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About the job

Full time – 2 Positions: 1. Head of Finance and 2. Financial Controller

We are looking for the most exceptional Finance Professionals to work as the Full time Head of Finance or Financial Controller. Must have experiences with high growth and tech focused companies, and familiar with SaaS.

About our client’s company

Our client is an international company with 20 offices across EMEA that provides end to end tech solutions to hotels, enabling them to digitise their guest journey from Hotel Booking to Property Management including Managing IP Networks, Internet and TV Content and more.

Head of Finance and Financial Controller (FC)

Strategic. Insightful. Co-Pilot.

As the Head of Finance or the FC you must work and communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders within the company providing hands on sound financial management expertise to the senior management team and the CEO. You will be contributing to the client’s journey by guiding key decisions as a member of the executive team, always leading the initiative and objectives with integrity and empathy. You will have demonstrated key C-level experience in the following areas:

·      Business planning and forecasting (particularly building financial models & valuations)

·      Change Management

·      Business expansion and restructuring

·      Transformation Project

·      Risk and Performance Management

·      Relevant regional regulatory experience (UAE VAT, KSA VAT)

·      Accounting standards Oversight (particularly transformation and process re-engineering)

·      System implementation and Reporting development

·      Participation in Strategic Meetings and Communications

·      Awareness, motivation and team activation

Ideal Attributes

To thrive, the attributes the company is looking for in the ideal candidate are:

·      Adaptable and flexible, able to work in uncertain environments

·      Driven with strong communication and leadership skills

·      Thrive on flexibility and independence, entrepreneurial by nature

·      Proven ability to deliver strategic value with integrity and presence

·      Experience in Financial Operations, Commercial and Strategy

·      Qualification and certification with a major accountancy institute or MBA is a must

·      A strong ‘people person’ with a natural ability to build relationships

·      A team player who thrives on building and working in a high performance team

·      A motivated action agent

·      Strong emotional intelligence and able to work well with the CEO and senior management team.

·      A strong alignment and belief in our values and what we stand for

·      Knowledge of a variety of financial software solutions in accounting, analysis and reporting such as SAP ERP, QuickBooks, Xero, Zoho, Dynamics and Oracle




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