Chief Financial Officer (CFO)



Ref: OP576-1070

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Guildhall is working with a long term client in Bahrain to help them identify a CFO.

This is a brand new position as part of the expansion plans set out by the family ownership group.

The CFO will be required to:
- Monitor daily accounting and finance transactions of the group
- Prepare financial statements and management reports
- Maintain accounting control and ensure all transactions are categorized appropriately
- Ensure the accuracy of receivables and payables
- Develop budgets and monitor cash flow for the group
- Analyze the expenditure trends & revenue and provide recommendations to maintain expenditure control
- Analyze variances in budgets vs actuals and provide reports to the management
- Liaise with internal and external auditors and ensure that accurate documentation is maintained for audit purposes
- Approve grace period extensions for students with respect to payment of fees
- Review and approve payments for petty cash and review the expenditure periodically
- Provide recommendations for process improvements.
- Ensure that group policies and procedures are adhered to by all staff members
- Supervise and approve departmental budgets


In order to be considered for this role, applicants should be able to demonstrate the following skills, qualifications & experience:
- Degree in Accounting or equivalent
- Professional accounting qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA, CPA, CA or equivalent is an added advantage
- Minimum 15 years of experience in a Finance and accounts function
- Experience in holding group sector is a plus
- Strong leadership skills and track record of team management
- Strong business acumen

About the Company

Guildhall is the most respected HR & Headhunting Consultancy in the MENA Region.

With deep, extensive knowledge of HR & Recruiting in the region, Guildhall has become a trusted partner of choice for candidates and clients. Starting from an exclusive recruitment agency in Dubai - UAE, Guildhall has grown into an elite service with the ability to cover vacancies in across MENA and Asia-pacific.

Offering tailored Career Sessions and an innovative industry-first membership program designed to save money on core services.

Guildhall is the partner of choice.

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