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Head of Finance

Robert Half


Ref: HP341-302

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Company

A Multinational listed mining business with operations primarily covering Africa and South America and headquartered in Dubai.

Key Responsibilities


* Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives
* Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
* Develop financial and tax strategies
* Manage the capital request and budgeting processes
* Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction
* Develop Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure operational efficiencies and performances across the organization
* Plan mergers and acquisitions and capital raise
* Develop strong internal controls and policy framework


* Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team
* Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
* Manage the accounting, human resources, investor relations, legal, tax, and treasury departments
* Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies and foreign operations
* Manage any third parties to which functions have been outsourced
* Oversee the company's transaction processing systems
* Implement operational best practices
* Supervise acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitions

Financial Information

* Oversee the issuance of financial information
* Submission of Monthly Management pack to the Senior Management
* Report financial results to the board of directors
* Arranging the AGM/EGM

Risk Management

* Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile
* Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry
* Construct and monitor reliable control systems
* Maintain appropriate insurance coverage including for the subsidiary companies
* Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
* Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
* Report risk issues to the board of directors
* Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations


* Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
* Arrange for debt and equity financing
* Manage cash calls and funds repatriations to operations

External Liaison

* Participate on conference calls with the investor's community
* Maintain banking relationships
* Represent the company with investment bankers and investors

Skills and Personal Attributes Required

* Strong leadership skills
* Focused, target-oriented and time-bound way of operating. Ability to deliver results
* Analytical and logical problem-solving skills, strong attention to details
* Manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders
* Confidentiality


Candidate Requirements

* Qualified ACA/CIMA/ACCA
* MUST have experience in the Mining industry
* 10 - 15 years of experience in finance field and at least 4 years in the similar position
* Working experience and knowledge of African or South American continent is must
* Experience in managing multi-currency balance sheet and Consolidation of financial statement.
* Working experience in listed companies
* Experience of Mergers and Acquisition and capital raising
* A good knowledge of contracts and negotiation
* A good business understanding
* Highly competent with accounting software, Good knowledge of MS office and Advanced excel skill
* Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model
* Strong costing and product profitability analysis
* Demonstrable management of a rapidly growing business
* Technically sound in IFRS and managed global taxation

Salary & Benefits

* 50,000 AED per month
* 30 calendar days holidays in each calendar year
* Medical insurance as per company policy
* Bonus (discretionary)

About the Company

Founded in 1948, Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE symbol: RHI) is the world\'s first and largest specialized staffing firm and a member of the S&P 500 index. We are a global leader in professional staffing and consulting services and the parent company of Protiviti, a leading independent internal audit and business and technology risk consulting firm. For 2006, Robert Half International reported revenues of $4 billion and now has staffing and consulting operations in more than 400 locations worldwide.

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Head Of Finance salaries in UAE

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AED 46,500

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