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Financial Controller - Private Equity

Venture Search

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: SP145-27

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Venture Search is partnered with a regional Private Equity firm who have significant AUM's across both Private and Public investments. Their portfolio extends across international markets across multiple asset classes.

This opportunity is unique, in that it will join an established business, during a time at which the finance function and team is undergoing a period of transformation. The successful candidate will be able to contribute towards shaping and developing the finance function, in particular treasury, with the opportunity to take ownership of how the function will look and operate moving forwards.


Previous regional GCC experience is essential, together with experience working for an investment manager (e.g. sovereign wealth fund, private equity, family office, family owned conglomerate).

This role will suit a finance professional who has experience in driving automation, implementation of an ERP, transformation, and will proactively look for opportunities to re-engineer processes and upgrade any legacy manual processes.

The successful candidate will be able to build strong relationships both internally and externally - able to contribute towards the development of junior team members, and able to forge strong relationships with banks and lenders.

Applicants must hold either a CFA charter holder or relevant finance and accounting chartership (e.g. CPA / ACA / ACCA). Fluent Arabic skills would be preferential but not essential.

About the Company

Venture Search is an international banking & financial services search firm, combining technology and human skill to enhance all aspects of the hiring process. By combining advanced search technology and a market-leading team, we are able to attract the most talented candidates in the banking and financial services sector. Here at Venture Search, we are passionate about building world-class teams and delivering long-term recruitment solutions. Venture’s focus spans multiple facets of the global Financial Services industry, including Banking, Non-Banking Financial Institutions, Buyside, Fintechs, and Advisory firms.

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