Finance Director

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Salary : AED - AED55000
Location : Saudi Arabia
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Description :

The Company

Robert Half International is working on an exclusive basis with a leading Healthcare Distribution company in Saudi Arabia who is a market leaders in their field. Due to a reorganisation they are looking to recruit a Financial Director.

The Role

As the Financial Director you will be responsible for all strategic and operational aspects of the Finance function. Reporting directly into the Chief Financial Officer you will manage the core Finance team on a day to day basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a rapidly expanding company with great career prospects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Annual business plans and short, medium and long term forecasts of income statement, balance sheet and cash flow, reflecting the business' strategy
  • Annual budgets, with monthly analysis of variance to budget enable mitigating actions, if necessary
  • Reporting and accounting as per regulatory and legal requirements including taxation, dividends, annual report and accounts
  • Ensuring that appropriate accounting policies have been consistently applied in preparation of financial statements, and that accounting estimates are based on reasonable and prudent judgment
  • Communication and liaison with investment community, business analysts and business/financial media, as appropriate/required
  • Ensure responsibilities towards shareholders are met, including production of board information packs, including monthly integrated financial statements that present accurately the state of the company's affairs, results of its operation , balance sheet and cash flows, as well as appropriate commentary on results and analysis
  • Setting the strategic priorities and agenda for the company
  • Analysis of business opportunities in existing and new markets
  • Optimise capital structure to support growth
  • Assist in identifying cost saving initiatives, and procurement team in negotiating with suppliers
  • Accurate accounting and reporting of monthly closing, year-end closing and collaboration with auditors
  • Develop and deliver first class management information for the steering of P&L performance including implementation of a business intelligence platform
  • Provide business partnership to management team colleagues and their teams, through providing decision support, analysis and information; improve visibility and understanding of financial results
  • Provide high quality information and analysis in support of strategic priorities and initiatives
  • Maintain a register of risks and implement appropriate policies, processes and practices to manage risks across regions, markets and functions
  • Recruit, train, mentor and develop the finance staff and create a strong succession pipeline of financial and business talent
  • Set the standards of competence for all finance professionals, and develop appropriate programmes to further the development and performance of the finance organisation

The Candidate

  • CA/ACCA/CPA/MBA qualified with at least 8-10 years of post-qualification experience
  • At least 8-10 years' experience in Management role of finance function in Multinational manufacturing company.
  • Knowledge of ERP Financial Software is necessary; SAP expertise will be preferred
  • General computer skills
  • Candidates must speak Arabic and English fluently

Salary and Benefits

Up to 55,000aed per month plus Schooling

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