• Job Reference: 00000261-1
  • Date Posted: 30 March 2017
  • Location: RIYADH
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Audit
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Ian Douglas
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +37257597671

Job Description

Our Big 4 client needs an Audit Advisory Senior Manager for its busy office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A competitive package and good future prospects are available for the right candidate.

Role description:
As an audit Senior Manager you will be responsible for the preparation of audit strategy and business plans, setting budgets and pricing, scheduling audits, selecting staff and assigning workloads, and financial reporting. You should assume responsibility for small components of engagements and contribute to a strong client relationship through interactions with client personnel.
You are responsible to recognize and communicate opportunities to sell "add-on" work to client and contribute to a positive team attitude. You are expected to demonstrate your ability to plan and manage engagements and people along with ensuring deliverables meet work plan specifications and deadlines.
Also, you are encouraged to develop and motivate all audit advisory staff and provide them with counselling and career guidance.

  • Ability to deal with highly confidential information; diplomacy, conciliation and discretion;
  • Bilingual candidates confidently and fluently (speaking, reading and writing) English and Arabic is an requirement;
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work;
  • Strong organizational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment;
  • A creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements;
  • Ability to gather information and monitor the outcomes;
  • Attention to detail, research and problem solving skills;
  • Flexibility and accessibility after hours is a requirement;
  • Exceptional commitment to client service and continuous improvement;
  • Effective decision-making ability;

Qualifications: To be considered for this position, you must demonstrate skills and experience in the following areas:
  • Preference will be given to Bilingual candidates confidently and fluently (reading, speaking, and writing) in English and Arabic;
  • 10+ years of experience  in public accounting, finance, auditing, audit management, budget, business plan, business strategy;
  • Experience in the financial services consulting experience ,preferably with big Audit Firms ;
  • Extensive knowledge of best practice in finance strategy, operating model design, performance management, coast management, finance process optimization and profitability analysis.
  • Extensive knowledge of best practice reporting and international financial reporting standards ;
  • Postgraduate and/or a higher degree in Accounting/Finance;
  • International accounting qualification: CA, ACCA, or CPA certification are considered as a strong asset;
  • Ability to become proficient with various software applications specific to the firm’s needs
If you are interested in this role and would like further information or a discreet telephone discussion, please contact Ian Douglas  at