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Finance Director/CFO

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6132

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is a growing Marketing and Advisory group that focus on the brand experience creation. They are seeking to expand their leadership team and hire a Chief Financial Officer/Finance Director in Dubai.

Client Details
The group is a developing services firm, focusing on Advertising, Branding, and Marketing, along with other services across the region. They are looking to expand their exec board and hire a CFO/FD to transform their Finance function.

The CFO/Finance Director will report to the CEO and CIO of the Investing business, and be responsible for:

Strategy and Policy Implementation (30%)

* Creates overall organizational finance strategy and development of marketable strategies to ensure finance well-being of the firm
* Drive short-term and long-term financial planning for the organization
* Lay out financial functional systems by assessing patterns; establishing critical measurements, overseeing financial plans, forecasts, actuals, and monitoring performance to ensure the financial well being and integrity of the organization.
* Ensures top tier compliance, processes surpassing statutory/regulatory requirement standards
* Develops organization prospects by studying financial patterns and revenue opportunities; projecting procurement and expansion possibilities; analysing organization operations; identifying opportunities for development, cost reduction and systems enhancement, and accumulating cash-flow to finance development
* Achieves finance and organizations mission by completing related outcomes as needed.

Stakeholder Management - Auditors and Board Members (25%)

* Cooperating with banks/foundations/international organizations for orchestrating debt funding, private equity, working capital, etc. and compliance to month-to-month financials and other contracts, relating to various Foreign and domestic debt facilities.
* Amplifies return on invested funds by identifying investment opportunities and keeping up with associations with the investment community
* Ensure adherence to administrative compliance in India and Australia by overseeing the financial and statutory reporting process

Reporting and Compliance (25%)

* Overseeing the financial performance by estimating and examining results, initiating remedial activities, and minimising the impact of changes
* Reports monetary status by preparing forecasts, reporting outcomes, analysing variances, and developing enhancements.
* Provides support and backing to the group of direct reports on monetary implications of business procedures and decisions.

Team Management (20%)

* Leading a team of six senior Finance professionals - overseeing their day-to-day tasks, guiding and training the team

Job Offer:
The successful candidate for this role will be offered a monthly competitive salary. This is an exciting opportunity for CFO to apply their hands on experience in a developing and growing firm.


The successful Senior Finance professional will have:

* An MBA in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or other suitable field of study
* Professional qualification (ACCA, CPA, ACA, CMA) is preferred
* 10-15 years of experience with at least the last 2-3 years in a Senior Management role
* Ability to strategize and solve problems
* Strong leadership and business partnering skills

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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