PwC Middle East

Risk and Quality Associate - Jordan

Not disclosed
11 Jan 2022
11 Feb 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time


At PwC, we measure success by our ability to create the value that our clients and our people are looking for. Our reputation lies in building lasting relationships with our clients and a focus on delivering value in all we do. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

Established in the region for 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 4,200 people across 12 countries. Complementing our depth of industry expertise and breadth of skills is our sound knowledge of local business environments across the Middle East region. Our tailored solutions help our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market and beyond.

Job Description & Summary

The Independence Associate is part of the Independence Team and operates across all lines of service. The team is responsible for providing support on developing independence policies and guidance (both firm and personal independence), helping engagement teams maintain independence and compliance according to regulatory rules and requirements.

Primary Duty and Responsibilities:


  • Adhere to the Independence budget


  • Supporting the Business Relationship team with the review and clearance of joint business relationships across all LoS.
  • Emailing confirmation of updates to partner within agreed timeframes Managing the SLA for JBR requests Assisting engagement teams with the JBR and other Business Relationship clearances
  • Answering general queries in relation to Business Relationships
  • Liaising with Global Independence Compliance teams to resolve any unusual JBR technical/systems issues

Internal Process

  • Updating a number of Independence systems
  • Performing data reconciliations for JBR Independence monitoring purposes Participating in internal training sessions and contributing to setting the agenda for the calls/meetings

Learning and Growth

  • Liaise with Global to understand JBR system improvement initiatives
  • Adhere to policies and procedures
  • Act as a key resource and liaison to other functional areas of the business, building cross-functional relationships as needed


  • A professional or academic qualification (degree level or equivalent), or extensive relevant and practical experience.
  • Language Fluency in English required, proficiency in Arabic is advantageous Overall Experience 1+ year of relevant experience.
  • Fresh graduate could be considered.

Specific Experience

  • Experience with a professional services firm

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel/Word/Powerpoint skills
  • Problem solving skills and innovative mindset
  • Risk averse/risk management skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Thoroughness and eye for detail
  • Time management skills and proactivity
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Ethical conduct

  • A conscientious, ambitious team player, with good self-management skills and an ability to take initiative and share knowledge with peers.

Travel Requirements

Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


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