Rebecca Ip

Partner, Risk Services, Financial Crimes

KPMG in Canada

Rebecca Ip is part of KPMG Canada’s Forensic practice and has worked in KPMG’s offices in London, England and Amstelveen, Netherlands. Through her engagements, Rebecca has acquired deep financial crimes SME across a number of regulated industries (banks, credit unions, securities dealers, money services business, casinos and real estate companies). Rebecca assists companies identify and address financial crimes risks (AML & sanctions, ABC and fraud) to ensure appropriate controls are in place to mitigate them. Rebecca also evaluates end-to-end anti-financial crimes programs against regulatory requirements and industry practices to assess the effectiveness of the company’s anti-financial crimes compliance programs. Her work has often resulted in expanding the scope of the client’s internal processes in areas such as governance, information technology, human resources, training and operations.

Rebecca has also provided financial entities post-regulatory examination assistance which includes drafting and execution of remediation plans. Remediation efforts include KYC files ‘look back’, updating of policies and procedures against current regulations and industry practices, develop and delivery enterprise-wide training (including Board of Directors), and streamlining regulatory reporting processes.

Rebecca is a frequent speaker in industry conferences and is also a Member of the Board of Directors of ACAMS Toronto Chapter.

  • Honours Bachelor of Arts, Chartered Accountancy, University of Waterloo

  • Masters of Accounting, University of Waterloo

  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Association of International Certified Professional Accountants

  • Certified in Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist