An exciting opportunity exists in Qatar for Director of Finance to lead and oversee the finance function and team of this semi-government organisation.
About the role
This is a critical role in the organisation where you will have primary responsibility for all financial operations and will take ownership of delivering strong, timely and accurate management and financial reporting as well as leading the annual budgeting process from preparation of the operating budget and monitoring financial performance against budget. Working alongside the CFO you will also advise on financial activities such as long term capital and financial planning, investment analysis and credit management, and reporting policies and practices whilst adhering to and implementing international best practice and standards.
The successful candidate should hold a bachelors in finance/accounting and should be a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA) with a track record operating to best practices and accounting standards. Knowledge of VAT is required as is the ability to demonstrate excellent leadership, compliance and project management skills, combined with an ability to present and influence executive management and board members. You should also have a minimum of 15 years of relevant experience with at least 5 years in a senior role and experience in developing and transforming a finance department through the introduction of new processes, systems and methodologies.