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Pwc: Assurance – Graduates and Undergraduates

About PwC

At PwC, we measure success by our ability to create the value that our clients and our people are looking for. Our reputation lies in building lasting relationships with our clients and a focus on delivering

value in all we do. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

Established in the region for 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 4,000 people across 12 countries: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Palestine, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Complementing our depth of industry expertise and breadth of skills is our sound knowledge of local business environments across the Middle East region. Our tailored solutions help our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market and beyond.

As a graduate in the Assurance practice, you’ll learn and develop the specialist skills our clients look for and value most.

For Core Assurance this will include studying towards a professional qualification, with support from us all the way. As well as gaining valuable work experience, you will work towards the Chartered Accountancy qualification in your first years at PwC. You’ll study towards gaining the ACA qualification with ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) or towards gaining a CPA qualification (Certified Public Accountant), towards the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW), or a SOCPA (Saudi Organization for Certified Public Accountants).

For Risk Assurance Services this will include studying towards a professional qualification. We encourage our graduates to develop specialisms in their particular areas of interest – this can be anything from financial audit support to information security, ERP controls, and business continuity planning reviews.

A full-time graduate position in our Assurance practice will provide you with the opportunity to work on client accounts, using our innovative auditing methodology, and provide additional business advisory services, including performance measurement and corporate reporting, to meet the needs of investors.

We’re looking for enthusiastic, driven individuals who will graduate in 2017, with a Bachelor’s or Master’s in Business, Economics, IT, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or other related field from any university. You will be required to demonstrate a business level knowledge of English when communicating (both written and verbal), as well as typically exhibiting the following knowledge and skills:
  • Self motivation, confidence and a strong work ethic
  • Successful performance within team environments, enjoying being part of a team
  • Ability to work and deliver under pressure and within tight deadlines
  • Strong data handling skills and the ability to gather information and present it in a professional manner
  • Flexibility, adaptability and effective prioritisation skills
  • Knowledge and experience of the Middle East Region is a definite advantage
  • Flexibility to travel and to work at client sites during the week
  • Fluency in spoken Arabic is required
  • Strong IT & Microsoft office skills especially Excel and PowerPoint

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