Chief Financial Officer, Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
20 Mar 2019
20 Mar 2019
Job role
Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360° search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with a family owned private enterprise seeking a Senior Financial Controller for their offices Dubai to oversee activities in mining, trading and other related operations. Depending on ability, performance and progress the position could grow into an expanded role of a CFO with greater scope of duties.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks
  • Responsible for the planning, organisation and execution of group financial activities as well as preparation of financial statements (cash flow reporting, balance sheet reconciliation, account analysis, etc.)
  • Contribute to the preparation of budgets, develop group financial policy and maintain company guidelines regarding GAAP and IFRS
  • Manage and coordinate audit, tax and statutory requirements
  • Stay informed of developments of relevant financial regulations in order to anticipate their impact on future financial statements
  • Reports into CEO

Key Qualifications / Experience
  • At least 7 years' of post-qualification experience in Financial accounting and management accounting (including budgeting, financial modelling), ideally within a commodity trading environment
  • The candidate must have a CPA, CA or equivalent
  • Experience in internal management and board reporting, and an ability to liaise and deal with professional advisors, bankers is essential
  • Exposure to commodities trading, foreign exchange, put/call options, forward contracts, taxation and multi- jurisdictional corporate structure would be an advantage.
  • The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with an entrepreneurial & ownership mindset, have strong written and verbal communication skills, good professional gravitas and the ability to work with a young and driven multi-disciplinary team in a multi-ethnic environment.
  • Located in or happy to relocate to Dubai