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Job Description:

The Company:

We have a unique opportunity to work on Saudi Arabia's landmark implementation of VAT Value Added Tax programme. Our Client is a leading Global Management Consulting Firm with over 50 offices around the world. They are currently looking for a CFO to be based in Riyadh where you will be working directly with the new local tax authority.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Management of the Financial Controls function, overseeing the bi-weekly performance highlights and the monthly, quarterly and annual accounts
  • Oversee the Billing and Contracts Administration; critically analyze and provide risk assessment on contracts, agreements, strategic partnerships, and project proposals
  • Manage cash flow and banking relationships to ensure consistent and reliable funding and liquidity and adequately mitigate financial risks
  • Coordinate on opportunities to improve revenues, profitability and reduce business risk
  • Oversee the implementation of new integrated information systems, to maximize end-to-end efficiency and accuracy in reporting
  • Provide accurate, timely and astute financial analysis, metrics
  • Manage all budgeting, forecasting and business planning activities, as well as bringing transformation to this area through an overhaul and modernization of the processes.
  • Lead, manage, motivate and develop talented staff to deliver results cross-functionally throughout the Company
  • Drive continual year-on-year productivity improvements and efficiencies.
  • Responsible for communicating the business strategy and its financial implications to internal and external stakeholders
Qualifications and Experience:
Candidate must satisfy the following criteria:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting; CPA / MBA / Engineering qualification an advantage
  • Broad finance and operational skills and experience over 15-20 years (10 years in construction) that includes accounting, controls, budgeting, reporting and risk assessment
  • Strong leadership, people management and interpersonal skills
  • Solid experience in leading a multi-national finance and administration team
  • High aptitude for innovation and project implementation planning and control
  • Proven record of creating sustainable business improvement through the implementation of strategic and tactical initiatives
  • Must have experience setting up a finance department
  • Saudi Nationals preferred

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