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Assurance - Operations Manager

Job Description and Requirements

Job description / Role

Line of Service
Assurance

Industry/Sector
Not Applicable

Specialism
Assurance

Management Level
Manager

Job Description & Summary
Due to the rapid growth of our Other Assurance Services team and a focus on Saudi Arabia we are currently recruiting for an Operations Manager based in Saudi to support in the running of the business there. This is a critical role in driving profitability, maximising utilisation, supporting in Working Capital Management and MI analysis to support with Saudi Leadership team. You should have prior experience within Financial Operations and have a good commercial understanding of the different metrics important in the running of a business.

Responsibilities:

- You will be required to possess strong project management skills as you will support in many Operational projects working with the Regional Operations team but focused on the Saudi business such as the annual budgeting process and Working Capital management.
- Driving the monthly performance of the Saudi business in terms of revenue forecasting, reporting results, following up on time sheet submissions and providing other MI analysis as required.
- Being the go to person for the financial operations system within Saudi, encouraging and supporting teams in the usage of the systems available.
- Managing a junior team member and being accountable for their delivery of financial operations support to the business. Providing support, coaching and development for your team member.
- The role sits within the rapidly growing Other Assurance Services team so there is an opportunity to develop in the role and grow the responsibilities within the remit of the role.

Requirements

Requirements: 

- The candidate will be achievement oriented with the ability to be flexible and adaptive on a daily basis. They will be able to work independently and as part of a team with a fast pace and a high energy that will translate into a high quality output.
- Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in relevant subject areas such as Finance, Economics, Business etc.
- Experience at a Manager level managing a small team and working with senior stakeholders preferably within a professional services environment.
- In-depth understanding of financial operations and the commercial aspects of running a business.
- Exposure to Senior Stakeholders and used to working under deadlines.
- Excellent organisational skills, having the ability to prioritise workload whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines.
- Proven IT skills such as Microsoft Office and internal systems.
- Language Skills: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Fluent in English but multilingual Arabic speaker preferable.