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Accounting & Finance

Reference: AC-234
Job Title: Financial Controller
Country: Saudi Arabia
Experience: Min 3 years
Description:
The Role:
- To manage the control functions and assist the CFO/Finance manager in assessing the current procedures.

Challenges:
- Contributes in setting up best-practice Finance function within existing structure.

Main Tasks/Responsibilities:
- Manage and Lead the control functions "Reconciliation & Control unit".
- Assists the CFO/Finance Manager in reviewing the current procedures and recommend adjustments as needed.
- Ensure the appropriateness/accuracy of the accounting entries, accounting processes, payment processes, collection process, and recommend for the needed actions/procedures to serve that purpose.
- Ensure that proper review on the GL accounts is maintained.
- Supports the CFO/Finance Manager in creating, coordinating & evaluating the financial programs & supports the information .
- Contributes in managing the processes and systems for formulating and evaluating business strategies/ performance including planning, forecasting & budgeting, advanced analysis of financial data & segment/customer profitability.
- Ensures that the financial statements are issued on timely basis before the statutory deadlines and according to local & group standards.
- Coordinates with external auditors & tax advisors to ensure compliance with local & international standards.
- Supports the CFO/ Finance Manager in monitoring the asset versus liability to ensure a good segregation of assets & matching.
- Contributes to ensuring secured accounting via branches.
- Manage relationships with financial service providers.
- Monitor bank service fees and address quality issues.

Education, Experience and Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/ Finance preferably CPA
- 3 to 5 years of exp. in finance, accounting, budgeting & cost control principles
- Strong technical knowledge in Accounting, Internal Controls & International Financial Reporting standards, with a CPA approach
- Solid knowledge of Group Accounting/Controlling framework (US GAAP, IFRS and UOP)
- Knowledge of local insurance accounting principles, practices & legal requirements
- Highly proficient with Microsoft Office & Accounting systems
- Arabic & English, oral & written
- Only Saudi Nationals will be considered


                                                  



Reference: AC-235
Job Title: Accounting and Finance Analyst
Country: Lebanon
Experience: Min 2 years
Description:
- Responsible for accounting & reporting initiatives (closing, Balance sheet review, New IFRS standards roll out, etc.)

Education, Experience and Qualifications:
- Business - Economic - Actuarial - Accounting with IFRS knowhow - Finance
- 2 to 4 years of experience
- Microsoft Office
- Arabic, English and French

                                                  



Reference: AC-237
Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Country: Saudi Arabia
Experience: Min 7 years
Description:
The Role:
- Manages financial department (accounting, reporting & budgeting, cash management & investment). Leadership and coordination of planning and internal reporting, accounting, treasury and budgeting.
- Active discussion partner for CEO and functional business leaders.

Challenges:
- Setting up best-practice Finance function within existing structure.
- Developing CFO talents with breath and depth for top CFO level (incl. Leadership skills, strategy, etc.)

Main Tasks & Responsibilities:
- Manages the core financial functions: accounting, controlling, treasury, risk controlling, internal reporting.
- Creates, coordinates & evaluates the financial programs & supports the information systems of the company.
- Manages the processes and systems for formulating and evaluating business strategies/performance including planning, forecasting and budgeting, advanced analysis of financial data and segment / customer profitability.
- Ensures that all financial statement are issued on timely basis and according to local & group standards.
- Leads the Finance team to ensure the successfully and timely implementation of the agreed initiatives.
- Coaches, develops & ensures the motivation of Managers & team and provide them with the needed support.
- Establishes and follows up the investment strategy to maximize the return within the agreed framework.
- Closely monitors the asset versus liability to ensure a good segregation of Assets and matching.
- Ensures secured accounting and collection via branches.
- Coordinates with external auditors & tax advisors to ensure compliance with local & international standards.
- Prepares the documents for the Board & the Board Committees & the GA & communicate within the Board members.
- Actively contributes to the Company Strategic Planning Process.

Education, Experience and Qualifications:
- BA in Finance or Accounting
- Min 7-10 yrs of experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position
- Proven, in-depth know-how in finance best practices, with a CPA approach
- Knowledge of local insurance accounting principles, practices & legal requirements
- Analytical, strong conceptual thinker
- Strong communicational skills
- Arabic & English, oral & written

                                                  



Reference: AC-238
Job Title: Financial Director
Country: Lebanon
Experience: Min 10 years
Description:
- Supervise staff in the Accounting and Finance department.
- Ensure proper accounting treatment based on IFRS and local regulations.
- Submit and analyze accounting and financial information.
- Produce accurate financial reports to specific deadlines required by laws, regulations and CEO.
- Assist in setting operational and financial KPIs.
- Assist in developing business plans for new activities.
- Advise on matters related to income tax, social security and other legal matters and their implications on the Company's financial activity.
- Control the ongoing operational and cash flow requirements.
- Liaise with external auditor to ensure annual monitoring and reporting (audit and financial report).
- Compile all departmental yearly budget expenditure requests and revenues prepared by functional managers, and generate a consolidated budget.
- Review expenditures against budgets and alert responsible parties for discrepancies.
- Responsible for conformity of company's accounting procedures to company's policies.
- Coordinate with Head of Purchasing for all major purchases whether budgeted or not.
- Coordinate with Technical, Sales & Marketing and Quality departments for all accounting/financial related issues.
- Maintain an appropriate Chart of Accounts applicable to the Company's requirements.
- Keep track of changes in financial regulations and legislation.
- Maintain procedure for custody and control of assets in order to ensure safekeeping.

Education, Experience and Qualifications:
- MBA or MS degree in Finance or equivalent - CPA or CMA is a plus.
- At least 10 years of work experience out of which 5 years in first line management.
- Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
- Computer Literate.
- Knowledge of International Accounting Software.
- Fluent in English and Arabic, French is desired.

                                                  



Reference: AC-239
Job Title: Finance Director
Country: Lebanon
Experience: Min 10 years
Description:
Job Summary & Purpose:
- Safeguard the assets of the company and ensure healthy cash management and profitability. Implement Control & Audit procedures, conduct regular cost control works and make budget analysis.

Scope:
- People:
Supervise activities of subordinates. Provide internal/external training both orally and in writing on accounting systems, procedures and practices in accordance with the Internal Standards of Accounting.
- Financial:
General Financial responsibility for approved budgets by the Finance Department.
- Other:
Resolve issues if raised during audits, collections, verifications etc.

Responsibilities / Key Accountabilities:
- Determine the weekly commodity desired prices, the oil replacement, and current cost and the contribution margin.
- Create and review financial reports and statements as required.
- Ensure accurate and timely preparation of the company's annual budget.
- Accurately report the company's monthly financial situation and the other financial reports and ratios to the Managing Director of the affiliate.
- Manage cash flow to ensure healthy cash balance to the affiliate.
- Complete feasibility study, item profit margin analysis, cost and budget expense analysis and reporting.
- Implement and lead periodical stock and cash counts and improve internal control and audit procedures.
- Timely presentation of the yearly statutory financial statements, taxes and social security reports to the public authorities.
- Coordinate with the lawyer and the auditors concerning the accounting audit and legal issues.

Decision Making Authority:
Extensive decision-making authority within their scope of work and organizational policies for:
- Updation of Accounting and Financial systems
- Disbursement of approved budget
Employee evaluation and disciplinary action


Education, Experience and Qualifications:
- Bachelor Degree in Finance or Accounting
- CMA or CPA certified
- Knowledge of ERP Accounting System

                                                  



Engineering & Technical

Reference: EN-180
Job Title: Software Engineer
Country: Lebanon
Experience: Min 2 years
Description:
- Develop UI and backend in Delphi 10+.
- Develop queries and custom reports in Microsoft SQL.
- Design, develop, and test own modules with business team.
- Read legacy and identify issues that needs fixing and optimization.
- Work with various data formats (XML, JSON).

Education, Experience and Qualifications:
- Academic degree, minimum on Bachelor level, in Computer Science or Engineering
- Knowledge of web services in general (SOAP and REST API) is a plus

                                                  



Insurance

Reference: IN-59
Job Title: Head of Distribution
Country: Saudi Arabia
Experience: 10 years
Description:
The role:
- Contribute to the achievement of profitable and sustainable growth through the development and implementation of a proper region-specific distribution strategy.

Future challenges:
- Ensure long-term profitability and quality of customer portfolio.
- Identify new growth initiatives and business opportunities.

Main Tasks:
- Contribute to yearly marketing plan.
- Implement Distribution elements of marketing plan.
- Manage existing distribution channels.
- Develop new distribution channels.
- Resolve channel conflicts.
- Coordinate any changes on compensation schemes.
- Implement hunter/farmer approach ('hybrid teams').
- Govern all Distribution functions on BU level.
- Take responsibility for implementation of reporting, Group Distribution rules and service model.
- Take personal responsibility in acquisition and management of top accounts.
- Interact regularly with top customers and partners on BU level.
- Manage top clients and also the relationship with top brokers and fronters.

Typical Functional Skills / Experiences:
Market knowledge:
- Ability to build extensive network with close contacts to market players and opinion leaders in BU markets.
Business expertise:
- In-depth knowledge in steering of multi-distribution channels.
- Expert project management skills.
Interpersonal skills:
- Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
- Ability to convince customers in negotiations.

Education, Experience and Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Marketing
- A minimum of 5 years in Sales with a proven track record is required.
- Previous experience in Financial Institutions i.e. Banking, Insurance, Trade Credit insurance is required.

                                                  



Reference: IN-60
Job Title: Head of Brokers
Country: Saudi Arabia
Experience: 10 years
Description:
The Role:
- Developing business and facilitate variety of business transactions with distribution channels.

Challenges:
- Oversee that the transactions to serve brokers are in a timely manner.

Main Tasks/Responsibilities:
- Organizes & monitors his sales & marketing activities as per instructions received from the Head of Sales.
- Reports to the Head of Sales as per the format agreed & in timely manner.
- Builds & maintains excellent relationships with prospects/clients & the representatives of each channel.
- Develops, enhances & improves brokers channels units.
- Adhesion & Termination of Intermediaries.
- Identifying new intermediaries.
- Sustainability selection & management for new & current intermediaries.
- Highlight Intermediaries on a selective basis.
- Develop & maintain major contacts with our clients organization.
- Developing & implementing business developments initiatives in support with the Company.
- Delegating responsibilities & targets.
- Evaluating performance of stuff & Identifying deficiencies.
- Conducting & participating in staff training programs.
- Conducting performance appraisals.

Other Responsibility: Compliance Business Partner:
- Implementing regulatory circulars requirements, which are related to your department.
- Perform Compliance Self-assessment.
- Provide timely information to SAMA.
- Test controls based on compliance internal control testing.
- Assist compliance in spreading awareness.
- To check with your senior manager on dealing with confidential information (Incoming - outgoing).

Education, Experience and Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field
- Insurance Qualifications i.e. ACII or equivalent
- 10 years of experience in Insurance sales / marketing servicing in corporate business including 5 years in a similar position in well-known companies
- Proficiency in English language
- Proficiency in MS office programs
- Good Knowledge of Business Administration & Marketing
- Good knowledge of Insurance laws & know-how
- Good knowledge in Insurance products & developments
- Good negotiation skills

                                                  



IT & MIS

Reference: IT-102
Job Title: IT Manager
Country: Saudi Arabia
Experience: Min 5 years
Description:
This role will be based in Jeddah reporting to the General Manager. IT manager will provide sound technical leadership and strategic advice to the business on technology and will be in charge of planning, directing and designing the organisation's IT systems and infrastructure for its offices in KSA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- IT Governance: Develop and implement IT standards, policies and procedures related to hardware, software, network and information security, aligned with IT governance frameworks (COBIT) and SAMA requirements.

- Infrastructure Management: Ensure secure and effective operation of all computer and communication systems, related applications, hardware and software used within the organisation. Consult with colleagues across departments to ascertain their needs and provide feasible facilities which meet user and business requirements.

- Software Management: Ensure core insurance and re-insurance broking platforms, accounting, HR, business analytics and other decision support systems are operating as designed and efficiently. Analyse business requirements and act as liaison between business and application vendors in feasibility study, testing, implementation and support of IT solutions.

- IT Operations Management: Plan, lead and ensure day to day management of all IT operations, application support, infrastructure support and user support activities to facilitate uninterrupted operations of the business, ensuring compliance to the corporate IT strategy, ITSM and SAMA requirements. Maintain and improve the disaster recovery systems and infrastructure.

- Information Security Management: Design, document and update IT security policies and framework guidelines. Provide regular training to users in information security to increase awareness. Manage, follow up on and document security incidents. This includes identifying and preventing IT security breaches and attacks and taking whatever measures are needed to minimise impact in the case of identified security breaches.

- Vendor Management: Build a solid partnership with all service providers. Optimally develop, manage and control vendor contracts, relationships and performance for the efficient delivery of contracted products and services. Analyse and review actual service performance of vendors against SLAs and OLAs. Provide regular reviews and reports on service performance and achievement.

- Project Management: Lead new initiatives focused on increasing efficiency and performance of systems. Plan, prioritise and execute the deliverables approved by senior management from start to completion stage achieving the goals and standards within the specified timeline and budget. Plan and manage change management activities.

- Budgeting: Based on the assessment on technological performance, forecast the requirements, prepare annual IT budget and track and communicate estimates and actuals to senior management.

- Documentation: Maintain logs, documentation, reports of activity with regards to all bugs, repairs, software updates and any other network related irregularities.

Education, Experience and Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, software engineering or a related IT qualification.
- Minimum 5 to 10 years' experience in information technology management preferably in insurance industry.
- Hands-on experience in managing and administering computer networks, operating systems, database management systems, servers and software integration & interfaces.
- Strong knowledge of Information Security, data privacy and compliance. Preferably previous experience in implementation of IT security frameworks like ISO 27000 Series, COBIT and SAMA regulations.
- Fluent in English, able to communicate effectively and advise various stakeholders.
- Only Saudi Nationals will be considered.

                                                  



Medical & Pharmaceutical

Reference: MD-55
Job Title: Science Coordinator
Country: Lebanon
Experience: Min 3 years
Description:
In-house analysis and validation of science content throughout the system development phases.
Internal coordination between science and engineering teams.
Analytic development of customer workflow.
Editing of Help manuals and Learning Modules.
Knowledge base and user support, using remote assistance of end users.
Onsite training and travel to installation sites for setup configuration and user training phases.
Ongoing users training.
Additional: Multi-language support.

Education, Experience and Qualifications:
- MS Biology or Natural Sciences.
- English proficiency is a must, technical writing.
- 3 years work experience or more.
- Willingness to travel.


                                                  



Other / Miscellaneous

Reference: OM-110
Job Title: Logistics Manager
Country: Lebanon
Experience: Min 5 years
Description:
Job Summary & Purpose:
- To direct and control the affiliate's warehouses finished goods and domestic distribution ensuring adherence to Gandour WHS/distribution standards.

Scope:

People:
- Responsible for the leadership, direction and appraisal of all aspects of the FG WHS/Distribution teams.

Financial:
- General financial responsibility for approved budgets within the affiliate's
FG WHS/Distribution operations.

Accountabilities:
- Maintain a complete, accurate, and up to date database of finished goods.
- Oversee the disposal of defected and/or expired products and goods in coordination with the finance department, ministry of finance, and ministry of economy and supervisor of products warehouse.
- Complete annual, monthly and biweekly general stock taking and ensure they are within acceptable error margins.
- Liaising with customers, suppliers and transport companies.
- Planning, coordinating and monitoring the receipt, order assembly and dispatch of goods.
- Using space and mechanical handling equipment efficiently and making sure quality, budgetary targets and environmental objectives are met.
- Having a clear understanding of the company's policies and vision and how the warehouse/distribution operations contributes to these.
- Coordinating the use of automated and computerized systems where necessary.
- Planning future capacity requirements.
- Organizing the recruitment and training of staff, as well as monitoring staff performance and progress.
- Motivating, organizing and encouraging teamwork within the workforce to ensure productivity targets are met or exceeded.
- Producing regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
- Briefing team leaders on a daily basis.
- Maintaining standards of health and safety, hygiene and security in the work environment.
- Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures
analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
- Completes warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.

Education, Experience and Qualifications:
- Bachelor degree in Business or related field
- Experience in warehouses management of which the last 3 are at managerial level, or similar function of which 2-3 should be in a supervisory role
- Knowledge of warehousing, inventory & stock control systems
- Knowledge of logistics management
- Knowledge of handling and storing food products
- MS Office applications
- Written and spoken fluency in English & Arabic languages
- Good knowledge of FSMS

                                                  



Sales & Marketing

Reference: SM-273
Job Title: Corporate Sales Manager
Country: Lebanon
Experience: Min 10 Years
Description:
- Assist the Commercial Director in achieving sales objectives.
- Manage and motivate the corporate sales team to achieve the overall corporate sales objectives and make sure they adhere to the company's policies and procedures.
- Generate sales opportunities by identifying appropriate business targets.
- Participate in the innovation process by investigating and proposing new Internet and Value Added Services to offer to SMEs and large businesses.
- Ensure an excellent level of customer service and strong relationship with existing and new customers.
- Develop competitive analysis to assist in the design of the commercial strategy.
- Coordinate with the Technical Department to ensure satisfactory delivery of services.
- Assist the Commercial Director in handling human resources issues related to Corporate Sales team.
- Ensure regular and proper reporting related to Sales activity.

Education, Experience and Qualifications:
- Bachelor degree from a reputable university.
- Min. 10 years of experience including 3 years in a managerial position.
- Experience in Telecom or Internet sector is a plus.
- Excellent Oral and written communication skills.
- Preferably trilingual: Arabic, English and French.