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Job description and summary
A career in our Financial Services Audit practice, within External Audit Services, will provide you with the opportunity to provide a range of assurance and business advice services to a diverse range of clients from small, fast-growing clients to large entities. Our clients are often well-known brands and have a wide international reach. We focus on using the latest technology to reduce the level of manual testing ensuring that you will focus on the most valuable areas of customer service and on enhancing corporate governance and the reliability of our customers’ information.
Our team helps financial institutions navigate regulatory complexities while enhancing trust and transparency in their business. Our clients cover industries in banking, capital markets, private equity, insurance and consumer finance. While many business rules have changed, the basics have not. You will work alongside senior members of the client management team in planning the audit process from start to finish, ensuring completeness, accuracy and fair presentation of our clients’ information.
In order to truly excel and make us fit for the future in an ever-changing world, each of us at PwC needs to be a goal-oriented and values-based leader at every level. To help us achieve this, we have a PwC professional; Our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies, and career paths, and provides transparency about the skills we need as individuals to be successful and advance in our careers, now and in the future.
As a Senior Assistant, you will work as part of a problem solver team, helping to solve complex business problems from strategy to implementation. PwC’s professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
Use feedback and reflection to develop self-awareness and personal strengths and address areas of development.
Delegating others to provide extended opportunities, and coaching them to achieve results.
Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to organize unstructured problems.
Use a wide range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry trends or sectors.
Review your work and the work of others to ensure its quality, accuracy, and suitability.
Know how and when to use the tools available for a particular situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
Seeking and seizing opportunities that allow exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
Use direct communication, in a structured way, when influencing and communicating with others.
The ability to read situations and modify behavior to build good relationships.
Adhering to the company’s code of ethics and professional conduct.
An ACA/ACCA/CPA qualification (or equivalent) with extensive audit experience including planning, controlling and completing a variety of tasks
Effective communication skills when working at all levels with advanced listening and questioning techniques
Proven track record in establishing and maintaining strong client relationships. Proactive approach to problem solving and providing solutions to clients
Demonstrated ability to take responsibility and use initiative, especially when working to tight deadlines
Ability to work independently without direct day-to-day management Desire for continuous self-improvement
Experience in supervising and developing employees
Knowledge of international accounting standards and international financial reporting standards
Minimum years experience required
3 to 6 years of experience working in an audit role in a large company 4
Financial background (banking and insurance)
Available to sponsor a work visa?
Government permit required?
PwC companies help organizations and individuals create the value they are looking for.
We are a network of companies in 158 countries with approximately 169,000 people committed to providing quality assurance, tax and advisory services. PwC is the brand under which the member companies of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwCIL) operate and provide services. Together, these companies make up the global PwC network.
In the three main areas of business or service assurance lines, tax and consultancy, we work with our clients from start-ups to the world’s leading organizations to measure, protect and promote the things that matter most to them.
We help our people learn, discover, develop and make a real difference throughout their working lives. We have great ambitions for growth.
The Middle East region of PwC is part of what we call the central bloc and includes the United Kingdom, Europe, Africa as well as the Middle East. The region consists of 12 markets – the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, Iraq and Palestine.
Established in the region over 40 years ago, PwC already employs over 4,500 people and is well on its way to becoming the number one professional services company in the Middle East.