Group Finance Director, Projects & Development

Charterhouse

Doha, Qatar

Posted
Ref: GP186-6545

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse Middle East are currently working with a development client, whom are in the process of looking to recruit a Group Finance Director (GFD) of Projects & Development, to oversee all aspects of financial management, reporting and accounting-based functions at a holding level within the group. This role will take overall ownership of the entire finance department, spanning companies/entities across various market sectors, whilst supporting all the commercial business lines and senior management within the organization.

This GFD role shall be heavily geared towards the strategic planning, budgeting processes, with a view towards both financing and the management of banking relationships, to oversee areas of liquidity, treasury and any debt restructuring. From a governance perspective, the GFD shall also be directly involved in the oversight and control of accounting compliance, regulatory reporting and external audit partnerships. On top of these operational aspects, the GFD shall be expected to manage areas of investment appraisals; to evaluate any M&A activity, JV partnerships, capital expenditure and/or development projects.

Requirements:

Our client will look to recruit a Chartered Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CPA) or an MBA candidate with a specialisation within finance. The successful candidate will possess both exposure to the regional markets along with a focus to a group company spanning varied and multiple industry verticals. In conjunction, the client is keen to recruit a candidate with exposure to either a start-up or turnaround environment, as they look to implement a change management process along with a corporate restructure.

Applicants shall be required to demonstrate a track record across the core areas of financial management along with a detailed and in-depth ability to oversee financial analysis for both FP&A and project-based purposes. The nature of this organisation will require candidates whom can deliver excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, whilst having the ability to present strong reports and commentaries, across a complex, diverse and changing business operation.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.

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