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Opening For Senior Finance Manager

Robert Walters
Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Role
Our client a large industrial organization is seeking for a Senior Finance Manager who has experience in implementation and delivery of best practices based in Abu Dhabi.

Key Responsibilities:
* The succesful Senior Finance Manager should effectively manage the Finance department and collaborate with other vice presidents in order to provide the highest-quality support to the CFO and CEO
* Exercise control and diligence for utilization of company’s funds in the best interest
* Monitor the financial performance of the operations and recommend improvements
* Review and endorse the financial reports, checking for accuracy and ensuring adherence to international financial standards; Lead preparation of variance reports
* Develop and monitor required controls over documentation and the relevant systems actions
* Manage the budget process, participate in relevant discussions and set year-end targets, challenging assumptions to improve its overall performance
* Oversee the revision of timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts
* Provide all necessary clarifications and endorsements to external and internal auditors
* Support the evaluation and redesign of the operating and administrative policies, procedures and processes
* Ensure appropriate controls are in place including controlling expenditure and commitment approval procedures and ensure adherence to budgets and business plans
* Manage working capital efficiently
* Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
* Analyse and recommend options / actions for new business opportunities and / or JVs
* Review performance of JVs, highlight deficiencies, and recommend corrective actions
* Support and ensure timely and accurate financial and Shareholder reporting
* Design and implement processes to improve and speed-up cash in-flows
* Focus on strategic themes for the financial perspective that includes revenue growth and mix, cost reduction, productivity improvement, asset utilization and investment strategy
* Perform Data Mining and Analysis to establish trends and correlation with strategic initiatives
* Support of the CFO, the Business Unit leadership team and the related Commercial team for all financial and business economic matters with timely, transparent, accurate and comprehensive reports. Provide consolidated business plan / budget / forecast and actual data
* Perform other duties as assigned by the CFO

* Chartered Accountant or Master Degree in Finance or Accounting
* The Senior Finance Manager should have 15+ years of finance/accounting experience with min. of 7 years in managerial position
* Excellent knowledge of IFRS / GAAP
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Excellent leadership skills and dynamism with “can-do” attitude
* Attention to details

About the Company
Robert Walters is one of the world’s largest specialist professional recruitment consultancies with 53 offices spanning 24 countries.

We’ve helped thousands of professionals find permanent, contract and interim roles with leading global corporations, small to medium sized companies and innovative start ups. Our specialist recruitment focus includes: accountancy and finance, banking, engineering, operations, legal, IT, sales, marketing, procurement & logistics, HR and support/administration.