Manager - Assurance in Dubayy [Dubai], United Arab Emirates

at Ernst & Young

Financial Services
Executive / Top Management
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Within Ernst & Young's Assurance service line, Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) professionals provide advisory services to a wide range of clients covering a very broad spectrum of services.

We currently have a career opportunity for Managers (to be based in Riyadh, Jeddah, Al Khobar, Doha, Dubai and Abu Dhabi) with deep knowledge of one or more of the following competencies:

· ► Corporate Treasury

· ► Accounting and financial policies and procedures manual

· ► Financial Statement Close Process (FSCP)

· ► Consolidations support

· ► Financial Reporting Design/Key Performance Indicators (KPI) reporting

· ► Transaction accounting support/Purchase Price Allocations

· ► Accounting processes support

· ► Finance function transformation


· ► Be responsible for participating and/or managing FAAS engagements.

· ► Collaborate with the partner, senior manager and client to determine a FAAS strategy that appropriately addresses risk and manages client expectations relating to deliverables.

· ► Participate and/or manage FAAS engagements.

· ► Ensure that the FAAS engagement team understands the client's needs and expectations and that the work product is client-focused, clear, accurate and well-presented.

· ► Ensure work is delivered timely and in compliance with regulatory requirements.

· ► Deliver effective execution of the FAAS service delivery framework.

· ► Work with other service lines in providing an integrated service delivery.

· ► Monitor the FAAS engagement team's performance against the budget, and alter if necessary.

· ► Identify and communicate relevant trends, developments and key performance drivers relevant to the client.

· ► Consult with appropriate resources on complex accounting issues.

· ► Participate in sales of new FAAS work.


To qualify, candidates must have:

► a bachelor's degree and approximately 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 4 years of related work experience

► an undergraduate or master's degree in accounting and/or other appropriate academic major

► at least 4 years of experience working as an auditor for a public accounting firm and particular business/industry experience to meet special needs

► Strong advisory (selling) mindset

► CPA/CA/ACCA certification

► strong technical skills and recognized cautious risk management ability

► deep understanding of the client's industry and marketplace

► strong management skills to lead teams, delegate appropriately, mentor, review performance and counsel employees

► strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills.

► Fluency in Arabic is required

► ability and comfort level in researching client inquires and emerging issues, including regulations, industry practices and new technologies

► flexibility and willingness to travel on short notice, as necessary

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