Head of Finance (Emiratisation)


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-6424

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a highly regarded and established private government company. Our client is looking to hire a Head of Finance (UAE National) to join their team in Dubai.

The Head of Finance will be responsible for developing and implementing financial strategies including financial budgeting, planning and forecasting that aligns with the overall organisation’s goals. This role will identify and manage financial risks and execute investment strategies to assist in investment management.

In conjunction, this role will build relationships with stakeholders and external bodies such as investment partners, financial institutions and regulatory bodies as well as lead and manage the finance team effectively.


To be considered for this role, the successful candidate should have a Degree in finance, accounting or relevant field, with a minimum of 10 years preferably with a CA, CFA or CPA.

Experience of working with a government entity would be highly desirable. The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills and strong leadership qualities. This role is for UAE Nationals only.

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 Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.

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AED 34,500

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