Group Financial Controller

  • Location:

    Kuwait

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Excellent plus bonus and benefits

  • Contact:

    Scott Fisher

  • Contact email:

    scottfisher@brewermorris.com

  • Job ref:

    3658425_1549285167

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-06

  • Startdate:

    March 2019

  • Consultant:

    Scott Fisher

FLUENT ARABIC LANGUAGE SKILLS ARE ESSENTIAL FOR THIS ROLE

An exciting opportunity exists for an Arabic speaking Group Financial Controller to join a market leading organisation based in Kuwait. Operating in over 20 countries globally this successful multinational organisation is experiencing a continued period of growth and expansion. Working as part of the management team you will take a lead role in all aspects of internal and external financial reporting and technical accounting driving the development of accounting related company policies, procedures and internal controls for the business. Key deliverables will be across financial and statutory reporting, consolidation reports, taxation and corporate finance work supporting the CEO and CFO with key decision making.

The Role

FLUENT ARABIC LANGUAGE SKILLS ARE ESSENTIAL FOR THIS ROLE

  • Manage the cyclical accounting close and consolidation process.
  • Lead a multi-location team of first-rate regional finance managers, providing guidance, motivation, coaching
  • Take a senior role in the leadership of the finance function; participate in the development and implementation of company and department objectives not just in Kuwait but across the group, align, set and monitor career and incentive performance goals for finance team.
  • Bring continuous improvement to the finance function: developing people, improving processes and leveraging technology.
  • Partner with the business; providing insightful, value add analysis that drives business decisions and evolves Business performance.
  • Provide support to the CFO in preparing, reviewing, and analysing actual, forecasted, and budgeted financial results.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of company and department objectives, and align, set and monitor career and incentive performance goals for the Controllership team.

The Person

FLUENT ARABIC LANGUAGE SKILLS ARE ESSENTIAL FOR THIS ROLE

  • Big 4 trained Qualified Accountant (CA, CPA, ACCA) with a minimum of 5 years technical accounting experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment, with emphasis on financial and accounting application, financial and operational controls.
  • Analytical ability, good judgment strong operational focus and a creative thinker.
  • Ability to navigate through complex financial situations to maximise results.
  • Strong systems, process and best practice experience.
  • Well organized and self-directed with high integrity and honesty.
  • Excellent presentation preparation and delivery skills.
  • This role will require regular travel throughout the Gulf Region

 

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