Charterhouse are currently managing a search for one of our leading client’s, within the professional services sector, whom are in the process of looking to identify a Group Finance Manager based out of their Dubai hub.
About the role
This Finance Manager shall inherit a small unit of staff, covering a team of partners and lawyers, based across a network of regional offices. This position is designed to oversee and support all areas of financial accounting, financial management and business partnering whilst providing consolidated financial accounts, for group submittal to the EMEA headquarters, on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. This position shall be heavily geared towards both planning and budgeting processes whilst also being instrumental in the operational oversight of cash management, collections and forecasting functions. In conjunction, the role shall extend to the review of policies and controls for internal audit purposes.
Our client is looking to hire a professionally qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA) whom can demonstrate, up to 5 years of experience, within an operational and more latterly leadership/management based role. A knowledge of the workings of the professional services and/or consultancy sector will be an important aspect of the search criterion and applicants are required to possess experience of working within a practice environment; whereby they can bring both technical expertise and a commercial gravitas to the role. The successful candidate will be required to present a strong knowledge of IT processes including Excel-based platforms; this will be critical to meet both process-change initiatives whilst also allowing an understanding of the business-support and fee earning tracking tools.