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Finance Director


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-5265

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse Middle East are currently partnering with a Consultancy Practice, whom are currently in the process of looking to recruit a Finance Director, for their local and international operations out of the Dubai-based hub.

This role will take ownership of overseeing all areas of their financial accounting and reporting-based functions whilst also being geared towards the development and management of any financial planning and strategic related projects across the organisation.

The Finance Director will also have responsibility for the management of a business partnering approach; whereby the finance operations act within a commercial-support capacity whilst also managing cash flows, collections and any work-in-progress to ensure a strong and robust revenue recognition practice and undertaking. The Finance Director, reporting in to Regional Partners, shall inherit a team of Controllers & Accountants requiring management of duties and delegation of responsibilities; ensuring oversight of technical accounting, consolidation, forecasting and the management of treasury instruments to monitor any financing and banking obligations.


The client will look to recruit a professionally Chartered Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA) whom can demonstrate a track record, of up to 15 years, of post-qualified experience. The client will look for a high level of technical accounting proficiency (IFRS-based) to ensure a hands-on and pragmatic oversight across all financial reporting and controllership. In conjunction, this role will require a strong character whom can support business objectives whilst being heavily involved across project-based costing and accounting.

The successful applicant shall also be required to demonstrate a strong working knowledge of the regional markets coupled with an exposure to project and/or consultancy-based industry sectors and their accounting nuances.

Candidates shall also be required to present a strong Excel skillset; to allow for any forecasting and planning models to be developed and implemented across the business entity; in support of project pricing and the required budgeting process.

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 Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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