Location - Egypt
Title - Head of Finance
Industry - FMCG
Argyll Scott is working with another International FMCG brand, who are looking for a Head of Finance in Egypt. Please apply if you are based in Egypt, looking to go back with International FMCG experience.
Strategy - Participating in the development of the overall country strategy including the business model, sourcing, organization set-up. Implementing a MU Finance strategy in the country and the aligned local Finance strategy in the dedicated country.
Finance lead for the incorporation of the legal affiliate in the country and implementation of aligned business model.
Planning Co-ordinating the planning process in accordance with global/ regional standards as well as monitoring budgets and the financial implications of company's activities. Providing bottom-up plans for the country.
Controlling Leading all planning, forecasting, and reporting processes for the affiliate as part of the management unit. Gathering, analyzing and preparing relevant financial information as basis for planning, steering and decision processes of the superior to improve efficiency and profitability of the MU and the dedicated country organization.
Accounting Negotiating setup and operations of regional shared service center to ensure the correctness of financial and cost accounting activities in line with global and legal standards. Ensuring data collection in the dedicated country as basis for the Accounting activities in the Shared Service Center. Ensuring the correctness of financial and cost accounting activities in line with global/ regional and legal standards.
IT Collecting and managing affiliate's IT demands and defining IT demands for the dedicated country to ensure efficient provision of end-user support based on global/ regional standards.
Legal and Tax Compliance
Execution of local Legal and Tax topics in the dedicated country to ensure compliance with company and external requirements. Implementing measures in case of deviations of the set standards. Manage the tax payment and audits as required by local laws
Education & qualification
Certified Accountant (CA, CPA, CIMA)
10 years' experience, out of which min 2 years in a senior finance management role
FMCG / Distributor management experience is a plus.
Excellent verbal and written communication in English and Arabic
High proficiency in MS Office applications with emphasis on advanced Excel.
Strong knowledge of SAP; SAP implementation experience will be given preference
People management skills and strong financial planning background are essential.
high level of leadership and ownership, strong negotiation skills and ability to work under pressure