Chief Financial Officer, Abu Dhabi


Location:

Abu Dhabi

Date posted:

18th June 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

65500-0011037401

Staffing area:

Financial Services


Description

The successful candidate would have experience in a financial leadership role for a conglomerate or holding firm with diversified investments, preferably from a family owned or privately held business. This role reports directly to the board, as such board level reporting within a family / privately held group is essential.



The Role



  • Providing leadership, direction and management of the finance and accounting team at group level, with oversight of individual departments and portfolio companies

  • Providing strategic recommendations to the CEO, members of the executive management team, and the board

  • Managing the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, and overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting

  • Advising on long-term business and financial planning

  • Establishing and developing relations with senior management and external partners and stakeholders

  • Reviewing all formal finance, HR and IT related procedures



The Candidate



  • Experience in a CFO or equivalent position for a diversified group or holding company

  • Exposure to industries including but not limited to, real estate, retail, industrial, hospitality, would be preferred

  • 15 years+ experience managing finance teams within prominent firms

  • A commercial and strategic approach to the financial management of the group, and portfolio companies

  • Able to work with high level stakeholders, with previous experience presenting and reporting to board members

  • UAE and/or GCC experience is essential

  • ACCA/ACA/CPA qualified

  • Able to live and work in Abu Dhabi



Dubai

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
Gate Village 1, Level 1, Office Unit 104, P.O. Box 482100
Dubai
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+971 (0) 4 382 6700
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