Chief Financial Officer

Robert Half

UAE

Posted
Ref: HP341-728

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Primary Function

As CFO you will own all financial aspects in terms of planning, analysis and management of all financial matters, by partnering and advising senior management team and influencing the strategic direction whilst maintaining financial transparency and adherence to financial policies, supporting project work as well as the broader business development agenda.

Key Responsibilities

* Lead the Accounting and Finance function, and report directly to CEO
* Participate to all major investment activities, conduct due diligence, risk and investment analysis, and provide solution for ultimate decision making
* In charge of the M&A lifecycle by using the finance integration planning & synergy management tools to illuminate critical hypotheses and management risks before, during and after a deal, including financial and tax due diligence, bank terms-and-conditions negotiations, shareholder value protection, etc.
* Ensure the Company complies with the listing rules and accounting standard
* Serve as a key member of executive leadership team and being the key business partner to executive leadership team, provide commercial and financial insights with recommendation on financial implications, including:

Strategy, Planning and Management

* Assess and evaluate financial performance of organization with regard to long-term operational goals, budgets and forecasts.
* Provide insight and recommendations to both short-term and long-term growth plan of organization.
* Identify, acquire and implement systems and software to provide critical financial and operational information.
* Evaluate departments and make suggestions for automating processes and increasing working efficiency.
* Create and establish yearly financial objectives that align with the company's plan for growth and expansion.
* Select and engage consultants, auditors and investors.
* Implement policies, procedures and processes as deemed appropriate by senior leadership team.

Financial Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting

* Prepare and present monthly financial budgeting reports including monthly profit and loss by division, forecast vs. budget by division and weekly cash flow by division.
* Review and analyze monthly financial results and provide recommendations.
* Identify, develop and execute analysis of business initiatives, product launches and/or new service offerings.
* Develop and maintain monthly operating budget and annual company operating budget.
* Manage financial planning and analysis department. Supervise creation of reports, software implementation and tools for budgeting and forecasting.
* Review and ensure application of appropriate internal controls, compliance and financial procedures.
* Oversee the preparation and communication of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
* Oversee the month-end close process, constantly reviewing procedures while eliminating inefficiencies.
* Enhance and implement financial and accounting systems, processes, tools and control systems
* Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors; Manage preparation and support of all external audits.

Financial Management

* Oversee cash, investments and asset management area.
* Explore new investment opportunities and provide recommendations on potential returns and risks.
* Maintain outstanding banking relationships and strategic alliances with vendors and business partners.
* Utilize forward-looking models and activity-based analyses to provide financial insight into the organization's plans and operating budgets.

Cash Management

* Oversee weekly cash management and AP Department, approve large payables,
* Supervise Accounts Receivable management and provide guidance relating to the collection process

Requirements

Experience, Qualification & competency Required:

* Degree holder in Finance and Accounting or related disciplines
* Qualified accountant, with minimum 15 years of proven experience in progressively responsible financial leadership roles, with international experience across multinational companies.
* Having experience in leading M&A event
* "Hands On" ERP Systems Experience
* Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations essential.
* Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
* High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
* Fluent communication in written and spoken English is the must, French is an asset.

Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. Pay and salary ranges are dependent upon experience, qualifications and training.

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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