Our Client: Our client is a well-known established name in the retail industry. They are urgently looking to bring on board a Head of Finance to join their team in Jeddah.
Your Role: The incumbent shall be responsible for financial accounting, Budgeting, Cost Analysis, Margin Improvement, MIS and IT management. Should be on top head for instituting, directing and controlling the financial policies & activities, coordinating the annual budgeting, financial planning and capital planning processes for the business. Must support the strategic direction of the company by analyzing business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments and obligations. You will take the responsibility as the financial Advisor to the CEO and all key managers of the businesses. Lead the planning and designing of cost monitoring tools and related business solution system to support the organization’s thrust towards cost effectiveness and assume oversight responsibility for managing the closing process over the entire enterprise. Oversee the development and maintenance of the finance department and ensure alignment with local, regional and international standards and practices. Leadership skills would be also on high priority. Experience in Oracle would be cherry on top.
Must Have: 10+ years of experience in RETAIL INDUSTRY with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited business school. Professional qualification would be an asset. Well-developed analytical skills.
Very strong COST ANALYSIS & MARGIN IMPROVEMENT Experience, Competent with financial statements. Good interpersonal skills. Fluency in ENGLISH & ARABIC are MUST. Strong coordination and planning skills. Good interpersonal and supervisory skills.
Managing Expectations: At Mindfield we are driven by mutually agreed KPIs and service levels. Exceptional results can only be delivered when we understand both our key stakeholders clients and candidates. Keeping this in mind we would request that when applying for a role do take cognizance of the “must haves” to avoid disappointment. Sometimes positions take time to close and there could be delay in us responding to you but respond we will. Look forward to a long term relationship…..mindfield..making a difference.