Accountancy & Finance

Director, Financial Planning & Control

Job details

Location: Doha
Salary: QAR 65,000 – 75,000 Per Month
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 935592
Posted: about 1 month ago

Job description

One of our legacy clients in Qatar, within the financial services space, are in the process of looking to recruit a Director of Financial Planning & Control within their group finance function.

About the role
This Director shall take ownership and responsibility for the financial control frameworks whilst ensuring the financial planning and budget reporting processes are in place, to provide effective and timely information, for the senior management and any stakeholders.

With a reporting line to the CFO and managing a team of Accountants, this role shall also be geared towards areas of tax planning and group structuring, across the international jurisdictions, to ensure compliance and regulatory alignment. This position shall also extend across areas of investment analysis and due diligence for commercial support, whilst also taking oversight of funding and cash flow management, to meet both internal and external financing obligations.

In conjunction, this position shall also have responsibility for the management and implementation of any policy and ERP processes; to ensure accurate MIS provision in the support of both commercial and financial objectives.

About you
The client will look to recruit a professionally qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA) whom is able to demonstrate up to 15 years of experience within reporting and control-based positions. This is coupled with the need to have a Big Four background; whereby exposure to accounting standards and audit policy are well adhered.

Applicants shall also be required to deliver strong and analytically-based skills which includes advanced Excel, up to and including, financial modelling capabilities used for appraisals and scenario analysis. The client will look for a candidate whom possesses abilities within the development of control systems and policy along with any change management attached to this undertaking. The successful candidate shall therefore be able to deliver working knowledge across complex ERP platforms, combined with an ability to refine and restructure, for both operational and ad-hoc purposes.

The nature of this organisation will require strong, eloquent and precise communication skills and the client envisages hiring a candidate from within the financial and/or professional services industry.