Forensic Technology & Discovery Services, Senior Associate (Data Analytics)

  • Competitive
  • Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory, Malaysia
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Ernst & Young Malaysia
  • 20 avr. 19

Forensic Technology & Discovery Services, Senior Associate (Data Analytics)

Our innovative Forensic Technology & Discovery Services (FTDS) team, a specialty group within Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services. We provide leading technology and expertise in data driven support of complex litigation cases and business issues, allowing our clients and their counsel to make informed, strategic decisions. The scope of our work is wide ranging and include dispute resolution, financial crime investigations, anti-money laundering, fraud transaction monitoring, and bribery / corruption cases.

The opportunity

You will help clients proactively prevent and detect fraud, waste and abuse by leveraging the knowledge inside all of a client's structured and unstructured data assets. EY is on the cutting-edge in current trends in fraud and forensic investigations and serves as a quality-focused liaison between our clients and the law.
Your key responsibilities

  • Investigative data linking, social network analysis, statistics, artificial intelligence, machine learning & predictive modelling will allow our clients and their counsel to make informed, strategic decisions.
  • Working on client engagement managing teams and carrying out both reactive and proactive forensic analysis of large amounts of structured and unstructured data involving a wide range of advanced data analysis technology, database management software.
  • Working with clients, fraud investigators, internal & external auditors, lawyers and regulatory authorities in sometimes sensitive and adversarial situations.
  • Leading small and/or large teams in our specialist forensic technology data analytics lab and on site to help clients leverage knowledge from their data for measurement of fraud risks and losses, prevention, continuous monitoring, detection and investigation of occupational fraud, waste and abuse, financial crime, regulatory breaches and other forms of non-compliant or improper and wasteful activities.
  • Educating clients and fraud examiners on the benefits of forensic data analysis and how it can be applied to their solve business issues.

Skills and attributes for success
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong drive to excel professionally, and to guide and motivate others
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Dedicated, innovative, resourceful, analytical and able to work under pressure
  • Foster an efficient, innovative and team-oriented work environment

To qualify for the role you must have
  • Bachelor's degree in a numerate discipline e.g. Information Management, Business Intelligence, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science with a strong computer programming component
  • At least 3 years of working experience in consulting, accounting or financial industry
  • Must have proven hands-on experience in the use of SQL
  • Strong experience in data analytics applied preferably in a forensic technology department of professional services firm or fraud risk management department of a large organization
  • Exposure to all stage of data analytics project lifecycle (identification, extraction, load, transform/shape, analyze, report) both from a design and implementation perspective
  • Demonstrable understanding of data quality risks and ability to carry out necessary quality checks to validate results obtained
  • Sound knowledge of programming VB.NET, C#.NET, PERL, Python or other programming experience
  • Familiar with ERP systems such as SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, Oracle, or PeopleSoft
  • Experience with Microsoft Office excel and well versed in excel functions and VBA
  • Articulate, with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Adaptable, able to interact and build strong relationships with people from a diverse range of backgrounds
  • Intellectually rigorous, with strong analytical skills and a passion for data
  • Tenacious, with a desire to "get to the bottom" of things with sound logical reasoning and deep thinking ability
  • Ability to work accurately to a high level of detail
  • Travelling is required.
Ideally, you'll also have
  • Experience in fraud investigations, including computer forensics, data discovery and analysis
  • Other data analysis / visualization platform (e.g. SQL, SAS, R, Tableau, Qlikview, SPSS)
  • Experience with big data analytics platforms such as Spark or Rapidminer
  • Well-organized with experience of project management
What we look for
Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you'll be a confident team player equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization. If you're ready to take on a wide range of responsibilities, and are committed to seeking out new ways to make a difference, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers
EY offers a competitive remuneration package commensurate with your work experience where you'll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements, where this may be needed, guided by our FWA Policy. Plus, we offer:
  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

About EY
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Join us in building a better working world.
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