PwC Middle East

Deals, Financial Crime - Senior Consultant - Financial Services – Amman, Jordan

Location
Amman
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
06 Jun 2022
Closes
06 Jul 2022
Ref
289486WD
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

Financial Crime - Senior Consultant - Financial Services – Amman, Jordan

PwC Middle East Overview

Established in the region for over 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 6,000 people across 12 countries: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, and the United Arab Emirates. 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.

Business Unit Overview

The Financial Crime team provides a range of services to our Banking & Financial Services clients, including AML/CFT/Sanctions compliance, FinCrime technology and Fraud prevention helping our clients in fincrime risk appetite definition, framework development, AML reviews, and systems alignment and improvement.

We are a growing team and looking for dynamic, flexible, proactive, and hardworking experienced consultants who have a passion for shaping financial services positively in the GCC over the coming years. We have a strong pipeline of large, transformational opportunities with our clients which will provide great opportunities for all our people to step up and play significant and rewarding roles.

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the engagement teams on projects relating to anti-money laundering, counter-terrorism financing, sanctions and fraud risk management.
  • Advising clients on appropriate financial crime risk, compliance against regulatory requirements and governance frameworks.
  • Delivering crucial business insights to clients through written reports and data visualisations.
  • Developing strategies to assist our clients in adapting to legal, regulatory and industry changes.
  • Delivery of proposals and presentations to prospective and current clients. Developing relationships built upon trust with senior stakeholders and executives.

Requirements:

  • Willingness to be based in Amman, Jordan.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, and Economics, Technology, or other related major required. ACAMS certification or equivalent is a plus.
  • Years of Experience: 3 - 6 years of experience in the Financial Services field and preferably in Compliance or Financial Crime.
  • Previous experience within the Middle East is a plus, particularly towards the latter part of the career.
  • Excellent organizational skills, and able to cope well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Proven IT skills in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Language Skills: Excellent English and Arabic communication skills (verbal and written), particularly ability to articulate concepts and recommendations in written form (PowerPoint reports, charts, etc.).
  • The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East and worldwide where the project dictates.
  • Have a mindset to anticipate client needs, as well as identify new opportunities to support our clients in executing their strategies.
  • You’re collaborative and enjoy working in an innovative environment.
  • You’re a problem solver by nature and want to join a firm that values the kind of people who reimagine the possible for their clients and stakeholders.
  • Most importantly, you act with integrity and show care for the people you work with.

Travel Requirements

Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Yes

Government Clearance Required?

No

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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