Manager – Forensic Disputes Specialist - Financial Advisory

  • Competitive
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Deloitte Middle East
  • 15 Mar 19

Manager – Forensic Disputes Specialist - Financial Advisory

When you work for us, you commit to a career at one of the largest and most prestigious professional services firms in the world. Looking for a rewarding career? Take a closer look at Deloitte & Touche ME. You'll understand that Deloitte is a Tier 1 Tax advisor in the GCC region since 2010 (according to the International Tax Review World Tax Rankings). It has received numerous awards in the last few years which include Best Employer in the Middle East, best consulting firm, and the Middle East Training & Development Excellence Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

In an international firm like Deloitte, our strong global presence is complemented by our local reach and market knowledge. A career in Financial Advisory Services with will equip you with a deep understanding of the local and regional business landscape, enabling you to identify opportunities and risks to our clients' businesses. In addition, your breadth of vision will be engaged, as you match our global resources to our clients' advantage. Our FAS practice encompasses a broad range of specializations and services but whose common goal is to offer strategic services to clients throughout every phase of the economic cycle.

Our Purpose

Deloitte makes an impact that matters. Every day we challenge ourselves to do what matters most-for clients, for our people, and for society. We serve clients distinctively, bringing innovative insights, solving complex challenges and unlocking sustainable growth. We inspire our talented professionals to deliver outstanding value to clients, providing an exceptional career experience and an inclusive and collaborative culture. We contribute to society, building confidence and trust in the markets, upholding the integrity of organizations and supporting our communities.

Our shared values guide the way we behave to make a positive, enduring impact:

• Integrity
• Outstanding value to markets and clients
• Commitment to each other
• Strength from cultural diversity

During your tenure as a Manager- Dispute Specialist in Deloitte Forensic, you will demonstrate and develop your capabilities in the following areas:

  • You will work with businesses and legal advisors across all aspects of the disputes lifecycle and in varying dispute fora, including arbitration, mediation and determination. You will be involved in a wide range of projects.
  • You will help clients react quickly and confidently in a dispute and support clients through all key aspects of the dispute process.
  • Work in multi-disciplinary teams, with subject matter experts to collate, review and assess evidence.
  • Assist in the drafting of formal reports to the Court or alternative dispute resolution fora, in the context of expert witness assignments.
  • Deliver proactive advice for clients to reduce the risk of future problems.
  • Work alongside our Forensic Technology team to extract and organise both structured (i.e. databases, enterprise systems, etc.) and unstructured (i.e. email messages, audio files, etc.) data to provide the evidential basis of a claim.
  • Manage and develop key account relationships both internally and externally.
  • Take initiative to spot and develop marketing opportunities for business and personal profile

  • 6+ years of experience in audit/financial consulting/investigations with at least 2 of those in a forensic environment.
  • Recognized accounting qualification (ACCA, CPA or CA) preferred
  • You will have experience working on large disputes and you will enjoy motivating and sharing knowledge with junior team members to further develop their skills.
  • Excellent academic credentials.
  • Open-minded, solutions-oriented, lateral thinking and leading from the front.
  • Market awareness and commercially astute.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to get their message across clearly and concisely.
  • A natural ability to manage, nurture and develop more junior staff, as part of a collaborative and supportive team.
  • Advanced level of technical proficiency and computer literacy particularly with spreadsheets (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Bilinguals (Arabic & English) preferred

Deloitte in the UAE is part of Deloitte & Touche (M.E.). Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) is a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL).

Requisition code: ME - 163282 - JLF