HEAD OF FINANCE

Dubai, UAE

About the Company

A leading Global Insurance Company is looking for a qualified and experienced Senior Finance Professional to head up their finance operations in Dubai.

About the Role

Regulatory & Management Reporting

  • Ensuring all forms of financial and regulatory reporting are timely and accurate
  • 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, dividend commitments and investment requirements; optimizing deployment of and returns on capital within those constraints;
  • Overseeing the investment management activities of the company;
  • Embedding the use of key performance metrics within the organization 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, influencing the future direction of the company and aligning business and finance strategy to achieve profitable and sustainable growth.
  • Instill a financial approach and mind set throughout the organization as a catalyst to help other parts of the business perform better.
  • Designing and implementing change to organizational design, processes and systems to meet current and future reporting obligations;
  • Improving efficiency whilst maintaining control standards consistent with the Company’s policies and regulatory requirements;
  • Leading in a global, highly matrixed organization going through significant change

Team Management & Development

  • Leading, mentoring and professionally developing people, making best and highest use of talent including exporting to benefit the wider Group, managing succession plans, fostering a culture of collaboration and promoting and delivering the benefits of working collaboratively to deliver the Company’s strategic objectives
  • Aligning activity of Finance in country with Group;

About the Individual

  • Fully qualified professional accountancy qualification with minimum of 10 Years Post Qualified Experience;
  • Industry relevant experience
  • Proven experience in people management with experience of managing remote teams an advantage;
  • Ability to develop strong key stakeholder relationships with demonstrable influencing and presentation skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills;
  • Ability to manage multi-function, multi-location cross border teams; flexible and adaptable;
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to interact with stakeholders and effectively including at Executive level;
  • Highly Proficient in use of Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Strong System Skills;
  • Strong analytical abilities with ability to analyze drivers and trends, and actively challenge components with key stakeholders across the organization;
  • Excellent problem solving abilities;
  • 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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