Job title: Finance Director
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Management Consultancy
Functional Expertise: Accounting & Finance
Salary from: 45,000.00 AED
Salary to: 60,000.00 AED
Location: Dubai, AE
Job published: 24/11/2023
Job ID: 37982
Contact name: Louise Vine

Job Description


We are looking for a Finance Director level candidate for our client in Dubai, a listed UK plc, which has been in business for over 100 yrs. This role will head the finance function on a daily basis across the business and reports to the CFO.


  • Support the CFO to make key business decisions
  • Ensure timely and accurate group reporting
  • Budgeting and forecasting for the division
  • Be involved in contract negotiation and complex bids
  • Manage the internal and external audits
  • Lead on major transactions such as mergers & acquisitions, key partnerships, PPPs and joint ventures.
  • Source potential acquisition targets and undertake initial DD
  • Be an internal business partner to all heads of departments


  • No less than 15 years accounting / finance experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience as senior FC or FD in an international public listed company (plc)
  • Strong team leader
  • Strong contractual and commercial experience
  • A problem solver
  • Strong technically experience – the ideal candidate would have done their earlier career in the Big 4
  • Ability to negotiate and persuade at highest levels
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ICAEW, CPA etc)
  • Up to date knowledge of IFRS