Finance and Admin Manager

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Employment: Full Time

The Company

Robert Half are working with an international education provider. This role is for one of their schools in Qatar.

The Role

The Finance & Administration Manager's role enhances and improves the financial operations and governance of the school environment.

* Oversee the operations of the Accounting Department, including the design of an organisational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives
* Update and enhance the financial policies and procedures of the school and maintain a documented system of policies and procedures
* Design internal control systems for all departments to ensure the safeguarding of school assets and monitor and enforce internal controls
* Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly and annual financial information
* Ensure general ledger and financial statements are complete and accurate
* Perform general ledger reconciliations including deferred income and other account analysis
* Each month end, update a 'month end' folder with detailed balance sheet reconciliations for all balance sheet items
* Daily cash reporting and monthly bank reconciliations
* Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts
* Liaise with banks, audit, legal and tax providers as necessary
* Comply with government reporting requirements and tax filings
* Maintain the fixed asset register by supervising the recording of all items in the inventory, maintaining pertinent records and ensuring adequate treatment of fixed asset acquisitions and disposals
* Manage payables, receivables and invoicing functions of the school efficiency
* Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants
* Prepare monthly budget variance reports and work with the Headmaster on corrective actions
* Provide financial analysis for decision support including capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations
* Liaise with suppliers and clients when needed to ensure the smooth running of the day to day operations
* Provide financial analysis for decision support including capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations
* Assist the group with gathering data and preparing reports for key personnel as requested
* includes enhancing the department development and setting the departmental objectives
* Be a part of school operations and administrative tasks- liaise with Facilities, Procurement, HR, Administration, Health & Safety functions.


The Candidate

* Must hold professional accounting qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA, CPA, CA or equivalent
* Minimum 5 years of experience required
* Candidates that are educated from Western countries.
* Ideally experience working within the education industry

Salary and Benefits

Up to 26,000 AED, family benefits schooling allowance 75% coverage up to 2 kids.

Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. Pay and salary ranges are dependent upon experience, qualifications and training.


Founded in 1948, Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE symbol: RHI) is the world\'s first and largest specialized staffing firm and a member of the S&P 500 index. We are a global leader in professional staffing and consulting services and the parent company of Protiviti, a leading independent internal audit and business and technology risk consulting firm. For 2006, Robert Half International reported revenues of $4 billion and now has staffing and consulting operations in more than 400 locations worldwide.

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