Chief Finance Officer

Financial package to include, School, bonus, housing, transport, medical, flights and competitive basic

Seeking a CFO for this leading international retailer based in Saudi Arabia

  • Must have a financial background with minimum of 10 years experience including most recent retail bias.
  • Relevant education and training
  • Arabic fluency required.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develops the financial strategy in line with the overall direction to ensure vertical alignment and horizontal integration with other interfacing departmental strategies across the entity.
  • In conjunction with the CEO the CFO will set the tone for management to foster ethical and responsible decision making, appropriate management and best-in-class corporate governance practices.
  • Accountable for budgeting systems that provide control of operational and capital expenditure.
  • Provide sound advice to the CEO, Board of Directors and other senior management colleagues.
  • Ensure the formulation of budgetary policies, procedure and process, timely budget compilation.
  • Ensures cost control system and procedures are developed/maintained to ensure cost-efficiency.
  • Actively seeks innovative ways to reduce cost and improve payment processers
  • Ensure that reports from external auditors have been verified and reviewed by top management.
  • Monitors risk exposure of investment and recommend actions.
  • Keep the CEO informed about budget/funds and profitability, including any major development.
  • Provides effective leadership of Finance staff to facilitate their growth and increased knowledge of the business, including evaluating and managing their performance.
  • Ensures all balance sheet accounts are fully reconciled on a monthly basis and discrepancies are immediately identified and corrected.

Saudi Arabia Any Region

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