PwC Middle East

Tax & Legal Services - MERC Tax - Risk & Quality - Associate - Amman

7 days left

Not disclosed
08 Sep 2020
08 Oct 2020
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


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 delivering value in all we do. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

Established in the region for 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 4,200 people across 12 countries. 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.

Job Description & Summary

This role will sit alongside the business and support them in tasks that vary from client risk management checks, project organisation, to finance system control and much needed e-administration. It’s an incredibly interesting and challenging role that provides the opportunity to work directly with our client facing teams and clients.

What we’re looking for

  • Enthusiasm and passion to deliver exceptional client service
  • Confidence with numbers and budget work
  • Excellent proven organisation, multi-tasking skills and enjoyment in building strong working relationships.

The role would suit an experienced project coordinator or office administrator used to the demands that exceptional business administration requires.

The role includes:

  • Preparing and assisting with client risk management onboarding process
  • Project planning, progress monitoring and reporting
  • Understanding and administering our risk management process
  • Create Opportunity set-up / job code creation within our internal risk management and finance systems
  • Know your client - Checking the client background - getting information from the internet.
  • CES checking - to establish independence issues
  • Raising of AFS if required and follow-up the required approval
  • Client opportunity set-up in Salesforce and within internal systems
  • Completion of risk assessment entry to be approved by the Job Partner, ensuring the following have been performed and cleared:
    • Relationship checks / conflict checks - forward the list to the MIC for checking / confirmation
    • Client's AML - completion based on the information gathered from the background checking of the client
    • Tax engagement acceptance - based on EL with regards to changes in ToB - to check with the manager in charge
  • Ensure the risk assessment is inline with the engagement letter
  • Preparation of draft EL - as instructed by the Job Manager (per request)
  • Monitoring of risk assessment entries which are not yet approved by the job partner
    • Sending them reminders on the approval of Affirm & assisting them if required
  • Raise any concerns regarding inadequate and bring to the attention of senior management.
  • Work in teams, taking direction from your MIC
  • Are passionate in the role they play to help achieve business priorities and excellent client service.
  • Enjoy the demands that come with working on client engagements and to define KPI’s.
  • Manage their time, and personal chargeable time.
  • Are willing to learn new tasks and take on new responsibilities when needed.
  • Take the time to learn about our clients, and the services we’re providing to them.
  • Share ideas and best practice with colleagues and peers.

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

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