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Job Reference: 00118103 - ijd
Date Posted: 19 January 2017
Location: Riyadh
Salary: On Application
Sector: Audit
Job Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time
Contact: Ian Douglas
Telephone: +37257597671

Job Description

Our client is a Big 4 firm looking to appoint a Senior Audit Manager ( Financial Services) for its Al Khobar office in Saudi Arabia.

Key responsibilities

  • The role is to help grow our existing FS Audit services in Saudi Arabia and there will be a chance to also work across FS advisory.


  • Strong financial services experience, particularly on global banks and insurers, and extensive knowledge of developments within the financial sector.


  • Leadership skills and ability to act as a role model


  • Drive and resilience and ability to thrive in a pressured environment


  • Knowledge and experience of auditing large global banks/insurance companies. Experience of systems/controls testing as well as substantive auditing, including consolidations, group audit, review of statutory accounts and disclosures.


  • Excellent working knowledge of IFRS


  • Well-developed supervisory skills e.g. coaching and motivation


  • The responsibilities of the person filling this role will include some or all of the following:

  • Managing / assisting in the delivery of client engagements, with responsibility for client deliverables and day-to-day liaison with clients


  • Managing project teams or workstreams within a project team, on client sites


  • Providing technical input to a number of projects and providing review and challenge to deliverables produced by the team


  • Cultivate and maintain client relationships at existing and target clients


  • Contribute to the development of new propositions / services and the refreshing of existing products / services


  • Actively identifying and supporting business development opportunities, including supporting the team with sales activities such as proposal writing and assisting with client presentation


  • Working closely with the Partners to play an active role in the proposal and pitching of products / services for new work


  • To work with other client teams and provide technical input

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Ideally the candidate should be a Senior manager or very experienced manager


  • Identifies and pursues business opportunities.


  • Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work.


  • Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work.


  • Continuously learns from experiences. Seeks out feedback and development opportunities. Gives clear directions, positive and constructive feedback.


  • Coaches less experienced staff.


  • Analyses problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information.


  • Builds the reputation of the client through the quality of work, knowledge and experience.


  • Monitors and upholds high quality of service and products to clients (internal and external).


  • English language skills critical

If you are interested in the position and would like more information or for a discreet discussion contact Ian Douglas  at

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