Finance Director (Arabic Speaker Essential)

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-5069

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Finance Director will be responsible for the complete accounting and finance function for the KSA business. This successful candidate will report into the Group CFO, partner with the KSA MD and lead a team of 20 across accounting, collections, treasury, FP&A and internal audit. To be successful in applying for this vacancy you must be a fluent Arabic speaker and come from a trading background.

Client Details

A leading healthcare distribution and trading organisation.


The Finance Director will be responsible for:

* Plan, supervise and coordinate the complete finance function
* Establish key internal and external relationships
* Follow up on collections with customers - government and private
* Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements are met
* Work closely with external auditors
* Manage bank relationships
* Analyse sales and service margins
* Manage all inventory for the business

Job Offer

Highly competitive salary and benefits package


* Must be an Arabic speaker
* Must come from a healthcare, pharmaceutical or medical devices trading or distribution background
* Must hold extensive collections experience of both KSA government entities and private organisations
* Must hold extensive inventory management experience
* Must hold extensive experience of leading a large finance team in KSA
* Must be strong business partner to senior stakeholders

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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