Woodrow Mercer are working with an East Midlands headquartered educational institution to recruit a Finance Manager, to be based in Saudi Arabia on a permanent full-time basis - to confirm this role is based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia so will be suitable for someone already based there or willing to relocate.
We are looking for a Finance Manager to supervise an accounts team and business partner the General Manager. This will be a diverse and varied role requiring a self-motivated individual who is able to positively contribute to the overall growth of the business by providing and analysing key financial information to support strategic decisions. No 2 days will be the same and if you're adaptable and can cope with the unexpected, you might be whom we're looking for!
This is a full-time, permanent role.
Key duties of this role will include:
- Supervision of local accounting staff,
- Liaising with GAZT (tax authorities),
- Review of payroll prior to submission,
- Assisting General Manager on ad hoc projects,
- Compiling data for annual budget and for periodic revisions,
- Working with department heads to perform variance analysis (actual versus budget)
- Prepare weekly cash flow,
- Manage payment runs
The successful candidate will have/be:
- Minimum 2 years experience in senior Finance role, ideally in education
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- High level of sensitivity to cultural needs
- Ability to build and sustain effective working relationships internally and externally - reporting in to local General Manager and UK based Financial Controller
- Able to overcome challenges and maintain a high level of motivation.
- Degree qualified (due to work visa requirements)
- MUST BE a Native English Speaker
The business can offer:
- Generous TAX FREE basic salary
- Private medical insurance
- Competitive benefits and allowances - accommodation costs and travel costs.
If you're interested, or know someone who would be, please apply or email me with a copy of your most up to date CV, your current availability and salary expectations.
You may also be interested in this vacancy if you are looking at Financial Controller, Finance Business Partner or Head of Finance roles.