Charterhouse Middle East are currently working with a Qatar client, whom are in the process of looking to hire a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), to oversee all aspects of financial management, reporting and accounting-based functions at a holding level within the group. This role will take overall ownership of the entire finance department, spanning companies/entities across various market sectors, whilst supporting all the commercial business lines and senior management within the organisation.
About the role
This CFO role shall be heavily geared towards the strategic planning, budgeting processes, with a view towards both financing and the management of banking relationships, to oversee areas of liquidity, treasury and any debt restructuring. From a governance perspective, the CFO shall also be directly involved in the oversight and control of accounting compliance, regulatory reporting and external audit partnerships. On top of these operational aspects, the CFO shall be expected to manage areas of investment appraisals; to evaluate any M&A activity, JV partnerships, capital expenditure and/or development projects.
Our client will look to recruit a Chartered Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CPA) or an MBA candidate with a specialisation within finance. The successful candidate will possess both exposure to the regional markets along with a focus to a group company spanning varied and multiple industry verticals. In conjunction, the client is keen to recruit a candidate with exposure to either a start-up or turnaround environment, as they look to implement a change management process along with a corporate restructure. Applicants shall be required to demonstrate a track record across the core areas of financial management along with a detailed and in-depth ability to oversee financial analysis for both FP&A and project-based purposes. The nature of this organisation will require candidates whom can deliver excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, whilst having the ability to present strong reports and commentaries, across a complex, diverse and changing business operation.