Chief Financial Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE

Employment: Full Time

• Assist the CEO in developing, for the Board's approval, a strategic direction and positioning to ensure the Corporation's success;
• Together with the CEO and the Chief Operating Officer, develop and recommend to the Board an annual operating plan and financial budget that support the Corporation’s long term strategy; create, coordinate, and evaluate the financial controls and supporting information systems of the Corporation; 4 together with the CEO, approve and coordinate changes and improvements to disclosure controls and procedures and internal control over financial reporting
• Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and take steps to enhance, where necessary, the internal Control systems within the Corporation;
• Keep the Board aware of the financial position and financial development of the Corporation;
• Develop appropriate key performance indicators to monitor and drive the financial performance of the Corporation
• Ensure proper training of all personnel working on financial, accounting, audit or fiscal matters;
• Oversee and monitor the Corporation’s financial position, banking and financing activities and capital
• Structure and monitor the respect of banking and financial covenants and hedging arrangements, as Applicable;
• Ensure the adequacy of the Corporation’s insurance coverage;
• Oversee and monitor effective tax strategies and compliance for the Corporation;
• Oversee and monitor information technology, leaseholds and procurement;
• Ensure that there is an effective succession plan in place for the CFO position and other senior executives of The Corporation reporting to the CFO;
• Coordinate the preparation of the Corporation’s financial statements and management discussion and Analysis (annual and interim);

REQUIREMENTS

• Proven experience as CFO, Finance Director or relevant role
• In depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
• Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
• Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software (e.g. SAP)
• Ability to strategize and solve problems
• Strong leadership and organizational skills
• Excellent communication and people skills
• An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers
• CPA is a strong advantage
• BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus

ABOUT THE COMPANY

The Middle East Executive Group has become the first choice for industry professionals wanting to work in the Gulf region.

We understand exactly how supply chain performance and sales performance impacts the bottom line and top line of product led businesses and we have the experience, network & expertise to match skilled professionals with exciting new roles that suit their experience, passion and drive in this highly strategic industry.

Our specialist teams internally are;

  • Commercial Management & Sales
  • Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Strategic HR
  • Strategy
  • Engineering

The industries we focus on are;

  • 3PL / Freight Forwarding
  • Food & FMCG
  • Medical & Pharmaceutical
  • Ecommerce
  • Retail
  • Engineering

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