Ernst & Young
Khobar, Saudi Arabia
Assistant Manager – Financial Accounting & Advisory Services
Do you want to work in a region that is vastly changing its accounting standards and practices? Do you want to lead that change? Do you want to work in a continuously growing economy? Do you want to become a leader in your field of expertise? If you’re saying yes, EY in the Middle East is the place for you.
Having the largest geographical footprint in the MENA region, EY is perfectly placed to help the multitude of government entities and businesses change their accounting standards to the latest IFRS standards as well as enhance the efficiency of business processes and minimize operational risk. We’re looking for ambitious people to help drive and support this change while learning about the intricacies of dealing with diverse clients in a challenging yet rewarding environment.
Your key responsibilities
As Assistant Manager, you’ll make a technical contribution to clients in a lead role in both financial and non- financial service sectors. You’ll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships, execute complex assurance advisory procedures, supervise junior team members and help execute client engagements. Working under the supervision of an assurance Director and Senior Manager, you’ll also help execute our work and present findings to the client.
With a clear focus on anticipating and identifying risks, you’ll escalate issues as appropriate. Working closely with colleagues, you’ll determine whether the work plan is properly executed, documented and concluded in compliance with our Quality & Risk Management (Q&RM) guidelines. As an influential member of the team, you’ll help to create a positive learning culture, will coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.
Skills and attributes for success
Pro- activity, accountability and results- driven people will flourish in this environment. Dealing with competing priorities, understanding how to manage resources and communicating effectively are key skills. This will have a huge impact on those around you and help promote a positive work ethic.
• Strong academic record including a degree
• A CIA, CPA, ACCA or ACA will be highly beneficial
• Four years of post-qualification experience
• Familiarity with IFRS and local GAAP standards
• Understanding of risk- based internal auditing techniques, risk control strategies and knowledge of risk management framework
• Understanding of business processes extensive knowledge of developing business policies and procedure manuals and related knowledge of process benchmarking
• Compliance with and understanding of regulatory requirements
• Experience with corporate governance reviews
• Track record with a leading public practice advisory firm
• Arabic language skills are highly desirable
What we look for
We are interested in entrepreneurs who have the confidence to develop and promote a brand new strategic vision both internally and externally. You will be business savvy with a passion for innovation as well as the motivation to create your own EY journey. If you have significant experience gaming technology and are passionate about improving the performance of businesses, this is the role for you.
About the Company
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services. Our 167,000 people are united by our shared values, which inspire our people worldwide and guide them to do the right thing, and our commitment to quality, which is embedded in who we are and everything we do.
EY is committed to doing its part in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.