May 20, 2017
Req Id 69783 - Posted 05/10/2017 - International Protective Services - Finance International - UAE - UAE - Dubai Position/Employment type: Regional Finance Controller / Full time employee position Organization/Reporting line: Finance / Reporting to VP Finance Place of work/Travel: Dubai / Including travel to GardaWorld’s areas of operation as required Contact and Cooperation: Internally: Focus on MENA regions partnering with Managing Director/ Regional Directors/Financial Controller & Ops manager & Business Partners. Externally: Clients, Government authorities and service providers. Job Outline: The Regional Finance Controller is the main point of contact for all management account functions with ownership of the P&L, mainly for the MENA regions, and will be responsible for: * Managing a team of 5-7 business partners, each covering one or multiple regions all responsible for billing, invoicing, payroll, variances analysis, including the preparations of all P&L ; * Support the management team in all questions relating to regional P&Ls; * Develop and manage the monthly Mgmt deck, including financials and Operating KPIs; * Lead the provision of financial support for cost savings/rationalizations proposed/undertaken; * Support the QA of proposed project and consulting bids in collaboration with the Bid/CST team; * Lead the profitability analysis on all projects and clients; * Creation and maintenance of Financial Standard Operating Procedures * Documentation and management of all in-country tax liabilities and payments with support of the internal tax specialist; * Supervision and management of in-country cash to ensure the group cash flow is maximised and cash risk exposure is minimized; * Ensure complete reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts by region - completed monthly for review by the VP Finance - highlighting any balance sheet risk; * Standardisation of management reporting for all reporting and FP&A; * Maintenance of project accounting (project budgets & variance analysis) for all projects on Great Plains (GWIPS accounts application); * Monitoring and reporting on KPIs to the support the MD and RDs; * Monitoring fixed assets in the regions – working with QM and Procurement to ensure appropriate levels of depreciation are used Authority: As directed and delegated by the VP Finance. Accountability: The Regional Finance Controller is accountable to the VP Finance for their responsibilities stated in this job description. These responsibilities will be monitored and managed through the mid-year and annual performance review and supported through the monitoring of their KPIs. Competencies: * Demonstrates an in-depth financial awareness; * Writes and speaks clearly, succinctly and correctly; * Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, including understanding of pivot tables, macro’s, etc; * Advanced knowledge of other MS Office systems; * Excellent command of English is essential. Fluency in other languages is advantageous; * Controls costs and thinks in terms of profit and loss and added value; * Manages time effectively; * Works in an ethical manner, is systematic, methodical and orderly; * Demonstrates ability to motivate teams to produce quality output within strict timeframes; * Ability to work and interact with internal and external stakeholders at all levels Experience: * CPA, CA, ACCA or equivalent qualification is essential; * Experience in Finance and Accounting with operational focus in recent years; * 8-12 years’ experience in similar role; * Previous Financial Controller experience or similar level position.
Gardaworld Dubai - United Arab Emirates