PwC Middle East

Government Reporting - Senior Associate - Egypt

Location
Cairo
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
10 Jun 2024
Closes
10 Jul 2024
Ref
6576
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.

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

Within PwC's government reporting consulting team, we have record of high-quality delivery of client projects, strong technical knowledge and a commercially rounded mindset, and an ability to work in a demanding project and transformation environment. You will get the chance hear from experts with experience of working on transformation projects around accrual accounting conversion under the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (“IPSAS”) framework and ability to support optimising the balance sheets of government entities converting from cash basis of accounting to accrual under privatisation mandates.

Roles & Responsibilities

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • You will be required to assist the leadership team in building a long term vision and strategy to continue growing the business.
  • 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 IPSAS and IFRS and being able to conduct in depth researches on complex matters, prepare technical papers for discussion with clients
  • You will be expected to manage a global mindset and ability to connect with other colleagues across the consulting line of services and other Line of services within PwC, (such as Assurance, Strategy&, Tax and Deals.) which requires a high-level understanding of the wider PwC offering and trends outside your core area of expertise, so we can bring to our clients high value multidisciplinary solutions
  • 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 government officials or company management teams, bankers, lawyers and other advisors typically involved in a high-profile regional transaction.
  • 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.
  • You will be expected to keep on developing your personal skills taking a keen interest in trends in digital delivery and technology and the impact on the cash to accrual conversion exercises with the government clients so you can help shape their thinking and our success in the market.
Additional Roles & Responsibilities Skills and Competencies
  • Relevant experience in IPSAS, IFRS, cash to accrual conversion, preferably within a professional services environment.
  • A good understanding of public finance management and government accounting and reporting
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Proven soft skills in the following–Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Language Skills: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Arabic speaking is mandatory, fluency in English is preferred.
  • The ability and willingness to work in KSA.
Educational Qualifications & Certifications

Education: 

  • Bachelor Degree in a related sector

Years of Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience preferably with a background in consulting.

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