Independently handle small to medium range assignments.
Actively contribute and assist management with respect to the business development activities of the department
Participate in the client meetings, clearly understand the objective and scope of work, assist the team with preparation of the proposals/ terms of reference for the client
Writing of relevant sections and/or complete forensic reports depending on the nature of the assignments
Build knowledge of Microsoft office applications such as excel and power point etc and on the related forensic software’s/ tools e.g. I2 chart etc.
Read and be updated on forensic material circulated internally (within KPMG) and also out side KPMG such as news papers, professional magazines etc.
Further, continuously work on to develop skills and knowledge in the areas of fraud investigation, anti-bribery & corruption, fraud risk assessment, dispute advisory services etc
Coaches less experienced staff in the department especially with reference to the risk management procedures, technical guidance on the assignment, preparation of working paper file, collection of relevant documents as support etc.
Report to the respective performance manager/ team leader/ manager on day to day activities including the assignments.
Learns about the latest trends in KPMG's market, including competitor activity
Identifies possible business opportunities and advises manager or partner
Initiates action to move a situation forward
Works autonomously with minimal need for guidance
Takes responsibility and accountability for the work and performance of others
Volunteers for extra/additional responsibilities when the department needs help
Identifies, documents and shares knowledge that might be useful to others
Seeks out developmental opportunities (new projects, training, work with experienced and knowledgeable professionals)
Sets goals for own development
Provides clear directions to others
Lets others talk and listens effectively (e.g., detects underlying messages)
Shows consideration of others by acknowledging their view
Adapts behavior to different situations or different people
Maintains good relationships with others even in difficult situations
Looks for opportunities to work productively with others
Uses a range of techniques to analyze an issue
Identifies ways to analyze information quickly and efficiently
Suggests innovative and creative solutions to problems
Reviews the accuracy of team members’ assumptions and conclusions
Communicates honestly and openly, even with difficult messages
Expresses ideas and self with clarity; sticks to the key points
Notifies a manager or partner when it seems that a request is against KPMG values, standards and practices
Uses previous experience and technical knowledge to the benefit of the client.
Plans tasks effectively (breaks down projects into manageable tasks, sets milestones, identifies resources, etc)
Monitors how projects are progressing against the budget and deadlines
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The Forensic Accountant - Arabic Speaker should hold Post Graduate qualifications – CA/CPA/ACCA and Masters or other relevant qualifications in forensic technology or law or equivalent professional qualifications such as CIA, CFE and ACAMS etc.
At least three to four years of relevant forensic experience preferable in big four or in any reputable multinational/ local organization.
Strong forensic background and experience in the related forensic field (accounting, law enforcement, forensic technology and legal experience is preferred)
Thorough knowledge and understanding of forensic service offerings within the context of an independent accounting firm.
Broad knowledge and understating of the global/ local risk management procedures of KPMG and ensure its compliance in day to day operation/ forensic assignments.
Excellent oral and written communication skills (proposal/ report writing, presentations) Excellent oral and written communication skills (proposal/ report writing, presentations)
Linguistic skills: Fluent English – Verbal & written, Fluent Arabic – Verbal & written
KPMG is a professional service company and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, Ernst & Young (EY), and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Seated in Amstelveen, the Netherlands, KPMG employs 189,000 people and has three lines of services: financial audit, tax, and advisory. Its tax and advisory services are further divided into various service groups.