Senior Manager, FAAS, Jeddah - EY

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    The opportunity

    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. 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 a Senior Manager, you will participate in or manage client engagements, contributing in both financial and non- financial service sectors. You'll collaborate with the partner, senior manager and client to determine a FAAS strategy that appropriately addresses risk and manages client expectations relating to deliverables, while ensuring FAAS engagement teams understand the client's needs and expectations and that the work product is client-focused, clear, accurate and well-presented.

    Timely delivery of projects in compliance with regulatory frameworks is essential, as is working with other service lines in providing an integrated service delivery. You'll monitor performance of the team against budget as well as identify and communicate relevant trends, developments and key performance drivers relevant to the client. Sales of new FAAS work will also be paramount in this role.

    In addition identifying and communicating relevant trends, developments and key performance drivers relevant to the client will be essential as well consulting with appropriate resources on complex accounting issues and participating in sales of new FAAS work.

    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.

    To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A bachelor's degree and at least five years of related work experience
  • Professional accounting qualification
  • Experience working with a 'Big 4' firm
  • Technical accounting, governance, internal controls and compliance experience, specifically within an IFRS framework
  • Strong technical skills and recognized cautious risk management ability
  • Management experience, leading teams, delegating, mentoring, reviewing performance and counselling employees
  • Fluent written and verbal English communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills
  • Ability and comfort level in researching client inquires and emerging issues, including regulations, industry practices and new technologies
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel on short notice, as necessary
  • Ideally, you'll also have

  • Proficiency in the Arabic language
  • 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.

    What we offer

    We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning : You'll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you : We'll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership : We'll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture : You'll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.