You will be required to possess a strong ability to work under pressure and manage your time, as the delivery role requires the creation of high quality of complex client deliverables that will be submitted for the managers and partners’ reviews.
The Senior Associate will be developing yourself personally, taking a keen interest in trends in capital markets and accounting matters and the impact on our clients so you can help shape their thinking and our success in the market;
You will also be required to possess a solid knowledge of IFRS and being able to conduct in depth researches on complex matters, prepare technical discussions paper for discussion with global industry experts and apply your critical thinking to provide our clients with high value and technically robust solutions;
You will be working with colleagues in all Middle Eastern offices on client work and internal initiatives as well as with international teams where appropriate;
Keeping up to date with current trends from the region and from across the world;
You will also be expected to build and maintain positive, productive and professional relationships with client personnel and colleagues;
The role sits within a rapidly growing part of PwC’s CMAAS team within our Middle East Assurance practice. You will be an integral part of the team responsible for the delivery of capital markets and accounting solutions across a range of sectors. You will have access to all of the latest training and development tools and the support of the wider PwC network.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the UAE Senior Associate job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business studies, accounting or finance;
Mandatory qualifications: The following qualification(s) are mandatory for the candidate to perform the role: ACA, ACCA, CPA;
Three to five years of audit or other relevant experience in a Big 4 firm. Any capital markets or accounting conversion (IFRS/ IPSAS) experience is beneficial. Similarly, and Middle East accounting or auditing experience is beneficial;
Excellent organisational skills, having the ability to prioritise work load whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines;
Language Skills: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Fluent in English is required and multilingual Arabic speaker is highly beneficial;
In-depth understanding of IFRS and general accounting principles;
Strong interest and passion for enhancing technical accounting skills;
Ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East and worldwide where the project dictates.
The candidate will be achievement oriented with the ability to be flexible and adaptive on a daily basis. He will be able to work independently and as part of a team with a fast pace and a high energy that will translate into a high quality output;
Established in the region for 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 4,000 people across 12 countries: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Palestine, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia 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. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.