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Financial Controller - Automotive

Reference:
VAC-1156
Sector:
Accountancy, Automotive, Financial Controller
Salary:
Salary negotiable
Benefits:
Insurance & Tickets
Town/City:
Kuwait
Contract Type:
Permanent

We are searching for an experienced, well educated, dynamic Financial Controller to report into the GM of this business unit which operates in the automotive dealership industry. Candidates MUST have experience in this sector

Our client is transforming their whole finance team with the addition of smart, polished individuals. This position is the final role to complete the transformation project in the group, and offers the candidate an exciting opportunity to ‘make their mark’

Salary is negotiable + car + annual bonus

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the GM to keep him abreast of cashflow situation
  • Analysis of sales and aftersales, looking at how to improve on revenue
  • Oversight of stock/inventory
  • Reporting to the GM, managing a team of finance managers and accountants
  • Manage and oversee, coordinate and control all Finance & accounting functions
  • Implement, monitor and manage budget, providing regular financial reports to relevant stakeholder
  • Ensure sustainability and growth of profitability at a business unit level
  • Manage all financial processes and function and guide business to best practice, systems and processes
  • Analyse information to assess the current and future financial status of the company
  • Oversee the development & implementation of plans in respect of financial models
  • Continuously assess risks and implement measures to mitigate these risks
  • Evaluate financial reporting systems and accounting procedures, and make recommendations for changes to procedures, operating systems, budgets, and other financial control functions
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure periodic monitoring is carried out
  • Keep abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation
  • Oversee smooth running of debtors, creditors and invoicing for the business
  • Formulate and document policies and procedures related to finance, accounting and financial impacts, as well as manage, control, audit and verify these policies and procedures

Requirements:

  • Min 8 years spent as a Finance Manager/controller in an automotive dealership
  • Experience of working in a company managing stock rotation, warehousing, inventory
  • CA qualified
  • Must be able to get a visa in Kuwait - Please check current restrictions
  • Excellent communicator
  • Strong commercial acumen

Thank you for your interest, all applications are viewed and evaluated according to the role requirements. We aim to contact shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks. As we often receive a high volume of applications we are unable to reply to everyone. If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful. (LV)