PwC Middle East

Consulting, Accounting Advisory - Senior Associate (Riyadh)

Not disclosed
10 Jun 2024
10 Jul 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.

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 requirements.

Job Summary

OU Description

Our Accounting Advisory Consulting team currently has exciting opportunities within its Accounting Advisory offering. Our team advises clients on a wide range of transactions, identifying issues and providing accounting options and solutions that meet our client’s objectives. We are looking for an ambitious and highly motivated accountant with a proven track record of high quality delivery of client projects, strong technical knowledge and experience with a commercially rounded mindset focusing on client requirements and needs and an ability to work in a demanding environment.

Roles & Responsibilities

The role sits within a commercially focused technical accounting team in PwC, which will provide a fantastic development opportunity for the candidate to develop accounting and reporting skills alongside the opportunity to work on a number of iconic accounting and reporting transformation projects.

As a Senior Associate, you will be required to assist the team managers to deliver on complex accounting advisory engagements with a variety of clients. This will involve:

  • In-depth knowledge of IFRS, its practical and commercial applications to provide clients with advice that address their objectives
  • Ability to conduct in depth research on complex accounting matters, prepare technical papers for discussion with senior team members and apply critical thinking.
  • Strong task management skills as the delivery role may require you working potentially on multiple projects requiring a balance and management of tasks and commitments on these projects.
  • Interacting and developing relationships with key client staff and engaging in a professional and confident manner.
  • Develop and build positive relationships with both the client staff and internal PwC team members including with the other PwC lines of services (such as tax, legal, deals, etc.).

Skills and Competencies
  • In-depth understanding of IFRS and general accounting principles.
  • Strong interest and passion for enhancing technical accounting skills.
  • Fluency in both English and Arabic. 
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East based on the project and client requirements.
  • Able 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.
  • Excellent organizational skills, having the ability to prioritize workload whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines.
Educational Qualifications & Certifications


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business studies, accounting, or finance.
  • Certification in accounting: ACA, ACCA, CPA, or similar accounting certification.


  • 3 - 5 years of audit or other relevant experience in a Big 4 firm.
  • Accounting Advisory / consulting experience is beneficial.
  • Experience in the GCC is beneficial.

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