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A reputable and well established pharmaceutical company is actively recruiting for a Senior Finance Manager – Pharmaceutical to be based in the United Arab Emirates.

Please note that you must meet all the criteria set out below for your application to be considered. Suitable candidates will be contacted within 5 working days. If you are not contacted by us within that time, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.

The main responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Responsible for the full financial control for the entire large scale Manufacturing Operations ensuring compliance with accounting policies and regulatory requirements
  • Developing and maintaining strong Standard Costing to ensure optimal Manufacturing efficiency within this large-scale Production plant, with high focus on variance analysis
  • Monitoring financial operations and performance, analyzing and interpreting operating results, investigating variances and unusual items; and evaluating their effect on operations
  • Creating and interpreting financial models and reports based on analyses to support organizational decision making
  • Strong focus on robust standard costing, cost per unit development, margin impacts, and variances analysis
  • Operating ERP system, to deliver reporting requirements covering monthly, year-end, budget, forecast and strategic reporting

To be successful you will need to meet the following:

  • Candidates outside the UAE are welcome to apply
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required
  • At least 10 years’ experience in a Finance leadership position in a pharmaceutical manufacturing only
  • High caliber experienced qualified accountant with Senior Management/Plant Controller level experience within a sizeable direct Manufacturing Operations environment
  • Strong Standard Costing experience – GAAP, Audit and systems analysis
  • Strong business partnering experience with a focus on Manufacturing Operational and Supply Chain activities
  • Strong influencer with an energetic can-do attitude and approach
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Confident communicator, able to build effective relationships and influence across all levels of the organization. Experience of presenting to senior stakeholders

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    • Location: UAE
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