IFS - Finance - External Reporting Associate - Dubai

PwC - Dubai

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Line of Service

Internal Firm Services

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

IFS - Finance

Management Level

Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career in Finance, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to help PwC in all aspects of our Finance internal function including financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and assisting leadership with overall strategy. You’ll focus on recording and analysing financial transactions, paying and receiving invoices, maintaining financial statement ledger accounts, and preparing analysis and reconciliations of bills to detect fraud.

Our Financial Analysis and Reporting team is responsible for managing PwC’s financial risk through financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and tactical consulting. As part of the team, you’ll help with budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting, shared services and financing.

The External Reporting Team are the custodians of all statutory and group reporting requirements.


Working with a cross functional team to ensure all activities are completed on time and according to approved process, ensures adherence of the function to PwC approved accounting principles, established procedures, departmental guidelines, and regulatory requirements applicable to the work.

Primary duties and responsibilities

Finance
  • Supporting the External Reporting Team in the delivery of group and statutory reporting requirements.
  • Working with the LoS / business to ensure correct and consistent application of accounting principals.
  • Assisting in the preparation of regional statutory accounts and following up on reporting.
  • Dealing with statutory and group reporting requirements and deadlines in a efficient manner.

Customer
  • Develop a good understanding of commercial activities within each LoS, Territories and at network level as appropriate.
  • Responsible for the proactive delivery of statutory and group reporting across the ME practice, reporting to the Head of External Reporting and responding to management requests.
Internal Process
  • Ensure adherence to PwC approved accounting standards and principles; ensure maintenance of proper audit trails and verification and reconciliation actions for all statutory work.
  • Display and encourage a culture of strong financial discipline around group and statutory reporting and ensuring compliance with Firm/LoS policies and procedures.

Learning & Growth

  • Responsible for the continuing professional development of self and other team members 3 of 2.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required.
  • ACCA, CPA or similar certification required.
Language
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required, proficiency in Arabic would be an advantage.

Overall Experience
  • Experience in Finance / Accounting service delivery would be an advantage.

Technical Skills
  • Good financial, analytical and accounting skills.
  • Excellent level of accuracy to a high level of detail.
  • Excellent calculation and analytical skills.
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills.
  • An understanding of accounting standards and practices.
Soft Skills
  • Passionate about customer service.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team.
  • Ability to consult and communicate effectively with both technical and business personnel, in writing and verbally.
  • Excels in developing and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships at all levels across the business.
  • Proactive and organised with excellent time management and decision-making skills.
  • Thorough with an eye for detail.
  • Ethical Conduct.

Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

Degrees/Field of Study required: Degrees/Field of Study preferred:

Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)

Travel Requirements

0%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Yes

Government Clearance Required?

Yes

Job Posting End Date

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