PwC Middle East

Consulting, Accounting Advisory - Senior Manager (Cairo)

Location
Cairo
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
22 May 2024
Closes
22 Jun 2024
Ref
6724
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.

Business Unit Description

Why PwC

Established in the region for over 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 6,000 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.

BU Description

PwC is a global professional services firm that provides a range of Finance & Accounting consulting services to clients in various industries. Some of the finance & accounting consulting services that PwC offers include Accounting Advisory, Finance Transformation, Economics & Sustainability, AL&V, Government Reporting, and shift SAP. The services that PwC provides are designed to help clients improve their financial performance, manage risk, and meet regulatory requirments.

Job Summary

PwC's Accounting Advisory business unit provides clients with practical solutions to accounting and financial reporting challenges. The team of experts advises clients on a range of complex accounting issues, including implementing new accounting standards, accounting for business transactions, and providing support on regulatory compliance. The unit helps clients navigate through complex accounting requirements by providing in-depth technical knowledge and understanding of financial reporting standards. The team works closely with clients to help them make informed business decisions and optimize their financial performance. PwC's Accounting Advisory professionals possess a combination of technical accounting skills, business acumen, and industry knowledge, making them trusted advisors to clients across a range of industries.

Roles & Responsibilities

The role sits within a rapidly growing part of the CMAAS team. You will have access to all of the latest training and development tools and the support of the wider PwC network. You will be part of the product leadership team and will be provided with the opportunity to contribute in our medium to long term strategy.

As a Senior Manager, you will be required to be part of the product leadership team in building a long term vision and strategy to continue growing the business.

  • You will also take ownership for development of the Accounting Structuring offering in the KSA market and in setting budget goals and driving to meet budgeted performance. 
  • Alongside key business development activities and shall start both lead 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, you will be required to develop yourself personally, taking a keen interest in the Accounting Structuring offering and the impact on our clients so you can help shape their thinking and our success in the market.
  • You will be required to coach and develop the more junior members in the team.
  • A strong knowledge of IFRS and being able to both review and prepare technical papers for discussion with global industry experts and apply critical thinking to provide our clients with high value and technically robust solutions.
  • You will be primarily based in our KSA office, serving our local clients, but also working with colleagues across the Middle East 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.
  • Strong problem solving mindset in addition to being robust in accounting technical matters.
  • 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.

Additional Roles & Responsibilities

Skills and Competencies

  • The candidate will be achievement oriented with the ability to be flexible and adaptive on a daily basis.
  • Have a business development mindset – with a focus on winning work and building the pipeline for the Accounting Structuring product in the Middle East market.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with a fast paced and a high energy that will translate into a high quality output.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire and motivate junior team members.
  • Excellent organisational skills, having the ability to prioritise workload whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines – including managing multiple projects and opportunities.
  • Fluency in English. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • In-depth understanding of IFRS and general accounting principles.
  • Strong interest and passion for enhancing technical accounting skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East and worldwide where the project dictates.
Educational Qualifications & Certifications

Education

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

Experience

  • 8+ years of audit or other relevant experience in a Big 4 firm.
  • Accounting advisory experience is beneficial. Similarly, any experience in the GCC would be beneficial.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Qualifications:

  • Mandatory to perform the role: ACA, ACCA, CPA.

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