Our client is one of the leading traders across Africa, headquartered in Oman. They have a committed management team who are now looking to further expand their market share and operations, resulting in the creation of the Finance Director position.
Reporting to the Group CEO of the Company, the Finance Director will have a regional focus and will be responsible to/for :
Form a close working relationship with the Group CEO, General Managers of the different affiliates
Provide leadership the company's Finance and Accounting strategy, to optimize the company's financial performance and strategic position and taking overall control of company's accounting function
Supporting the commercial team in bids, pricing and tenders for new business
Take ultimate responsibility for the company cash management policies
Presentation of annual budgets and accounts to the board
Ensuring that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met
Management of company policies regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity, disposal and acquisition
Manage the relationship with banks and internal and external auditors
The successful candidate for this Finance Director role will have:
A minimum of 10-15 years of relevant experience.
French speaking candidate will be preferred
Candidates must possess a Professional Finance & Accounting Qualification (ACA, ACCA, CPA etc.)
Prior experience as Finance Manager or similar, leading a finance and accounting function.