CFO - Chief Financial Officer

Robert Half


Ref: HP341-423

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Company

Robert Half is working on an exclusive basis with a leading manufacturing business based in Dubai. My client is looking to recruit a Chief Financial Officer to manage their UAE operation and future expansion across the GCC. The Group has over 1,000 employees internationally and over 30 branches in a number of countries.

The Role

The CFO supervises the finance unit and directly assists the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, accounts and financial reporting, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and financial processes and systems.

Key Responsibilities

* Direct and oversee the design, development and management of the financial governance framework, ensuring alignment of all subsidiaries to promote the company's vision, mission and strategic objectives.
* Responsible for financial planning and analysis, financial reports, cash flow statements, company audits, compliance, and bank relationships.
* Oversee the planning and control of treasury and negotiation of arrangements with financial institutions.
* Develop optimal FX policies for buying and selling, hedging of currency exposure and commitment, to ensure compliance to company strategy.
* Manage the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, and ensure considerations of all operational expenditures.
* Oversee overall company policies relating to insurance, credit and compliance.
* Perform risk management by analysing the organization's liabilities and investments.
* Head the finance department through ensuring synergy and optimize resources across the Group.
* Provide strategic recommendations to the CEO and members of the executive management team.
* Advise on long-term business and financial planning.
* Ensure optimal capital structure and maintain strong financial controls


Candidate Requirements

* 15+ years managerial experience, 10 years senior finance role in emerging market with high currency risks and fluctuations.
* Experience working in manufacturing industries is a must.
* Treasury function experience and responsibility with cash management.
* Experience in managing relationships with local and international financial institutions.
* ERP project implementation experience is a plus.
* Equivalent post-graduate qualification from an internationally recognized school, MBA and/or CMA / CPA/ CFA / CIA certifications are a plus
* Fluency in English is required, Arabic is a plus.
* Willingness to travel across Africa and the Middle East with an estimated 50% travel frequency.

Salary and Benefits

* 100,000 AED Per Month plus Benefits

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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