Finance Operations Manager, Deals

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Not Applicable



Management Level


Job Description & Summary

In this role, you’ll report predominantly to the Finance Lead and Business Unit (BU) Chief Operating Officer who form the Business Unit’s leadership team, and the Partners & Directors within their business unit. You will also report to the Advisory Finance team leader, providing updates which will go directly to the Middle East Deals Leadership Team. Your Local Finance Lead will provide guidance regarding compliance with relevant territory policies and procedures.

What to consider before applying

  • This role has the option of being based out of our KSA, UAE or Jordan offices

The Role

As a Finance Manager within our Deals practice, your responsibilities will include:

  • Analyze and report (vs budget) project revenue across territories for each Partner and Business Unit (BU)

  • Maintain billing, provisions and adjustments as necessary and to contract/policy

  • Keep an open dialogue with the Finance team in order to reconcile and verify reported data

  • Maintain accurate records of backlog, reconcile and report to Finance monthly

  • Offer strategic support and handle operations for practice financials and account management in liaison with the BU’s Senior Leadership 

  • Monitor BU performance reporting any issues to the relevant Partners (e.g. backlogs and potential consequences)

  • Share knowledge within one’s own team and across Business Units and promote best practices in respect of the firm's business systems and processes

  • Liaising with the regional and global teams to improve individual working relations and understand the processes that are undertaken as part of an international team’s involvement 

  • Provide data, information, reports and particularly KPIs relating to the BU

  • Support the BU Leadership as required in addressing business opportunities and development

  • Contribute improvement, development ideas, and proposals 

  • Set up new opportunities, engagements and contracts and maintain existing ones using the firms iPower CRM (no longer Client Stream) and finance systems

  • Plan and prepare quarterly business review meetings, practice meetings, and monthly team meetings to include logistics, agenda creation, meeting support, and report creation

  • Ensure all compliance requirements for new engagements and contracts are met fully and exceptions reported

  • Provide training, coaching and support to other team members as needed

  • Obtain new job codes and ensure correct use throughout the life of engagements

  • Monitor and review net investment with Partner(s) across the portfolio monthly

 The Requirements

  • Significant hands on experience preferably within a professional services firm 

  • Strong background in Finance or Accounting preferred 

  • Extensive knowledge of relevant computer software (e.g., Microsoft Office), Excel, PowerPoint and Lotus Notes

  • Comfortable working with numerous internal support departments 

  • Affinity to work with quantitative data, good analytics 

  • Ability to work within a fast-paced & unstructured environment

  • Confident to multitask and prioritize 

  • Service-oriented attitude, proactive thinker, networker, information seeker, team player 

  • Willingness and interest to frequently interact with and reach out to Partners, Principals and the team and to engage in limited travel for team meetings, training, etc. 

  • Ability to interact efficiently with senior members of the firm across multiple time zones

  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills 

Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

Degrees/Field of Study required:

Degrees/Field of Study preferred:

Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

Required Skills

Optional Skills

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Travel Requirements


Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


Job Posting End Date

Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Dubai


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