Chief Finance Officer


Chronos Turkey is part of the Coberon Chronos Group, an award winning global leader in temporary staffing and permanent recruitment for mid to high management roles for the global Fortune 500. The Group owns and operates 40 offices worldwide.
Our client is the leading manufacturer of FMCG Industry is looking for CFO who will be work in Cairo, Egypt and reporting to Country General Manager on a solid line basis and dotted line in a matrix model to the Vice President of Finance at the headquarters in Turkey. The Finance Manager role will be responsible from the overall management of the whole Finance Department of Egypt organization, including finance, general accounting, treasury, budget & reporting, costing and sales accounting.
• Coordinate the operations of Egypt Office Finance operations (including cost accounting, general accounting, tax accounting, fixed asset accounting, sales &marketing controlling, credit control, budget and treasury operations) according to the Company procedures for the group entities under responsibility,
• Ensure the timely and accurate closing of the month and preparation of the necessary reports (among others Profit -Loss and Balance Sheet) as required by the current laws & regulations and Company Management,
• Managing the tax compliance process (monthly quarterly yearly tax returns, potential tax audits) for Group entities under responsibility and for VAT refund process and cooperate with the Tax Planning to ensure fully arms &length transactions following transfer pricing principles,
• Ensure that sales and marketing activities are timely and accurately accrued in the Management Books,
• Custody of all company assets, with special focus on tracking of plant construction expenses during the startup phase.
• BS degree in Accounting, Economics or Business Administration,
• Minimum 12-15 years of international business, with minimum 5 years in management positions, and minimum 3-5 years as a CFO in a mid-to-big size established global company,
• International experience at executive level, particularly good knowledge of the FMCG industry is preferred,
• Experience in manufacturing entities and in general and cost accounting,
• Knowledge of applicable IFRS rules and policies (auditing experience is a plus),
• Knowledge of accounting, tax, reporting & analysis,
• Familiarity with ERP systems (especially SAP and respective major modules)
• Good MS Office skills (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook)
• Excellent level of Turkish & English, 
• Ability to communicate, to lead and to develop people,
• Excellent business and management skills, with a proven record of strong business results 
• Ability to represent the company with critical and executive stakeholders,
• Ability to adapt, lead change and manage across multi-cultural people and environments
• Ability to travel frequently inside Egypt and abroad,
• The ideal candidates will therefore need to be open further international assignments,
In exchange, the ideal candidate will get a permanent contract with an excellent retributive package; meanwhile he gets the opportunity to sign on with a solid company where he will have the chance to build his professional career with a high grade of responsibility in an international environment.
Only the candidates that fulfill these requirements will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Send your CV, indicating the job reference to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.