Finance Director

Finance Director

MichaelPage
7-10 years
Not Specified

Job Description



About Our Client
Our client is a leading international school that is based in Bahrain.
Job Description
  • Monitor day to day accounting and finance transactions of the school
  • Preparation of financial statements and management reports
  • Maintain accounting control and ensure that all transactions are posted under correct accounting heads
  • Ensure the accuracy of accounts receivables and payables
  • Develop budgets and monitor cash flow for the school
  • Analyze the expenditure trends & revenue and provide recommendations to maintain expenditure control
  • Analyze variances in budgets vs actuals and provide reports to the management
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors and ensure that accurate documentation is maintained for audit purposes
  • Approve grace period extensions for students with respect to payment of fees
  • Review and approve payments for petty cash and review the expenditure periodically
  • Provide recommendations for process improvements.
  • Ensure that school policies and procedures are adhered to by all staff members
  • Oversee administration functions such as HR, IT, Procurement, Admissions, Business Development, Facilities and Maintenance, Security, Admin Support
  • Business partner with the operations, marketing and team of teachers/ principal regarding building new projects
  • Manage outsourced operations such as maintenance, cleaning, school security, drainage, fire alarms etc.
  • Supervise and approve departmental budgets

The Successful Applicant
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance & Accounting or related professional accounting qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA, CPA, CA or equivalent is an added advantage
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a Finance and accounts function
  • Experience in the education sector is a plus
  • Strong leadership skills and track record of team management
  • Strong business acumen

What's on Offer
The successful candidate will be offered an attractive monthly pay along with incentives. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a growing International School based in Bahrain.

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About MichaelPage

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