Finance Director

  • Company

    A leading Hospitality company in the Middle East

  • Location

    UAE - Dubai

  • Remuneration

    AED 40,000 - 51,000

  • Experience

    6 - 8 Years

  • Position Type

    Full Time

  • CR Ref. No.


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A leading hospitality/sales organization is looking to recruit a Finance Director who will be responsible for the Finance for the Group..


This is a new role that came up due to the Client's acquisition of two companies. It is a very exciting time to join this growing company, and the profile they are looking for is a qualified Senior Finance (FD, Head of Finance) professional who has dealt with M&A issues and integration before.

While this is a strategic role reporting in to the CEO, the successful candidate still needs to be hands on and operational due to the nature of the business.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain Division accounting policies, procedures and controls in accordance with Dubai requirements, US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and corporate requirements.
  • Prepare financial reports in accordance with corporate requirement.
  • Prepare financial reports and analysis to support corporate tax compliance.
  • Establish and monitor financial controls to safeguard Divisional/Corporate assets. Monitor cost closely to maintain margin forecast and control all SG&A expenses
  • Maintain adequate accruals trough periodic formals analysis and funding requirement. Implement cost efficient information systems to collect; report and analyze cost and operational data.
  • Provide cost forecast updates as required.
  • Provide decision support capability for other functional/process areas.
  • Lead budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Coordinate Divisional response to external and internal financial and tax audits.
  • Administer policies and procedures relative to credit control including analysis and approval or rejection on the basis of financial history of existing and potential customers.
  • Direct the planning and development of credit policies, procedures and arrangements to attract additional business within the limits of sound financial policy.
  • Interface with Controllers of other Division of the Company on the intercompany transactions.
  • Professionally represent the Division with person outside the Company such as outside auditors, bankers, sales tax auditors, customers, vendors, etc.

The Candidate

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Needs to have M&A experience
  • Strategic thinking
  • Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong Problem solving and creativity skills and the ability to exercise sound judgement by making decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
  • Must be very hands on and operational

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