swearing affidavits in relation to court applications and service matters.
  • Opening and maintaining a large caseload of files, which tasks may include issuing demand letters; analyzing assets; corresponding and negotiating payment arrangements with debtors; maintaining writ registrations and renewals; and, planning asset seizures.
  • Contributing to other projects, working groups, and enforcement activities as needed, with a view to protecting investors.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Post secondary education in business, administration or a related field.
  • A minimum of five years or more of experience working in a related capacity in a corporate setting
  • Strong writing, oral communication, and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work in a team and independently with minimal supervision

NOTE: The successful candidate will be required to provide a Police Information Check with results satisfactory to the ASC prior to commencement of employment.

To apply:

Apply for this job online and submit your resume, cover letter and salary expectations by April 11, 2024. This position will work out of the ASC office located in Calgary, Alberta. You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview. More information about working at the ASC including our comprehensive Total Rewards package can be found on our website at

We offer a hybrid work environment and flexibility, a competitive total rewards package consisting of 100 per cent employer-paid benefits, comprehensive health and dental, employee life insurance, short-term and long-term disability; retirement benefits; travel insurance; paid vacation time, flex and sick days; an employee family assistance program; transportation allowance, generous flexible spending account and professional development through subsidized courses, conference, workshops, seminars and in-house training. We also encourage fun and giving back to the community with initiatives offered through our ASC Social Club and annual United Way Campaign.

The ASC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We celebrate diversity and are committed to providing an inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected.

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