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Finance & Administration Manager – Local Stationery & Office Supplies Distributor – Beirut

A Lebanese company specialized in the sales & distribution of stationery & office supplies is looking for a Finance & Administration Manager.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Design & implement reporting system that will insure overall integrity of financial results as well as the business’ requirements for timely & relevant information i.e. Develop detailed P&L’s by Brand & month closing reports
  • Lead the development of strategic plans, annual business plans & budget updates in order to set company’s business targets for growth, operating profits & cash flow. Help make corrections as result of changing internal/ external environment
  • Establish processes & procedures to ensure maximum utilization of employed assets & manage company’s risk profile. Coordinate programs & initiatives to ensure delivery of cash flow targets.
  • Monitor, lead & oversee major projects
  • Advise leadership team of the various business matters while leveraging superior command of financial information
  • Develop & lead the right internal control mechanisms to ensure compliance with internal & external norms & effective protection of company assets
  • Manage Receivables (on time, right first time)
  • Oversee Payments to all suppliers (Local & International)
  • Repetitive financial keeping i.e. monthly salary slips, develop & update price structures for sku’s & oversee input of all the sku’s received into system
  • Manage & coach finance team to ensure the right level of capability & performance are in place in line with current & future business requirements.
  • 7+ years in Accounting & Finance with last 2 years in a managerial capacity
  • A university degree in Finance (MBA a plus)
  • IFRS Accounting standards
  • Strong leadership skills including ability to build effective teams
  • Analytical skills coupled with commercial acumen
  • Very good coaching & development skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Project & risk management skills
  • Ability to deliver results in a fast pace environment & deal with multiple stakeholders within & outside business / country
  • Accountancy & reporting knowledge
  • Computer skills & experience with database programs
  • Strong command of English & Arabic languages

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