Ernst & Young (EY)

Assurance - Forensic Technology & Discovery Services - Staff Associate

Ernst & Young (EY)
Full Time
Intermediate (3-6 years)
English, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)

Job Description

Assurance - Forensic Technology & Discovery Services - Staff Associate

Location: CN-Hong Kong-Hong Kong

Our Assurance group is one of the most trusted, respected and influential organizations in the industry. As part of our team, you will provide peace of mind to clients by using your skills and experience to give companies, investors and regulators confidence in the validity of financial statements and business-critical information or processes. Groups (or, as we call them, sub-service lines) within Assurance include External Audit, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Financial Accounting Advisory Services and Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services.
Join Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services within Assurance and you will help clients work through complex issues of fraud, regulatory compliance and business disputes. You will be part of a multidisciplinary, culturally aligned team that works with clients and their legal advisors.
You will experience ongoing professional development through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


Job summary
Our innovative Forensic Technology & Discovery Services (FTDS) team, a specialty group within Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, provides leading technology and expertise in data driven support of complex litigation cases and business issues, allowing our clients and their counsel to make informed, strategic decisions. The services which we provide are wide ranging and include dispute resolution, fraud and other financial investigations, anti-money laundering, construction claims, licensing examinations and insurance claim reviews.
We help clients proactively prevent and detect fraud, waste and abuse by leveraging the knowledge inside all of a client’s structured and unstructured data assets. This is achieved by combining deep forensic investigation knowledge with advanced data analytics techniques such as investigative data linking, social network analysis, statistics, artificial intelligence, machine learning & predictive modeling.
Ernst &Young is on the cutting-edge in current trends in fraud and forensic investigations and serves as a quality-focused liaison between our clients and the law. We have staff and offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Singapore, Seoul, Manila, Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta, as well as Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Auckland. We are part of a global network of over 1000 forensic services professionals within the Ernst & Young global organization. We are currently seeking staff associate to join our dynamic and talent FTDS team.
Key responsibilities
  • Perform forensic analysis to determine flows of data/ files and to extract and analyze logs or audit trails from switches, routers or gateways.
  • Work with computer forensics applications such as EnCase, FTK, HELIX or NUIX.
  • Participate in electronic (network) data collection exercises.
  • Work with statistical analysis applications such as SAS, PolyAnalyst or R.
  • Work with document review platforms including Clearwell, Relativity.
  • Work effectively as a team member sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress.
  • Assist in preparing working papers, schedules and reports that will be delivered to our clients and other parties.
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel.
  • Build strong internal relationships with other service lines.
  • Contribute to people initiatives, including training activities.
  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills.
  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures.
Qualifications, Education and Certification
To qualify, candidates must have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science.
  • Experience in forensic investigation, including computer forensics and data analysis in particular, is preferable.
  • Knowledge of database computer languages such as SQL and associated technology. Knowledge of programming languages such as R, Python, C++.
  • IT administration knowledge as well as hands-on computer hardware knowledge
  • Good command of spoken and written English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
  • Travelling is required.  

Technical Skills

  • Anti Money Laundering (AML)
  • Audit
  • C (Programming Language)
  • C++
  • External Audit
  • Financial Statements
  • Machine Learning
  • Python
  • R
  • SAS (Statistical Software)
  • SQL
  • Statistics
  • Training