Job description / Role
Robert Walters is currently looking to recruit for a Senior Finance Manager for a large manufacturing company to be based in Abu Dhabi.
The successful candidate will lead and oversee the performance of the Finance department.
* Review and endorse the financial reports, checking for accuracy and ensuring adherence to international financial standards; Lead preparation of variance reports
* Manage the budget process, set year-end targets, challenging assumptions to improve its overall performance
* Support the evaluation and redesign of the operating and administrative policies, procedures and processes
* Ensure appropriate controls are in place including controlling expenditure and commitment approval procedures and ensure adherence to budgets and business plans
* Analyse and recommend options/actions for new business opportunities and / or JVs
* Focus on strategic themes for the financial perspective that includes revenue growth and mix, cost reduction, productivity improvement, asset utilization, and investment strategy
* Perform Data Mining and Analysis to establish trends and correlation with strategic initiatives
* Support of the CFO, the Business Unit leadership team and the related Commercial team for all financial and business economic matters with timely, transparent, accurate and comprehensive reports. Provide consolidated business plan/budget/ forecast and actual data
* Chartered Accountant or Masters Degree in Finance or Accounting
* 15+ years of finance and accounting experience with a minimum 5 years in a managerial position
* Project Management, ideally in facilities or manufacturing industry
* Operationally and commercially savvy
* Excellent knowledge of IFRS / GAAP
* Management experience of a large team of around 15 accountants
About the Company
Robert Walters is one of the world's largest specialist professional recruitment consultancies with 53 offices spanning 24 countries.
We've helped thousands of professionals find permanent, contract and interim roles with leading global corporations, small to medium sized companies and innovative start ups. Our specialist recruitment focus includes: accountancy and finance, banking, engineering, operations, legal, IT, sales, marketing, procurement & logistics, HR and support/administration.