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Head of Finance

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-5268

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is a Leading Food Manufacturing Company based in Bahrain. They are looking to hire a Head of Finance to manage their end to end Finance and Accounting functions.

Client Details

Our client is a Leading Food Manufacturer in Bahrain. They are looking to hire a Head of Finance to report directly into the CEO and the Board.


* Managing a team of accounting staff/ clerks and developing them
* Assessing and improving the cost accounting function of the company and ensuring a comprehensive awareness and understanding
* Managing projects such as new software implementation and monitoring execution in line with operational and financial MIS requirements
* Maintaining accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
* Preparing capital account entries, asset and liability by compiling and analysing the account details

Job Offer

* Opportunity to work with a highly experienced management team
* Attractive pay and benefits


* Manufacturing experience in a Food or FMCG Sector is a must
* Minimum 15 years of work experience, at-least 6 of which should be in a managerial position
* Professional Accounting qualification such as ACA, ACCA or CIMA fully qualified is a must
* Experience in cost accounting and financial reporting within the food industry
* Experience in working within a VAT environment
* Proficiency in MS Excel (Advanced level) and MS Office
* Experience with ERP implementation is preferred
* Project Management experience in an accounting environment

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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