Financial Controller (Arabic-Speaking / Retail)

Logistics Executive
Erbil, Iraq

Ref: GP327-1042
Logistics Executive

The Role

The Role

Quick Service Restaurants/ Retail /Fashion
Salary package up to US$ 96,000 + family tickets + insurance
Based in Erbil, Iraq

Our client is a diversified regional business in the Food import & distribution, retail and fashion industry. With their continued success, they are currently seeking to recruit an experienced and qualified Financial Controller. The role is based in Erbil, Iraq.

This is a key role ensuring systems, processes and team are operating smoothly and efficiently.

• Financial Planning, Forecasting/Budgeting, Monitoring performance, Control & Analysis through varied Management Reports.
• Provide the business with financial Analysis and evaluation by ensuring that all proposals are financially justified and in line with the business unit’s strategies.
• Engage with operations and provide business partnering support.
• Continuous improvements by recommending process or operational changes
• Management of invoicing, cash flow and product costing
• Monitoring performance to ensure delivery against budgets and forecast



• Must have a Finance Qualification – CA / CPA/ CMA / MBA Finance
• At least 7 years Finance Management experience in the Middle East
• Experience in retail as mandatory.
• Must be bilingual – very good English AND Arabic communication skills
• Ability to work under pressure and produce qualitative output
• Previous experience in a similar role in a remote location (Iraq, Afghanistan, etc.) an advantage

About the Company

About the Company

Logistics Executive has been established for more than 10 years and delivers professional Executive Search & Recruitment services to the global Logistics and Supply Chain market.

Our service covers the full spectrum of senior roles within the Logistics & Supply Chain vertical and includes support functions such as Finance & HR. We are also able to provide Interim Managers and Supply Chain Consultants on short or limited term contracts.

Our knowledge and reach in the Logistics & Supply Chain sector usually means that we can provide better candidates than the ‘generalist’ search firms.

We provide a suite of HR & Talent Management consultancy services to the industry including Outplacement, Executive Coaching, Psychometric testing, Assessment, Performance Reviews and Leadership Development programmes.

The Dubai Regional Office covers Africa, Middle East, Central Asia / CIS, South Asia and the surrounding regions - however we source candidates globally through our international network.

Our other international offices cover Europe, S.E. Asia and Asia Pacific.
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