Finance and Admin Manager

Dubai Permanent
  • Opportunity to report to the General Manager of the business
  • Opportunity to bring a change in the current Finance function

About Our Client

The group has over 10 legal entities and generates 500m+ USD in annual turnover across the Middle East. They have restructured their finance function and generated a new position in their current structure of a 'Finance and Operations Manager'.

Job Description

The Finance and Operations Manager will be responsible for:

Financial Management (70%):

  • Manage the financial reporting process of leading projects, providing guidance, training, and technical assistance to financial and non-financial management personnel
  • Participate in monthly financial meetings with the Project Managers
  • Prepare annual project budgets and revise forecasts quarterly
  • Create and maintain tracking systems that provide basic data on expenditure against the budget and develop/recommend cost cutting and compliant strategies where necessary
  • Oversee preparation of financial records related to general ledger, payroll, budget, expense, etc.
  • Develop and put into practice procedures for handling finances and accounting, review accounting discrepancies and recommend corrective actions

Business Operations (30%):

  • Provide ongoing financial administration to the project, including the processing of approvals for procurements, consultant agreements, and vendor invoices
  • Assist in resource identification, work assignment, performance evaluation, and promotion decision activities
  • Work closely and transparently with all external partners including third-party vendors and consultants

The Successful Applicant

  • ACCA / CA qualified or relevant professional accounting qualification
  • 8-12 years of experience in a similar role managing Finance, HR, IT, and/or Admin functions
  • Previous experience in Internal Audit is preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and financial systems
  • Proactive leader with the ability to transform the finance function and bring a change in existing processes

What's on Offer

The successful candidate for this role will be offered a competitive monthly salary. This is an exciting opportunity for a Busines Support Manager to further progress their career within a manufacturing firm.

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