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Tax & Legal Services - Tax - Tax Compliance Services - Associate

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Cairo, Egypt

Ref: HP639-2381

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Tax & Legal Services - Tax - Tax Compliance Services - Associate - Cairo

Line of Service
Tax

Industry/Sector
Not Applicable

Specialism
General Tax Consulting

Management Level
Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career in Administration and Secretarial Services, within Internal Firm Services, will give you with the opportunity to provide administrative support to PwC employees. You'll focus on using business software applications to prepare reports, receiving and directing incoming calls or emails to the appropriate parties, arranging business travel, tracking expenses, and coordinating meeting arrangements.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As an Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Proactively assist the team in various aspects of the project
- Prepare deliverables
- Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen
- Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
- Ensure you are adhering to compliance matters
- Work on developing internal relationships and your PwC brand
- Preparing and assisting with client risk management onboarding process
- Project planning, progress monitoring and reporting
- Executing various background checks by running on-going screening of clients and suppliers to manage risks related to client and engagement acceptance
- Running AML and sanction screening checks on all clients and their ultimate beneficial owners to ensure AML and sanctions compliance
- Ensuring engagement teams are compliant with the firm's client due diligence (CDD) and know your customer (KYC) processes
- Reporting adverse check results, sanctions and global/local conflicts of interest
- Monitoring the timely completion of of mandatory client and engagement risk assessment processes
- Handling risk management queries received from the various client engagement teams across the ME
- Identifying, assessing and evaluating violations related to confidentiality breaches
- Assisting in and being part of ME risk management processes to comply with changes made to PwC Network and/or ME local policies.
- Performing the Engagement Compliance Review on selected files to ensure the engagement is in line with the firm's risk management standards and any independence regulations.
- Raise any concerns regarding inadequate and bring to the attention of senior management.

Requirements

Job Requirements

Required Skills:
- Demonstrate ability to build relationships, work across multinational teams and with a wide variety of individuals at different levels - from senior partners to staff
- Strong interest and passion for PwC and looking to further develop him/herself and his/her PwC network
- Excellent organisational skills, having the ability to prioritise workload whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written). Fluent in English but multilingual Arabic speaker preferable
- Demonstrates analytical skills
- Driven with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
- Personal gravitas and ethical behavior
- Seeking opportunities for improvement, automation and efficiency gains.

Education:
- Fresh Graduate with Bachelor's degree or equivalent in relevant subject areas (such as Risk Management, Finance, Business administration)

Travel Requirements
Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?
No

Government Clearance Required?
Yes

About the Company

At PwC Middle East, we’ve set out an ambitious purpose and strive to live it everyday: to solve important problems and build trust in society.

We’re a community of solvers that come together in unexpected ways to build trust and create sustained outcomes. We solve important problems, support one another as we grow, develop and build fulfilling careers.

PwC provides industry-focused services for public and private clients across Assurance and Audit, Deals, Consulting, Tax and Legal. We draw on our development legacy that brings together the collective experience of over 7,000 people in our region with offices across 12 countries to solve for tomorrow.

We’re striving to consistently deliver innovative work that builds trust and delivers sustained outcomes. And we’re proud of the strength that comes from all our different backgrounds and experiences and we value everyone’s uniqueness. We thrive in uncertainty, operate with integrity and leverage the diverse perspectives of our teams.

If you’re looking for a place that fuels your ambition to make a difference, that matches your curiosity with continuous learning opportunities and reimagines ways of working to enable you to lead a more balanced life, then you’re a future PwCer.

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