KPMG Sr. Associate Forensic Technology Data Analytics in New York, New York

Business Title: Sr. Associate Forensic Technology Data Analytics

Requisition Number: 67459

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Risk Management

State: NY

City: New York


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KPMG is currently seeking an Associate/Sr. Associate Forensic Technology Data Analytics in Forensic - Technology for our KPMG Risk Consulting practice.


  • Assist Advisory financial services clients in evaluating, validating, enhancing, and automating financial crimes systems such as anti-money laundering, sanctions systems, and fraud prevention/detection systems

  • Select features and building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques

  • Data mining using methods for pattern discovery and clustering and perform testing or algorithms to identify problems and measure performance

  • Process, clean, and verify the integrity of data used for analysis

  • Enhance data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems

  • Write reports summarizing project work conducted for review by KPMG project leadership and ultimately the client


  • Minimum of one year of relevant professional experience

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university in one of the following areas: Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science, Economics, Mathematics

  • Understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, CART and other tree based models.

  • Experience with common data science toolkits such as R, Python, MatLab, SAS, SPSS, SQL, or Tableau

  • Experience in the concepts of statistical inference such as hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, probability, ANOVA, or Chi-Square

  • Statistics skills such as distributions, statistical testing, and regressions

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the futur

Additional Qualifications for Senior Associate:

  • Minimum of three years of relevant professional experience

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills demonstrating the ability to gain the confidence and respect of senior executives and team members to generate new business relationships and projects

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, or other legally protected status. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace. KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No phone calls or agencies please.

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