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Tax & Legal Services - MERC Tax - Risk & Quality - Associate


Amman, Jordan

Ref: HP639-1912

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Tax & Legal Services - MERC Tax - Risk & Quality - Associate (6 months Fixed Term) - Amman

Line of Service

General Tax Consulting

Management Level

Job Description & Summary
A career in Risk Management, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to advance and foster integrity based decision making and conduct by PwC professionals throughout our organisation. You'll focus on promoting and monitoring compliance with applicable external laws and regulations as well as internal policies and procedures to help manage PwC's regulatory, litigation, and reputational risk.

Our Risk and Quality team identifies and assists internal teams to mitigate and control client engagement risks. As part of the team, you'll provide advice to business teams within PwC on sound contract provisions, standards and approaches in accordance with PwC policies, principles and standards.

Client Administrative Assistant provides excellent client service. They're a specialist strong team, who sit alongside the business and support them in tasks that vary from client risk management checks, project organisation, to finance system control and much needed e-administration.  It's an incredibly interesting and challenging role that provides the opportunity to work directly with our client facing teams and clients.

What we're looking for

- Enthusiasm and passion to deliver exceptional client service to our business units
- Confidence with client onboarding process
- Excellent proven organisation, multi-tasking skills and enjoyment in building strong working relationships.


The role would suit an experienced project coordinator or KYC/AML subject matter expert used to the demands that exceptional business administration requires.

The role includes:

- Preparing and assisting with client risk management onboarding process
- Project planning, progress monitoring and reporting
- Understanding and administering our risk management process
- Create Opportunity set-up / job code creation within our internal risk management and finance systems
- Know your client - Checking the client background - getting information from the internet.
- CES checking - to establish independence issues
- Client opportunity set-up in Salesforce and within internal systems
- Completion of risk assessment entry to be approved by the Job Partner, ensuring the following have been performed and cleared:
- Relationship checks / conflict checks - forward the list to the MIC for checking / confirmation
- Client's AML - completion based on the information gathered from the background checking of the client
- Ensure the risk assessment is inline with the engagement letter
- Monitoring of risk assessment entries to ensure they are compliant with Firm's risk management policies and standards. 
- Performing random engagement compliance reviews on files assessment 
- Raise any concerns regarding inadequate and bring to the attention of senior management.  

Experience required:

- Project management 
- Risk Management 
- Client Onboarding including Know Your Client and Anti Money Laundering

About the Company

PwC firms help organizations and individuals to create the value they're looking for.

We're a network of firms in 158 countries with close to 169,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. PwC is the brand under which member firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwCIL) operate and provide services. Together, these firms form the global PwC network.

In our 3 key areas of business or Lines of Service Assurance, Tax, and Advisory we work with our clients from business start ups to the worlds leading organizations to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

We help our own people to learn, discover, develop and make a real difference all the way through their working lives. And we have big ambitions to grow.

PwC Middle East Region is part of what we call the Central Cluster and includes the UK, Europe and Africa as well as the Middle East. The region consists of 12 markets - UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, Iraq and Palestine.

PwC has been established in the region for over 40 years, we already employ over 4500 people and we are on course to become the Middle East number one professional service firm.

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