Role details

Chief Financial Officer

Jeddah   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Chief Financial Officer - Jeddah
  • Leading Manufacturing/ Production Company

About Our Client

My client are involved in the manufacturing, trading and distribution of materials across KSA, expanding into the wider GCC, based out of Jeddah. In the last 12 months they have seen rapid and continuous growth in both revenue and market share. Bringing in Tier 1 talent is a key driver for the company who are already involved in multiple acquisitions. The company boasts talent from leading multinationals from all over the world.

Job Description

As the Chief Financial Officer you will be supporting the CEO in growing the business. You will be partnering with the CEO on current and future acquisitions to increase revenues and market share across the regions.

Other responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Providing support to the Senior Management and the Board/ Shareholders in an entrepreneurial manner.
  • Forecasts/Annual Budget and 3-year Strategic Plan.
  • Improvement and implementation of financial and management reporting structures.
  • Lead, manage and motivate teams to deliver results cross-functionally throughout the Company, whilst driving continual year on year productivity improvements and efficiency's.
  • Responsible for communicating the business strategy and its financial implications (budget, funding requirements etc.) to key stakeholders, including the Board, employees, potential providers of funds, external advisers and customers.
  • Maintain a demonstrable record of accomplishment in corporate finance, incl. M&A in an entrepreneurial way.
  • Identify opportunities to improve profitability by cost cutting etc
  • Create and maintain financial policies and procedures, controls and reviews.
  • Manage cash flows and banking relationships.
  • Take responsibility for all statutory reporting requirement.
  • Assume responsibility for the implementation and oversight of financial/ internal controls.
  • Coordinate and review of all financial audits for Company and subsidiaries.
  • Monitor the performance of the finance team and develop talent.

The Successful Applicant

To be considered for this Chief Financial Officer position you must have:

  • A professional Finance Qualification (ACA, ACCA, CPA or similar)
  • At least 12 years experience in finance/ accounting with the last 5 years in a senior position
  • Experience in Manufacturing/ Trading (preferably within a multinational company)
  • Exposure to Treasury/ Tax and Internal Audit

Desirable Features:

  • Experience in M&A work
  • Western Education and/ or Western Business/ Company Experience
  • Arabic Speaking
  • Investor Relations Experience
  • System Implementation experience

What's on Offer

The successful Chief Financial Officer will receive a competitive package, attractive bonus scheme plus standard benefits such as family medical cover, insurance and annual flight tickets.

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