Chief Financial Officer - Job Posting Details
Title Chief Financial Officer
Location Selected Location(s)
Position Available To All Candidates
 
Position Summary

The Chief Financial Officer provides administrative leadership, strategic direction, and operational management over all aspects of the system's financial operations. As a key member of the Executive Management team this position plays a strategic role in the overall management of the HCT. The CFO will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the HCT. This will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, property management, investor relationships and private and institutional financing. The incumbent develops and maintains credibility for the finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends in order to assist senior management in performing their responsibilities.

 

Position is open for Arab Nationals only.

Requirements

In support of Emiratization, HCT may exercise flexibility with the experience or education requirement in order to recruit UAE National candidates who show potential for success in the role.

  • A Master's Degree in Business Administration, Finance or other relevant field is required.
  • Doctoral Degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of 12 years of progressively responsible financial management work experience
  • At least 10 years' experience at a senior management level with a record of progressive responsibility and authority
  • Experience in managing financial operations in an academic environment with relevant international experience is preferred
  • Proven experience in strategic planning, budget development and financial operations in a complex, dynamic environment
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices and analysis and reporting of financial data
  • Experience in the implementation and maintenance of complex computer data structures and data bases required for system-wide management
  • Experience designing and implementing quality assurance and institutional change processes
  • A high degree of computer literacy and demonstrated ability to integrate technology into the learning environment and teaching methodology
  • Current knowledge of industry practices, trends and issues
  • Experience in budget planning and implementation
  • Highly developed organizational, communication and presentation skills
  • Strong management or leadership skills as exhibited by experience in effectively leading a team and/or chairing committees
  • Superior interpersonal skills as demonstrated by the ability to form professional relationships at all levels the organization and with appropriate external stakeholders
  • Overseas work experience within a multi-cultural environment would be advantageous
  • Fluency in English and Arabic essential
The Higher Colleges of Technology is committed to the recruitment and development of UAE Nationals. We encourage applications from Emirati candidates who can contribute to the HCT’s mission.
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