Chief Finance Officer

McGregor Boyall

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: NP388-606

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client, a leading FMCG/Food Business in the region, are looking to hire a CFO to join their senior management team.

• This role is best suited to a Senior Finance Director/CFO who has worked within the FMCG or Food industry.
• Candidates must understand supply chain finance and have experience in building finance functions from scratch.


Reporting directly to the CEO the job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

• Responsible for overall management of the finance and accounting function.
• Management of the supply chain finance.
• Execution of the financial strategy in line with the group
• Provide analysis and recommendations on revenue increase and cost reduction
• High level risk management
• Responsible for ensuring that annual financial objectives and budgets are set and attained
• Support the CEO with the preparation of monthly and annual financial plans
• Support commercial decision making
• Determine KPIs for the finance function
• Establishing policies, procedures and systems
• Candidates should hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting or equivalent
• ACCA, CFA, CPA, CA, CMA qualified candidates preferred
• Candidates should have a minimum of 15 years of experience
• FMCG/Food industry experience is essential for this role
• Candidates should have operated at a CFO or Finance Director level for at least 5 years or more
• Candidates must currently be based in the UAE

About the Company

Established in 1987, McGregor Boyall is a global recruitment consultancy providing permanent and contract / interim professionals across a wide variety of disciplines including Technology, Risk, Finance, Compliance, Legal, Marketing and HR & Talent Management. Since our inception, we have built an unrivalled reputation for helping organisations recruit the very best talent to ensure that they realise their business and operational objectives.

Headquartered in the city of London, and with further offices throughout the UK (Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Glasgow) as well as globally in Dubai and Singapore, we are able to offer recruitment solutions throughout the UK & Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific regions.

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