PwC Middle East

Forensics, Financial Crime Advisors - Various Positions

Dubai, Amman, Riyadh
Not disclosed
10 May 2024
22 May 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


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

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

We are looking for seasoned individuals with fraud focused experience to join the team at various grades and in various locations within the Middle East (primarily Jordan and KSA). We have a strong pipeline of large, fraud prevention focused opportunities with our clients which will provide great opportunities for all of our people to step up and play significant and rewarding roles.

What to consider before applying

Location of roles: Across Jordan, UAE, & KSA

Grades: Senior Associate, Manager, Senior Manager

Travel requirements: 50 - 90% dependent on base location and client location

Note: This is a Pipeline requisition for future opportunities within PwC Middle East’s Deals – Forensics - Financial Crime team. By applying, you are expressing an interest in being contacted for upcoming and future job opportunities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Supporting the engagement teams on projects relating to fraud risk management, anti-money laundering, counter-terrorism financing and sanctions.
  • 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.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, and Economics, Technology, or other related major required. ACAMS certification, Certified Fraud Examiner or equivalent is a plus
  • Years of Experience: 4 - 12 years of experience in a professional services, banking or similar organisation, focusing primarily on the Financial Crime Services field
  • Previous experience within the Middle East is a plus, particularly towards the latter part of the career
  • Excellent organisational 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 region, as per project requirements
  • Have a mindset to anticipate client needs, as well as identify new opportunities to support our clients in executing their strategies related to Financial Crime

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

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