Experienced / Senior Associate


Amman, Jordan

Ref: HP639-4647

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Line of Service



Management Level
Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

PwC Global Overview

With offices in 152 countries and almost 328,000 people, we are among the leading professional services networks in the world. We help organisations and individuals create the value they are looking for, by delivering quality in Assurance, Tax and Advisory services.

PwC Middle East Overview

Established in the region for 40 years, PwC has around 7,000 people in 12 countries across the region: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, the Palestinian territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Our regional team with its tailored solutions, brings international experience, helping our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market, and beyond.

Line of Service Overview

Our Middle East Assurance practice includes over 2,300 people based in 12 countries across the region and is part of PwC's global network that is operating worldwide. PwC Middle East's Assurance practice combines the right mix of human-led and tech powered solutions to provide our clients with quality audits and other risk services that create confidence and impact in our region and across society.

Business Unit Overview

A career within Risk Assurance services will provide you with the opportunity to gain an understanding of an organisation's objectives, regulatory and risk management environment, and the diverse needs of their critical stakeholders.

Our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. Therefore, our Risk Assurance practice focuses on helping organisations review and strengthen every aspect of their business, from people to performance, systems to strategy, and business planning to business resilience.

Our Risk Assurance practice provides a wide range of services and business advice that is not limited to Internal Audit, Enterprise Risk Management, Policies and Procedures, Governance, Internal Control over Financial Reporting, Process Intelligence, Compliance as well as Technology Risk.

What is expected from you?
As a member of the Risk Assurance team, you will be working on managing projects in the fields of internal audit, governance, risk management, and compliance.
This will entail client facing and engaging in discussions with executives and reporting the results. Therefore, you will be required to possess strong internal audit, governance, risk management, and compliance skills alongside project management.
• Working with teams to collaborate and execute audit strategies and methodologies for clients by analyzing and documenting internal controls and control environments, drafting recommendations, and other reports.
• Engaging and collaborating with diverse teams from planning through completion phases of audits, closely following up on progress to ensure meeting timelines and firm's internal KPIs.
• Working with clients to improve their internal control maturity and mitigate risks by developing internal audit and risk management strategies to strengthen existing controls and processes.
• Identifying key risks, defining audit methodologies, and process improvements by understanding client objectives, risks, control frameworks, systems, and regulatory environments.
• Building and maintaining meaningful client relationships, identifying opportunities for new/existing clients, and reflecting PwC values in day-to-day work when working in diverse teams.
• Conducting Internal Audit engagements focusing on compliance, financial, and operational audits.
• Conducting testing to evaluate the adequacy of the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls.
• Drafting audit findings, related impacts, potential risks, and recommendations.
• Innovating and helping further develop service offerings related to internal audit, risk, and controls.
• Assisting clients in deploying and developing their internal audit/internal control function.
• Studying business functions, gathering information, evaluating output requirements, and formats.
• Ensuring adherence to compliance, quality, and independence matters.
• Commitment to continuous education and digital upskilling.
• Performing other procedures as necessary to support the issuance of assurance deliverables.


What you will bring:
• Ambitious and eager to grow and develop.
• Degree in Accounting, Finance, Risk Management, Governance, Industrial Engineering, or related discipline.
• Completed or pursuing a professional qualification such as CIA, CPA, CRMA, CFE, CGRCP, PMP, or CMA is a plus.
• Professional experience in internal audit or GRCP, preferably in one of the big 4 professional services firms.
• Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, thriving in a team environment.
• Strong report writing and analytical skills.
• Bilingual proficiency in Arabic and English (oral and written).
• Business development and client relationship-building skills.
• Willingness to challenge norms and create a cohesive and effective working team.
• Excellent project management skills.
• Knowledge in audit technologies, and experience using Data Analytics tools is a plus.

Why you'll love working for PwC:
• Competitive remuneration plan rewarding success and acknowledging value provided.
• Inclusive and diverse culture, where individuals can be themselves, valued for strengths, and empowered to be the best they can be.
• Flexible work framework encouraging work-life balance.
• Support for mental health and well-being with specialists offering advice, meditation, yoga, and other relaxation sessions.
• Limitless opportunities for continuous learning and digital upskilling.
• Friendly atmosphere encouraging innovative mindsets, relationship development, and assisting others in growing and working effectively.
• Competitive schooling allowance and insurance packages as per PwC policy.

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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