Financial Controller- Dubai | UAE

Posted By Gulf Recruitments

Financial Controller

  • Opportunity to further develop your career in a leading manufacturing company
  • Competitive compensation and career progression

About Our Client

TenCate Grass is the world's leading producer of quality synthetic grass fiber and components. They develop, manufacture, and provide innovative synthetic grass fibers, primary backing, and systems that provide the ideal solution for sports and landscaping.

Job Description

The professional will be reporting directly to the Managing Director and a dotted line reporting to the Group Concern Controller. He/she will be responsible for partnering with the plant, finance and sales team to manage and improve the performance in line with the business strategies.
Key Responsibilities
  • Leads the financial staff at the plant
  • Accountability for general accounting, payables, order entry, billing, cost accounting, bill of materials, business analysis, financial reporting, sales analyses and computer operations
  • Responsible for internal controls at the company for operations, sales and finance
  • Ensuring timely preparation and in-depth analyses of monthly reports of results, quarterly forecasts, annual Budget, and strategic planning
  • Responsible for ICT, local IT environment and ERP
  • Ensuring that assets are adequately safeguarded
  • Liaison with the Corporate financial staff
  • Drive business performance and process improvement initiatives
  • Developing, introducing and maintaining effective management and control tools
  • Perform frequent walkthroughs of the plant with Management to discuss production and costing, review labour reporting and cost, material costs, manufacturing overhead, distribution cost, returns and inventory levels etc.
  • Conduct meetings with manufacturing, finance and sales management to discuss all plant issues
  • Ensuring that actions for improving the internal organisation and reporting are successfully implemented
  • Responsible for compliance, corporate governance rules (Bribery act etc.) and accounting standards (IFRS and local requirements where applicable)
  • Responsible for managing relationships with external auditors, financial institutions / banks

The Successful Applicant

The candidate must have:
  • A Master's Degree in Finance or Accounting, or comparable Professional finance/accounting qualification
  • A minimum of 5 to 10 year's experience as a site controller or a cost manager in an international manufacturing environment, managing staff, with an emphasis on cost accounting, reporting and involved in the commercial business environment
  • Proven finance experience in a comparable position in the Middle East market
  • Must come from manufacturing background where they have actively been executing cost accounting and driving improvements
  • Western qualified candidates with hands on accounting operations preferred
  • Strong analytic skills, decision making capabilities and knowledge of GAAP and IFRS accounting principles, tax and treasury accounting
  • Good presentation and strong interpersonal skills as an effective cross-functional communicator
  • The ability to contribute ideas to address business issues and take an initiative, guide and influence others toward goal achievement
  • IT skills and experience with MS Dynamics ERP desirable along with strong excel skills
Candidate Competencies:
  • Strong commercial sense and entrepreneurial thinking and acting
  • Ambitious and career motivated
  • Self-driven with a result oriented attitude
  • Proven leadership competencies and ability to work in a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Good problem solving and stakeholder management skills

What's on Offer

Competitive compensation, excellent work-culture and career progression in an international setting.
Mazel Pinto
Quote job ref: 22598
+971 4709 0356

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