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    Senior Translator – Strategy and Transaction | Ernst & Young

    Employment:

    Full Time

    The OpportunityAs a Senior Translator, you will provide high-quality translation services to both internal and external clients, with fast turnaround time. You will also support and enable a team of translators who will convert written documents from English to Arabic and vice versa while maintaining the precise meaning of the original text.The role is based in Amman and will be part of our Strategy and Transactions team.Your Key Responsibilities•With in-depth knowledge of the English/Arabic language, perform translation of written text from English into Arabic (and vice versa) in various business and activities (reports, proposals and other engagement deliverables) •Translate a variety of material, particularly formal, legal and technological documentation, with attention to fact and nuance, so that the intent and tone of the original meaning is preserved•Edit, standardize, proofread, revise and finalize translated material prepared by other translators•Review of all assigned tasks before sharing with the requesters•Organize translated material and finalize translation according to set standards regarding order, consistency, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology•Research Business, legal and technical and phraseology pertinent to the assigned projects•Consult with experts in specialist areas in order to retain and develop professional knowledge on such areas of translation •Advise clients and translation team members about matters of English custom, culture and protocol•Create writing instructions, reference and maintenance manuals for the translation teamSkills and Attributes for success•Managing several assignments and priorities at the same time in order to deliver on business commitments without any delay•Obtaining and presenting specialized information within strict accuracy, format requirements and timeframes will be key to being successful in this role•Being able to meet the standard daily productivity of translation +10 page per day (250 words per page) depending on the technicality and complexity of the source content•Making appropriate term base research•Sharing knowledge and expertise with colleagues•Receiving good feedback on translation and meeting expectations of all requesters and stakeholdersIn addition, knowing the policies, procedures and practices of EY as well as being aware of the role requirements and how it impacts the business

    To qualify for the role, you must have•Bachelor’s degree in the English Language or translation•4-6 years of Financial translation experience within the banking and/or Financial institution•Ability to use the translation tool to deliver fast and quality translation in very efficient and timely manner•Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint•Fluent, business level English and Arabic language• skills (both written and spoken)Ideally, you’ll also have•Experience with translating Saudi CMA related documents is a plus•Experience or understanding of the Professional services or similar environmentWhat we look forWe are looking for a qualified candidate, who possesses highly specialized knowledge and background of technical and business transaction translation as well as understands how to manage resources and communicate effectively.What we offerWe offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer:•Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.•Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.•Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.•Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build. EY | Building a better working worldEY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

    EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

    EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. Information about how EY collects and uses personal data and a description of the rights individuals have under data protection legislation are available on our site.

    The MENA practice of EY has been operating in the region since 1923. For over 95 years, we have grown to over 7,500 people united across 21 offices and 16 countries, sharing the same values and an unwavering commitment to quality. As an organization, we continue to develop outstanding leaders who deliver exceptional services to our clients and who contribute to our communities. We are proud of our accomplishments over the years, reaffirming our position as the largest and most established professional services organization in the region More

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    Translation | PricewaterhouseCoopers

    Employment:

    Full Time

    Line of ServiceAssuranceSpecialismAssuranceManagement LevelAssociateJob Description & SummaryA career in our Assurance Transformation Centre of Excellence practice, within Assurance Transformation Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be responsible for developing functions in PwC that support audit engagement teams and audit quality efforts. You’ll focus on enhancing our services related to data auditing, business analytics, visualisation and leveraging of analytic technologies to evaluating complex Enterprise Systems for audit and non audit services.As part of our team, you’ll work with a broad and diverse range of clients, providing you with exposure to businesses of varying sizes, industries and complexity. You’ll use cutting edge technology working virtually on various audit engagements. You’ll develop specialist Assurance knowledge and play a key role in improving the quality and efficiency of our audits and lead innovation in a range of areas, with an initial focus on pensions assets and liabilities, share based payments, and the audit of Tax.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 an Associate, 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:- Invite and give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.- Share and collaborate effectively with others.- Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.- Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.- Follow risk management and compliance procedures.- Keep up-to-date with developments in area of specialism.- Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner – verbally and in the materials I produce.- Build and maintain an internal and external network.- Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of firms.- Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

    PwC firms help organizations and individuals to create the value they’re looking for.

    We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with close to 169,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. PwC is the brand under which member firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwCIL) operate and provide services. Together, these firms form the global PwC network.

    In our 3 key areas of business or Lines of Service Assurance, Tax, and Advisory we work with our clients from business start ups to the worlds leading organizations to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

    We help our own people to learn, discover, develop and make a real difference all the way through their working lives. And we have big ambitions to grow.

    PwC Middle East Region is part of what we call the Central Cluster and includes the UK, Europe and Africa as well as the Middle East. The region consists of 12 markets – UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, Iraq and Palestine.

    PwC has been established in the region for over 40 years, we already employ over 4500 people and we are on course to become the Middle East number one professional service firm. More

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    Japanese Translator / Speaker | Prime Tech

    Employment: Internship

    • Probation Period: 1~3 months(Paid), after probation Salary is negotiable.• Language: Japanese as First Language, English as second. Fluent in English and Arabic is a plus.
    Salary:AED 5,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.

    • Education: Bachelor’s degree• Working Experience: none specify needed.• Internship opportunities are provided.• Job Types: Full-time, Internship, Permanent

    Prime Tech is a crude oil funds trading firm that is established in Dubai, UAE back in 2020. We build automated trading systems fueled by data-driven quantitative analysis to achieve stable and sustainable investment returns. Our engineering teams do what humans do best – create algorithmic decision processes in order to achieve what no human trader ever could in today’s fast-changing, unbelievably complex financial world. More

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    Senior Translator | Ernst & Young

    Employment: Full Time

    As a Translator you’ll convert written documents from English to Arabic and vice versa while maintaining the precise meaning of the original text.- Study source text to understand the meaning and convert it into Arabic language (or English language) to convey the original meaning and appropriate meaning.- Use dictionaries and other sources to determine meanings of words and phrases and to establish their closest equivalent in the target language- Review translations done by others.- Translate tax returns, withholding tax returns, indirect tax returns, various correspondences with Saudi tax authorities and appeal committees (including but not limited to replies to queries/assessments, objections, appeals, decisions, etc.), proposals and other reports from English to Arabic and vice-versa.- Translate legal documents and minutes of meetings.- Other duties as assigned.People Responsibility- Knows the informal policies, procedures and practices of EY- Is aware of the role of the position and its potential impact on EY.

    Skills- Bachelor’s degree in the English Language or translation.- Approximately 2-3 years of related work experience (ideally having experience of working with tax and legal advisory services)- Bilingual in Arabic and English- Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, AccessWho we areThrough our tax practice we provide assistance to registered tax payers in handling all kind of their tax matters (including but not limited to filing of their tax returns/forms, responding to tax department’s queries, contesting the tax department’s assessments and appeal committees’ decisions, other tax compliance and advisory services, etc.). As a tax professional at Ernst & Young, you’ll work in a high-performing and inclusive environment that offers you great opportunities to develop an interesting and fulfilling career, wherever you are in the world. You’ll work in multidisciplinary teams to handle complex issues and resolve challenges for leading companies. We’ll support you in your professional development, so you achieve your potential. At Ernst & Young, we know it’s your point of view, energy and enthusiasm that make the difference.About EYAs a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and consulting services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us.Join us in building a better working world.Apply now.

    EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
    EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. Information about how EY collects and uses personal data and a description of the rights individuals have under data protection legislation are available on our site.
    The MENA practice of EY has been operating in the region since 1923. For over 95 years, we have grown to over 7,500 people united across 21 offices and 16 countries, sharing the same values and an unwavering commitment to quality. As an organization, we continue to develop outstanding leaders who deliver exceptional services to our clients and who contribute to our communities. We are proud of our accomplishments over the years, reaffirming our position as the largest and most established professional services organization in the region More

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    Translator | Deloitte & Touche (M.E.)

    Employment: Full Time

    – Provide high-quality translation from English to Arabic and vice versa.- Liaise with internal teams and colleagues in the region on all related projects and given deadlines.- Ability to demonstrate excellent writing and analytical skills.- Attention to Detail and accuracy in all deliverables.

    – Bachelor Degree in English Literature / Translation.- Excellent knowledge with Microsoft Office.- 2-5 years of relevant experience.- Very good communication skills both in English and Arabic .- Ability to meet deadlines.- Ability to Work Under Pressure.

    Deloitte is the world’s largest and leading professional services firm, providing audit & assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory and tax and services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries, whether they are in the energy, communications, oil and gas, financial services, family businesses, healthcare, public or education sectors among others.
    With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries and territories, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte’s more than 250,000 professionals are committed to becoming the standard of excellence.
    Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) is a member firm of Deloitte globally and is the first Arab professional services firm established in the Middle East region Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) is a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) and is a leading professional services firm established in the Middle East region with uninterrupted presence since 1926 with 26 offices in 15 countries to date. What distinguishes Deloitte member firms in the Middle East is the global and regional expertise and know-how offered through specialized and highly knowledgeable talent. Deloitte aims to offer the best services to its clients through a team with more than 3,300 partners, directors and staff in the Middle East which guarantees effective communication with clients and a deeper understanding of their needs. It is a Tier 1 Tax advisor in the GCC region since 2010 (according to the International Tax Review World Tax Rankings). It has also received numerous awards in the last few years which include best employer in the Middle East, best consulting firm, the Middle East Training & Development Excellence Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), as well as the best CSR integrated organization.
    Deloitte drives progress. Our practices around the Middle East support clients become leaders wherever they choose to compete. We invest in outstanding people of diverse talents and backgrounds and empower them to achieve more than they could elsewhere. Our work combines advice with action and integrity. We believe that when our clients and society are stronger, so are we.
    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 More

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    Assurance – ACE Translation – Associate | PricewaterhouseCoopers

    Employment: Full Time

    Line of ServiceAssuranceSpecialismAssuranceManagement LevelAssociateJob Description & SummaryDue to the rapid growth of our regional Assurance Centre of Excellence (ACE) in Khobar, we currently have opportunities for ambitious and motivated professionals who are able to communicate comfortably in English and Arabic as part of virtual teams. Translators are required for our in-house translation centre based in Khobar, KSA. We support the mainstream Assurance departments and work on a huge range of clients across the region. We pursue developing our capabilities in all lines of service to embed our PwC verbal identify in Arabic. In this business area we utilise SDL Trados to assist in the translation of financial statements, proposals, reports, letters and various other types of documents needed in a professional services firm. We offer full time employment in a modern office environment.Responsibilities- You will be required to possess strong project management skills to execute the process work flow from the beginning to its final review stage, thereby working with people of different level of experience in the business area.- Developing yourself personally, taking a keen interest in the translation services and learning the skills needed to execute them to a high level of quality in an efficient way.- The role also requires that the candidate is able to collaborate with colleagues across different countries in the region on the translation project to ensure it is conducted in accordance with the expectation of the client lead, not breaching PwC brand guidance (verbal and visual).- Based on request requirements the candidates will provide the service against agreed deadlines and monitors the time spent which is recorded on a time sheet system daily.- Working with colleagues in all Middle Eastern offices on client work and internal initiatives and, – Keeping up to date with current trends from the region and from across the world in PwC’s service delivery centres.- As Translators in the ACE team, the role includes wider practice communication responsibilities which relate to the execution of the individual work request.- The role sits within a rapidly growing part of PwC’s Assurance/Arabic Centre of Excellence.- You will be an integral part of the team responsible for the delivery of our services to the Middle Eastern Assurance practice.- You will have access to all of the latest training and development tools and the support of the wider PwC network.

    Preferred skills- The candidate will be achievement oriented with the ability to be flexible and adaptive on a daily basis.They will be able 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.- Language Skills: Must have excellent communication (written and verbal) skills in English, native level of Arabic with ability to localisation in Middle East region.- Prior translation / proofreading experience in financial/accountancy/tax/consulting and related fields and acute attention to detail, spelling and grammar are reflected in our evaluation of your skills.  – Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in relevant subject areas such as English and Arabic language.- Successful candidates who grow in this role aim for certifications in their field.- Ability to learn in a culture where one takes responsibility for their personal growth and development.- Experience to work under pressure and meeting multiple deadlines a day while maintain a positive attitude and exemplary customer service.- Strong interest and passion for attention to detail in a multi-cultural working environment.- Excellent organisational skills, having the ability to prioritise work load whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines.- Proven IT skills in the following programmes MS Office: word, excel and power point; SDL Trados. – The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East where the project dictates might be required.Minimum years experience required- Years of Experience: various degrees of experience, from graduate students to well-rounded professionals with subject matter expertise.

    PwC firms help organizations and individuals to create the value they’re looking for.
    We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with close to 169,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. PwC is the brand under which member firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwCIL) operate and provide services. Together, these firms form the global PwC network.
    In our 3 key areas of business or Lines of Service Assurance, Tax, and Advisory we work with our clients from business start ups to the worlds leading organizations to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.
    We help our own people to learn, discover, develop and make a real difference all the way through their working lives. And we have big ambitions to grow.
    PwC Middle East Region is part of what we call the Central Cluster and includes the UK, Europe and Africa as well as the Middle East. The region consists of 12 markets – UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, Iraq and Palestine.
    PwC has been established in the region for over 40 years, we already employ over 4500 people and we are on course to become the Middle East number one professional service firm. More

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    Project Translator (Arabic/English) – To be based in Lebanon | Irwin & Dow

    Employment: Full Time

    Global professional services firm, widely regarded as a leader in business strategy consulting and who has a truly international reach, has a superb opportunity for an experienced Translator. This is a project role and candidates must be based in Lebanon. Core competencies must cover excellent Arabic and English translation, editing and communication skills, both written and verbal, working knowledge of business language and thinking in English and Arabic.We are looking for candidates with experience in English – Arabic translation, in particular regarding business-related presentations, proposals and texts with topics such as market studies, business strategy, company organization, human resources, bid and tender documentation and project reporting. The candidate must also have excellent PowerPoint ability and be able to present complex English – Arabic translations directly in MS PowerPoint documents. Ideally, this experience has been gained in a corporate business environment and / or professional services firm.

    Candidates must be able to perform successfully and produce accurate results in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, client-oriented environment. Candidates must be pragmatic, high- energy professionals who have the personal and professional self-confidence to handle the stress involved in performing a role such as this and possess the highest levels of integrity. They must have the raw intelligence and interpersonal skills to build relationships throughout a structured international organization, be politically and culturally aware and support the firm’s efforts to continue their regional and global growth.Areas of responsibility include translation and editing business and legal and documents clearly and accurately with the highest quality. Written translations of a variety of documents from English to Arabic (60%) and Arabic to English (40%) within tight deadlines; attending client meetings with the case team when necessary to discuss translation projects and answer questions; attending client meetings to provide interpretation services when required; learning and developing new skills i.e CAT Tools (computer-aided translation) and communicating with external translation companies regarding outsourced work.At least three years of translation experience (Arabic / English) within a professional services firm/fast turnaround environment would be advantageous coupled with a Bachelor’s Degree in Linguistics and/or Translation Certification. Distinct communication and team working skills, pragmatism, open-mindedness, and flexibility are required.

    Irwin & Dow was established by two highly experienced recruitment professionals, Tracey Irwin and Jocelyn Dow. We provide a refreshing approach by working in close partnership with clients and candidates within the Business Support, Secretarial, HR & Finance sectors.
    Good staff are key to every business. We recognise and appreciate this, having over thirty years combined recruitment and executive search experience within the region.
    Our main aim is to provide a specialist service to clients preferring to work with a bespoke consultancy.
    Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount and our ultimate goal is to become a partner of choice for all our clients and candidates. More

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    Project Translator (Arabic/English) | Irwin & Dow

    Employment: Full Time

    Project Translator (Arabic/English) – To be based in LebanonGlobal professional services firm, widely regarded as a leader in business strategy consulting and who has a truly international reach, has a superb opportunity for an experienced Translator. This is a project role and candidates must be based in Lebanon. Core competencies must cover excellent Arabic and English translation, editing and communication skills, both written and verbal, working knowledge of business language and thinking in English and Arabic.We are looking for candidates with experience in English – Arabic translation, in particular regarding business-related presentations, proposals and texts with topics such as market studies, business strategy, company organization, human resources, bid and tender documentation and project reporting. The candidate must also have excellent PowerPoint ability and be able to present complex English – Arabic translations directly in MS PowerPoint documents. Ideally, this experience has been gained in a corporate business environment and / or professional services firm.

    Candidates must be able to perform successfully and produce accurate results in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, client-oriented environment. Candidates must be pragmatic, high- energy professionals who have the personal and professional self-confidence to handle the stress involved in performing a role such as this and possess the highest levels of integrity. They must have the raw intelligence and interpersonal skills to build relationships throughout a structured international organization, be politically and culturally aware and support the firm’s efforts to continue their regional and global growth.Areas of responsibility include translation and editing business and legal and documents clearly and accurately with the highest quality. Written translations of a variety of documents from English to Arabic (60%) and Arabic to English (40%) within tight deadlines; attending client meetings with the case team when necessary to discuss translation projects and answer questions; attending client meetings to provide interpretation services when required; learning and developing new skills i.e CAT Tools (computer-aided translation) and communicating with external translation companies regarding outsourced work.At least three years of translation experience (Arabic / English) within a professional services firm/fast turnaround environment would be advantageous coupled with a Bachelor’s Degree in Linguistics and/or Translation Certification. Distinct communication and team working skills, pragmatism, open-mindedness, and flexibility are required.

    Irwin & Dow was established by two highly experienced recruitment professionals, Tracey Irwin and Jocelyn Dow. We provide a refreshing approach by working in close partnership with clients and candidates within the Business Support, Secretarial, HR & Finance sectors.
    Good staff are key to every business. We recognise and appreciate this, having over thirty years combined recruitment and executive search experience within the region.
    Our main aim is to provide a specialist service to clients preferring to work with a bespoke consultancy.
    Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount and our ultimate goal is to become a partner of choice for all our clients and candidates. More