Mackenzie Jones

- Amman, Jordan
Posted In 21/1/2014
Job Description
Our client is a major global insurance firm with a wide regional network and excellent global brand name.

They currently seek a CFO to lead the finance function of their Jordan business.

The Role

The Chief Financial Officer position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the Jordan business, and includes the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.

Duties will include the following:

- Oversee the accounting department to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems & Function.
- Develop and manage accounting staff.
- Oversee the staff company accounts.
- Ensure timeliness, accuracy, and usefulness of financial and management reporting for federal and state accounts, for board of directors; oversee the preparation and communication of monthly and annual financial statements.
- Oversee preparation of month-end, quarter-end and year-end financial statements.
- Review all month-end closing activities including general ledger maintenance, balance sheet reconciliations and corporate/overhead cost allocation.
- Enhance and implement financial and accounting systems, processes, tools and control systems
- Serve as final point of escalation for Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable issues.
- Participate in calls with Lenders, Banks and suppliers and follow receivables.
- Coordinate proper filing of tax returns.
- Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions.
- Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors; Manage preparation and support of all external audits.

Job Category

Job Requirements


Min: 10 Years Max: 15 Years

Career Level


Job Type

Full Time


2 Open Positions





Degree Level

Bachelor's degree

Faculty / Institute








Residence Location



Arabic - Very Good

Own a Car


Have Driving License


Job Skills
Applicants must have the following:

- MUST BE Jordanian national and happy to be permanently based in Amman
- MUST have Banking or Insurance sector experience
- Hold either an MBA or CA/ACCA/CIMA etc
- 10-15 years experience in finance
- Must be very familiar with the local environment in Jordan
- Must be a native Arabic speaker
About The Company

Mackenzie Jones Middle East has decades of HR, Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Sales, Secretarial & Business Support, Management Consulting and Engineering recruitment expertise. Along with a deep understanding of key market sectors and regions, we never forget to treat clients, companies and candidates as individuals who have unique needs.

So we always listen, constantly learn, occasionally challenge and frequently advise. It’s all part of a service renowned for its courtesy, consideration and dedication. Based in Dubai since 2006, our office covers the GCC and Levant countries and with the right regional expertise, we are the leading specialists.

We’re growing rapidly because people appreciate our honesty, commitment and results.

Areas of specialties we recruit for are: Human Resources, Finance & Accounting, Marketing, Sales, Secretarial & Business Support, Executive Search, Banking & Financial Services, Management Consulting and Engineering.

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