Full Time Finance Director
Maple Resourcing is excited to be working with an organisation with a wide reach across the MENA region, helping them to recruit for their Business Unit Finance Director. Our client is currently focused on property, retail and the development of mixed-use communities and they are now looking to grow their profile and become a major player in the construction market across the region.
Reporting into the CFO, this is a crucial leadership role and you will be responsible for ensuring effective business performance within the region. You will, also develop and deliver annual and strategic financial plans including development plans, measuring and managing risks, reporting and analyzing financial and non-financial data, operating efficiency and acting as a partner to the BU Managing Director and business. The Finance Director will be responsible for all financial reporting, planning and control activities with their geographies for operating assets, development assets, joint ventures as well as new business development initiatives.
In addition, the successful candidates will:
•Be a qualified Accountant: CPA, ACA, ACCA, CMA, CIMA
•Have a minimum of 10 years post qualification experience providing finance support in a construction / real estate development / asset management environment. Shopping mall experience is a plus
•Have sound experience in financial planning, forecasting and strategic planning in a construction / real estate development / asset management environment
•Have the ability to demonstrate strong business understanding in combination with excellent consultancy and business partner skills
•Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Have a working knowledge of local GAAP and IFRS
•Be able to demonstrate success in managing and building talent
•Have a track record in providing finance support in construction, real estate acquisitions, joint ventures, fund accounting and partnerships
•Have extensive local experience
This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and experienced Finance Director that is currently working in the UAE region or is wishing to return. Your ability to speak or understand Arabic would be an advantage.