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Finance Director

  • Location: Dubai
  • Salary: UAE Dirhams60000 - UAE Dirhams75000 per annum + Bonus, schooling per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Poonam Gupta
  • Expiry Date: 05 March 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -012021-455482

Location - Dubai

Job Title - FD

Please apply if you feel the below is the next step for you

Argyll Scott are supporting a Global leader in FMCG, to find the best candidate as their FD to join the Finance team, with a country scope of 7 countries. The role holds full P&L Ownership of the Market Unit.


  • Lead the Commercial Finance process ensuring the commercial & finance team are fully aware of requirements in a timely manner.
  • Lead and coach a team of Finance business partners to deliver standardized processes; providing point of escalation where necessary and supporting it in the root cause analysis of issues.
  • Provide timely & accurate submissions of month end actuals & budgets, including variance analysis.
  • Consolidate business results & estimates and communicate updates to the Business, providing insights into the underlying drivers of the results.
  • Liaise with all Finance team in the region to drive the highest degree of Financial Planning, P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow management.
  • Work on various strategic and long-term growth initiatives within the region.
  • Lead and manage all key Financial planning and reporting system implementations and changes.
  • Act as a People Manager, Financial Advisor and Trainer ensuring local business has a sound financial understanding and awareness of actions taken or contemplated.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Leadership experience within the region in a relevant FMCG/ Consumer Goods industry; strong managerial skill with 3+ years of management experience.
  • University Degree in Finance/Business-Related field + 4/5 years of related FP&A/Commercial Finance work experience.
  • Effective communicator (written and oral English), capable of influencing, negotiating in a multi-cultural environment; strong analytical skills.
  • Have an influencing and consultative approach and display leadership within the team.
  • Distributor management experience across multiple geographies.
  • In-depth understanding of US GAAP, Financial systems like (Anaplan, Hyperion, BPC).

Organization Structure

  • Direct Reporting Line: CFO of the region
  • Manages a team of 4