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Senior Manager / Director, Financial Accounting Advisory Services

Ernst & Young

Job description / Role

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.

The opportunity

Having the largest geographical footprint in the MENA region, EY is perfectly placed to help the insurance sector which is experiencing unprecedented changes through the impact of IFRS 17, the new accounting standard for measuring insurance contracts. We’re looking for ambitious people to help drive and support this change while learning about the intricacies of dealing with diverse clients in a challenging yet rewarding environment.

Your key responsibilities

As a Director/Senior Manager you’ll be responsible for managing IFRS 17-related engagements, while collaborating with the partner and client to determine a FAAS strategy that appropriately addresses risk and manages client expectations relating to deliverables.

To this end you’ll 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 and monitor the FAAS engagement team’s performance against the budget, and alter if necessary.

In addition, identifying and communicating relevant trends, developments and key performance drivers relevant to the client will be essential as well consulting with appropriate resources on complex accounting issues and participating in sales of new FAAS work.

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