Overview

GM Finance – Healthcare | Al-Futtaim | Dubai
Location: AE
Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC
At Al-Futtaim, we look for the world’s top leaders with the entrepreneurial spirit, global vision, and passion to consistently drive our diverse teams forward as we continue to expand our company across all sectors. Our work is propelled by the desire to make a difference and become one of the most progressive companies in the Middle East and beyond. At the centre of our actions and visions are Al-Futtaim’s Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence, and we recognise and reward quality performance aligned to these.
As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. Our career opportunities span from our home base in the UAE out to the shores of Singapore and we are in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, working with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Toshiba. Our multicultural and multinational team gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.
Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Job Title: Finance Director / GM Finance
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Reporting to: Managing Director, Healthcare
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Division: Healthcare
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Location: UAE
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Role purpose:
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Provide leadership to the division’s Finance and Accounting strategy in order to optimise the company’s financial performance and be strategic partner to the senior management by taking overall control of the division’s finance function.
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Key Accountabilities:
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>To lead the finance function of the healthcare division including activities like business planning, policy setting, financial forecasting and strategic decision making.
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>To lead on the financial aspects of any strategic projects aimed at achieving growth of the division.
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>To lead the budgets and to ensure the procedures laid down in compliance with the regulations.
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Monitor and control the quality and cost-effectiveness of services provided by the department to ensure high standards and value for money.
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>To ensure the accurate and timely preparation of management accounts, the effective operation and development of management systems for all accounting functions, particularly those relating to purchase ledger, sales ledger, payroll, cash and banking, Tax, nominal ledger and stock control.
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Analyse the financial climate and market trends to assist senior executives in creating strategic plans for the future
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Monitor cash flow, accounts, and other financial transactions
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Oversee finance managers in the facilitation of day-to-day operations.
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Implement methods and practices to minimise financial risk
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Manage the implementation financial policies and procedures
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Custodian of policy manual for the finance department
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Manage the corporate fundraising strategy and manage relationships with partners and investors
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Candidate Qualifications & Skills
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field, MSc/MA is a plus
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>CPA or other relevant qualification is a plus
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Proven experience of 15+ years as a GM or director of finance or similar role
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>In-depth knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles, laws and best practices
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Solid knowledge of financial analysis and forecasting
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Extensive experience in Finance and Finance Management within a Healthcare organisation
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Proficient in the use of MS Office and Financial Management software (e.g. SAP)
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Strong leadership skills and management experience
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Understanding of data privacy standards
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Thorough understanding of business principles and practices
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Skills and Competencies (behavioral and related to AF values):
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Superior attention to detail, organizational and planning skills
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>An analytical mind with a strategic ability
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Demonstrated leadership experience in managing a Finance department within a healthcare operation
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Strong experience in information technology and data analysis
<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Strong knowledge of medical, insurance and health-care industries
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