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Business Operations Associate - Consulting


Amman, Jordan

Ref: HP639-2642

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Business Operations Associate - Consulting - Amman

Line of Service

Not Applicable

Advisory - Other

Management Level

Job Description & Summary
A career within Operations, will provide the opportunity to support our engagement teams and clients operationally by providing advice on accounting, financial reporting, and strategic business issues. In joining, you'll help ensure a complete and relevant exchange of information among our consultants and in turn with engagement teams and clients, provide experts advice on a variety of specific topics, support engagement teams in resolving complex issues, and support clients and their subsidiaries in evaluating the potential impact of accounting and reporting standard setting initiatives. You'll develop strong relationships with our engagement teams and enhance our ability to meet greater investor expectations with the challenges of an increasingly complex business environment.

As a part of our team, you'll help assist engagement teams in the areas of resource management, learning and development, human capital, reporting, technology and innovation, and quality and compliance.

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.

With oversight from the Compliance manager, you will manage your own caseload to ensure engagement teams remain compliant with internal and external regulations when dealing with clients.

You will:

- Carry out pre-engagement and post engagement compliance tasks associated with client and project onboarding
- Prioritize tasks and meet deadlines to ensure their client and the engagement have cleared the necessary risk assessment and obtain files and reports on time to demonstrate regulatory compliance.
- Analyze all compliance procedures and monitor all risks for the engagement and opportunities and assess potential defects and assist in resolution for the same.
- Maintain and document all records required across the engagement lifecycle and assist the central review and R&Q team as necessary.
- Communicate effectively and professionally, verbally and in writing, with a range of key stakeholders across the firm
- Facilitate the yearly compliance reviews in collaboration with the Central Review Team and engagement leads
- Report predominantly to the Compliance Manager and the R&Q lead who will provide guidance regarding compliance with relevant territory policies and procedures

Whole leadership
Actively share knowledge within own team and across BUs, and promote best practises in respect of the firm's business systems and processes. Provide training, coaching and support to other team members as needed .

Global acumen
Work closely with teams across the business to ensure best practice.

Business acumen
Provide a service directly to the BU, particularly in relation to adhering to internal and external compliance tasks and   reporting any exceptions as necessary

Work closely with peers and team members at all levels, sharing knowledge and providing support where needed.


Essential skills and attributes

- Has the competence to perform the role effectively
- Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as basic presentation skills
- Affinity to work with quantitative data, good analytics
- Ability to work within a fast-paced & unstructured environment. Must be able to multi-task and effectively and continually prioritise
- Service-oriented attitude, proactive thinker, networker, information seeker, team player
- Excellent time management, communication and organizational skills
- Extensive knowledge of relevant computer software eg Microsoft Office and Google Suite
- Willingness and interest to frequently interact with and reach out to Partners, Directors and the team
- Ability to interact efficiently with senior members of the firm across multiple time zones

Desirable skills/experience

- 1-2 years relevant experience
- Background in risk / compliance fields preferred
- Experience in consulting preferred
- Understanding of the Firm's marketing and business development and the Firm's Service Offerings

Travel Requirements
Up to 60%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?

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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