Chief Finance Officer

Asia / United Arab Emirates
19 Jun 2014
03 Jul 2014
Shirley James
Contract Type
Arabic, English

We are currently supporting this prestigious regional business to recruit an experienced CFO as they embark on a period of significant growth and also deliver a series of high profile projects. Working closely with the CEO and Executive Board, you will help develop and implement corporate strategy as well ensuring rigorous and robust analysis of all commercial ventures and major $multi- billion capital programs.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Play a pivotal role in the strategic and commercial development of the business
  • Provide robust and incisive commercial and performance analysis for the Executive Board creating an environment for effective decision making and planning
  • Ensure that all key decisions and major investments are supported by proper financial and risk evaluation
  • Leading & directing the Finance team ensuring effective financial controls and processes are in place

The successful candidate:

The successful candidate will be fluent in Arabic hold an MBA and be a commercially focussed qualified accountant. With extensive CFO & Board experience gained in high profile, complex organisations, preference will be given to candidates who have considerable experience of major capital investment programs and as such applications would be welcomed from individuals from the following sectors: Telecommunication Network Providers, Global Infrastructure Businesses, Civil Engineering & Construction, Rail, Urban Regeneration/New Cities and Utilities. The ability to work at pace and forge strong relationships at all levels is crucial as are outstanding communication skills and the ability to influence.