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Job Reference: 00000215-1
Date Posted: 19 January 2017
Location: Riyadh
Salary: On Application
Sector: Accounting, Audit
Job Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time
Contact: John Bowes
Telephone: +37257597671

Job Description

Within Ernst & Young's Assurance service line, Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) professionals provide advisory services to a wide range of clients covering a very broad spectrum of services such as:
  • GAAP Conversion (to IFRS, IPSAS)
  • Accounting and financial policies and procedures manual
  • Financial Statement Close Process (FSCP)
  • Consolidations support
  • Financial Reporting Design/Key Performance Indicators (KPI) reporting
  • Transaction accounting support/Purchase Price Allocations
  • Accounting processes support
  • Finance function transformation
  • Corporate Treasury
  • Participating and/ or managing FAAS engagements
  • Collaborate with the partner, senior manager and client to determine a FAAS strategy that appropriately addresses risk and manages client expectations relating to deliverables
  • Ensure that the FAAS engagement team understands the client's needs and expectations and that the work product is client focused, clear, accurate and well-presented
  • Ensure work is delivered timely and in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Deliver effective execution of the FAAS service delivery framework
  • Work with other service lines in providing an integrated service delivery
  • Monitor the FAAS engagement team's performance against the budget, and alter if   necessary
  • Identify and communicate relevant trends, developments and key performance drivers relevant to the client
  • Consult with appropriate resources on complex accounting issues
  • Participate in sales of new FAAS work
  • A bachelor's degree
  • A master's degree in accounting and/or other appropriate academic major will be beneficial
  • CPA/CA/ACCA certification
  • At least 6 years of experience working as an auditor for a public accounting firm 
  •  Experienced in government entities, IPSAS and in chart of account under GFS
  • Management experience including leading teams, delegation, mentoring, performance reviews and counselling employees
  • Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills, in both English and Arabic
  • 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
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