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Finance and Accounting Manager
Leading contracting/ construction company based in UAE
Arabic speakers with Big Four background needed
About Our Client
Our client is a leading contracting company based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Lead the financial accounting and reporting team.
Build the capabilities and succession within the team to ensure continuity and a high-level of performance.
Assume overall responsibility of financial reporting function to ensure timely and accurate reporting of all financial reports including interim and annual financial statements and results in accordance with IFRS.
Coordinate with external auditors to ensure smooth and timely completion of interim and annual audits.
Develop; implement and monitor, internal policies, procedures and controls to ensure robust checks and balances are in place for proper and effective governance.
Effectively utilize IT/business systems to ensure proper and effective control and integrity of information required for effective decision making.
Oversee and continuously improve forecasting process by effectively working with the various stakeholders.
Support the CFO in managing the treasury activities including monitoring the cash position and effectively managing and forecasting cash flow.
Communicate with banks, negotiate fees and ensure optimal utilization of available funding options.
Pursue continuous improvement opportunities in processes and procedures to improve working capital with a laser focus on receivables and collections.
Continuously review finance processes and identify areas for improvement including automation of processes to ensure optimum utilization of resources.
The Successful Applicant
The successful Finance and Accounting Manager will be a Native Arabic Speaker holding an MBA and/ or Professional Finance Qualification (CPA, ACA or equivalent).
Only candidates who have Big Four experience will be considered.
Only candidates coming from a building and construction/ contracting/ multiple project based role will be considered.
You will have over 10 years of total experience with at least 4 of them being in a managerial position.
What's on Offer
The Finance and Accounting Manager will be offered a competitive salary, standard benefits plus the opportunity to impact the business through ownership of the finance and accounting function.