FINANCE MANAGER

Kuwait

About the Company

A leading International Insurance Company is currently looking for a Strategic Finance Manager to join their team in Kuwait.

About the Role

REGULATORY & MANAGEMENT REPORTING

  • Responsible for ensuring that local regulatory and tax filings are complete and on time and any tax audits are appropriately managed;
  • Assist internal and external auditors with financial accounting related reviews and implement recommendations for procedures changes;
  • Establish and implement the regulations on and procedures of financial management, cost management, budget management, accounting, accounting supervision and audit; Supervise the implementation of above-mentioned regulations and procedures;
  • Represent the Company to the regulator regarding all financial matters when required;
  • Managing capital to meet regulatory requirements and all other internal requirements;
  • Embedding the use of key performance metrics to drive actions and improve performance;
  • Delivering well-supported budgets, plans and forecasts in line with the Company’s timelines, along with regular progress updates and action recommendations as appropriate;

BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP & LEADERSHIP

  • Engage with executive management as a strategic partner, aligning business and finance strategy to achieve profitable and sustainable growth;
  • Improving efficiency whilst maintaining control standards consistent with the Company’s policies and regulatory requirements;
  • Provide timely and quality in-depth analysis of financial results to support all relevant internal and external reporting requirements including presentation for Board of Directors;
  • Support country/global initiatives and projects;
  • Responsible for ensuring that all receivables queries are followed up with the business and take necessary actions to keep receivables balances >90 days to a minimum working together with the receivables team and AC Credit Manager;
  • Play an active role in driving expense visibility and execution of saving targets;

About the Individual

  • Native Arabic Speakers based in Kuwait will only be considered.
  • Minimum 8 years of accounts & finance experience with at least 4 years with an insurance company
  • Experience of working with remote teams an advantage;
  • Ability to develop strong key stakeholder relationships with demonstrable influencing and presentation skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills;
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to interact with stakeholders and effectively including at Executive level;
  • Strong analytical abilities with ability to analyze drivers and trends, and actively challenge components with key stakeholders across the organization;
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple people and projects; excellent time management and organization skills.

Salary

Salary commensurate based on Candidates’ experience

Benefits

An excellent bonus scheme and other benefits

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