Consulting - Senior Consultant - Financial Services - UAE National

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Dubai, UAE

Posted
Ref: HP639-2648

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Consulting - Senior Consultant - Financial Services (Dubai) - UAE National

Line of Service
Advisory

Industry/Sector
Not Applicable

Specialism
Advisory - Other

Management Level
Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary
A career within Finance Consulting services, will provide the opportunity to work alongside CEOs, CFOs, controllers and treasurers to optimise the structure of their finance functions and improve their contribution to the business. We support our clients by addressing the challenges of achieving appropriate standards of control, efficient back office opportunities and support to the business through insight and challenge.

PwC Middle East Overview

Established in the region for over 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 6,000 people across 12 countries: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, and the United Arab Emirates. Complementing our depth of industry expertise and breadth of skills is our sound knowledge of local business environments across the Middle East region. Our tailored solutions help our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market, and beyond.

Business Unit Overview
The Financial Services Consulting team provides a full range of services to our Banking & Financial Services clients, including Strategy and Revenue Growth (Entry strategy, Product portfolio analysis, Business plan development and Optimization of revenue generation), Operational Excellence (Organization restructuring, Corporate governance development, Organisation Transformation, Performance Management, Outsourcing & Shared Services strategies and Cost optimization), Risk consulting (Risk appetite definition, Risk framework development, Risk reviews, and alignment), Technology enablement (System selections, Implementation program management) and Analytics.

We are a growing team and looking for dynamic, flexible, proactive, and hardworking experienced consultants who have a passion for shaping financial services positively in the GCC over the coming years. We have a strong pipeline of large, transformational opportunities with our clients which will provide great opportunities for all our people to step up and play significant and rewarding roles.

Responsibilities:
- Build and enhance team capabilities by always being up to date with trends in the market and understanding the impact on our clients so that you can help shape their thinking and our success in the market.
- Work with colleagues in all Middle Eastern offices on client work and internal initiatives as well as with international teams where appropriate.
- Keep up to date with current trends from the region and from across the world. Demonstrate teamwork and responsibility with the engagement team members; stay abreast of current business and economic developments relevant to the client's business and use current technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness of services provided.
- Knowledgeable in Digital banking, international branch set up.
- Experienced in Digital channel sales, sales optimization, and revenue expansion within the banking sector.
- Understanding of banking products, consumer banking, corporate banking, treasury, and private banking.
- Working on Strategy and innovation - Strategy definition, market/competitor scanning, targets definition, new product launches, fintech partnerships, open banking.
- Transformation and PMO - Program development and execution, portfolio management, annual planning, budget allocation, and approval.

Requirements

Requirements:
- Willingness to be based in Amman, Jordan.
- Education: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, and Economics, Technology, or other related major required.
- Years of Experience: 1 - 5 years of experience in the Financial Services field. In-depth previous experience with Digital and Fintech.
- Previous experience within the Middle East is a plus, particularly towards the latter part of the career.
- Excellent organizational skills, and able to cope well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
- Proven IT skills in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
- Language Skills: Excellent English and Arabic communication skills (verbal and written), particularly ability to articulate concepts and recommendations in written form (PowerPoint reports, charts, etc.).
- The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East and worldwide where the project dictates.
- Strong ability to manage large project/ consulting teams (10+).
- In-depth financial sector acumen and the underlying market forces affecting organizations' performance and strategic objectives.
- Proven strong conceptualized thinking and analytical capabilities.
- Should have gained previous experience in managing staff and the ability to demonstrate leadership skills.

Travel Requirements
Up to 60%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?
Yes

Government Clearance Required?
No

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.