Forensics | Investigations & Disputes | Assistant Director

Saudi Arabia | Financial Advisory | Posted on 25-Nov-2022

Position Summary

Location
Riyadh

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. 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).


In an international firm like Deloitte, our strong global presence is complemented by our local reach and market knowledge. A career in Financial Advisory will equip you with a deep understanding of the local and regional business landscape, enabling you to identify opportunities and risks to our clients’ businesses. In addition, your breadth of vision will be engaged, as you match our global resources to our clients’ advantage. Our FA practice encompasses a broad range of specializations and services but whose common goal is to offer strategic services to clients throughout every phase of the economic cycle.

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:

         Integrity

         Outstanding value to markets and clients

         Commitment to each other

         Strength from cultural diversity

During your tenure as an Assistant Director in Deloitte Forensic, you will demonstrate and develop your capabilities in the following areas:

  • Develops new and innovative approaches to analyzing data to help team draw meaningful conclusions; champions the use of advanced visualization to extract insights from a data set and presents findings in a clear, logical manner to client executives
  • Operates independently of established procedures when required by the situation in order to provide clear direction to team and resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Understands drivers of growth, profitability, and cash flow as well as a firm’s financial statements and key performance measures
  • Assesses the financial aspects of business opportunities; identifies and quantifies financial and non-financial benefits of proposed solutions
  • Resolves escalated scope, timeline, or resourcing issues and shapes team’s priorities to address most urgent and relevant tasks
  • Rigorously manages engagement financials to ensure proper invoicing, staff billing, and engagement profitability
  • Develops relationships, establishes credibility with, and instills confidence in clients
  • Identifies relevant business trends, economic forces, and industry practices and can confidently discuss with the client
  • Sets direction regarding the development and compliance of standards, guidelines and service agreements
  • Develops and deploys analytical approaches to gain a deeper and more complete understanding of complex business issues
  • Assists clients in addressing the technological challenges of today’s complex investigation and litigation environments
  • Manages the end-to-end business dispute process, from case theory development and discovery to expert witness testimony
  • Helps client manage strategic, financial, operational, technological, and regulatory risk to enhance enterprise value
  • Articulates and quantifies the wider implications of any misappropriation, corruption, theft or financial crime by drawing upon deep technical and industry knowledge

Leadership Capabilities:

  • Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values.
  • Actively contributes to building the talent pipeline; creates a talent experience that attracts, develops and retains top talent and high performing teams
  • Creates opportunities to drive impact; anticipates client needs and delivers superior results by leveraging each person’s strengths to build high performing teams across businesses and borders
  • Builds deep relationships across a diverse network and uses a flexible influencing style to gain buy-in and drive impact
  • Translates broader strategy into a compelling team vision and goals; aligns the team and sets priorities to achieve objectives
  • Applies deep knowledge of disruptive trends and competitor activity to drive continuous improvement
  • Establishes a strong leadership brand and inspires followership through passion, integrity, and appreciation of others

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years or more experience in audit/financial consulting/investigations with at least 4 of those in a forensic environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage people and plan components of engagements along with ensuring deliverables meet work plan specifications and deadlines.
  • Recognized accounting qualification (ACCA/CA/CPA) required.
  • Advanced level of technical proficiency and computer literacy particularly with spreadsheets (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Fluency in English (spoken/written) is essential
  • Bilinguals (Arabic & English) preferred