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External Audit Manager - Arabic Speaker

Date: Jan 5, 2023

Location: SA

Company: KPMG Professional Services

External Audit Manager – Arabic Speaker


We value the fresh perspective that experienced professionals can bring. Whether you are currently working in another 'Big Four' organization or industry, you can expect to make a difference from day one.

Whatever your background, you will be able to use the knowledge you already have and see it develop quickly. You can look forward to working with a wide range of businesses from multinationals to smaller entities and local companies and the opportunity to develop your management and leadership skills.

Whatever your reason is for wanting to look for a new job, joining KSA’s largest Audit practice will be the best next step for your career and gives you the opportunity to network with over 1500 KPMG firms' professionals in KSA and wider number globally.

KPMG Saudi Arabia is currently seeking to hire an experienced External Audit Manager for a permanent opportunity to work with our Audit CIPS team.



Job Role & Responsibilities: -

· Sector Expertise – experience with clients in the manufacturing, retail, distribution, leisure & tourism, consumer products and other non-financial sectors.

· Managing a diverse portfolio of local and international clients and leading the audits with high quality delivery.

· Collaborate to plan engagement objectives and an audit strategy that complies with professional standards and appropriately addresses risk.

· Manage the work requirements of audits for clients, including Capital Market Authority registrants.

· Manage the delivery of audit reports and present findings to clients and upper management.

· Demonstrate a thorough understanding of complex accounting and auditing concepts and apply them to client situations.

· Monitor the engagement team's progress against the plan.


Skills & Experience: -

· A SOCPA/ESAA/CA/CPA/ACCA qualification is required.

· Must have 6-7 years of relevant external audit experience within professional External Audit firms with a track record of academic and professional success including 1 to 2 years plus as Audit engagement manager.

· Current or Past Big 4 experience is preferred.

· Proficiency with financial research tools.

· Strong communication and presentation skills including writing and verbal skills in Arabic/English.

· Ability to travel as and when required.

· Ability to thrive in an international environment.

· Extremely high level of comfort with spreadsheets, MS word and Power point.

· Excellent analytical, problem solving and project management skills.


What we offer: -

KPMG supports equal opportunities for all prospected candidates. We commit to provide personal and professional development for all our employees. We operate in a friendly supportive environment. We respect each other and draw strength from our differences. We prioritize the employee well-being by adapting pioneering ways for work life balance.