Head of Finance

  • Job type

  • Location

  • Specialism

    Accountancy And Finance
  • Industry

  • Pay

    35,000 AED

Head of Finance - Dubai

Your new company

A global leader in sensor technology, offering intelligent solutions for industrial automation. Our mission is to enhance productivity and efficiency across various industries by providing cutting-edge sensor products and systems. As part of our continued growth, we are seeking a highly experienced Head of Finance and Controlling for our Sales and Service Unit in the UAE.

Your new role

  • Develop and implement financial strategies to support the unit's business objectives.

  • Prepare and present financial forecasts, budgets, and financial reports to senior management.

  • Conduct financial analysis to identify trends, risks, and opportunities.

  • Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting in compliance with local and international accounting standards.

  • Monitor and control budgetary variances and implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Oversee internal controls and ensure compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with the Sales and Service teams to provide financial insights and support decision-making.
  • Drive profitability improvement initiatives and cost management strategies.
  • Act as a financial advisor to the management team, providing strategic recommendations.
  • Lead and develop the finance and controlling team, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Set performance objectives and conduct regular performance reviews.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring for team members to enhance their skills and career development.
  • Oversee day-to-day financial operations, including credit and collection, payroll, and cash management.
  • Manage relationships with external auditors, banks, and other financial partners.
  • Optimise financial processes and systems for efficiency and accuracy.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Minimum of 10 years of overall experience in finance, with a significant portion in a sales or trading-based business environment.

  • Proven experience working in the UAE, with a strong understanding of local financial regulations and business practices.

  • Demonstrated experience in financial planning, analysis, and reporting.

  • Strong leadership and team management skills

  • Experience in export control would be an advantage.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.


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Talk to Morgan Tull, the specialist consultant managing this position

Located in Dubai, Hays FZ LLC, Al Thuraya Tower 1, Office 2003,Media City, Dubai, UAETelephone +971 4 559 5841