• Associate, IT Forensics

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    At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.


    Join the momentum. We are seeking a Senior Associate/Associate for our growing Forensics team. Protecting businesses’ best interests, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our recognized Forensics team combines accounting and investigative expertise to resolve fraud emergencies. Our professionals conduct assessments that gauge an organization’s vulnerability to fraud and help implement anti-fraud controls to reduce exposure to criminal and civil wrongdoing.



    Performance Expectations

    • Work closely with forensic accountants, lawyers, litigation support teams, document review teams, clients, IT auditors and investigators in order to produce analysis, expertise and advice in support of investigations and litigation matters
    • Recover, compile, normalize and analyze large volumes of electronic data
    • Collect and preserve digital evidence from a wide range of digital media
    • Analyze, design, develop and implement complex data analytics systems
    • Maintain case management systems and workflows
    • Maintain inventory systems
    • Prepare and package data for production to clients
    • Assist in lab infrastructure maintenance and upgrades
    • Liaise with all levels of stakeholders on engagements
    • May work in collaboration with our Technology Risk team to identify clients’ exposure to IT risks and IT control risks, test and document the testing of IT controls, and recommend management for improvement


    • Possess a degree from a recognized University or College in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Intelligence, Cyber Fraud, Cyber Investigation or equivalent
    • Two to six (2 to 6) years of experience in one or more of the following:
      • Information security
      • Forensic investigations
      • Litigation support, technological investigations and eDiscovery
      • System administration and infrastructure
      • Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM)
      • Computer operation control weaknesses
      • Change management
    • Experience with one or more of the following technologies:
      • Forensic tools (EnCase, FTK, Cellebrite, Tableau)
      • eDiscovery tools (Relativity, Nuix, Clearwell, dtSearch)
      • Database administration and languages (MS-SQL, Oracle, T-SQL, PL-SQL)
      • Operating systems (Windows, Mac OS, Android, iOS, Unix) 
    • Fluent in English and French considered an asset
    • Ability to obtain a ‘secret’ security clearance from the Canadian government
    • Ability to withhold a flexible work schedule and willingness and availability to travel extensively 

    Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

    • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
    • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
    • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
    • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others
    • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
    • Teamwork & Relationship Development – works collaboratively with team members in order to achieve a common goal and develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with others, both inside and outside the Firm
    • Accountability – takes responsibility for one’s own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making
    • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team


    MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our MyRewards@MNP package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events and professional development assistance.


    MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.


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