Chief Financial Officer, Qatar

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Middle East

Linum Consult’s client is a major energy company operating out of Qatar. They are currently seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to be based in their Doha office.


  • Establishing and maintaining appropriate systems and policies to ensure effective and efficient management resources
  • Advising management on matters that have strategic and financial implications
  • Liaising with the relevant parties in the Financial Environment regarding transverse financial matters
  • Ensuring effective and efficient financial management/administration by collaborating in the development of a training programme
  • Providing timely and accurate analyses of budgets and financial reports to assist managers with their responsibilities
  • Providing strategic financial input and leadership on decision-making issues affecting the company, i.e. evaluation of potential alliance acquisitions and investments
  • Designing, implementing, and maintaining accounting and financial internal control systems in order to provide appropriate levels of security over the company resources and operations


  • University degree in Accounting, Finance, and/or Business Administration, with a professional qualification such as CFA, CMA, CA, or ACCA
  • At least 10 years’ experience in financial management, with the last 5 years in a similar position of responsibility
  • Proven track record of working at Financial Director level within the energy industry
  • Familiarity with market-leading ERP systems and Financial Planning and Consolidation systems
  • Experience of implementing digital ERP processes into a large-scale organisation would be an added advantage
  • Preferably be familiar with Qatari corporate and tax laws and regulations
  • Good knowledge of local GAAP and IFRS
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Previously worked for large international companies within multicultural business environments with the ability to manage local stakeholders and government authorities
  • Ideally have experience working for a Big4 company in the field of Audit, Tax, and / or Assurance


If you feel that you have the right background of experience to take up this challenging position, then please formally submit your CV along with your current financial package details for the attention of Francis Ryan to

If your application has been successful, then we will contact you within 72hrs.

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