Overview

Protocol are working with a client in the UK who have 3 colleges in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. They are looking for a Finance Manager to take strategic responsibility of Finance, HR, IT and Facilities. The key priority is you will have excellent knowledge and experience of UK finances coupled with experience of working in KSA.

Our client is a College in the UK that has successfully won a 5-year contract to manage 3 colleges in KSA giving great opportunities to students in the country.

The role will be based in one of the 3 single sex colleges all of which have brand new purpose built buildings in 2 large towns north of Riyadh, in the Qassim province of Saudi. The consortium has a compound in Buraidah where you would be housed.

You will be able to commit to a minimum of a 3-year contract working in KSA and therefore KSA experience is required to have an understanding of living and working in the country. This role will reward you with an excellent salary, free accommodation, free travel and end of year bonus. UK knowledge is essential as this is a UK based business working in KSA, you will be expected to report back to the UK and also travel back as required for board meetings. Ideally you will experience of working within education however this is not essential.

This post will be hands on, undertaking the full life cycle of accounting & finance. You will be doing all the monthly transactions, payroll, P&L, cash reconciliation & planning, balance sheet preparation and working with the auditors. You will take the lead on corporate service areas such as HR, IT, Facilities as well as being an active manager with other senior colleagues and working closely with the client. There is a Finance Assistant in post, however the role will involve hands on activity as well as strategic liaison with the Board and Managing Director ensuring that the company operates within the plan, delivers the contract within its parameters and ensure that expected results are achieved.

If you have the skills and experience for this exciting opportunity Protocol would love to hear from you!

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