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Head of Finance (Retail)


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4467

Job description / Role

Charterhouse are exclusively working with a market leading Middle Eastern retail brand, who due to an internal promotion, is looking to hire a new Head of Finance.

The company culture is geared for growth, with a great social environment and a culture which is designed to internally promote as well as progress the careers/experience of the staff. You will work closely with the CEO and the other VP’s of the organisation to drive business performance, improve efficiencies and manage the finance operations. You will head up a small team as well as being responsible for the commercial finance strategy of the business. Budgeting and forecasting will be the main focus for the position along with managing the transactional finance team.


The successful candidate should be a UK/US re-locator, experience working in the Middle East is not essential. Strong IFRS knowledge is essential and the ability to confidently business partner should be demonstrated through key achievements and a proven track record. This role is the perfect opportunity to a strong qualified CIMA/ACCA/CPA Finance Manager/Controller from a UK/US retail organisation. Due to the nature of the role, we can only accept retail finance candidates for this position.

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.

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Head Of Finance salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 55,000

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