The recent disruptions to businesses globally have given rise to the increase in financial and technological innovations. Such innovations are now driving the M&A markets with the global rise of Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), acquisitions and divestments. Given the increase in such M&A activities the importance of accurate and complete accounting and reporting increases, with regulators becoming ever vigilant.
Our MENA based EY Member Firms are seeking talented individuals with a grounding in technical accounting who are willing to use their professional skills and experience to deliver on large, global and complex transaction accounting engagements. In return, our MENA based EY Member Firms will provide access to growing, global and innovative projects to support a sound and exciting development journey.
This opportunity will provide extensive experience in working with a range of MENA EY colleagues.
Your key responsibilities
As a Senior or Manager, you will work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients with their complex transaction accounting and reporting needs.
Skills and attributes for success
Pro- activity, accountability and results- driven people will flourish in this environment. Dealing with competing priorities, delivering to challenging deadlines, understanding how to manage resources and communicating effectively are key skills. This will have a huge impact on those around you and help promote a positive work ethic.
To qualify for the role, you must have
Bachelors degree or equivalent in a relevant subject such as Finance, Accounting, Engineering and a professional qualification (CPA, ACA, ACCA)
At least four years of experience in technical accounting under US GAAP or IFRS
Sound understanding of M&A and transaction accounting and reporting requirements
The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East
Ideally, youll also have
Three years of experience with a Big 4 accounting firm, ideally within capital markets or transaction accounting teams
What we look for
We are interested in entrepreneurs who have the confidence to develop and promote a brand-new strategic vision both internally and externally. You will be business savvy with a passion for innovation as well as the motivation to create your own EY journey. Most importantly, you will have a global mindset and bring this to your engagements.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where youll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer:
Continuous learning: Youll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you: Well provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership: Well give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: Youll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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