JOB PURPOSE : To direct and manage all accounting and financial reporting activities including developing accounting policies and financial principles, directing external audits, preparations of financial statements and supervising the corporate accounting activities. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES :
Strategy Development and Implementation :
Budgeting and Financial Performance
Financial Accounting & Controllership
Financial Reporting QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS : Minimum Qualifications :
Bachelors Degree in Accounting, finance, or similar discipline from a reputable university.
Must have relevant professional accountancy qualifications like CPA / CMA / ACA.
Exposure to IFRS is preferable Minimum experience :
13 years of experience in financial accounting, financial controlling or related business discipline, with at least 8 years of managing a function preferably in a Terminal industry or related industry. Job specific skills :
Working knowledge of risk assessment methods.
Qualified accountant certifications CIMA / ACCA / ACA is a plus.
CPA (Certified Public Accountant) Big 4 experience is a plus.
Experience in developing and enforcing appropriate financial controls and corporate governance policies.
Demonstrable experience building and owning complex company financial model that forecasts income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
Knowledge and understanding of local regulatory policies.
Regulatory compliance awareness.
Strong understanding of core finance and internal financial control operations.
Excellent people management skills.
Good knowledge of Microsoft office applications and analytical tools.
Excellent numerical and analytical skills.
Proficiency in English (must) and Arabic (preferred).
Excellent skill in leading teams from a multi-cultural background.
Ability to work with key stakeholders and external partners / advisors through collaboration and teamwork in a non-hierarchical relationship framework.