PwC Middle East

Consulting - Financial Services - Front Office Transformation- Senior Consultant (Lebanon)

Location
Beirut, Lebanon
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
13 Sep 2021
Closes
13 Oct 2021
Ref
241037WD
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

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.

Job Description & Summary
A career within Financial Services Solutions, will provide you the opportunity to use sophisticated models to value complex financial instruments and design strategies that reduce risk and maximise business opportunities for our clients. We help on a wide variety of financial and valuation issues, as well as develop and test financial models, model risk scenarios, validate expertise across various financial areas, and deliver comprehensive analytics addressing client finance issues.

Activities:

Should be exposed and/or familiar with at least 4 of the following activities, in the context of Financial Services Sector:

  • Performance Improvement
  • Cost Optimization
  • Operating models
  • Data analytics
  • Customer experience
  • Customer insights
  • Strategy development
  • Process reengineering

Requirements:

  • Willing to travel up to 90% of the time (KSA based engagements)
  • Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university
  • Mandatory proficiency in English and ideally Arabic at a written and spoken level
  • Proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • 4-5 years of previous consulting experience in Financial Services (preferably Big 4 or similar)
  • Relationship building and business development skills
  • Demonstrate Influencing, Negotiation, and Presentation skills as well as business analysis
  • Understanding of the basic project management attributes
  • Self-starter with credible commercial insight and familiarity with closing deals
  • Attention to detail with a genuine appetite for growth
  • Quick learner with an aptitude for system and technical concepts
  • Proactive in nature by demonstrating initiatives and showcase creativity in problem solving

Responsibilities:

Reporting to a Manager within the Financial Services Practice, the Senior Consultant will participate in cross-functional engagement teams to develop and deliver on strategic change within sophisticated and challenging environments in an industry that’s experiencing disruptions or exponential growth:

  • Help advise financial services clients on strategic matters and play a role in designing solutions that can help address complex issues, achieve sustainable results and demonstrate real impact
  • Collaborate with colleagues throughout the client assignment and contribute to a winning team by taking responsibility for assigned work streams with limited supervision from senior team members, showcasing ownership and accountability at all times
  • Assist in the coaching of junior team members within the Financial Services Practice by sharing knowledge, advice, and experience in helping others develop, grow and succeed
  • Service a wide variety of clients, getting to know their unique business needs, establishing rapport and a strong element of trust between yourself and the client domain that you operate in
  • Leverage the firm and own resources to keep up to date with current regional and global economic and business trends, specifically in the Financial Services Sector and as relevant to your evolving skill set so you can help shape our clients’ thinking and our success in the market
  • Assist in business development opportunities by researching and writing winning proposals to support our clients across the Middle East region
  • Work with colleagues across all Middle Eastern offices on client work and internal initiatives as well as connecting with global resources and leveraging credentials not only at a local level but also at a global level
  • Manage work streams, seeking guidance and support as and when needed, learning all the time and delivering exceptional quality that meets or even exceeds clients’ expectations.

Travel Requirements

Up to 80%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Yes

Government Clearance Required?

No

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

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