Job description / Role
Charterhouse are partnering with a food production and FMCG client whom are looking to recruit a Group Financial Controller whom will effectively become the Head of Finance. To ensure continued business support, governance and financial management, our client is looking to identify a Head of Finance to steer the financial operation forward.
This role will play a pivotal part in setting up all the control procedures and reporting standards, across all the business entities, whilst developing strong FP&A tools and cost control measures to evaluate all supply chains and distribution channels across their retail platforms. This Controller shall also take ownership of the accounting and consolidation oversight and the provision of financial accounts for audit and management purposes.
Our client will look to recruit an experienced Controller with exposure to either the food production and/or FMCG sector. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate accountancy credentials and professional qualifications (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA) coupled with an insight to the commercial workings of a manufacturing and/or distribution business. This industry knowledge is vital to ensure both operational support, along with an ability to consolidate and grow the finance operation, aligned to best practice and industry standards. The ability to navigate systems review and change management will be another important aspect within the overall search criterion. The nature of this role, the company and the customer-base means that the client is ideally looking to hire an Arabic speaking candidate.
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.