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Forensic Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Forensic Accountant POST NUMBER: 416375

Toronto, ON, CA On-Site
July 8th, 2024
$ 130000.00 - 140000.00 yearly
direct hire
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About the Company
Our client protects the public. We advance the profession. We ensure that our 100,000 members and 21,000 students meet the highest standards of integrity and expertise. We help them stay ahead of global market trends and abreast of regulatory change. Our client represents a globally recognized, premium designation. Our Accountants are valued by organizations in all industries for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, management skills and leadership. We believe that success happens when both business and society benefit

Why Work Here
  • A fast-paced environment. Collaboration, innovation and passionate professionals are at our core. We relentlessly pursue what’s next to unlock the full potential of you and us together
  • Flexible work environments. As part of our Hybrid work culture, we provide flexible, remote work options to support you in your career, in addition to in-office teamwork and collaboration
  • Diversity and inclusion. We recognize the value in our differences and prioritize inclusivity to bring together the best talent to protect the public, advance the profession and enable them to lead business and society forward
  • Ongoing learning and career growth. We want your career to skyrocket. We support unlimited career advancement and professional development opportunities with learning investments to promote your future growth
  • Thrive with us. Focus on your well-being. With industry leading benefits and wellness programs, including a healthy lifestyle allowance, mental health resources and more, we’re committed to your well-being

About the Opportunity
  • Executing and taking the lead or co-lead role pertaining to investigations of complaints against members of the profession which will include reviewing materials and developing investigative plans and budgets, conducting interviews with witnesses and member, gathering and managing evidence in a forensic context, and preparing reports and related evidentiary document briefs that will be relied upon by the PCC in carrying out the Committee’s mandate.
  • Working in tandem with Senior Investigators and/or subject matter experts on larger/more complex investigations or specialized matters in a mentee/non-leading role with the goal of developing skill sets and obtaining experience.
  • Providing assistance to Counsel in drafting charges and preparing for hearings.
  • Appearing before the PCC to speak to the investigation report and answer the PCC’s queries, as required.
  • Appearing as a witness before the Discipline Committee.
  • Supervising, mentoring and delegating work to the Coordinator and Investigation Specialists.
  • Contributing to the continued update of training materials, participating in internal meetings geared towards strategy and planning as well as working on various projects.
  • Participating in Investigator Training and PCC Orientation Training sessions

About You
  • A CPA member in good standing with, at minimum, successful completion of at least one of: the Master of Forensic Accounting (MFAcc), DIFA (Diploma in Investigative & Forensic Accounting Program), the CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) or CFF (Certified in Financial Forensics) designations.
  • A Forensic Accountant with an understanding of, and professional experience in, public accounting with a strong working knowledge of the CPA Code of Professional Conduct and a minimum 5 years of experience in executing investigative files independently from the planning stage through to completion of a report, conducting interviews, preparing investigative reports, and providing expert testimony in a legal environment.
  • A strong communicator (verbally and written) with excellent interpersonal, presentation, relationship building, and negotiating skills.
  • A demonstrated critical thinker and problem-solver with proven professional judgment and the ability to carry out investigative responsibilities with professionalism and due care.
  • Extremely organized with a proven ability to plan and multi-task, in a fast-paced environment with competing deadlines.
  • Digitally fluent in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint, and e-discovery software tools.

Salary Range
$127,000 - $140,000/year

How to Apply
Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please know that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats.
When referencing this job, quote #416375.

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

Vaco values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

EEO Notice

Vaco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race (including but not limited to traits historically associated with race such as hair texture and hair style), color, sex (includes pregnancy or related conditions), religion or creed, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, status as a veteran, union membership, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or any other protected characteristics as required by federal, state or local law.

Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact HR@vaco.com .

Vaco also wants all applicants to know their rights that workplace discrimination is illegal.

By submitting to this position, you agree that you will be giving Vaco the exclusive right to present your as a candidate for the foregoing employment opportunity. You further agree that you have represented information about yourself accurately and have not affirmatively misrepresented your qualifications. You also agree to maintain as confidential, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any information you learn from Vaco about the position and you will limit disclosure of information about the position only to the extent necessary to perform any obligations in furtherance of your application. In exchange, Vaco agrees to exercise reasonable efforts to represent you through all solicitation, job screening and resume dispersal.

Privacy Notice

Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries (“we,” “our,” or “Vaco”) respects your privacy and are committed to providing transparent notice of our policies.

  • California residents may access Vaco’s HR Notice at Collection for California Applicants and Employees here.
  • Virginia residents may access our state specific policies here.
  • Residents of all other states may access our policies here.
  • Canadian residents may access our policies in English here and in French here.
  • Residents of countries governed by GDPR may access our policies here.

Pay Transparency Notice

Determining compensation for this role (and others) at Vaco depends upon a wide array of factors including but not limited to:

  • the individual’s skill sets, experience and training;
  • licensure and certification requirements;
  • office location and other geographic considerations;
  • other business and organizational needs.

With that said, as required by local law, Vaco believes that the following salary range referenced above reasonably estimates the base compensation for an individual hired into this position in geographies that require salary range disclosure. The individual may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses.

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