KPMG China operates in 20 cities across China, with around 12,000 partners and staff in Beijing, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Foshan, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Haikou, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi’an, Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR.KPMG is a global...

KPMG China operates in 20 cities across China, with around 12,000 partners and staff in Beijing, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Foshan, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Haikou, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi’an, Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR.

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Manager, Forensic Technology, Risk Consulting

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 6 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Accounting / Audit / Taxation
Job function Accounting > Management Consulting
Banking / Finance > Risk Management
Published On 30/08/2019
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KPMG China has experienced forensic resources based in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. We provide clients with commercial and financial expertise in the areas of Fraud and Misconduct Investigations, Anti-money Laundering and Sanctions Compliance Services, Fraud Risk Management, Forensic Technology and Corporate Intelligence services. We worked with industry professionals in Asia Pacific, and worldwide through the KPMG International Forensic network of over 3,600 professionals to conduct successful enquiries and analyze financial information across numerous jurisdictions.

The nature of Forensic services has evolved to a technology led approach that pulls in disciplines from across audit, tax, and advisory functions. The advent and implementation of robotics process automation, machine learning, cognitive and the promise of artificial intelligence applied to risk management, compliance, monitoring, fraud investigations, and disputes and litigation has raised the bar in terms of agility, innovation, and customer-centricity. The ability to support clients with aggregated data analytics across platforms, unstructured and structured datasets, with meaningful correlation analysis that provide behavioral insights and highlight real-time risk and/or reduces manual review of traditional books and records is critical to the long-term success and sustainability of Forensic services.

Role & Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have a proven track-record of operational excellence in support of a leading technology services practice focused on forensic technology and cyber incident response. . Specific capabilities and experience should be heavily weighted towards digital evidence recovery, eDiscovery, cyber fraud investigations, containment and remediation exercise, malware analysis and threat intelligence, amongst others.  Core capabilities should be grounded in investigative techniques and methodologies and forensically sound outcomes, reports, and results. Demonstrated leadership, ability to build technology-focused, consistently high-performing teams, and exceptional ability to identify, attract, and retain innovative and collaborative team members.

The successful candidate will report to the National Head of Forensic Technology. He/she will be responsible for managing, mentoring, and supporting a dedicated team of forensic technology specialist. Ability to identify, retain, provide effective counseling to team members with diverse backgrounds that aligned with the Forensic Technology strategy for Hong Kong and China required. Will serve as the Manager in the Forensic Technology practice in Hong Kong and Southern China with financial and non-financial KPIs aligned with the effective execution of the Forensic Technology strategy. Day-to-day management of the team will include budget reviews/first level approvals, WIP management, and cultivating innovation and idea-sharing focused on core service offering, and ensuring quality delivery and client-centricity.

Core Capabilities & Experience 

- Support, contribution to, and execution of dynamic multi-year business plan focused on innovation, recruitment & retention of high-performing teams, and ROI tied to annual performance KPIs
- Demonstrated leadership and ability to drive successful execution of strategic objectives
- Accountability for department level financial and non-financial performance and KPIs
- A minimum of 6 years’ relevant experience in forensic technology services including but not limited to collection, preservation, electronic discovery, analysis of digital information, cyber incident response, analysis of network or peripheral logs, threat intelligence and static/ dynamic malware analysis. Understanding of various operating systems such as Windows/ Windows Server/ Linux/ UNIX/ AIX/ Android, and various operating systems artefacts therein.
- Understanding of network security, identity and access management, business continuity planning, application security, data leakage prevention, end point protection, web filtering technologies, proxies and firewalls and cloud computing, amongst others.
- Ability to cultivate market opportunities and long-term business relationships with influencers, buyers, and stakeholders at key accounts and within priority sectors
- Proven brand and eminence building capabilities evidenced by contribution to thought leadership in strategic public forums and publication of points of view; particularly those in coordination with third parties and industry organizations
- Ability to work directly with boards of directors, C-suite executives, CIOs, CISOs, and regulators
- Bachelor's degree in IT related discipline such as Engineering, Information Science, Computer Science with a strong computer programming component; Masters or PhD is preferred
- Market relevant forensic technology credentials such as   CEH, CISM, CISSP, GSEC, CCFP, EnCE, CFSR, EnCEP, RCA, etc.
- Ability to describe complex technical concepts and ideas in non-technical terms
- Strong project management skills with the ability to lead and manage multiple significant client engagements simultaneously
- Resilience and a team player with strong work ethics

We offer successful candidates an attractive remuneration package and the opportunity to work in a dynamic and exciting environment.

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