Finance Manager - Kirby MEA

Date: 7 Nov 2023

Location: KW

Company: Alghanim Industries

Job Summary

To support the Finance Director in managing the finance function for the business; this will be achieved by directing, supervising and coordinating team activity within the financial  function.  Provide constant support to the business in preparation of budgets, forecasts, perform meaningful analysis of financials, and assist operations in defining meaning KPIs for monitoring and improving performance and supporting business growth initiatives. 

Job Responsibilities

•    Partner with business leaders for supporting the achievement of financial business performance
•    Monitor and interpret financial performance, providing regular analysis and expert guidance to VP/Presidents offering insight and recommendations to enhance business performance.
•    Lead the annual budgeting & forecasting exercise by integrating with key business stakeholders across functions.
•    Ensure that business plan and monthly reviews are submitted for corporate management review on a timely basis.
•    Play an important role in addressing major strategic issues that have a long-term impact through efficient budgeting & forecasting mechanisms.
•    Carryout detailed revenue enhancing analysis
•    Manage key relationships within business heads and provide ad-hoc analysis at short notice.
•    Support Business Expansion plans across MEA
•    Review capital expenditure models prepared by the team and FE function and manage administrative process of seeking internal approvals etc.
•    Lead, coach and develop team.
•    Ensure that the monthly reporting is done on time
•    Review of monthly business KPI's
•    Adhoc Analytical Reports as required by Management

Candidate Requirements

  • Graduate in Finance.
  • Professionally Qualified – Chartered Accountant or MBA-Finance.
  • 5-8 years of post-qualification professional experience within finance, with at least 1 year as a Finance Manager in a multinational environment
  • Strong knowledge of financial and management accounting concepts coupled with excellent financial analytical capability.
  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills with the gravitas and presence to interact effectively with VP level stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage delivery of department through the staff in a timely fashion.
  • Strong talent development skills with the proven ability to coach and mentor diverse talent
  • Ability to influence and articulate point of view
  • Exposed to ERP (SAP)  and business intelligence systems.