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Group Financial Controller

Accounting & Finance

Location: Dubai
Date Posted: November 14th 2019

The Company

Our client a very successful, exciting and growing business are looking to appoint a Group Financial Controller into a new role. We are looking for someone to be so much more than just a Financial Controller, we are looking for an exceptional individual who can drive through an ambitious change management programme and a new system implementation, as a key stakeholder in a great leadership team.

The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for the leadership and development of a strong finance team and will take accountability for all financial reporting.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Driving the performance of the finance team to become a center of excellence for the rest of the business to rely on for accurate and timely financial information.
  • Accountable for providing best in class reporting mechanisms meeting service level agreements for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements and opportunities for cost reduction, as the custodian of a highly compliant environment.
  • Act as a Business Partner to Country Managers and the CFO through the development of strong working relationships.
  • Drive the implementation and integration of a new ERP system, designing bespoke modules relevant to business needs.
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of month end and year end closes to IFRS standards.

The Person

I would only like to receive applications from candidates who meet the specific criteria below. If you do not meet all these areas, your application will not be considered.

  • Western educated ACA (ICAEW)/ACCA fully qualified accountant with 10-12 years PQE.
  • Proven experience in leading change management programmes and ERP system implementations in a multinational company.
  • Demonstrable capability in leading and successfully developing large teams.
  • Fluent communication in English.
  • German speaker desirable.
  • Consolidation experience gained in a multinational environment processed through an ERP system.
  • Ability to articulate examples of value creation through finance.
  • A great team player with a 360 approach to leadership and feedback.


This is an outstanding opportunity for the right individual. You will join an amazing business with the vision and funding for further global growth. Y


50000 - 55000

Job ID

MH 20856

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