Finance Manager

  • Competitive
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • McGregor Boyall
  • 23 sept. 17

A leading group in Dubai is seeking a highly commercial and strategic Finance Manager to come on board their finance team and have responsibilities for the following:


  • Assist GFC & CFO in formulation and implementation of corporate strategy and short term & long terms goals;
  • Prepare financial side of business plan on behalf of the Group Departments’ heads;
  • Assist Group Departments’ Heads and managers in mapping and developing KPIs to realize company strategy in line with agreed corporate objectives. Report against divisional KPIs;
  • Plan, implement and monitor long & short term agreed strategic financial plans;
  • Develop systems for measuring and monitoring Group Departments’ performance against annual budgets and long term strategic plans.

Banking, Cash Management and Cash Flow Forecasting

  • Responsible for preparing, maintaining and reporting of regular cash flow forecasts and ensure adequate funds are available for the Group Departments;
  • Optimize the handling of banking relationship and manage all day - to - day banking transactions for group depts.

Accounting, Budgets, Financial Planning and Reporting

  • Prepare monthly management accounts and assist Group Department’s Heads in completing monthly report and sending to GFC;
  • Oversee budget process and work with Group Department’s Heads to ensure plans are in line with agreed corporate objectives;
  • Ensure annual budget is prepared on time and is in line with Group’s strategy and financial objectives;
  • Plan and implement adequate internal controls within the Group Departments;
  • Control all accounting transactions and records, ensuring compliance with IFRS, company policies and UAE laws.

Commercial Control functions

  • Participate in pricing and marketing strategy process and ensure that adequate financial resources are available;
  • Ensure adequate processes are established and maintained to control and security over company’s fixed assets, inventory, receivables and other assets.

Receivables and Credit Management

  • Reporting of accounts receivables balance and receivables KPIs (DSOs, etc.) to Group Departments’ Heads.

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Fully Qualified Professional Accountant - Preferably CPA/CA/ACCA/ACMA;
  • Minimum 10 Years Relevant Experience in Senior Positions in Medium /Large Companies;
  • Strong accounting knowledge;
  • Previous Audit Experience preferably from major auditing firms
  • Arabic Speaking preferred
  • Advanced knowledge and hands on exposure to Microsoft Office (particularly Excel). Familiarity with Excel financial modeling will be preferred;
  • Hands on experience of Tier 1 ERP and Business Systems;
  • High level of integrity, professionalism and a friendly attitude while handling situations;
  • Contribute positively as a team player and always strive for the best out of situation;
  • Ability to effectively lead small team of subordinates.