• Location

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    UAE Dirhams50000 - UAE Dirhams55000 per month + bonus, equity, long term incentive plan

  • Contact:

    Scott Fisher

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    Nov 2018

  • Consultant:


An international renewable energy business is seeking to appoint a CFO to a newly created position within the organisation. Having grown rapidly over the last 2 years and with significant funding now in place they have plans to double their market-cap in the next year as they approach a very exciting time in their development. With an reputation for excellence, a strong brand and organisational culture this is an exciting time to be joining a business which operates in one of Middle East's fastest growing industries.

You will act as the business partner to the CEO with a key focus on growing the business without compromising on the controls & compliance. Heading up the finance function, this role is responsible for the creation of a best in class finance function and assumes overall responsibility for all matters relating to Finance and Accounting, Control, Reporting and M&A. The incumbent must also understand the intricacies of various debt and equity financing structures and tax incentives.

The Role

  • Support the CEO in developing the local strategy by providing recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities
  • Take overall control of the company's accounting function
  • Contribute fully to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers
  • Ensure that company financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth
  • Implement operational best practices
  • Supervise acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitions

The Person

  • Qualified Accountant ( CA, CPA, ACCA, CIMA) and/or Masters Degree with 5 - 7 year's experience in progressively responsible financial leadership roles
  • Ability to think strategically, but have a hands-on pragmatic approach to implementation.
  • Outstanding commercial and strategic awareness and acumen with proven leadership capability, inspiring teams and building strong internal and external business relationships
  • Proficiency in business process leadership; being able to drive project plans from planning process, implementation and communication
  • Experience of project financing and retail fundraising would be highly desirable
  • An understanding of the renewable energy sector or comparable industry would be highly desirable
  • UAE experience is essential - this is no negotiable.

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