Assurance – External Audit Senior Associate (Non FS) – Dubai Jobs in Dubai at PwC Middle East

Title: Assurance – External Audit Senior Associate (Non FS) – Dubai

Company: PwC Middle East

Location: Dubai

Line of Service



Not Applicable



Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

PwC Global Overview

With offices in 152 countries and almost 328,000 people, we are among the leading professional services networks in the world. We help organisations and individuals create the value they are looking for, by delivering quality in Assurance, Tax and Advisory services.

PwC Middle East Overview

Established in the region for 40 years, PwC has around 7,000 people in 12 countries across the region: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, the Palestinian territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Our regional team with its tailored solutions, brings international experience, helping our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market, and beyond.

Line Of Service Overview

Our Middle East Assurance practice includes over 2,300 people based in 12 countries across the region and is part of PwC’s global network that is operating worldwide. PwC Middle East’s Assurance practice combines the right mix of human-led and tech powered solutions to provide our clients with quality audits and other risk services that create confidence and impact in our region and across society.

What is expected from you?

Job Duties

Your job duties will include but will not be limited to

As an External Audit Senior Associate, you will be reporting to Managers and above, working as part of a team that helps the clients building trust, solving complex challenges, and proactively assisting in the management of several engagements.

Using your analytical skills to analyse the client’s financial statements and ensure they adhere to financial regulations

Examining financial and accounting records, other documents, and tangible items such as inventory, or plant and equipment

Asking a range of questions – from formal written questions to informal oral questions – to a range of individuals at our client organizations

Testing the client organization’s internal controls and processes

Building trust and credibility with the clients by understanding their expectations and delivering high quality services

Taking accountability for researching and understanding key facts on the client;s industry information before the engagement begins

Communicating with the Manager and/ or Partner in a timely manner with respect to engagement progress – risks, issues, variances from plan in terms of time, budget, etc.

Taking full ownership of external file completion

Analyzing engagement economics of self and field staff and explaining variances from the budgets

Reviewing the work of the associate levels and providing them on-job training, coaching and timely constructive feedback to help them grow in their career

Ensuring you are adhering to compliance with the risk, quality and independence matters

Having an understanding in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients along with building and maintaining strong relationships with clients

Engaging and dealing effectively with diverse teams from the planning through the completion phase of the audit as well as closely following up on the progress of the requested tasks to ensure meeting the timeline and the firm’s internal KPI’s

Taking part in the digital initiatives and upskilling areas which align…

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