ETIC, Senior Accountant - Senior Associate
Established in the region for 40 years, PwC has around 8,000 people in 12 countries across the region: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, the Palestinian territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Our regional team operates across the Middle East bringing international experience delivered within the context of the region and its culture. We can bring the collective knowledge and experience of more than 328,000 people across the entire global PwC network in advisory, assurance and tax to help you find the value you are looking for.
Job Description & Summary
A career within General Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help clients seize essential advantages by working alongside business leaders to solve their toughest problems and capture their greatest opportunities. We work with some of the world’s largest and most complex companies to understand their unique business issues and opportunities in an ever changing environment. We help create sustainable change by stimulating innovation, unlocking data possibilities, navigating risk and regulatory complexity, optimising deals, and aligning costs with business strategy to create a competitive advantage.
- Responsible for tasks, processes or entities in the area of Financial Reporting which includes solving problems and responding to ad hoc queries for assigned areas.
- Responsible for Financial Reporting of P&L and Balance Sheet accounts in all valuations. Analysis of the movements, aggregation of accounting technical & business analysis and explanation to internal clients / stakeholders.
- Responsible for conducting Quality checks of junior team members and support through complex queries.
- Demonstrate an expert knowledge of accounting treatment of underlying business products, external and internal transactions in a multivaluation environment and combines methodology with business knowledge
- Ensuring the effectiveness of Financial Accounting/Reporting by proposing improvements to own tasks and processes.
- Work collaboratively to drive ideas/solutions with peers and managers which will improve Client and PwC’s efficiency.
- Developing close relationships with key stakeholders
- Managing your own workload, including reporting on progress and issues
- Developing the ability to be agile and support a range of client/projects
- Be able to implement and adapt to new or changing processes quickly.
- Proactively build relationships with all team members within PwC including engagement with client teams as well as customers of our clients.
- Part Qualified Accountant with minimum 3-6 years experience or Qualified Chartered accountant with experience in a role relevant to Accounting or Financial Reporting
- Experience in working in a cross functional team in a complex process environment
- Experience in conducting quality checks of junior team members work including providing guidance and support through complex processes.
- Strong, practical knowledge with accounting/ reporting systems, and Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet
- Strong understanding of financial reporting processes, with knowledge and experience managing risk and controls
- Knowledge of US GAAP and Insurance or Reinsurance accounting experience (desirable)
- Knowledge of accounting for financial instruments (desirable)
- Good team player, communicate fluently in English and demonstrate personal and collective team accountability and dedication for area of responsibility
- Excellent MS office skills
- Self motivated and independent, with ability to forge strong working relationships
- Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines; demonstrates strong analytical skills.
- Demonstrates commercial awareness in daily service provision within its own area of responsibility
- Knowledge of US GAAP and Insurance or Reinsurance accounting experience
- Knowledge of accounting for financial instruments
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