Assurance - ESG - Senior Manager - Riyadh, KSA


Line of Service



FS X-Sector



Management Level

Senior Manager

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Assurance Support Operations practice, within Assurance Support services, will provide the opportunity to support our engagement teams and clients by providing advice and counsel on accounting, financial reporting, and strategic business issues. In joining, you’ll help ensure a complete and relevant exchange of information among our consultants and in turn with engagement teams and clients, provide experts advice on a variety of specific topics, support engagement teams in resolving complex issues, and supporting clients and their subsidiaries in evaluating the potential impact of accounting and reporting standard setting initiatives. You’ll develop strong relationships with our engagement teams and established audit clients and enhance our ability to meet greater investor expectations with the challenges of an increasingly complex business environment.

Our team focuses on helping the Human Resources team with recruitment and deployment, technical communications, policy and procedure development, and monitoring. You’ll be able to enhance PwC’s ability to meet greater investor expectations with the challenges of an increasingly complex business environment, and our objective of achieving sustained audit quality over the long term.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

ESG Requirement:

  • In-depth knowledge of ESG and GHG frameworks and standards including GHG protocol, GRI, SBTi, SASB, ISSB. Knowledge of PCAF and CSRD is preferred.
  • Knowledge and track record of conducting ESG and GHG assurance as per ISAE standards.
  • Experience with ESG reporting and strategy.
  • Experience with conducting ESG maturity assessments, gap analysis, materiality assessments, and developing ESG frameworks and governance models.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with a fast pace and a high energy that will translate into a high quality output.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university in Finance, or Economics, or Sustainability. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • A relevant professional qualification is preferred.
  • Very good understanding on GCC ESG market, evolving regulating requirements, capital markets ESG requirements, and implications of global regulations on local clients.

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

ESG Analysis, Gaps Analysis, GHG Protocol, Governance Models, Greenhouse Gas Accounting, Greenhouse Gases, Greenhouse Gas Reporting, Greenhouse Management, ISAE, Materiality Assessment, Maturity Assessments, Reporting and Analysis

Optional Skills

Capital Markets

Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)

Travel Requirements

Up to 40%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


Job Posting End Date

Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Riyadh