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Assistant Director - Forensic Disputes Specialist - Financial Advisory

Deloitte & Touche (M.E.)

Dubai, UAE

Ref: KP054-1045

Job description / Role

When you work for us, you commit to a career at one of the largest and most prestigious professional services firms in the world. Looking for a rewarding career? Take a closer look at Deloitte & Touche ME. You'll understand that Deloitte is a Tier 1 Tax advisor in the GCC region since 2010 (according to the International Tax Review World Tax Rankings). It has received numerous awards in the last few years which include Best Employer in the Middle East, best consulting firm, and the Middle East Training & Development Excellence Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

In an international firm like Deloitte, our strong global presence is complemented by our local reach and market knowledge. A career in Financial Advisory Services with will equip you with a deep understanding of the local and regional business landscape, enabling you to identify opportunities and risks to our clients' businesses. In addition, your breadth of vision will be engaged, as you match our global resources to our clients' advantage. Our FAS practice encompasses a broad range of specializations and services but whose common goal is to offer strategic services to clients throughout every phase of the economic cycle.

Our Purpose

Deloitte makes an impact that matters. Every day we challenge ourselves to do what matters most-for clients, for our people, and for society. We serve clients distinctively, bringing innovative insights, solving complex challenges and unlocking sustainable growth. We inspire our talented professionals to deliver outstanding value to clients, providing an exceptional career experience and an inclusive and collaborative culture. We contribute to society, building confidence and trust in the markets, upholding the integrity of organizations and supporting our communities.

Our shared values guide the way we behave to make a positive, enduring impact:

- Integrity
- Outstanding value to markets and clients
- Commitment to each other
- Strength from cultural diversity

During your tenure as an Assistant Director in Deloitte Forensic, you will demonstrate and develop your capabilities in the following areas:

- Develops new and innovative approaches to analyzing data to he lp team draw meaningful conclusions; champions the use of advanced visualization to extract insights from a data set and presents findings in a clear, logical manner to client executives.
- Operates independently of established procedures when required by the situation in order to provide clear direction to team and resolve issues in a timely manner.
- Understands drivers of growth, profitability, and cash flow as well as a firm's financial statements and key performance measures.
- Assesses the financial aspects of business opportunities; identifies and quantifies financial and non-financial benefits of proposed solutions.
- Resolves escalated scope, timeline, or resourcing issues and shapes team's priorities to address most urgent and relevant tasks.
- Rigorously manages engagement financials to ensure proper invoicing, staff billing, and engagement profitability.
- Develops relationships, establishes credibility with, and instills confidence in clients.
- Identifies relevant business trends, economic forces, and industry practices and can confidently discuss with the client.
- Sets direction regarding the development and compliance of standards, guidelines and service agreements.
- Develops and deploys analytical approaches to gain a deeper and more complete understanding of complex business issues.
- Assists clients in addressing the technological challenges of today's complex investigation and litigation environments.
- Manages the end-to-end business dispute process, from case theory development and discovery to expert witness testimony.
- Helps client manage strategic, financial, operational, technological, and regulatory risk to enhance enterprise value.
- Articulates and quantifies the wider implications of any misappropriation, corruption, theft or financial crime by drawing upon deep technical and industry knowledge.

Leadership Capabilities:

- Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values.
- Actively contributes to building the talent pipeline; creates a talent experience that attracts, develops and retains top talent and high performing teams.
- Creates opportunities to drive impact; anticipates client needs and delivers superior results by leveraging each person's strengths to build high performing teams across businesses and borders.
- Builds deep relationships across a diverse network and uses a flexible influencing style to gain buy-in and drive impact.
- Translates broader strategy into a compelling team vision and goals; aligns the team and sets priorities to achieve objectives.
- Applies deep knowledge of disruptive trends and competitor activity to drive continuous improvement.
- Establishes a strong leadership brand and inspires followership through passion, integrity, and appreciation of others.

Requirements

Qualifications:
- 8+ years or more experience in audit/financial consulting/investigations with at least 3 oft hose in a forensic environment.
- Demonstrated abilityto manage people and plan components of engagements along with ensuring deliverables meet work plan specifications and deadlines.
- Recognized accounting qualification (ACCA/CA/CPA) preferred.
- Advanced level of technical proficiency and computer literacy particularly with spreadsheets (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
- Bilinguals (Arabic & English) preferred.

Deloitte in the UAE is part of Deloitte & Touche (M.E.). Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) is a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL).

About the Company

Deloitte is the world's largest and leading professional services firm, providing audit & assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory and tax and services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries, whether they are in the energy, communications, oil and gas, financial services, family businesses, healthcare, public or education sectors among others.

With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries and territories, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte's more than 250,000 professionals are committed to becoming the standard of excellence.

Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) is a member firm of Deloitte globally and is the first Arab professional services firm established in the Middle East region Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) is a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) and is a leading professional services firm established in the Middle East region with uninterrupted presence since 1926 with 26 offices in 15 countries to date. What distinguishes Deloitte member firms in the Middle East is the global and regional expertise and know-how offered through specialized and highly knowledgeable talent. Deloitte aims to offer the best services to its clients through a team with more than 3,300 partners, directors and staff in the Middle East which guarantees effective communication with clients and a deeper understanding of their needs. It is a Tier 1 Tax advisor in the GCC region since 2010 (according to the International Tax Review World Tax Rankings). It has also received numerous awards in the last few years which include best employer in the Middle East, best consulting firm, the Middle East Training & Development Excellence Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), as well as the best CSR integrated organization.

Deloitte drives progress. Our practices around the Middle East support clients become leaders wherever they choose to compete. We invest in outstanding people of diverse talents and backgrounds and empower them to achieve more than they could elsewhere. Our work combines advice with action and integrity. We believe that when our clients and society are stronger, so are we.

Our Purpose

Deloitte makes an impact that matters. Every day we challenge ourselves to do what matters most-for clients, for our people, and for society. We serve clients distinctively, bringing innovative insights, solving complex challenges and unlocking sustainable growth. We inspire our talented professionals to deliver outstanding value to clients, providing an exceptional career experience and an inclusive and collaborative culture. We contribute to society, building confidence and trust in the markets, upholding the integrity of organizations and supporting our communities.

Our shared values guide the way we behave to make a positive, enduring impact:

  • Integrity
  • Outstanding value to markets and clients
  • Commitment to each other
  • Strength from cultural diversity

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