Finance Director

Bahrain Permanent
  • Opportunity to work for a Leading International School based in Bahrain
  • Excellent career progression

About Our Client

Our client is a leading international school that is based in Bahrain.

Job Description

  • Monitor day to day accounting and finance transactions of the school
  • Preparation of financial statements and management reports
  • Maintain accounting control and ensure that all transactions are posted under correct accounting heads
  • Ensure the accuracy of accounts receivables and payables
  • Develop budgets and monitor cash flow for the school
  • Analyze the expenditure trends & revenue and provide recommendations to maintain expenditure control
  • Analyze variances in budgets vs actuals and provide reports to the management
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors and ensure that accurate documentation is maintained for audit purposes
  • Approve grace period extensions for students with respect to payment of fees
  • Review and approve payments for petty cash and review the expenditure periodically
  • Provide recommendations for process improvements.
  • Ensure that school policies and procedures are adhered to by all staff members
  • Oversee administration functions such as HR, IT, Procurement, Admissions, Business Development, Facilities and Maintenance, Security, Admin Support
  • Business partner with the operations, marketing and team of teachers/ principal regarding building new projects
  • Manage outsourced operations such as maintenance, cleaning, school security, drainage, fire alarms etc.
  • Supervise and approve departmental budgets

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance & Accounting or related; professional accounting qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA, CPA, CA or equivalent is an added advantage
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a Finance and accounts function
  • Experience in the education sector is a plus
  • Strong leadership skills and track record of team management
  • Strong business acumen

What's on Offer

The successful candidate will be offered an attractive monthly pay along with incentives. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a growing International School based in Bahrain.

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Finance & Accounting
Finance Manager
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