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Financial Controller

Financial Controller

Job ID 
2017-2641
# of Openings 
1
Job Location(s) 
Kuwait
Posted Date 
7/31/2017
Category 
Accounting/Finance

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Overview

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KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration, through conceptualization, to realization of design or project delivery in the built and natural environments. 

For over 50 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities. As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 200 International Design Firms; a Top 20 International PM firm; and 44th largest global architecture firm. 

We draw from the expertise from over 60 nations, bringing experience from every major market of the globe. With over 2,500 multidisciplinary professionals and staff, we are an international professional consulting services firm. 

We are now seeking an exceptional Financial Controller to join our award winning team based within our Kuwait Office.

 

This critical role will act as a strategic and operational guardian of financial performance with the main focus on driving continuous improvement.

Responsibilities

Paramount to success within this varied role will include;

  • Responsibility for corporate level reporting and analysis, audits and accounting for tax, all aspects of maintenance of our financial records, monthly close cycle inclusive of WIP tracking and revenue recognition.
  • Manage the firm’s financial and accounting functions including: budgeting, forecasting, cash management, preparation of financial statements, job cost accounting, and contract administration.
  • Preparation of monthly and year-end financial statements; preparation and maintenance of budget, income projections, and cash flow; monitor the firm’s overhead expenditure on a monthly basis.
  • Monitor the firm’s cash position on a daily and monthly basis; maintain internal controls; monitor and regulate the firm’s purchases.
  • Modify and implement MIS reporting systems as required.
  • Ensure the existence of adequate control mechanisms for the accounting function through efficient and effective financial administrative procedures that enable clear financial disclosure, accountability, monitoring and control to satisfy financial legislation and guidelines and internal control requirements.
  • Analyze existing work processes, procedures and systems, identifying opportunities for increased efficiencies and service.
  • Motivate and lead a team of diverse professional employees, driving engagement, increased organizational performance and achievement of team goals.
  • Be a contributing member of the Finance team and develop productive relationships across all functions of the business to meet the overall business plan.

Qualifications

To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that you will bring a minimum of 10 year's career experience partnered with a Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance. 

 

Professional Certified / Chartered Accounting status will be viewed favourably.

 

KEO’s performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognise its’ contribution to client success wherever we work.

 

Our generous remuneration packages are bespoke and provide a wide range of additional benefits to support both national and expatriate employees and their families. We take pride in offering long term and dynamic career opportunities and invest in our people through our global learning, development and leadership programs.

We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.