PwC Middle East

Finance - Senior Associate

Location
Cairo, Egypt
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
17 Jan 2022
Closes
19 Jan 2022
Ref
282406WD
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Description:

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

In addition to providing Finance support to the Egypt Technology & Innovation Centre business, you will support the wider PwC ME Finance team’s wider transformation goals, with a focus on utilising new technologies, streamlining processes, establishing financial controls and helping to communicate our strategy, progress and priorities.

PwC are looking for a Finance Senior Associate to take part in a new venture, working on the Egypt Delivery Center (EDC), this is an exciting opportunity to work on operations and strategy.

As a Senior Associate you should have strong business, technical, analytical and commercial skills and be able to apply your knowledge to provide advice to client facing professionals in line with PwC policies and accounting standards. You should beforward thinking and be able to develop innovative solutions to support the business growth and profitability targets.
You will report to the Finance Leader and Finance Manager. You will liaise with and work alongside other finance and operations functions, you will develop a network of key contacts, build strong relationships and develop new skills.

Role Requirements:

  • ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified or part-qualified desirable, but not essential
  • Tech enabled, with some experience of using new technology
  • Focused on continuous improvement in all areas of their work
  • Agile, embraces innovation and change
  • Creative, with experience of putting together presentations using PowerPoint/Google Slides
  • Commercially minded with a deep business understanding

Strong analytical skills:

  • Action orientated and a self-starter
  • Experience of forming strong relationships in a Business Partnering role
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and delegate were appropriate
  • Takes responsibility for own personal development
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel / Google Sheets
The skills we look for in future employees:

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in
delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework,

‘The PwC Professional’:
The PwC Professional focuses on five core attributes; whole leadership, business acumen, technical and digital, global and inclusive, and relationships. We use this framework to recruit, develop and assess our people, at all grades and all areas of our business, because we expect all of our people to be leaders.

Activities and responsibilities within the role for which the job holder is personally accountable:

Whole leadership Actively share knowledge within their own team and
across BUs, and promote best practises in respect of the
firm's business systems and processes.

Provide training, coaching and support to other team members as needed.

Global acumen:

Work closely with teams across the business to ensure best practice. Business acumen Provide a service directly to the BU, particularly in relation to adhering to internal and external compliance tasks and reporting any exceptions as necessary Relationships Work closely with peers and team members at all levels, sharing knowledge and providing support where needed. Technical capabilities Understand the importance of, and processes behind, all compliance related tasks and execute accordingly, with high levels of attention to detail. Enter own time and expenses in accordance with firm policy

Skills, attributes, experience and education:

  • Has the competence to perform the role effectively
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as basic presentation skills
  • Experience: +4 years in the Finance function.
  • Certification: Professional certification in the related field is a plus such as CMA, CIA, CPA, CFA, ACCA, MBA or DipIFR.
  • Affinity to work with financial data, good analytics
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced & unstructured environment. Must be able to multi-task and effectively and continually prioritise
  • Excellent time management, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to interact efficiently with senior members of the firm across multiple time zones

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration.

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

No

Government Clearance Required?

No

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