This role is an amazing opportunity for an extremely talented, hands on and strategic Head of Finance seeking an unparalleled opportunity in a fast paced and multi-faceted organisation that champions the region as a whole. You will be energetic to maintain the pace and highly motivated with a very high level of confidentiality and discretion, as you will be handling extremely private finances of key individuals.
It is a unique opportunity for an experienced senior finance individual to work within a semi-government organisation to support the Senior Executive team with the day to day private finances of the Principal. Our client has an entrepreneurial spirit and is a prestigious UHNWI and they therefore remain extremely private and discreet. You will manage finances from the strategic day to day purchases and payments to larger projects such as charity and humanitarian involvement. It is expected that you will be a hands on Head of Finance and also manage a small team in Dubai and well as others working overseas. You will be instrumental in the development of policies and processes and work closely with all Senior Managers to ensure protocol is robust and all information remains extremely confidential. Regular reporting to the Principal and Senior Executive team you will be considered the finance expert and relied upon to give detailed statistics, analysis and updates. In addition you will pre-empt regular reports and data required by the Senior Executive team and provide not only analysis, but improvements, predict trends, forecasts and cash flow issues in order to implement change across the whole finance function.
You will possess a finance qualification and have a steady career history with UAE exposure. The most suitable candidate is required to have fluency in the Arabic language in all formats with the initiative and diplomacy to develop strong relationships with all departments of the organisation to achieve a streamlined finance function. It is expected that the successful Head of Finance will have at least 5 years’ experience in a senior role. You must also be an outstanding finance professional with fantastic communication skills and a committed approach to all that you do.