Finance Manager

Finance Manager needed for a leading FMCG company in Kuwait.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance from a reputable university.
  • Professional Finance certifications are a plus (CFA, CFP, FRM, CPA…).
  • 3+ years of proven experience as a Finance Manager, preferably in one of the following industries: FMCG, Pharmaceuticals or Retail.
  • Experience in the GCC is a plus.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Fluent in Arabic and English.

Job Requirements:

  • Analyze everyday financial activities and subsequently provide advice and guidance to upper management on future financial plans.
  • Provide financial reports and interpret financial information to managerial staff while recommending further courses of action.
  • Advise on investment activities and provide strategies that the company should take. Maintain the financial health of the organization.
  • Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results, and the company’s actual performance compared to the business plans.
  • Develop trends and projections for the firm’s finances.
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Manage the preparation of the company’s budget.
  • Lease with auditors to ensure appropriate monitoring of company finances is maintained.
  • various other departments, discussing company plans and agreeing on future paths to be taken.
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Oversee the operations of the treasury department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department’s goals and objectives.
  • Forecast cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and available funds for investment.
  • Ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements.
  • Use hedging to mitigate financial risks related to the interest rates on the company’s borrowings, as well as on its foreign exchange positions Arrange for equity and debt financing.
  • Interpret the company’s financial results to management and recommend improvement activities.
  • Participate in target costing activities to create products that meet predetermined price goals.
  • Assist in the determination of product pricing in relation to features offered and competitor pricing.
  • Review all company JVS, Receipts, and Payments vouchers.
  • Oversee operations of the finance department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met.
  • Review and follow purchasing and cost sheet.

 


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