Senior Manager, Energy Sector – Financial Accounting Consulting Services, Kuwait
At Financial Accounting and Advisory Services (FAAS) within Assurance, we help our clients meet the accounting and financial reporting challenges facing their business. You will be part of a team that provides insight and services that accelerate analytics, decision-making, and innovation to build a stronger and more efficient financial function. You will experience continuing professional development through diverse experiences, world-class learning, and individually tailored training.
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EY is looking for a Senior Manager to join the team in Kuwait to lead the delivery of our project within the energy sector, specifically power and utilities. This is an opportunity to work in a rapidly changing market with huge potential for career growth.
Your main responsibilities
As Senior Manager, you will be responsible for engaging and/or managing FAAS engagements in the energy sector, while collaborating with partner, senior manager and client to define a FAAS strategy that appropriately addresses risks and manages client delivery expectations.
To this end, you will ensure that the FAAS engagement team understands the client’s needs and expectations and that the work product is client focused, clear, accurate and well presented; Ensure timely delivery of work and in compliance with regulatory requirements and monitor performance of the FAAS engagement team against budget and adjust if necessary.
In addition, identification and reporting of relevant trends, developments and key performance drivers relevant to the client will be necessary as well as consulting with appropriate resources on complex accounting issues and participating in the sales of new FAAS business.
Success skills and attributes
Professional activism, accountability, and paid results will thrive in this environment. Dealing with competing priorities, understanding how to manage resources, and effective communication are key skills. This will have a huge impact on those around you and will help promote a positive work ethic.
To qualify for this role, you must have
Bachelor’s degree and approximately ten years plus relevant work experience
– At least two years’ experience working as a manager
Understand and experience accounting transformation and consulting projects across region and sectors
– CPA / CA / ACCA certification
Strong technical skills and prudent ability recognized for risk management
Strong management skills to lead teams, appropriate delegation, direct, review performance and advise employees
Level of ability and comfort in researching client inquiries and emerging issues, including industry regulations, practices and new technologies
Ideally, you will also have
Experience in the Middle East and North Africa region
What we are looking for
We are interested in entrepreneurs who have the confidence to develop and advance an entirely new strategic vision both internally and externally. You will be a business expert with a passion for innovation as well as the drive to create your own EY journey.
What do we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you will be rewarded based on performance and recognition for the value you bring to our business. Additionally, we offer:
Continuous Learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as you define it: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformational Leadership: We will give you the ideas, training and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: You will be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the above criteria, please contact us as soon as possible.
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