Matthew Chow

Matthew Chow

Manager, Technology and Digital Consulting 
Vancouver

1100 - 1177 West Hastings Street

Vancouver, British Columbia  V6E 4T5

Canada

Matthew is a Technology & Digital Consulting manager in Crowe MacKay's Vancouver office. He has four years of professional experience in data analytics, IT audit, and forensic investigations in various industries, including technology, banking and finance, resource management, energy, entertainment, and public sector entities.

IT Controls Auditing and Advisory

  • Led walkthroughs for the risk and control component of financial audits for multiple clients. Developed test procedures, completed testing, and documented testing for general IT controls and IT application controls.
  • Assisted in testing business process controls and general IT controls to support control narratives for SOC reports.

Data Analytics and Reporting

  • Developed and deployed a Salesforce build, which included designing and building reports and data structure, to support an international program for start-ups.
  • Developed a PostgresSQL database and Tableau dashboard to assist with forecasting the cost of customer acquisition and lifetime value.
  • Performed reconciliations over pre- and post-conversion datasets across multiple sources and identified variances for data migration and conversion projects.

Forensics Investigations

  • Assisted in the investigation to determine the validity of allegations against a Not-for-Profit Organization. Analyzed invoices, bank statements, general ledgers, vendor statements, and e-mail extracts as part of the investigation.
  • Analyzed loss quantification claims for motor vehicle accident litigation cases and prepared reports to support legal counsel as an expert witness.
  • Performed effectiveness reviews over AML programs to provide observations and recommendations in line with FINTRAC requirements.

Professional Affiliations

  • Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC)

Education 

  • BBA (Hons. w/e Dist.), Accounting & MIS, Simon Fraser University
  • Data Analytics and Visualization, Microcredential, Simon Fraser University
  • Secret Level II (96377306)