EY Manager - Infrastructure Asset Management in All, Saudi Arabia
Title: Manager - Infrastructure Asset Management
Job Number: RIY001EF
In Financial Accounting & Advisory Services (FAAS) within Assurance, we assist our clients to address the accounting and financial reporting challenges facing their business. You will be part of a team that provides insight and services that accelerate analytics, decision-making and innovation to build a stronger and more efficient finance function. You will experience ongoing professional development through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching.
That is how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
Today within MENA, many of our clients are focused on their future participation in regional and global capital markets. This includes
Moving to globally recognized standards such as IFRS
Ensuring that their balance sheets give full recognition to infrastructure and fixed assets
Establishing comprehensive asset management systems including the development of up to date fixed asset registers that support both accounting and operational requirements:
Appropriate asset valuations
Ownership and existence of those assets
Deploying fixed asset technologies (such as Maximo) and other related tools (e.g. for fixed asset tagging) to ensure that all assets are understood and fully accounted for*
Planning for corporatization and privatization particularly in regulated businesses and utilities
This role will focus on these areas, primarily supporting clients by providing guidance and expertise.
Your key responsibilities
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
Skills and attributes for success
Pro- activity, accountability and results- driven people will flourish in this environment. Dealing with competing priorities, understanding how to manage resources and communicating effectively are key skills. This will have a huge impact on those around you and help promote a positive work ethic.
To qualify for the role you must have
A bachelor's degree and approximately 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 4 years of related work experience
An undergraduate or master's degree in accounting and/or other appropriate academic major
Strong advisory (selling) mindset
Demonstrated experience within the Government Sector or Industries and Businesses with significant infrastructure and asset management requirements. A clear understanding and experience of the asset management lifecycle:
Acquisition – procurement, projects and construction (major and minor works), leases
Accounting (and taxes where appropriate)
Budgeting and planning, including refurbishments
Valuation, revaluation and impairment
Disposals, change in use, retirements and decommissioning
Assets tagging and hierarchies
Legal and Constructive obligation reviews
Maintenance and Insurance
Periodic asset review processes including verification
Strong technical skills and recognized cautious risk management ability
Understanding of a client's industry and marketplace
Strong management skills to lead teams, delegate appropriately, mentor, review performance and counsel employees
Fluent written and verbal English communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills
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
Ideally you’ll also have
Track record with a leading audit firm
Proficiency in the Arabic language
What we look for
We are interested in entrepreneurs who have the confidence to develop and promote a brand new strategic vision both internally and externally. You will be business savvy with a passion for innovation as well as the motivation to create your own EY journey. If you have significant experience gaming technology and are passionate about improving the performance of businesses, this is the role for you.
What working at EY offers
Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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