The Group Financial Manager (GFM) provides both operational and programmatic support to the organization. The GFM supervises the finance unit and is the senior financial spokesperson for the financial department.
The GFM reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and directly assists the General Manager (GM) on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist in performing all tasks necessary to achieve the organization's mission and help execute staff succession and growth plans.
Train the Finance Unit and other staff on raising awareness and knowledge of financial management matters.
Work with the CFO and GM on the strategic vision including fostering and cultivating stakeholder relationships on all levels, as well as assisting in the development and negotiation of contracts.
Participate in developing new business, specifically : assist the CFO and GM in identifying new funding opportunities, the drafting of prospective programmatic budgets, and determining cost effectiveness of prospective service delivery.
Assess the benefits of all prospective contracts and advise the Executive Team on programmatic design and
Ensure adequate controls are installed and that substantiating documentation is approved and available such that all purchases may pass independent and governmental audits.
Provide the GM with an operating budget. Work with the GM to ensure programmatic success through cost analysis support, and compliance with all contractual and programmatic requirements. This includes :
1) interpreting legislative and programmatic rules and regulations to ensure compliance with all governmental, local and contractual guidelines,
2) ensuring that all government regulations and requireme
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of :
Current trends, developments, and theories in job readiness training.
Issues, concerns, and barriers of employees newly entering the workforce.
Organizational development, human resources, and program operations.
General office software, particularly the Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to :
Foster and cultivate business opportunities and partnerships.
Create and assess financial statements and budget documents.
Recognize and be responsive to the needs of all clients of the organization, including funding organizations,
the Executive Management, participants, and employers.
Supervise staff, including regular progress reviews and plans for improvement.
Communicate effectively in both written and verbal form in English.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Completion of a bachelor's degree at an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or CA preferred.
The Controller or Senior Financial Manager level.
Five to seven years of financial experience and management experience with the day-to-day financial operations of an organization of at least 15 staff persons.
Two to three years’ experience in the hospitality sector with specific focus on F&B.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable
About The Company
Binding Partnerships is an exceptional provider of executive search and bespoke recruitment solutions.
With offices located in Dubai and Abu Dhabi we are perfectly positioned to service the growing needs of clients and candidates across the Middle East.
By working in partnership with both our clients and candidates, listening to their needs, researching and then offering confidential, practical and informed advice and solutions we are able to build long-term relationships with the professionals with whom we work.
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