CFO - Chief Financial Officer

Employer
Phoenix Global Search Pte Ltd, EA Licence No: 19S9751
Location
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Salary
25000 - 45000
Posted
Apr 24, 2021
Closes
May 24, 2021
Ref
10834009
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
ONE OF THE CLIENTS REQUIREMENTS IS THAT YOU MUST SPEAK ARABIC

THIS IS AN EXCITING POSITION WORKING FOR A PRIVATE EQUITY BACKED START UP

STAND ALONE HANDS ON ROLE FOR SOMEONE WITH LESS THAN 10 YEARS EXPERIENCE

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

1- Strategy, Planning and Management
  • Assess and evaluate financial performance of organization with regard to long-term operational goals, budgets and forecasts.
  • Provide insight and recommendations to both short-term and long-term growth plan of organization.
  • Create and establish yearly financial objectives that align with the company's plan for growth and expansion.
  • Select and engage consultants, auditors and investors.
  • Build finance department including recruitment of staff as required.
  • Design and implement policies, procedures and processes in collaboration with all stakeholders.
  • Maintain outstanding banking relationships and strategic alliances with vendors and business partners.
  • Support fundraising (debt and equity) efforts.

2- Financial Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting, and M&A Support
  • Develop and maintain monthly operating budget and annual company operating budget.
  • Utilize forward-looking models and activity-based analyses to provide financial insight into the organization's plans and operating budgets.
  • Identify, develop and execute financial analysis of current and future projects.
  • Support M&A activities including financial due diligence and other analytical activities.

3- Accounting, General Ledger, Administration and Operations
  • Review and ensure application of appropriate internal controls, regulatory compliance and financial procedures.
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of financial and management reporting data for government entities, investors and company's board of directors.
  • Oversee the preparation and communication of monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Manage cash flow planning process and ensure funds availability.
  • Oversee weekly cash management, approve large payables, sign checks, authorize wires
  • Supervise Accounts Receivable management and provide guidance relating to the collection process.
  • Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors; Manage preparation and support of all external audits.

KEY SKILLS NEEDED:
  • Deep knowledge in finance, accounting and cash management.
  • Understanding of investment processes preferred.
  • Able to work autonomously and independently.
  • Well-spoken and knowledgeable person able to represent the company in meetings, and interact with clinical partners, investors and banks.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with a hands-on attitude. Ready to roll-your sleeves and get things done.
  • Can easily function with limited structure and guidance within a small dynamic team.


IDEAL BACKGROUND:
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 6-10 years of working in finance (Including Deals/Transaction Services of reputable Public Accounting Firm (ie Big 6) is preferred).
  • Professional certificate (CPA, CFA..etc) preferred.
  • Experience working in KSA.
  • Experience working in an investment organization preferred.
  • Fluent in English and Arabic.
  • Master's degree in business preferred.

Please do not send your CV if you do not have Big 6 experience (i,e PWC, KPMG etc)

The client is looking for individuals with a min of 6 years experience and a maximum of 12 years experience.

Unfortunately we will only be able to respond to relevant caniddates.

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