Our client is one of Dubai’s most renowned Nutrition and Catering companies. The company was established in 2004 and is a specialized centre for expert nutritional consultation and bespoke healthy meal delivery service. The company is a pioneer in advocating a healthier diet and lifestyle and is providing customised meal packages that are results-orientated, convenient and flavourful.
We are looking for a passionate, skilled, integer, trustworthy Finance Director with minimum 8 years work experience in a similar role in international hospitality, healthy cuisine or lifestyle brands. A minimum of 3 years of work experience in Dubai/UAE is also required.
The Must Have Requirements For This Role Are
Overall finance and accounting experience of not less than 8 years.
F&B industry experience of not less than 3 years in Dubai.
Prior experience as Head of Finance Department (not less than 3 years), during which the candidate was the top person in the Finance Department, reporting directly to the CEO/Managing Director and not to another Finance Head (ex: Group CFO or equivalent).
Leadership skills. Prior Experience in managing a team of not less than 4-5 people (not less than 3 years).
Mastery of accounting role (including managing transaction processing, reconciliations, closing, controls, and reporting)
Mastery of working capital management.
Ability to understand the key factors that drive the business and build financial projections/cash flow forecasts/budgets that link to these factors and the associated performance scenarios.
Ability to communicate effectively and proactively with key stakeholders (including management, heads of departments, suppliers, customers, financial institutions, auditors, etc..), keeping everyone informed and following up thoroughly on all open issues without leaving behind any loose ends. This includes verbal, written, and presentation skills.