Finance Manager

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6038

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is a growing business in the Education Sector. They are based out of Abu Dhabi and are looking to hire a Finance Manager as part of their expansion plans

Client Details

Our client is a group of schools based in Abu Dhabi and they are recruiting a Finance Manager to oversee their portfolio


* Provide strategic and operational finance recommendations to the management
* Ensure development of policies on strategic issues related to the schools' financial integrity
* Prepare budgets and present them to the management
* Develop financial forecasts and financial accounts and investment reporting for the schools
* Identify and evaluate investment opportunities for the group
* Prepare long-term business and financial planning and present to the management
* Ensure that control, monitoring and performance standards and mechanisms are in place for all financial and investment related matters as well as for school fee collections
* Ensure the development and effective implementation of finance and accounting policies the group level and the schools
* Liaise and develop relationships with government authorities and other bodies relevant to finance and accounts
* Provide direction and management of school finance and accounting teams
* Provide accurate and timely reporting against the Finance Key Performance Indicators, including the provision of appropriate evidence

Job Offer

The successful candidate is offered an attractive pay along with performance based incentives


* Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting; professional accounting qualifications such as ACA, CPA etc. is an advantage
* Minimum 8 years of experience, of which, at least 4 are in a managerial capacity
* Experience in the Education sector is an added advantage
* This role will be based in Abu Dhabi - ideal candidate is already in Abu Dhabi or is willing to relocate

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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