Head of Finance

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6173

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client, a Technology company is recruiting a Head of Finance position to be based out of their offices in Dubai.

Client Details
Our client is a leading Technology business that has offices globally. They are expanding their leadership team and recruiting a Head of Finance to be based out of their Dubai offices.

* Aids in development and execution of objectives, policies, priorities, and procedures relating to financial administration, project budget, accounting, and payroll
* Aids in the preparation of a cash flow project budget, including the control and overseeing of the project's financial plan.
* Oversees and participates in the preparation of different budget summaries and reports.
* Oversees the establishment and maintenance of accounting records to show receipts and expenditures.
* Supervises the support of general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, revenue distribution, depreciation, cost, property and working costs, and insurance records.
* Regulates and participates in cost analyses and other related studies
* Oversees internal reviews and will liaise with the internal auditor involving review on bookkeeping and administrative controls.
* Establishes framework controls for new financial systems and creates methods to work on existing systems.
* Facilitates planning of external audit materials and external financial reporting.
* Meets accounting financial objectives by determining prerequisites; setting up a venture budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions.
* Confirms financial status by monitoring revenue and costs; coordinating the collection, consolidation, and assessment of financial data; preparing special reports
* Maintains accounting controls by laying out a chart of accounting; characterising accounting policies and procedures.
* Guides the organisation by researching and interpreting accounting policy; applying observations and suggestions to functional issues.
* Maintains financial security by establishing internal controls.
* Avoids legal challenges by understanding current and proposed regulation; implementing accounting guidelines; suggesting new techniques.

Job Offer
The successful candidate for this role will be offered a competitive monthly pay with attractive performance based incentives


* Minimum of 10 years of experience, of which at least 3-4 years in a Managerial role
* Experience in Technology/Digital, E-commerce or a Start-up environment is a MUST
* Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance; professional accounting qualification is an advantage
* Excellent interpersonal 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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Head Of Finance salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 41,500

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