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Manager, Forensic Analytics

Date:  01-Oct-2021

Sydney, NSW, AU

Department:  Financial Advisory

Do you have a passion for finding solutions, an enquiring mind and an eye for detail? Are you looking for an opportunity to expand on your existing knowledge and develop new skills through on the job learning and formal training? Does the thought of working in a leading forensic accounting and data team excite you? If so, then this opportunity may be for you!

Based in our Sydney office, you will have access to:

  • World-class learning and leadership programs
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Flexible working environment – work in a way that suits you best
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave.

About the team

Deloitte Forensic is the pre-eminent forensic practice in Australia. Our team in Sydney are market leaders. Our growth has created an outstanding opportunity for someone with a hunger for success to join our market leading team in Sydney. We are a global team with approachable Partners and a constant drive to tackle complex financial crime problems. .

Through the process of forensic examination, data collection and analysis we provide insights to our clients to assist them in making informed decisions in sensitive and high-profile investigations and legal proceedings.

This role provides a great opportunity for the right candidate to work closely with market leading forensic specialists.

Enough about us. Let’s talk about you.

You are an ambitious person with a great motivation to learn. You understand that data is all around us and is in everything we do.

To qualify for this challenging role directing technical teams, demonstrable expertise in the two or more of the following areas is essential:

  • Strong data manipulation and analysis skills (e.g. SQL, R, Python, Hive)
  • Experience with industry standard RDMS (Oracle, MSSQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Data loading and ETL solutions (Microsoft SSIS or Alteryx preferred)
  • Reporting and data visualisation tools (Microsoft SSRS, Tableau, Power BI, D3)
  • Scripting or programming experience (Python, R, C#, VB.net, Java)
  • Experience of text analytics through use of taxonomies, concept searching, machine learning or clustering

In addition to your superior technical abilities, you will evidence the following abilities and experiences:

  • Strong conceptual, analytical, and critical thinking with the ability to dive deep into analytics while also contributing to larger strategic discussions
  • 5+ years of experience in data analytics, data processing or application design and development in financial crime investigations and compliance for multi-national financial services institutions
  • An ability to present complex quantitative analyses and recommendations to both technical and non-technical audiences, including senior client executives, in a clear, concise and actionable manner

What will your typical day look like?

You will participate in the delivery of a wide range of forensic services to clients across a variety of industries and sectors.

You will be involved in a wide range of projects, including:

  • Gathering and analysing large and disparate data to support or refute the facts and allegations of disputes, investigations and litigations
  • Managing modelling projects including model design, data preparation, model development, implementation, documentation, and on-going validation & optimisation of rules/ scenarios
  • Conducting interviews with business and technical parties to gather requirements, identify risk factors, and establish metrics that provide enhanced visibility on control environments
  • Helping clients to assess and leverage new data sources, techniques and technologies to improve business processes and compliance
  • Contributing to impactful recommendations on clients’ operating models, including people, process, technology, and data considerations

In this role, you will be exposed to:

  • Diverse work where there are many solutions to a problem and where the best solution for the client is always sought
  • Designing of tailor-made products and solutions for our clients
  • Unique engagements with ever-changing situations and data sets
  • Exceptional career development in a global business
  • Deloitte forensic teams nationally and internationally.

Why Deloitte?

We pride ourselves on our team of diverse, high performing individuals who are talented, supportive, inclusive and social – and who are at the heart of our success. Our aim is to ensure that all our people feel comfortable to bring their whole selves to work, and as a result, build a workplace that encourages the true spirit of diversity and inclusion.

Next steps

Does this sound like the sort of role for you? Apply now. If you’ve got any questions or wish to have a confidential conversation about this role, feel free to contact Brad Tamaskar from the Talent Acquisition team on 02 8260 4313. 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 employee experience globally.


Deloitte is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. 


The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.