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Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 69000 - 79000
REF: MM-2561
Contact Name: Marc Misson
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Head of Finance (Arabic Speaking)

Location: London

Our client in London who are known worldwide are seeking a Head of Finance in their UK offices in London. The Head of Finance will have responsibility for the preparation of global & divisional budgets and forecasts and key management reports.

Responsibilities of Head of Finance include;

  • Providing leadership to Boards Finance and Accountancy strategy
  • Collaborate with commercial directors, deliver commercially important reports with accuracy
  • Preparation of the monthly product and overhead
  • Overall responsibility for the preparation of the monthly management accounts in close collaboration with the transactional team
  • Partnership with overseas counterparts and responsibility for cross reporting of products held in these jurisdictions but reported within the UK based division
  • Monthly P&L and balance sheet reconciliations and revaluations
  • Responsibility for year-end preparation and submission of annual financial results including Audit file completion
  • Manage company policies regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity, disposals and acquisitions
  • Interpret complex financial information and provide updates and information
  • Oversee the annual audit along with the preparation of the company's financial accounts
  • Group-wide capital expenditure forecasting and tracking
  • Working with commercial directors to prepare pricing strategies

Skills and Background:

  • 10+ years experience working in EMEA region, ideally with big Four company
  • Experience with IERS, GAAP, FRS 102, UK GAAP
  • Bilingual - English and Arabic 
  • Ability to deal effectively and confidently at Director level
  • Qualified Accountant
  • Budgeting and Forecasting experience
  • Management accounting experience