Job description / Role
Line of Service
Internal Firm Services
IFS - Finance
Job Description & Summary
The Financial Controls accountant is responsible for ensuring that the firm's financial activities comply with legal and regulatory requirements.
The role entails analyzing financial information, assisting with internal audits, identifying and resolving financial discrepancies, and implementing financial controls to prevent fraud and ensure the accuracy of financial reporting.
- Assisting in the monthly review of balance sheets, trial balances and operating statements.
- Assisting the vendor registration team by ensuring that vendor bank details are validated prior to registering any new vendors.
- Ensuring that all policies and procedures are relevant and updated accordingly where appropriate, coordinating with One Finance teams to ensure completeness and sign-off.
- Assisting in the monitoring of compliance with set policies and procedures.
- Support internal and external audit activities by providing requested documentation and addressing audit findings.
- Liaising with the One finance teams to maintain and improve finance systems and processes.
- Assisting in identifying areas for automation and process improvement to enhance accuracy and enhanced productivity.
- Assisting in period closing activities (monthly & year-end).
This includes, but is not limited to:
- Monthly closing calendar review
- Trial balance/ OS reviews (ME & Country specific)
- Balance sheet reviews (ME & Country specific)
- Central transaction processing.
- Country Finance deliverables review
Including such other duties that may be assigned to you by your manager.
- Strong analytical skills,
- Attention to detail,
- Problem-solving skills,
- Communication skills,
- Interpersonal skills,
- Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
- A master's degree or professional certification (e.g CPA, CMA, CA, ACCA) is preferred.
- Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting standards, and relevant regulations (e.g., GAAP, IFRS).
- Proficiency in financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting techniques.
- Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and provide meaningful insights.
- Advanced proficiency in financial software and tools (e.g., ERP systems, financial modeling software).
- Solid understanding of internal controls, risk management, and compliance requirements.
- Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and senior management.
- Detail-oriented mindset with a focus on accuracy and precision.
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.