Analyst, Disputes Ottawa

November 27 2021
Industries Accounting, Auditing
Categories Accounting, Finance, Actuarial Services
Ottawa, ON

Job Type: Permanent
Primary Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
All Available Locations: Ottawa

Our Purpose

At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

Enjoy flexible, proactive, and practical benefits that foster a culture of well-being and connectedness.
Build a network of colleagues for life
Be expected to share your ideas and to make them a reality.


Would you like to work in a stimulating and dynamic environment with ambitious colleagues who share the same interests as you? Want to play a pivotal role in carrying out various financial crime investigations and litigation assistance missions? Then this position is for you!

What will your typical day look like?


As an analyst within the Financial Crime Practice & Dispute team, you will be responsible for supporting partners and managers in the various investigative and litigation support engagements. Your involvement will be required at all levels, from attending customer meetings, data entry, carrying out financial and non-financial analysis, to participating in summarization of findings. Your role will also consist of staying abreast of the firm’s best practices and of applying them on a day-to-day basis on the various engagements you will be working on.

As an analyst on this mixed team, you will:

• Work collaboratively as part of a diverse team of talented advisors and investigators;
• Analyze financial data (e.g., asset tracing, analysis of accounting transactions, etc.), conduct reviews of accounting records or emails;
• Participate in information collection to establish accounting or investigative assumptions (e.g., from court or legal documents, social media, search engines, government databases, etc.) and analyze them;
• Identify issues and recommend solutions to the project teams; and
• Prioritize objectives and contribute to project planning and report drafting.

About the team


Deloitte's team of forensic professionals helps clients react quickly and confidently in a crisis, investigation, or dispute. Deloitte forensic specialists use their global network, deep industry experience, and advanced analytical technology to understand and resolve issues. They deliver the proactive advice clients need to reduce the risk of future problems. They advise clients and their counsel by identifying, investigating and resolving financial irregularities and other behaviour resulting in financial, reputational and/or regulatory risk. The Forensic team also works with clients and their counsel to address complex and unexpected business disputes, class actions and associated litigation as well as computer forensic and e-discovery matters.

More specifically, Deloitte's team of Forensic professionals identify and investigate a wide range of financial crime including allegations of fraud, theft, money laundering, bribery and corruption, other financial irregularities and regulatory issues impacting clients in Canada and worldwide across all industries. They apply a variety of quantitative and qualitative techniques to analyze and mitigate alleged incidents of misconduct, identify the participants, secure evidence, locate/recover misappropriated assets and bring about a timely resolution to financial litigation. They also use their accounting skills on dispute matters to quantify business losses.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you


You have the following qualifications:

• Undergraduate degree in business administration, major in accounting or finance;
• Professional accounting designation (e.g. CPA, CA), or enrollment in CPA program;
• 1-3 years of relevant work experience (including traineeship);
• Willingness to enroll in the program to obtain the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners or the CBV designation from the Chartered Business Valuator Institute;
• Analytical skills and systematic problem solving with strong attention to detail;
• Excellent interpersonal relations and ability to work with others effectively in teams, provide accurate analysis and suggest appropriate solutions;
• Ability to adapt to changing priorities;
• Bilingualism (English and French) required, basic knowledge of a third language is considered an asset; and
• Rigour, flexibility, humility, integrity and professionalism.

Our shared values

While our Purpose guides us and helps explain why we exist, our shared values describe the behaviour we expect from each other at the firm.

They provide common ground to unite us across cultures and geographies. They help us to earn the trust and respect of our stakeholders. We all commit to living by these shared values, to stay true to the principles they represent, and to honour the legacy from which they came. They are what sets us apart and makes us Deloitte.

Every day, we live our Purpose through the following five shared values:

  • Lead the way: Deloitte is not only leading the profession, but reinventing it for the future. We’re also committed to creating opportunity and leading the way to a more sustainable world.
  • Serve with integrity: Deloitte has earned the trust of employees, clients, regulators, and the public for 175 years. Upholding that trust is our single most important responsibility.
  • Take care of each other: We look out for one another and prioritize respect, fairness, development, and well-being.
  • Foster inclusion: We are at our best when we foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. We know this attracts top talent, enables innovation, and helps us deliver well-rounded client solutions.
  • Collaborate for measurable impact: We approach our work with a collaborative mind¬set, teaming across businesses, geographies, and skill sets to deliver tangible, measurable, attributable impact.

The next step is yours

Sound like The One Firm. For You?

At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action Plan, Reconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations). We’d love to hear from you!

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
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