PwC Middle East

Financial Controls Associate

Location
Beirut
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
27 Nov 2023
Closes
27 Dec 2023
Ref
481953WD
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Description

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

he Financial Controls accountant is responsible for ensuring that the firm's financial activities comply with legal and regulatory requirements.

The role entails analyzing financial information, assisting with internal audits, identifying and resolving financial discrepancies, and implementing financial controls to prevent fraud and ensure the accuracy of financial reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the monthly review of balance sheets, trial balances and operating statements.
  • Assisting the vendor registration team by ensuring that vendor bank details are validated prior to registering any new vendors.
  • Ensuring that all policies and procedures are relevant and updated accordingly where appropriate, coordinating with One Finance teams to ensure completeness and sign-off.
  • Assisting in the monitoring of compliance with set policies and procedures.
  • Support internal and external audit activities by providing requested documentation and addressing audit findings.
  • Liaising with the One finance teams to maintain and improve finance systems and processes.
  • Assisting in identifying areas for automation and process improvement to enhance accuracy and enhanced productivity.
  • Assisting in period closing activities (monthly & year-end).
  • This includes, but is not limited to:
    • Monthly closing calendar review
    • Trial balance/ OS reviews (ME & Country specific)
    • Balance sheet reviews (ME & Country specific)
    • Central transaction processing.
  • Country Finance deliverables review

Including such other duties that may be assigned to you by your manager (do not remove)

  • Strong analytical skills,
  • Attention to detail,
  • Problem-solving skills,
  • Communication skills,
  • Interpersonal skills,
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
  • A master's degree or professional certification (e. g. CPA, CMA, CA, ACCA) is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting standards, and relevant regulations (e.g. GAAP, IFRS).
  • Proficiency in financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting techniques.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and provide meaningful insights.
  • Advanced proficiency in financial software and tools (e.g. ERP systems, financial modeling software).
  • Solid understanding of internal controls, risk management, and compliance requirements.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and senior management.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a focus on accuracy and precision.
  • English, Arabic preferred
  • At least 2 Years

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