Chief Financial Officer

  • Location:

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Sector:

    Energy & Natural Resources

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    US$150000 - US$155000 per annum + Tax free and strong benefits

  • Contact:

    Chris Brannigan

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:

    Chris Brannigan

Our client is a listed mining business are now seeking a permanent CFO to join their Dubai office as they continue to grow.

Mining experience is essential in order to be successful for this role.

They have assets across Africa and are about to take their second mine into production. This is an integral role in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives and will report into the CEO.

Key Responsibilities:
- Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
- Develop financial and tax strategies
- Manage the capital request and budgeting processes
- Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction
- Develop Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure operational efficiencies and performances across the organization
- Plan mergers and acquisitions and capital raise
- Develop strong internal controls and policy framework

- Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team
- Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
- Manage the accounting, human resources, investor relations, legal, tax, and treasury departments
- Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies and foreign operations
- Manage any third parties to which functions have been outsourced
- Oversee the company's transaction processing systems
- Implement operational best practices
- Supervise acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitions

Financial Information
- Oversee the issuance of financial information
- Submission of Monthly Management pack to the Senior Management
- Report financial results to the board of directors
- Arranging the AGM/EGM

Risk Management
- Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile
- Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry
- Construct and monitor reliable control systems
- Maintain appropriate insurance coverage including for the subsidiary companies
- Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
- Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
- Report risk issues to the board of directors
- Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations

- Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
- Arrange for debt and equity financing
- Manage cash calls and funds repatriations to operations

External Liaison
- Participate on conference calls with the investor's community
- Maintain banking relationships
- Represent the company with investment bankers and investors

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
1. Qualified ACA/CIMA/ACCA
2. Minimum 15 years of experience in finance field and at least 4 years in the similar position
3. Experience in mining industry is must
4. Working experience and knowledge of African continent is must
5. Experience in managing multi-currency balance sheet and Consolidation of financial statement. Technically sound in IFRS and managed global taxation
6. Working experience in listed companies
7. Experience of Mergers and Acquisition and capital raising
8. A good knowledge of contracts and negotiation
9. A good business understanding
10. Highly competent with accounting software, Good knowledge of MS office and Advanced excel skill
11. Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model
12. Strong costing and product profitability analysis
13. Demonstrable management of a rapidly growing business


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