Job title: Associate Partner (Risk Consulting)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: BH
Job published: 2023-11-20
Job ID: 32789
Contact name: Katie Atkins
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Job Description

Associate Partner (Risk Consulting) needed for one of the Big 4 Consultancies based in Bahrain on a permanent basis.

Location Bahrain  

Salary 5,000 BD/month + full relocation support + family status benefits (visa, medical, air tickets) + bonus

Skills and experience:

  • 16+ years experience and currently working as an Associate Partner/Director (for the past 3 years) 
  • Big 4 experience is essential
  • Candidate needs to be a Chartered Accountant with specific experience with internal audits for the financial services industry Strong financial analytical and modelling skills
  • Ambitious, mature and business-minded with strong leadership and high ethical standards
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, analytical ability and presentation skills
  • Ability to manage right deadlines and prioritize tasks
  • A recognized degree in Accounting/ Finance/ Business or related disciplines plus
  • A professional qualification e.g., ICAEW, ACCA, CPA and / or Masters
  • CIA and / or CISA qualifications an advantage

Global Skills & Behaviours:

Strives for Continual Improvement

  • Develops and communicates ambitious vision and goals in order to better serve clients and improve organizational performance. To create an environment where continuous learning and development is a business imperative and performance feedback is regularly exchanged with the intent of driving towards a high-performance culture. The individual will proactively solicit on his/her own performance in order to better lead his/her team as well as serve the clients and communities

Drives Collaboration & Inclusion

  • The individual is open, transparent and inclusive. He/she will strive to accomplish results by effectively building relationships with others. He/she will be effective coaches and mentors and will be adept at getting team members to see how they can individually and collectively contribute to organizational success. He/she will be culturally sensitive, globally minded and respect the views and opinions of others, especially those of their team.

Exercises Professional Judgement

  • The individual leads by example and takes into account how their behavior, professionalism and actions impact not only clients and employees but the broader organization. They consider the microand macrocomponents when assessing issues and perform due diligence before communicating any conclusions. He/she will be adept at cutting through complexity in order to augment their performance and the performance of their team.

Seizes Business Opportunities

  • The individual recognizes opportunity and will take action to deliver a competitive advantage of the organization and the customer/client. He/she will create an environment that encourages and supports creativity, change and innovation and leverages this thinking to sell the organizations competitive advantage in the marketplace.


  • Support the growth of the RC business in Bahrain and, specifically take on an active leadership role in growing services in the FS sector
  • Lead large and complex projects and provide subject matter expertise on engagements
  • Take responsibility for innovation, practice growth and team development
  • Manage 10-15 subordinates and multiple engagements
  • Review of files and reports - Deliver presentations
  • Business development
  • Client targeting and sales pitch
  • Proposal development
  • Develop and roll out in-house training program for staff
  • Recruitment assistance
  • Conduct interviews

About the Role:

Our services are focused on the finance function and we work with clients in identifying and tackling their challenges in growth, governance, and performance. Our Advisory teams support businesses as they restructure and expand, whether organically or by acquisition. We help them to become more efficient and provide support as they adapt to the challenges posed by a rapidly changing business environment. The Risk Consulting practices key services are:

  • Corporate governance advisory
  • Compliance advisory
  • Financial risk management
  • Internal audit
  • Forensics
  • Quality assurance review
  • Process review