Why BDO

BDO UAE is a Member Firm of BDO International with 80,087 people working out of over 1,591 offices worldwide.

At BDO UAE, we specialise in helping businesses, whether start-ups or multinationals, to achieve their goals. Through our own professional expertise and by working directly with organisations, we've developed a robust understanding of the factors that govern business growth. Our objective is to use this to help our clients maximise their potential.

Current Openings
    Assurance / External Audit - Senior Associate
    (3 - 8 yrs.)
    Abu Dhabi , Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    Keywords: External Audit, Audit & Assurance, Statutory Audit, Auditing, IFRS
    Role Purpose: Your job responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to: • Responsible to complete allocated complex assignments/tasks within the engagements as per BDO methodology in line with respective timeline. • Responsible to draft/guide the team in preparation/review financial statements of the allocated assignments as per IFRS, ensuring that all notes and disclosures are complete. • Lead the allocated assignments. • Coordinate with clients in respect of allocated assignments at the start of the allocation and prepare detailed project plan and communicate / agree on dates and schedules with the client. • Organize and attend preliminary meetings with clients as per allocated portfolio. • Provide assistance and support to AM/Manager on assignments as and when required. Respond promptly and accurately to queries and request. • Understand the client's requirement in detail. Discuss with colleagues, organize ideas logically and present thoughts rationally and confidently. • Identify audit & accounting issues on a timely basis and discuss with the engagement team and the client. Identify a proper resolution of these matters. • Demonstrate effective two way communication and skills to resolve the issues and guide other team members to in these aspects. • Support junior team members and guide them to perform various tasks. Ensure proper mentoring of the staff allocated. • Prepare reports and communicate findings and recommendations to the client and agree with them. Develop strengths to present to the Audit Committee/BOD/TCWG. • Lead the client audit closing meetings. • Follow the evolution of the client’s needs, commercial focus and business objectives, and timely anticipate issues and questions. Propose relevant services and solutions before being asked. Seek opportunities. Start looking for ways to exceed client expectations, offer your view-point, and display a high level of commitment and technical knowledge. • Follow the evolution of the client’s needs, commercial focus and business objectives, and timely anticipate issues and questions. Propose relevant services and solutions before being asked. Seek opportunities. Start looking for ways to exceed client expectations, offer your view-point, and display a high level of commitment and technical knowledge. • Take ownership of self-assessment, ensure to complete appraisal at the end of each file, quarter & year, be receptive and accept constructive feedback. To lead self by being open to constructive feedback and showing improvements on the points communicated by senior team members. • Provide continuous feedback in a timely manner to the engagement team members. • Follow and make others understand BDO core values; Ownership, Collaboration, Respect & Ethics and demonstrate exceptional client services (ECS). Actively promote the brand visibility externally and increase market exposure whenever possible. Uphold the brand values at all times. • Ensure continuous professional development. Identify your key technical improvements areas and put efforts to develop required skills. • Contribute effectively in the organized training sessions and help in engaging other audience to achieve required results. • Contribute effectively with valuable inputs in any technical matters discussed within the teams. Extend support to junior team members or others in any technical issues faced.
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    Assurance - Senior Associate
    (2 - 6 yrs.)
    Abu Dhabi , Dubai , Sharjah - United Arab Emirates
    Keywords: External Audit, Audit & Assurance, Auditor, Senior Associate, Senior Auditor, Accounting & Auditing, Auditing
    Role Purpose: Key Responsibility Areas • Responsible to complete allocated complex assignments/tasks within the engagements as per BDO methodology in line with respective timeline. • Responsible to draft/guide the team in preparation/review financial statements of the allocated assignments as per IFRS, ensuring that all notes and disclosures are complete. • Lead the allocated assignments. • Coordinate with clients in respect of allocated assignments at the start of the allocation and prepare detailed project plan and communicate / agree on dates and schedules with the client. Organize and attend preliminary meetings with clients as per allocated portfolio. • Provide assistance and support to AM/Managers on assignments as and when required. Respond promptly and accurately to queries and request. • Understand the client's requirement in detail. Discuss with colleagues (AM), whenever required, organize ideas logically and present thoughts rationally and confidently. • Identify audit & accounting issues on a timely basis and discuss with the engagement team and the client. Identify a proper resolution of these matters. • Demonstrate effective two-way communication and skills to resolve the issues. • Be a team player, treat everyone equally & respectfully. Be open to accept the work. Support senior colleagues in the allocated work. Discuss with the senior team members or colleagues any technical or project management issues faced. Demonstrate collaboration. • Support junior team members and guide them to perform various tasks. Ensure proper mentoring of the staff allocated. Prepare reports and communicate findings and recommendations to the client and agree with them. Lead the client audit closing meetings. • Develop an understanding of the client’s needs, commercial focus and business objectives, and timely anticipate issues and questions. Discuss with the senior team members and propose relevant services and solutions to the client and seek new opportunities. Start looking for ways to exceed client expectations. • Take ownership of self-assessment, ensure to complete appraisal at the end of each file, quarter & year, be receptive and accept constructive feedback. To lead self by being open to constructive feedback and showing improvements on the points communicated by senior team members. • Provide continuous feedback in a timely manner to trainee assigned to you. • Understand and follow BDO core values; Ownership, Collaboration, Respect & Ethics and demonstrate exceptional client services (ECS). Uphold the brand values at all times. • Ensure continuous professional development. Identify your key technical improvements areas and put efforts to develop required skills. • Contribute effectively in the organized training sessions to achieve required results. • Contribute in any technical matters discussed within the teams. • Extend support to junior team members or others in any technical issues faced.
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