Assist clients with the challenges surrounding GL and management reporting
Develop and review policy and procedures, including process maps across accounting, operational and technical domains
Provide insights on key risks and challenges in ERP / Financial system implementation projects
Assist clients with identifying their accounting / reporting challenges by carrying out root cause analysis and developing solution for the same
Assist the team manager for engagement planning and overall project management
Assist the team and client with preparation of Business Requirement Document (BRD) encapsulating all requirements from business stakeholders
Assist clients with preparing financial statements as per applicable accounting framework
Assist clients with transforming their finance function, restructuring processes, management reporting and design of control framework
Draft Target operating model (TOM) for Finance department leveraging client input and strategy
Preparation of approach / methodology in proposals in response of client RFP
Interact and develop relationship with key client staff and engaging in a professional and confident manner
Document complex business processes by applying a variety of techniques, tools, and technologies to identify operational inefficiencies and non-compliant situations
Navigate multiple commitments on a regular basis to balance tasks across various client commitments
ACCA / CPA / CFA / CA Qualified or Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Business / Accounting & Finance / Economics or equivalent from a reputable university.
Experience with IFRS GAP / Impact assessments and Implementation
Expertise in providing advisory services to client transitioning between accounting frameworks (e.g. IFRS for SME to full adoption of IFRS)
Experience in providing complex accounting and reporting advice across public and private sector
Knowledge of Middle East accounting practices and regulations
Understanding of IFRS framework including IFRS 15, IFRS 16, IFRS 17 and IFRS 9
Fluency in English is a must
Bilingual candidates having fluency in Arabic will be preferred
7+ years of prior working experience in a relevant professional discipline.
Big Four Firms experience is a plus.