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Assurance - Core Assurance - External Audit - Director

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Muscat, Oman

Ref: HP639-1140

Job description / Role

Line of Service
Assurance

Specialism
Assurance

Management Level
Director

Job Description & Summary
PwC Muscat are looking for a Director who has experience in leading the audits of large companies to join our growing assurance practice based in Muscat, Oman.

You'll lead medium to large teams, primarily on the audits of our unrivalled portfolio of clients in the region. You'll be responsible for the delivery of your engagements and ensuring the high quality of your team's audit work and reporting. You will also lead and coach your team members, and manage relationships with senior level clients. More broadly, you will also contribute to the running of our business unit, including business and people development.

Responsibilities

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

- Proactively leading the practice by setting strategy, driving the development of new business in the market, and providing technical advice across disciplines
- Building strong networks within the firm to spot and capitalising on opportunities to get involved in projects that others are leading across a number of different business units and sectors
- Identifying and discussing key issues with our clients to identify potential opportunities
- Responsibility for a majority of day to day client communications
- Shaping and delivering various projects that exceed the expectations of our clients and our own assignment quality criteria
- Managing and delivering large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team
- Management of engagement financials
- Helping to grow and develop our team through hands on training and coaching

Requirements

Preferred Skills

- CA / ACCA / CPA qualified with broad ranging audit experience;
- Experience in leading medium to large sized audit teams; supervising and developing staff;
- Proven track record of business development;
- Proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong client relationships;
- Proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions;
- Excellent project management skills and ability to manage relationships at all levels within PwC and within the client's organization.

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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