At Souq.com, an Amazon company, we're working to be the world’s most customer-centric company. Operations is at the heart of what we do, delivering hundreds of thousands of items each day and fulfilling customer orders from all over the world. We’re seeking a Head of Finance for Middle East Operations to lead a rapidly growing Operations Finance team (Fulfillment, Supply Chain, Transportation, Real Estate and Engineering) and provide strong controllership and leadership to the Operations Organization.
Key Strategic Objectives
As senior member of the Management Team, this position provides the leadership, management and vision that is required to ensure that the organization has the appropriate finance direction, financial and operational controls, the necessary administrative and reporting procedures, and the required information technology / systems in place to effectively grow the organization while ensuring financial strength and operating efficiency. The role has primary P&L responsibility and requires partnering with many internal teams (Operations, Transportation, Supply Chain, Customer Service, Accounting, Retail Finance, Accounts Payable, Engineering, Real Estate, Treasury and IT) to drive performance and simultaneously build a world class Operations Finance team.
This candidate will be a strong and inspirational leader who has a proven track record for hiring, developing and retaining the best talent.
Focus and Deliverables for first 12 Months
A key focus will be on building a strong, sustainable organization (including standard and scalable processes) which includes deep bench strength (demonstrated by a record of development of strong successors in their former companies).
In addition, the right individual will have solid business judgment, strong controllership focus, accounting strength and the capability to drive a fast paced organization to the right results with a focused and pragmatic approach to the business.
They will be able to clearly articulate changes in the financial structure and present to senior management as well as regional partners within Middle East Operations.
This is an outstanding opportunity for a finance executive with operational experience and a proven track record of creative problem-solving to join in a high-growth, customer obsessive organization.