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Consultant / Senior Consultant, Accountant, FAAS, Kuwait

Location:  Kuwait City
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Nov 25, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1370384

In Financial Accounting & Advisory Services (FAAS) within Assurance, we assist our clients to address the accounting and financial reporting challenges facing their business.  You will be part of a team that provides insight and services that accelerate analytics, decision-making and innovation to build a stronger and more efficient finance function. You will experience ongoing professional development through diverse experiences, world-class learning, and individually tailored coaching.


That is how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.


Sounds interesting? Well, this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


The opportunity


EY is looking for an accountant at a consultant and Senior Consultant level to join the team in Kuwait who will be responsible for providing feedback on accounting and bookkeeping matters for several clients. In addition, you will join a young and dynamic team, genuinely passionate about its work, within a leading global professional services firm.


Your key responsibilities


As a consultant, you will be assisting in delivering financial accounting and advisory services to the clients, including preparation of management accounts, sector analysis, internal controls, project monitoring, management reporting, training, accounting support, audit readiness… etc.


Skills and attributes for success


Pro-activity, accountability and result-driven people will flourish in this environment. Dealing with competing priorities, understanding how to manage resources and communicating effectively are key skills. This will have a huge impact on those around you and help promote a positive work ethic.


To qualify for the role, you must have


  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Accounting/Finance or similar discipline.
  • Strong bookkeeping skillset
  • Professional certifications will be a must
  • Minimum 2 plus years of working experience in Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Excellent working knowledge of accounting procedures
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and accounting software
  • Bilingual in Arabic and English


 Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Track record with a leading audit firm


What we look for


We are interested in individuals who can positively engage and develop relationships with multiple stakeholders. Someone who is passionate about solving complex problems, reaching their full potential, and building high performing teams while engaging with clients to deliver their requirements based on their changed agenda.


What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer:


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

EY | Building a better working world


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.


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