Jobtitel: Regional Finance Manager (m/f/d) Middle East, based in Umm al-Quwain
Vertragsart: Festanstellung
Arbeitszeitmodel: Vollzeit
Ort: Umm al-Quwain, AE
Job veröffentlicht: 26-01-2023
Job-ID: 32326


About Departer – The German Headhunter:

As an internationally oriented German HR consultancy for the recruitment of multinational professionals, Departer possesses a long-standing expertise in the core markets of Germany, Greater China, the Middle East, and Australia. Through our regionally established offices in Dubai, Brisbane, and Hamburg, we are valued as a reliable recruitment partner by numerous companies.

Our worldwide operating German client stands for high quality products and innovative solutions. Customer-orientation, transparency, innovation and reliability are the core values contributing to the company's profitable growth. With his/her hands-on mentality, the Regional Finance Manager (m/f/d) will shape the Finance Department and will play an important role in the company's regional restructuring and commercial growth. 

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Provide oversight for and engage in internal financial reporting
  • Process, compile, research, and analyze complex financial information and interpret it through timely reporting for board members, owners, auditors and local agencies
  • Oversee financial data collection and representation for outside review
  • Provide cost of ownership calculations, ROI calculations, and financing comparisons
  • Provide oversight, creative, and strategic planning for both cash flow and debt
  • Review and submit monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements according to IFRS 
  • Review P&L and Balance Sheets for reasonableness and accuracy
  • Provide forecasting and timely reporting for budgets and verify reports, financial correspondence, and other documents using applicable software within established procedures
  • Oversee financial data collection through accounting department leadership and direction
  • Provide verbal and written presentations of financial status to the Board of Directors
  • Guide the SAP software implementation process
  • Coach and develop staff, including development of team goals and performance measures
  • Supervise and mentor accounting staff leadership
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives by reviewing internal processes to identify opportunities: foster acceptance of change and drives change management within the team
  • Reporting to the Managing Director

To be successful in this role you should have the following skills and experiences:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance and/or CPA preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in accounting / finance, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Working experience in the UAE is a requirement
  • Ability to understand P&L and to analyse commercial figures
  • Decision-making and problem-solving abilities combined with strong analytical skills required
  • Leadership and excellent communications skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to organize/prioritize existing resources and incorporate new information, as needed, to implement the most effective solutions
  • Ability to apply excellent business acumen and collaborative skills when resolving problems
  • Must be highly proficient with financial systems and software
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to manage multiple projects concurrent
  • Strong team building and interpersonal skills 
  • Willingness to frequently travel within the UAE