About our Team:
The KeyNorth Group provides investigative, analytic and risk management solutions to the public and private sector. We help these organizations accomplish their objectives through our investigation, research, training and consulting services.
Our approach is to learn our client’s specific needs and to offer services and products that meet those needs. From basic investigative research products offered at a fixed fee to the management of complex investigations or consulting engagements, we’re here to help.
Our staff at KeyNorth appreciate the flexibility that is given to them when needed as well as the open-door policy. Staff member are encouraged to share their views on situations and how they may improve.
Overall Summary of Position:
Reporting to the owner, the incumbent will have experience conducting open source investigations, providing complex analytical litigation support services and conducting white collar investigations. The incumbent is also interested in instructing others in these areas, is ambitious and is interested in sharing their ideas to help the firm reach its strategic objectives.
Above all else the primary role is to fulfill our commitment of high quality services to our clients in our core practice areas. The successful incumbent will be bright, professional, ambitious, technology oriented, persistent, and creative and can work either independently or in a team while enjoying variety in their job.
Ability to use an investigative mindset in order to approach a problem from different perspectives and explore all angles;
Ability to think analytically and use advanced problem-solving skills;
Ability to write detailed, comprehensive reports;
Excellent oral, communication and presentation skills;
Comfortable with technology such as social media, spreadsheet programs, conducting inquiries on databases, reporting software;
Ability to conduct open source investigation inquiries in an investigatory or litigation support capacity;
Ability to conduct interviews, analyze communications between parties, combine information from disparate sources;
Ability to be discreet and comfortable handling sensitive information;
Ability to trace funds and review documents;
Ability to prepare for or facilitate courses on open source investigation, analytics, or other investigative/intelligence skills.
Education, Skills & Experience:
A degree or diploma in a related field;
A valid Ontario Private Investigators License or are capable of obtaining one;
Strong writing skills;
Strong investigative skills;
Strong communication and analysis skills;
Experience in analytics using spreadsheets or other analytics software;
Experience conducting investigation or intelligence gathering;
Experience providing instructional services to either internal clients or external clients;
Experience in conducting open source investigation inquiries in an investigatory or litigation support capacity.
A Certified Fraud Examiners designation, or a designation in accounting, law, intelligence or investigation;
A valid Security Clearance (Enhanced Reliability or higher);
Strong attention to detail, extremely organized and concise;
Ability to perform well in client facing roles with an ambition to eventually move to business development activities;
Experience in a corporate environment, an understanding of budgets, deliverables, etc.
Private sector or public sector experience are welcome.
Some travel within Canada or internationally may be required.
We require a mandatory cover letter / e-mail that summarizes:
Your professional background;
Career objectives; and
Your understanding of professional services firm models generally, and more specifically how you see yourself fitting with the KeyNorth Group.
We are looking to fill this position ASAP, and will assess applications as they are received. Accordingly, there is no closing date for this posting. The application process for this posting will close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applicants.
Accommodations will be provided at all stages of the hiring process. We ask applicants to make their needs known in advance.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job Type: Full-time
Investigative / Analytical: 3 years
Ontario Private Investigator