CFO - Chief Financial Officer

Robert Half


Ref: HP341-525

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Company

Robert Half is working on an exclusive basis with a leading asset management business to recruit a Chief Financial Officer

The Role

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will be responsible for the strategic planning, implementation, managing and running of all the finance activities of the Company, including business planning, budgeting, forecasting, risk, and governance as well as negotiations, and information technology and systems of the Company. As a key member of the executive management team of the Company, the CFO interacts with senior stakeholders and other members of the Company.

Key Responsibilities

* Providing strategic recommendations to the CEO/ and members of the executive management team
* Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
* Manage the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, and oversee the preparation of all financial reporting
* Advise on long-term business and financial planning
* Develop financial and tax strategies
* Develop effective performance measures that support the Company's strategic direction
* Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team
* Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
* Providing leadership, direction and management to the HR, finance, and accounting teams
* Manage the accounting, human resources, legal, tax, and treasury departments
* Oversee the Company's transaction processing systems
* Implement operational best practices
* Oversee employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package
* Supervise acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitions
* Prepare and/or oversee the issuance of financial information, including monthly and quarterly management reporting as well as monthly board of director reporting packs
* Coordinate the annual audit and ensure proper filing of all tax returns
* Report and explain quarterly and annual financial results to the board of directors
* Understand and mitigate key elements of the Company's risk profile
* Monitor all open legal issues involving the Company, and legal issues affecting the industry
* Construct and monitor reliable control systems
* Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
* Ensure that the Company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements


The Candidate

* ACCA, CA, CPA or relevant professional qualification
* Possess at least 15 years' experience in a progressively responsible financial leadership role, with at least 5 years in a CFO position
* Previous experience in a private equity backed company, ideally in real-estate or consumer products
* Excellent leadership skills and proven ability to lead regional teams
* High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
* Excellent communication and presentation skills
* Fluency in English is a must, other languages are advantageous
* High level of written and oral communication skills

Salary and Benefits
Up to 60,000 - 70,000aed per month

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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