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Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

The Financial Crime team provides a range of services to our Banking, Financial Services and Government clients, including Fraud prevention (a key focus area for our current clients) AML/CFT/Sanctions compliance and FinCrime technology, helping our clients in fincrime risk appetite definition, framework development, AML reviews, and systems alignment and improvement.

We are looking for seasoned individuals with fraud focussed experience to join the team at various grades and in various locations within the Middle East (primarily Jordan and KSA). We have a strong pipeline of large, fraud prevention focussed opportunities with our clients which will provide great opportunities for all of our people to step up and play significant and rewarding roles.

What to consider before applying
Location of roles : Across Jordan, UAE, & KSA
Grades: Senior Associate, Manager, Senior Manager
Travel requirements: 50 – 90% dependent on base location and client location

Note: This is a Pipeline requisition for future opportunities within PwC Middle East’s Deals – Forensics – Financial Crime team. By applying, you are expressing an interest in being contacted for upcoming and future job opportunities.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Supporting the engagement teams on projects relating to fraud risk management, anti-money laundering, counter-terrorism financing and sanctions.

  • Advising clients on appropriate financial crime risk, compliance against regulatory requirements and governance frameworks.

  • Delivering crucial business insights to clients through written reports and data visualisations.

  • Developing strategies to assist our clients in adapting to legal, regulatory and industry changes.

  • Delivery of proposals and presentations to prospective and current clients.

  • Developing relationships built upon trust with senior stakeholders and executives.·      


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, and Economics, Technology, or other related major required. ACAMS certification, Certified Fraud Examiner or equivalent is a plus

  • Years of Experience: 4 – 12 years of experience in a professional services, banking or similar organisation, focussing primarily on the Financial Crime Services field 

  • Previous experience within the Middle East is a plus, particularly towards the latter part of the career

  • Excellent organisational skills, and able to cope well under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • Proven IT skills in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Language Skills: Excellent English and Arabic communication skills (verbal and written), particularly ability to articulate concepts and recommendations in written form (PowerPoint reports, charts, etc.) 

  • The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East region, as per project requirements

  • Have a mindset to anticipate client needs, as well as identify new opportunities to support our clients in executing their strategies related to Financial Crime

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Government Clearance Required?

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About PwC Middle East

At PwC, we measure success by our ability to create the value that our clients and our people are looking for. Our reputation lies in building lasting relationships with our clients and a focus on delivering value in all we do. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Established in the region for 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 4,200 people across 12 countries. Complementing our depth of industry expertise and breadth of skills is our sound knowledge of local business environments across the Middle East region. Our tailored solutions help our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market and beyond.