Charterhouse is working with one of our leading Qatari investment & development clients who are in the process of introducing various change initiatives across the organisation. Our client is looking to hire a Chief Financial Officer.
About the role
A key aspect of this undertaking is the appointment of a dynamic and aspiring Chief Financial Officer with an exposure to areas of investment management & property development. This post shall oversee the core areas of financial management and planning whilst introducing financial governance and strategic, investment related, analysis at a holding level. This role shall inherit a team, therefore an ability to manage a broad range of accounting & financial management functions is a key aspect within the job role. The CFO shall ensure all statutory compliance within the regulatory framework whilst managing areas of all financial reporting aspects for both internal stakeholders and all external audit interfaces. You shall also oversee all treasury related activities to provide strong financing governance and liquidity management. On the planning side, you will oversee and review all areas of budgeting, costing and forecasting aspects across the consolidated financials. Coupled with this, the CFO will oversee the financial analysis of any operational or investment related expenditure across new projects or business ventures. Finally, this role will also been heavily involved in the oversight of change management, within the finance stream, linking to systems review or technical policy review & compliance. The development of financial governance is a key operational mandate to ensure analytical & commercial based support of the CEO’s office.
The successful candidate should be a qualified & Chartered Accountant with an exposure to both GCC markets coupled with an industry understanding to multiple asset classes of investment especially linked to real estate and property development. You will be expected to deliver strong succession planning, so a track record within team management will be a key criterion within the search.