Chief Financial Officer

Date posted 13.10.2016

Ref number 353155

Job Details
Location UAE - Dubai
Number of Vacancies 1
Career Level Mid Level
Minimum Experience 10 - 15 years
Minimum Education Level Bachelors Degree
English Level Advanced
Special Requirements

Either professional accountancy qualification (ICAEW, ICAI, ACCA, CIMS, CPA) or recognised post graduate qualification (MBA, MiF, IIA Diploma)
10 or more years PQE in blue chip multinational organisation
Experience of managing the relationship with lenders, financiers and/or investors
Demonstrable sense of moral fibre and integrity, highly objective and analytical
Excellent command of the English language (written and spoken) and well developed report writing and presentation skills
Strong awareness of IT for business exposure to ERP systems and standard costing systems
Strong management accounting skills and previous experience at senior level managing financial and management accounts
Team player with excellent influencing skills
Culturally aware and able to work with teams from diverse backgrounds and nationalities
Excellent skills in MS Office applications

Exposure to chemical/batch processing units and construction markets, industrial/manufacturing groups
Exposure to IFRS reporting
Experience of risk management theory and tools such as control self-assessment, KRIs and identifying/setting up internal controls
M&A experience
Previous experience of managing a Global IT function
Monitor and control financial performance of the Group
Ensure accurate and timely Group reporting, both internal and external
Co-ordinate and liaise with the Hay Family Private Office
Responsible for risk management and understanding and mitigating key elements of the Company’s risk profile. Construct and monitor reliable control systems and report risk issues to the Board of Directors
Ensure delivery of accurate and timely management and fiscal accounts to international accounting standards
Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations
Lead annual budget exercise with CEO to set operational targets consistent with Group business plan. Leading the process for revising business plans and objectives through quarterly reviews
Responsible for Group legal and company secretarial matters and ensuring that the Company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements. Monitor and report on all open legal issues involving the Company, and legal issues affecting the industry. Optimise utilisation of legal services across the Group.
Coach and challenge RVPs on the preparation of Business Plans in line with strategy. Support the CEO in the final analysis and approval of the Business Plans. Once approved assured Business Plans are reflected in annual budgets etc.
Support the RVPs to ensure that RFCs and Operating Company Finance Managers are recruited, trained and are fully effective. The RFCs functionally report to the Group CFO for their finance accountabilities. Work to promote intervention on performance at a Regional level through
Support the RVPs in driving efficient cash management at the operating company level in order to manage cash extraction to the JMH Group
Manage external relationships with banks and monitors compliance with loan covenants and lead fund raisings as requested by the Board
Oversee Group tax planning, optimisation and structuring
Custodian of Group Governance Policies and Procedures; maintaining and updating existing Group governance as required. Champion compliance and education in Group policies.
Member of Direction Team, Investment Committee, Audit Committee and Group Crisis Response Team
Build and lead a high performance Global IT team
Drive IT service delivery to provide a stable and compliant infrastructure
Responsible for IT system hardware, operating systems, software, and procedures.
Salary and Allowance
Salary Negotiable
Employment Visa Provided
Transportation Negotiable
Housing Negotiable
Medical Insurance Negotiable
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About Company

Company Size Over 200 Employees

On GULF Market Over 10 Years

Company Type Direct Employer

Chief Financial Officer



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