Finance Director - Saudi National

  • Location

    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Scott Fisher

  • Contact email:

    scottfisher@brewermorris.com

  • Job ref:

    6397541_1554709754

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-08

  • Consultant:

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Brewer Morris have been retained by a leading diversified investment company based in Saudi Arabia to appoint a Saudi National Finance Director. The company has interests across a number of diverse sectors including real estate, construction and hospitality with investments across the Kingdom and developing and international markets. As part of the management team you will act as the business partner to the CEO, responsible for rebuilding the financial organisation from the ground up. You will implement scalable financial systems and controls with responsibility for developing and controlling all financial-related activities including the development of financial and operational strategies.

The Role

Applications will only be considered from Saudi Nationals

  • Support the CEO in developing the strategy by providing recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities
  • Take overall control of the company's accounting function
  • Contribute fully to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers
  • Ensure that company financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth
  • Implement operational best practices
  • Manage the collective achievement of the finance departmental objectives through the leadership of the finance department - setting individual objectives, recruiting qualified staff, managing performance, developing and motivating staff, provision of formal and informal feedback and appraisal
  • Represent company to banks, financial partners, institutions, investors, public auditors and officials.
  • Ensure financial legal compliance.

The Person

Applications will only be considered from Saudi Nationals

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or a finance discipline and/or MBA
  • Professional Accounting Qualification: ACA, CPA, CMA, ACCA, CIMA
  • At least 10 year's finance leadership experience in a holding or group setting in the real estate, construction or hospitality related industry.
  • Ability to think strategically but have a hands-on pragmatic approach to implementation.
  • Outstanding commercial and strategic awareness and acumen with proven leadership capability, inspiring teams and building strong internal and external business relationships
  • Proficiency in business process leadership; being able to drive project plans from planning process, implementation and communication
  • Fluent Arabic and English language skills

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