Financial Director / Controller

Progress Personnel
UAE

Ref: KP401-252
Progress Personnel

The Role


The Role


This expanding group is a market leader in the Middle East with a range of high profile, global retail brands across the region. The UAE division is expanding rapidly and they are seeking to add a key Financial Director / Controller to the division to support the management team.

You will be responsible for providing financial advice, guidance and support at country level, and will also work closely with the operational management teams to provide support on making commercial decisions for both short and long-term plans, developments and objectives.

Duties will include

• Develop an in-depth knowledge of the activity of the business units under your responsibility; including brands, sales by market, distribution/retail outlets as well as advertising spend etc.

• Work closely with operational sales and marketing managers and will be expected to develop excellent knowledge of the business units’ operating environments (market size, industry trends, competitors etc), challenge the operational teams and their assumptions and propose revisions and changes accordingly.

• Add visible value to the group and make a notable positive impact on operating key performance indicators, including the Return on Operating Capital Employed (ROCE) of the business units under your responsibility.

Requirements


Requirements


We are looking for a commercially astute Accounting Professional with an MBA from a top 50 Management School. A professional accounting qualification is essential (ACCA, CPA or Chartered) with previous or current Top 4 experience.

This is an excellent career opportunity with a rapidly expanding group. Excellent Tax-Free salary package and bonus for the successful candidate.

Progress Personnel is acting as an employment agency.

About the Company


About the Company


Progress Personnel works across the Middle East region including UAE, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Bahrain and Qatar. Our specialist areas of recruitment are Audit & Risk (Internal & External), Management Consultancy, Environmental Consultancy and Senior Finance.

We recruit candidates from across the world and utilise technology to make this fast and effective way of recruiting.

As a Boutique Recruiter, Progress Personnel aims to provide you with highly personalised, efficient service based on integrity and professionalism.
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