EY Senior – Financial Accounting & Advisory Services in All, Saudi Arabia

Title: Senior – Financial Accounting & Advisory Services

Location: SA-All-Riyadh

Job Number: RIY001DI

In Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) within Assurance, we assist our clients to address the accounting and financial reporting challenges facing their business. You will be part of a team that provides insight and services that accelerate analytics, decision-making and innovation to build a stronger and more efficient finance function. You will experience ongoing professional development through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching.

That is how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

FAAS professionals provide advisory services to a wide range of clients covering a very broad spectrum of services including:

  • GAAP Conversion (to IFRS, IPSAS)

  • Support and implementation of new accounting standards

  • Contract accounting support

  • Accounting Compliance Reporting (ACR) Support

  • Accounting and financial policies and procedures support

  • Financial Statement Close Process (FSCP)

  • Consolidations support

  • Financial Reporting Design/Key Performance Indicators (KPI) reporting

  • Transaction accounting and reporting

  • Audit Remediation and readiness

  • Accounting processes support

  • Training courses

  • Finance function transformation

About the opportunity

Our FAAS practice is one of the fastest growing areas of our business. As a result, we have a recruitment need for a Senior to join our team to support on big scale projects ranging from GAAP Conversion and implementation of new accounting standards to FSCP and financial policies and procedures support.

In this role, you will

  • Work directly with a wide range of clients across several industries to assess the impact of new accounting standards, proposed transactions or other regulatory changes

  • Build and maintain strong networks internally and externally in order to grow the pipeline of FAAS work

  • Report directly to Managers, Senior Managers, Directors and Partners at the planning, execution and wrap-up stages of FAAS engagements

  • Coach and mentor junior team members and conduct performance review by contributing to performance feedback for staff

  • Ensure work is of a high quality, delivered in a timely fashion and in compliance with EY policies

  • Work with other EY locations, service lines and specialists to deliver a fully integrated service offering

  • Monitor engagement economics against key financial metrics and manage the appropriate internal and external stakeholders

  • Identify and communicate relevant trends, developments and key performance drivers relevant to the client

  • Consult with appropriate resources on complex accounting issues

  • Ensure that the FAAS work products meet the needs and expectations of clients are clear, accurate and well presenteda

  • Ensure work is delivered timely and in compliance with regulatory requirements

  • Deliver effective execution of the FAAS service delivery framework


About you

  • A bachelor's degree in finance and/ or accounting. Masters or MBA would be preferred

  • Minimum 3- years of experience working as an auditor/ consultant or technical resource for a public accounting firm

  • CPA/ CA/ ACCA certification (preferred)

  • Knowledge of accounting and auditing processes and techniques

  • Proven experience with IFRS

  • Strong technical skills and recognized cautious risk management ability

  • Solid team working skills with the ability to work with different people from diverse backgrounds in the diverse FAAS team

  • Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills.

  • 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

  • Keen to develop technical and other attributes of assigned team members

Fluent in English and Arabic

About us

At EY, we are committed to helping you achieve your potential. If you have the drive and determination to serve some of the world's most successful and influential organizations, we will provide the scope and support to realize your professional and personal ambitions. Teaming with talented colleagues around the world, you will discover a culture defined by integrity, respect and collaboration that produces inspiring results. With award-winning professional development and access to global opportunities in a challenging, high-performance environment, you will be able to carve out a rewarding career that reflects your talents and aspirations.