Job description / Role
Charterhouse are undertaking a live search, to source a Cash Reporting Finance Manager, for a client within the commodities and supply chain sector.
This role, with a reporting Line to a Head of Treasury, shall take overall responsibility for the cash flow management and controllership across the organisation. This role shall link to the oversight of all accounts whilst having direct management of payment processing and the recording of all invoicing across the ERP platform.
This role will also focus towards credit lines, financing activities and any trade finance (import & export letters of credit) within the system and shall be combined with the daily reporting, within the financial control framework, of cash flow budgets, liquidity ratios and any management commentaries.
This Finance Manager role is also geared towards the support of accounting controls and governance whilst also being focused upon compliance reporting (KYC-based) to manage any audit and checking processes. This is also linked to source of funds, along with payment controls, in support of commercial teams through documentation, bills of lading and any contractual obligations.
Our client is looking to recruit a professionally qualified Finance Manager with either a Chartered Accountancy (ACA, ACCA, CPA or CIMA) or MBA background; coupled with a demonstrable track record within a cash management, financial operations and accounting control environment.
In conjunction, the client will look for exposure to a commodity trading organisation along with a knowledge of supply chain and/or shipping activities within a financial context. This Finance Manager shall be expected to be a subject matter expert within international treasury concepts, products and services whilst also having a knowledge-base and gravitas to manage banking relationships to achieve optimal financing arrangements.
Finally, and of equal importance, the successful candidate will also require an ability to manage senior stakeholders across risk management, front office sales & trading and CFO office. In tun, key communication and reporting skills shall be assessed within the selection process. As standard across most financial reporting roles, strong Excel and ERP systems skills shall be required, to ensure strong analytical capabilities and data management.
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.