PwC Middle East

Deals, Finance Compliance - Associate - Amman

Location
Amman
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
29 Sep 2020
Closes
09 Oct 2020
Ref
155701WD
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Description

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.

Line of Service

  • Advisory

Industry/Sector

  • Not Applicable

Specialism

  • Finance

Management Level

  • Associate

Job Description & Summary

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 Responsibilities:

  • Carry out pre-engagement and post engagement compliance tasks associated with client and project onboarding
  • Prioritize tasks and meet deadlines to ensure their client and the engagement have cleared the necessary risk assessment and obtain files and reports on time to demonstrate regulatory compliance.
  • Analyze all compliance procedures and monitor all risks for the engagement and opportunities and assess potential defects and assist in resolution for the same.
  • Maintain and document all records required across the engagement lifecycle and assist the central review and R&Q team as necessary.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally, verbally and in writing, with a range of key stakeholders across the firm.
  • Facilitate the yearly compliance reviews in collaboration with the Central Review Team and engagement leads.
  • The successful candidate will report predominantly to the Compliance Manager and the R&Q lead who will provide guidance regarding compliance with relevant territory policies and procedures
  • Actively share knowledge within own team and across BUs, and promote best practises in respect of the firm's business systems and processes. Provide training, coaching and support to other team members as needed.
  • Work closely with teams across the business to ensure best practice.
  • Provide a service directly to the BU, particularly in relation to adhering to internal and external compliance tasks and reporting any exceptions as necessary
  • Work closely with peers and team members at all levels, sharing knowledge and providing support where needed.
  • Understand the importance of, and processes behind, all compliance related tasks and execute accordingly, with high levels of attention to detail.
  • Enter own time and expenses in accordance with firm's policy

Essential skills & attributes:

  • Has the competence to perform the role effectively
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as basic presentation skills
  • Affinity to work with quantitative data, good analytics
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced & unstructured environment. Must be able to multi-task and effectively and continually prioritise
  • Service-orientated attitude, proactive thinker, networker, information seeker, team player
  • Excellent time management, communication and organizational skills
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant computer software eg Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Willingness and interest to frequently interact with and reach out to Partners, Directors and the team
  • Ability to interact efficiently with senior members of the firm across multiple time zones

Desirable skills / experience:

  • 1-2 years relevant experience
  • Background in risk / compliance fields preferred
  • Experience in consulting preferred
  • Understanding of the Firm’s marketing and business development and the Firm’s Service Offerings

Education

  • University Degree

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