KPMG Lower Gulf Limited

Assistant Manager - Accounting and Finance (Abu Dhabi)

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
05 Sep 2022
Closes
05 Oct 2022
Ref
1026
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager
Major duties:
  • Lead and manage projects or work-streams of a small to medium size and complexity (including analyzing and interpreting data, drafting report findings and attending client meetings)
  • Contribute to the planning and delivery of engagements including work plans, timelines, project management, and resource allocation
  • Liaise effectively with clients whilst working on engagements and act as an ‘ambassador’ for KPMG
  • Own deliverables of an engagement/project with minimal input of project leadership
  • Complete report writing, presentations and proposal preparation with minimal guidance
  • Develop expertise and knowledge of a variety of clients and markets
  • Produce and deliver high-quality engagement outcomes and deliverables for our clients, as well as building and maintaining relationships with clients, to develop a strong professional network over time
  • Identify risks and opportunities for improvement and make strategic and tactical recommendations to assist our client’s in achieving their short-term and long-term goals
  • Create a positive learning culture. Coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop through effectively supervising, and mentoring
  • Contribute to practice and risk management, including thought leadership and business development activities

Education requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and/or Finance
  • Professional accounting and/or finance qualification (e.g., CPA, CA, ACCA, CFA)

Work experience requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years of financial accounting experience in a relevant organization (preferably in big four accounting firms - audit and/or accounting advisory teams)
  • Experience in MENA market highly recommended
  • Demonstrate expertise of industry (Energy, Healthcare, Financial Services, and/or Public sector) leading practices
  • Strong awareness of non-technical accounting matters (corporate finance, ESG, deals, tax, legal, etc.

Technical skills requirements:

  • Extensive technical accounting experience in IFRS and IPSAS
  • Strong analytical skills (an eye for detail and awareness of broader business issues)
  • Deep understanding of finance business processes and finance controls
  • Advance knowledge of Microsoft products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Oracle, SAP, Power BI, Visio, Blueworks, Aries will be preferred

Interpersonal skills:

  • Ability to articulate views and ideas clearly, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work effectively, and collaboratively as part of a project team
  • Strong leadership and team-building skills
  • Sound decision making, analytical and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail
  • Good presentation skills encompassing the ability to convey complex concepts accurately and succinctly
  • Use diverse sets of inputs to develop a broad perspective on business and people issues
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