Financial Controller


Salary:

AED300000 - 420000 / annum

Location:

Abu Dhabi

Date Posted:

October 10

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

0010122783

Staffing Area:

Finance & Accounting


Description

Client:

Robert Half is working on an exclusive basis with our MNC client (an Oil & Gas business) based in Abu Dhabi. Due to exceptional growth, they are now urgently looking for a Financial Controller to join the team. The role will be reporting in to the Controlling Manager and is a stand-alone role without any direct reports. The successful candidate will be a part of a team of 3 Controllers.

The Client is looking for hands on Controller with Oil & Gas experience - This industry experience is a must to be considered for the role!

Purpose of the position:

  • Being accountable for Controlling activities in the Client hub
  • Independently manage and coordinate consistent, timely and accurate financial planning, forecasting, analysis and reporting activities in order to support company's management in business decision making and steering
  • Advise and support Controlling Manager and MEA Hub CFO in Finance & Controlling tasks
  • Interact with local finance staff from Hub countries (Pakistan, Tunisia, Yemen, Libya, UAE, Iran)
  • Manage accurate and timely Financial Closing for countries managed out of the MEA Hub
  • On time delivery of accurate Accounting & Controlling Reports for MEA Hub
  • Perform Hub day-to-day activities and independently works on complex tasks without supervision, independently develop and implement new concepts and solutions

Key responsibilities:

  • Support and coordination of finance activities
  • Ensure compliance in the Hub with issued controlling guidelines and standards
  • Is responsible for delivery and constant improvement of efficient, reliable & timely core controlling activities, including financial reporting, budgeting and financial planning (MTP)
  • Coordinate with internal audit in establishing audits and follow up on measures
  • Interact and manage the local business in relation to financial matters
  • Ensure information flow between local entity and corporate functions

Controlling

  • Responsible for accurate, transparent, efficient and timely internal & external reporting
  • Ensure in-depth evaluation of financial performance and costs and related deviation analyses
  • Manage and coordinate divisional financial planning and budgeting (MTP)
  • Ensure realistic and consistent forecasting though out Hub countries, related deviation analyses to budgets and identification of measurements in case of unfavourable deviations
  • Initiate and provide ad hoc financial analysis as required to support management decisions
  • Develop business case calculations
  • Lead period closing by calculating valuations, accruals, cost allocations and decommissioning provisions
  • Participate in procurement process as per procurement guidelines
  • Develop and maintain information for local management

Accounting

  • Responsible for alignment between internal management (controlling) reporting and external financial (accounting) reporting

Processes and Systems

  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of Hub controlling processes, drive ongoing improvement and updates
  • Participate in the optimisation and harmonisation of controlling relevant IT-systems (i.e. SAP, BW, TM1) and their alignment / interface with other parts of ERP systems
  • Implement meaningful automated and standardized controlling reports

Various Finance Related Activities

  • Support the Hub risk management process
  • Support - if requested - mergers, acquisitions and divestments and shows their impact on divisional KPI's like cash flow
  • Optimize Working Capital and Balance Sheets
  • Develop meaningful Hub comparisons and deviation analysis and identify improvement potential and synergies
  • Works cooperatively with internal and external auditors in order to accomplish successful audits

Package:

25-35k all in plus the regular family benefits (medicals and flights) on top. For an exceptional candidate they might stretch a little bit.



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