PwC Middle East

Consulting, Finance & Accounting - Senior Manager {Riyadh}

Location
Riyadh
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
09 Apr 2024
Closes
01 May 2024
Ref
4266
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

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.

​PwC Global Overview

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 de​livering value in all we do. We are a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

PwC Middle East Overview

Established in the region for over 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 4,000 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.

Operating Unit Overview

Our Accounting Advisory team currently has exciting opportunities within its KSA based team. Our team provides complex accounting and reporting advice on a variety of projects and transactions to a variety of clients across government related entities, corporates and family businesses.

Job Description

  • We are looking for an ambitious and highly motivated accounting advisor with a proven track record of high quality delivery of client projects, a strong technical knowledge and a commercially rounded mindset, and an ability to work in a demanding project and transaction environment.
  • The role requires specialization in Telecoms and Media clients.
  • As a Senior Manager, you will be required to assist the leadership team in building a long term vision and strategy to continue to grow the business. You will also take ownership in business development activities and shall start pursuing opportunities and leading their delivery.
  • You will also be required to possess strong project management skills as the delivery role requires client management, project budgeting and finance management, coaching and resource management on a portfolio of clients. A key part of delivery will be the creation, review and delivery of complex client deliverables which will include executive level reporting through to detailed documentation.
  • With the appropriate guidance and training from the more experienced members in the team, you will be required to develop yourself personally, taking a keen interest in the Accounting Advisory offering and the impact on our clients so you can help shape their thinking and our success in the market. Similarly, you will be required to coach and develop the more junior members in the team.
  • The role also requires the candidate to have a solid knowledge of IFRS with deep subject specialism in Telecoms and Media. The candidate should be able to conduct in depth researches on complex matters, prepare technical papers for discussion with global industry experts and apply his critical thinking to provide our clients with high value and technically robust advice and solutions.
  • You will be primarily based in our Riyadh office, serving our local clients in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, but also working with colleagues within the Middle Region.
  • You are also anticipated to have a large amount of interaction with the other PwC lines of services (such as tax, legal, deals, etc.) which requires a high-level understanding of the wider PwC offering and trends outside your core area of expertise.
  • You will be expected to build and maintain positive, productive and professional relationships with clients and colleagues. You will be expected to have significant interactions with senior company management teams, bankers, lawyers and other advisors typically involved in high profile regional transactions.
  • The role sits within a rapidly growing part of the PwC business. You will have access to all of the latest training and development tools and the support of the wider PwC network.
  • You will be reporting directly to the leadership team and will be provided with the opportunity to contribute in our medium to long term strategy.

Requirements

  • You will be based in KSA, with the ability and willingness to travel.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with a fast pace and a high energy that will translate into a high quality output. Achievement oriented with the ability to be flexible and adaptive on a daily basis.

Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business studies, accounting or finance

Mandatory qualifications

The following qualification(s) are mandatory for the candidate to perform the role:

  • ACA, ACCA, CPA
  • Years of Experience: 8+ years of advisory experience in a big 4 form.
  • In-depth understanding of IFRS and general accounting principles.
  • Expertise in telecoms and media.
  • Excellent organisational skills, having the ability to prioritise workload whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines.
  • Language Skills: Fluent in English. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Strong interest and passion for enhancing technical accounting skills.

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

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