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Head of Finance

Reference:
VAC-778
Sector:
Accountancy, Financial Controller
Salary:
QAR35,000 to QAR50,000 Per Month
Benefits:
Family Package
Town/City:
Qatar
Contract Type:
Permanent

Our Multinational Client Operates in the Construction Industry.

This role reports into the MD in Qatar, with a dotted line into HQ in Europe.

We’re searching for a young, dynamic and ambitious professional from Europe, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa with significant relevant industry experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Optimisation of Finance functions, roles and processes on subsidiary level – within the operational and organisational framework defined by Group Finance.
  • Providing business partner sparring to MD on eye-level: challenging planning and reporting, questioning developments, suggesting operational and strategic improvements, developing answers together with MD, involvement in entrepreneurial decisions (i.e. pricing, investments,  contracts, personnel …).
  • Managing the capital efficiency and deriving measures in cooperation with MD.
  • Ensuring and developing the finance function that is close to the business and adds value to the business.
  • Close cooperation with Head of Finance, on driving global and local Finance initiatives.
  • Key member of the management team.
  • Timely and correct accounting according to local legislation and standards as well as Group standards incl. month-end and year-end process.
  • Controlling: reporting, planning, forecasting, deviation and scenario analysis (i.e. challenging the business and developing answers) together with MD.
  • Credit Management / Accounts Receivables as defined in global and local Credit Policies
  • Taxation: sufficient focus on local taxation and tax management; additionally tax optimisation within group framework and supported by group-wide tax management.
  • Ensure a well-functioning interface between operations and finance, e.g. contract clarity, invoicing procedures, IT system interfaces (sales, operations, accounting) etc.
  • Treasury and liquidity management within group framework (i.e. central financing and FX management)
  • Accounts Payables
  • IT, HR: responsibility

Requirements:

  • University degree in Business Administration/ Finance
  • Strong analytical skills and a structured way of working
  • Profound experience and broad understanding of corporate finance
  • Knowledge about the local construction market is advantageous
  • European passport holder, ideally a speaker of multiple European languages
  • Strategically oriented and desire to shape organisation and processes
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and preferably experience with SAP FI/CO / SAP Business One
  • Diligent, reliable and open-minded with strong communication skills
  • Team leadership skills and team-building ability

 

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