Finance Director

Posted Date 12 months ago
Location United Arab Emirates
Discipline Finance & Banking
Job Reference 31521
Salary 0.0
  • Manage day to day operations of Finance Department and its associated functions. Support the CEO and assist in processes to ensure the smooth operation of the Institute. Set-up and/or oversee all financial and operational controls and metrics within the organization. Develop and direct financial plans to the strategic business plan, institute growth, and market opportunities and direction.

  • Enable smooth running of all financial aspects of the Institute and implement appropriate controls over incoming & outgoing transactions.
  • Maintain executive responsibility for financial operations, including working capital, capital expenditures, debt levels, budget, cost centers and general accounting.
  • Establish and maintain stable cash flow management policies and procedures, and ensure cash resources are available for operations.
  • Analyze current and future business operations and plans to determine financial effectiveness.
  • Ensure management is supplied with information to assist in the operations of the Institute.
  • Ensure finance staff understand the changing needs of the Institute.
  • Ensure compliance with shareholders requirement.
  • Manage Audit.
  • Monitor the student fees ledger ensuring fee records are accurately maintained.
  • Liaise will all Schools and departmental Heads on all matters relating to budgetary control.
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors on all audit matters and assisting the VP/President to implement audit recommendations.
  • Review and analyze daily revenue statements.
  • Review and analyze month end financials and other monthly financial reports.
  • Ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures.
  • Develop plans and strategies for the optimum development and use of Institute’s financial resources.
  • To consider, study, and review all matters pertaining to the financial operations of the Institute and to make recommendations to the Management.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Masters in Accounting
  • Professional Accounting and Finance Certification
  • 5+ years of experience in senior managerial financial role
  • Experience in management reporting
  • Knowledge and experience of working in an School/ University environment is an advantage.
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Technical and practical skills in financial controlling
  • Skills in forecasting, budgeting and analysis of variance
  • Strong analytical and financial skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Accuracy
  • Punctuality
  • Bookkeeping skills