Head of Finance (Arabic Speaking)

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JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE

Employment: Full Time

The Company

Robert Half are working exclusively with an exciting Homegrown business which is beginning to grow across the region. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, highly motivated individual to join a much-respected Design business.

The Role

The Head of Finance plays a crucial role in overseeing and managing all financial aspects of the organization. This position is responsible for providing strategic financial leadership, ensuring the integrity of financial information, and contributing to the overall success and sustainability of the business. The Head of Finance reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and collaborates with other department heads to drive financial efficiency and growth. Responsible for the development and implementation of good internal controls, management of risk, and utilisation and safeguarding of assets. Supervising accounting staff, overseeing internal controls, setting financial targets, developing financial strategy, conducting feasibility studies, monitoring expenditure, overseeing annual insurance, monitoring cash flow, evaluating investments and managing tax compliance.

* Develop and implement financial planning strategies to support the organization's short-term and long-term goals.
* Provide accurate forecasts and budgets.
* Conduct financial analysis and present findings to the COO and Founders (and auditors when required).
* Oversee the preparation and presentation of timely and accurate financial statements.
* Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards, regulations, and tax requirements.
* Coordinate and liaise with external auditors.
* Monitor and manage cash flow to support operational needs.
* Implement effective cash management policies and procedures.
* Identify and assess financial risks proposing and implementing risk mitigation strategies.
* Stay abreast of market trends, economic developments, and regulatory changes affecting the organisation.
* Stay abreast of changes in laws and regulations that may impact the group including those that are forecast so that we can plan ahead as a business.
* Provide strategic financial advice to the executive team and the board.
* Contribute to the development and execution of the organisations's overall business strategy.
* Lead and develop a high-performing finance team.
* Foster a culture of continuous improvement, innovation, and professional development.
* Oversee treasury functions, including banking relationships and debt management.

REQUIREMENTS

The Candidate

* Bachelor's degree in accounting, professional certification. CPA or ACCA is required.
* Proven experience not less than 10 years in a senior financial leadership role, preferably as a Finance Director or Financial Controller
* Strong understanding of financial planning, analysis, and reporting.
* In-depth knowledge of accounting principles, regulations, compliance., companies merge, purchase, and consolidation
* Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
* Strategic thinker with the ability to translate financial data into actionable business insights.
* Experience in implementing and optimizing financial systems and processes.
* Strong negotiation and drafting skills.
* Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary and company benefits

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.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

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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