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All Levels - Disputes and Investigations

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Location: Sydney, Australia
Date Posted: Jul 11, 2024

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Who we are

Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) for leadership, action and results. A&M’s leadership is about a bias towards action and the willingness to tell clients what we think is needed. Clients select us for our deep expertise and ability to create and deliver practical, rather than theoretical, solutions to their unique problems in addition to our objectivity.

Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm with over 7,500 professionals across five contents providing performance improvement, turnaround management & restructuring and corporate advisory services.

In the current economic climate, there have been an unprecedented number of business failures, financial frauds and accounting irregularities. These and other events have resulted in regulatory interventions, investigations, financial restatements and a sizeable number of lawsuits. Dealing with matters of a complex nature requires a broad range of skills & experience and our Disputes and Investigations (DI) practice has rapidly become one of the most respected in the industry. From the boardroom to the courtroom, we deliver a wide array of solutions to contentious situations, drawing on the deep skills, diverse disciplines and experiences of our professionals who offer a unique ability to articulate complex findings in a clear and meaningful way.

What we do

Within DI, our growing Forensic Technology Services (FTS) team offers forensic accounting and investigations, litigation consulting, and forensic technology services. Our team comprises experienced computer forensics, eDiscovery, data science, cybersecurity and privacy professionals, hailing from the world’s largest law firms, professional services firms, leading eDiscovery support providers, Fortune 500 corporations, and law enforcement/government agencies. Our expertise spans electronic discovery and disclosure management, digital forensics, forensic data analytics, cyber risk and incident response, privacy, information governance and data compliance. By combining operational expertise with legally defensible procedures and industry-leading technology, we deliver reliable, innovative solutions to meet each of our client’s unique needs and challenges.

What we are looking for

As a result of continued growth & demand for our services, we are expanding our FTS team in Southeast Asia and Australia (SEAA). We are looking to hire multiple candidates at all levels (including Analysts & Associates, Managers & Senior Managers,  Directors & Senior Directors, Managing Directors) to help build our SEAA FTS team, based in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

You will be working with one of the most experienced and largest dedicated Forensic Technology teams in Asia Pacific. As part of the broader SEAA division, DI FTS staff are integrated & work seamlessly alongside 100+ colleagues across our Performance Improvement & Restructuring practices, providing our Clients with integrated solutions and approaches to address an array of increasingly complex & interlinked challenges.

We value:

  • Integrity – Never let financial gain compromise integrity.
  • Quality – Always value quality people and quality work.
  • Objectivity – Do your homework before you form conclusions.
  • Fun – Like what you do and with whom you do it.
  • Personal Reward – Perform interesting work with interesting people and achieve results that matter.
  • Inclusive Diversity – Embrace diversity, foster inclusiveness and reward merit.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with team members in information gathering approach and ensure all relevant sources of information are pursued
  • Guide and lead client interviews, ask inquisitive questions and understand different stakeholders’ perspective
  • Identify knowledge gaps, guide the team to challenge status quo, validate, disprove and/or develop better assumptions
  • Identify key business challenges, accurately forecast financial performance and liquidity needs, pinpoint operational process inefficiencies and assess the organization’s design, roles, and team
  • Ensure issues and opportunities are clearly and concisely presented
  • Ensure that project approach, timeline and deliverables are logical, reasonable, and accurate
  • Set and communicate client’s expectation consistently
  • Identify risks and obstacles early on, create contingency plans and communicating timely with client
  • Ability to own and complete multiple workstreams simultaneously

We are seeking:

  • Experience with one or more areas of Computer Forensic collections, Digital Forensic Analysis, Electronic Discovery, Data Analytics and Cyber Security.
  • Possess a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Network Security or other related discipline or demonstratable equivalent experience
  • Possess a proactive attitude and high level of energy
  • Familiarity with data processing, document review, and production tools including Relativity, Reveal, ReadySuite, Nuix, and FTK
  • Sound technical understanding of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) and best practices in forensic collection, analysis, and review
  • Working knowledge of forensic tool suites including Magnet Forensics AXIOM, OpenText EnCase, and Cellebrite UFED, Physical Analyzer, and Inspector
  • Quantitative skills including experience with SAS, Stata, Python, R, Power BI, or SQL
  • Training and/certifications from industry organizations or vendors (i.e., Relativity, Reveal, GFCE, EnCE, CISSP), and/or other relevant professional certifications
  • Willingness to travel


Alvarez & Marsal established its Southeast Asia and Australia presence in 2017 and has in the last year scaled up rapidly across the region, with 7 offices now in Singapore (HQ), Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and Ho Chi Minh City; these are complemented by our offices in North Asia in Greater China (Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing) and Seoul. Our experienced team has an average of more than 15 years’ experience and combines top-tiers consultants and C-level executives from different industries including Davin Teo (Managing Director and Head, Forensic Technology Services Asia) and Utsav Garg (Managing Director and Head, Southeast Asia and Australia). Our clients include major banks, leading law firms, private equity firms, distressed & hedge funds as well as well-known local and multinational corporations across Southeast Asia and Australia.

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

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Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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