Audit & Assurance | Finance | Senior Accountant (Financial Controller)

Jordan | Enabling Functions | Posted on 11-Sep-2023

Position Summary

Amman - JDC

Audit & Assurance | Financial Controller - Senior Accountant

When you work for us, you commit to a career at one of the largest and most prestigious professional services firms in the world. Looking for a rewarding career? Take a closer look at Deloitte & Touche ME. You'll understand that Deloitte is a Tier 1 Tax advisor in the GCC region since 2010 (according to the International Tax Review World Tax Rankings). It has received numerous awards in the last few years which include Best Employer in the Middle East, best consulting firm, and the Middle East Training & Development Excellence Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

A career in Audit at Deloitte & Touche Middle East is a key link in the financial reporting chain, putting you in the position of trusted advisor to businesses across the region. Your people skills will be required for the latter, while your analytical mind will be another integral requirement for success. You will need the flexibility to implement our international audit approach while bringing to the fore your understanding of the complexities and unique circumstances of our clients and the business landscape across our diverse region. All this while adhering to the highest standards of independence, professional objectivity, and technical excellence.

Our Purpose

Deloitte makes an impact that matters. Every day we challenge ourselves to do what matters most—for clients, for our people, and for society. We serve clients distinctively, bringing innovative insights, solving complex challenges, and unlocking sustainable growth. We inspire our talented professionals to deliver outstanding value to clients, providing an exceptional career experience and an inclusive and collaborative culture. We contribute to society, building confidence and trust in the markets, upholding the integrity of organizations, and supporting our communities.

Our shared values guide the way we behave to make a positive, enduring impact:

  • Lead the way
  • Serve with integrity
  • Take care of each other
  • Foster inclusion
  • Collaborate for measurable impact

During your tenure as a Senior Accountant (Financial Controller) in Audit & Assurance, you will demonstrate and develop your capabilities in the following areas:

Financial Reporting:

  • Prepare and review financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, adhering to accounting standards (e.g., GAAP or IFRS).
  • Ensure transparency, accuracy, and completeness in financial reporting for internal and external stakeholders.

Budgeting and Forecasting:

  • Lead the annual budgeting process and collaborate with department heads to create detailed budgets.
  • Develop financial forecasts to support strategic planning and decision-making.

Compliance and Regulation:

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant financial regulations, tax laws, and reporting requirements.
  • Stay updated on changes in financial regulations and implement necessary adjustments.

Financial Analysis:

  • Analyze financial data, trends, and performance metrics to provide insights and recommendations for improving financial performance.
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities and areas for operational efficiency.

Cash Flow Management:

  • Monitor and manage cash flow to ensure the organization's liquidity needs are met.
  • Optimize cash management strategies, including investments and borrowing.

Team Leadership:

  • Manage and mentor the finance team, including accountants and financial analysts into other geos for DME AA
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, professional growth, and accountability within the finance department.

Leadership Capabilities:

  • Builds own understanding of our purpose and values; explores opportunities for impact
  • Demonstrates strong commitment to personal learning and development; acts as a brand ambassador to help attract top talent
  • Understands expectations and demonstrates personal accountability for keeping performance on track
  • Actively focuses on developing effective communication and relationship-building skills


  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business, or a related field (Master's degree and CPA/CMA certification may be preferred)
  • Proven experience as a Financial Controller or in a similar senior financial role
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting principles, financial regulations, and financial management best practices
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Excel
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strategic thinking and business acumen