Enabling Function l Translator l Senior Associate - Beirut/Amman

Jordan, Lebanon | Financial Advisory | Posted on 18-Apr-2024

Position Summary

Amman, Beirut

Financial Advisory | Talent standards

Enabling Functions – Translator

Deloitte, established globally in 1845, is the world’s largest and leading professional services firm, providing audit and assurance, tax, consulting, financial advisory, and risk advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. We are present in more than 150 countries, and as the world's largest management consulting business, Deloitte is distinct in its ability to help clients solve their most complex problems, from strategy to implementation.

Deloitte has a proud legacy in the Middle East region, with an uninterrupted presence since 1926, and is present across 23 offices in 15 countries with 7,000+ professionals in the Levant region and the wider GCC.

We have served as trusted advisors for clients for almost 100 years and contributed to the advancements and growth of the professional services industry in the region.

We have received numerous awards in the last few years, such as Brand Finance’s strongest and most valuable "commercial services" brand in the world for the 6th consecutive year (2024), the Great Place to Work® and Best Workplaces™ in the UAE (2022-2023), the Great Place to Work® and Best Workplaces™ in the KSA (2022-2023), "World’s Most Attractive Employers" (2023), the Middle East Tax Firm of the year (2023). These awards are a recognition of how Deloitte makes an impact that matters to its clients, talent, and society.

We invest in outstanding people of diverse talents and backgrounds and empower them to achieve more than they could elsewhere. Our work combines advice with action and integrity. We believe that when our clients and society are stronger, so are we. Our organization has grown in scale and diversity, providing services across the region, with our shared culture remaining the same. We aim to help clients realize their ambitions, make a positive difference in society, and maximize the success of our people. This drive fuels the commitment and humanity that run deep through our every action.

During your tenure as Translator, you will be responsible for translating various documents from Arabic to English and vice versa with specific emphasis on financial reports. Administrative skills will be required from time to time on an ad hoc basis, and you will demonstrate an openness to learn and the ability to accept constructive criticism.

Your responsibilities will include translation of documents in various subjects such as:

  • Valuation Reports (as large power point presentations)
  • Forensic Analysis Reports
  • Court Judgments
  • Newspaper Articles
  • Laws and Decrees
  • Agreements and Contracts
  • Letters of Engagement and client correspondence
  • Tax related documents

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

·       Understands how their daily work contributes to the priorities of the team and the business


  • Bachelor's Degree in Translation, Literature, or relevant subject
  • Minimum 4 years of experience translating financial and legal documents.

·       Excellent knowledge of financial and legal terminology

·       Previous experience within a Big 4 / financial services / professional environment (desirable)

·       Experience working in a fast-paced environment.

·       Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office.

·       Advanced formatting skills

·       Ability to exercise appropriate level of judgement.

·       Ability to prioritise workload and tasks

·       Work under pressure with a flexible approach dependent on the business needs

·       Ability to adapt to the language and writing style of the Firm

·       Advanced administrative and organisational skills

·       High level of project ownership and teamwork.

·       Diligent and detail orientated.