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Director of FP&A-Strategic Finance

  • Location: Dubai
  • Salary: UAE Dirhams40000.00 - UAE Dirhams60000 per month per month
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Bradley Stuart
  • Expiry Date: 12 May 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -042021-458460

Director of FP&A/ Strategic Finance

Responsible for managing a world class FP&A function, effectively leading the strategy of a projected billion dollar company. This shall involve:

- Meticulously planning for global expansion and deployment of large sums of capital internationally in the most effective and efficient manner.

- Develop robust and granular financial modelling and forecasting abilities, providing forecasts that are fit for public disclosure in financial markets and the stock exchange.

- Leading a thorough company-wide planning exercise, and thereafter executing across the board accountability to ensure continued steering of the company in the planned direction.

- Working towards developing a clear path to profitability and sustainability, whilst enabling continued growth.

- The role shall further involve extensive international investor relations, including interaction with major institutional investors, and hence relevant competency is also essential.

The incumbent should have:

- Degree from a top tier university, ideally an MBA and a CFA qualification.

- Experience at top tier investment banks, consulting firms in corporate finance / deals function.

- Additional experience of leading FP&A at a US listed company would be preferred.

- Should have strong experience in financial modelling and forecasting, along with a strong business acumen to link detailed operational and commercial drivers to anticipate financial results.

For both roles, we shall typically need:

- An experience of 10 + years, with working at a group leadership level for at least 3 years; and

- With the leadership experience being in developed economies (USA, Europe, UAE, Singapore and similar), with US experience being an added advantage.