Finance Director

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Salary : AED40000 - AED45000
Location : Dubai
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Description :

The Company

  • My client a billion dollar private equity fund based in the DIFC is looking for a top tier Finance Director to join their team. Reporting to the CEO the Finance Manager for the Middle East will hold responsibility for driving the commercial performance of the business. You must have experience with DIFC regulations and have DFSA reporting experience

The Role

  • The Finance Director reports to the CEO and will be responsible all areas relating to financial accounting, Administration and HR. Will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Take ownership for all DFSA reporting requirements in relation to Finance, specifically PIB returns and ensure timely filing of the same with the DFSA.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.
  • Leads the budgeting and forecasting activities.
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information, including project accounting/costing.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely processing of pay transactions.
  • Advises/supports staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.
  • Responds to inquiries from the CEO, and other finance and organization wide managers regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like.
  • Ensure a clean and timely year-end audit.
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and policies to enhance the workflow of the Admin/HR and Finance department.
  • Recruitment/Office Administration/Liaising with the DIFC on various administrative matters
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed.
  • Work with direct reports to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff.
  • Collaborates with the other department managers to support overall department goals and objectives.
  • Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Support CEO with special projects and workflow process improvements.

Candidate Requirements

  • Professional Accounting Qualification is a must - ideally ACA
  • 10+ year's prior experience in Finance. Experience working in a large organization/MNC is preferred. DFSA/DIFC Experience is a must.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be PC proficient and able to thrive in a fast -pace setting. Must have experience with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Strong interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills required.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required.
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Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
Gate Village 1, Level 1
Phone : +971 (0) 4 382 6700

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