Associate Director / Director - Risk Consulting

  • Dubai
  • 10-20 lakh
  • 12-15 years
  • 05 Mar 2015

  • Audit and Assurance

  • Accounting/ Taxation/ Audit
Job Description

Key responsibilities:

Support the growth of the Risk Consulting business in Middle east and, specifically take on an active leadership role in growing services in the FS sector
Lead large and complex projects and provide subject matter expertise on engagements
Take responsibility for innovation, practice growth and team development

The Individual:

Minimum qualifications:

- A recognized degree in Accounting/ Finance/ Business or related disciplines plus

- A professional qualification e.g. ICAEW, ACCA, CPA and / or Masters

- CIA and / or CISA qualifications an advantage

Key Experience:

- 12 - 15 years work experience gained in a large audit and /or consulting firm, or a leading commercial organization of which a majority should be in risk consulting services with at least 7-8 years in managerial position with Financial Services experience.

- Business development experience with proven achievement of targets

- Development of new services under the umbrella of risk consulting

Other supporting experience

- Ability to lead internal audits of financial service clients (banks and insurance companies) in the areas of investment, risk management, treasury and credit operations

- Ability to lead compliance advisory engagements

- Experience in establishing / implementing Enterprise Risk Management framework an advantage

- Forensics or Financial Risk Management experience a plus

- Experience in delivering Board level presentations

Industry sector experience requirements:

- Retail and Investment banking, insurance

- Islamic banking knowledge an added advantage

- Multi-country experience an advantage

- Delivery of training programmes (external)

- Delivery of speaking engagements (seminars / conferences) an added advantage

Personal attributes:

- Ambitious, mature and business-minded with strong leadership and high ethical standards

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, analytical ability and presentation skills

- Ability to manage right deadlines and prioritise tasks

Language requirements:

- Ability to write reports independently with the highest standard of English.

- Good spoken English

Key role and responsibilities

- Manage 10-15 subordinates and multiple engagements

- Review of files and reports

- Deliver presentations

- Business development - client targeting and sales pitch

- Proposal development

- Develop and roll out in-house training programme for staff

- Recruitment assistance conduct interviews
Reporting responsibility

- Partner / Director (engagement specific)

Candidates Performance Manager
- Partner / Director
Staff Mentoring
- Candidate will be performance manager for 5 to 6 personnel

- Sales
- Utilisation
- Recovery
- Collections
- Staff turnover (PM role)

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