EY Senior – Financial Accounting & Advisory Services in All, Saudi Arabia
Title: Senior – Financial Accounting & Advisory Services
Job Number: RIY001DI
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.
FAAS professionals provide advisory services to a wide range of clients covering a very broad spectrum of services including:
GAAP Conversion (to IFRS, IPSAS)
Support and implementation of new accounting standards
Contract accounting support
Accounting Compliance Reporting (ACR) Support
Accounting and financial policies and procedures support
Financial Statement Close Process (FSCP)
Financial Reporting Design/Key Performance Indicators (KPI) reporting
Transaction accounting and reporting
Audit Remediation and readiness
Accounting processes support
Finance function transformation
About the opportunity
Our FAAS practice is one of the fastest growing areas of our business. As a result, we have a recruitment need for a Senior to join our team in Amman, Jordan to support on big scale projects ranging from GAAP Conversion and implementation of new accounting standards to FSCP and financial policies and procedures support.
In this role, you will
Work directly with a wide range of clients across several industries to assess the impact of new accounting standards, proposed transactions or other regulatory changes
Build and maintain strong networks internally and externally in order to grow the pipeline of FAAS work
Report directly to Managers, Senior Managers, Directors and Partners at the planning, execution and wrap-up stages of FAAS engagements
Coach and mentor junior team members and conduct performance review by contributing to performance feedback for staff
Ensure work is of a high quality, delivered in a timely fashion and in compliance with EY policies
Work with other EY locations, service lines and specialists to deliver a fully integrated service offering
Monitor engagement economics against key financial metrics and manage the appropriate internal and external stakeholders
Identify and communicate relevant trends, developments and key performance drivers relevant to the client
Consult with appropriate resources on complex accounting issues
Ensure that the FAAS work products meet the needs and expectations of clients are clear, accurate and well presenteda
Ensure work is delivered timely and in compliance with regulatory requirements
Deliver effective execution of the FAAS service delivery framework
A bachelor's degree in finance and/ or accounting. Masters or MBA would be preferred
Minimum 3- years of experience working as an auditor/ consultant or technical resource for a public accounting firm
CPA/ CA/ ACCA certification (preferred)
Knowledge of accounting and auditing processes and techniques
Proven experience with IFRS
Strong technical skills and recognized cautious risk management ability
Solid team working skills with the ability to work with different people from diverse backgrounds in the diverse FAAS team
Strong written and verbal 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
Keen to develop technical and other attributes of assigned team members
Fluent in English and Arabic
At EY, we are committed to helping you achieve your potential. If you have the drive and determination to serve some of the world's most successful and influential organizations, we will provide the scope and support to realize your professional and personal ambitions. Teaming with talented colleagues around the world, you will discover a culture defined by integrity, respect and collaboration that produces inspiring results. With award-winning professional development and access to global opportunities in a challenging, high-performance environment, you will be able to carve out a rewarding career that reflects your talents and aspirations.