Finance Director


One of our client a tech start-up is seeking to recruit a Finance Director who will play a key role in developing, monitoring and evaluating overall financial strategy with the CEO and leaders of the business with emphasis on bottom-line performance, working capital and enhancing shareholder value.

We are looking for a Finance Director with demonstrated experience in:

  • Big Data
  • Contingency Planning
  • Capital Raising
  • Fundraising & valuation strategy
  • Increase business valuation
  • Business Transformation
  • Investment & diversification strategy
  • Joint Ventures & M&A
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Executing a successful IPO
  • Debt restructuring, debt syndication
  • Risk Management
  • Exit Strategy

Project Coordinator

Renewable Energy

Responsible for the administration and organization of solar projects in the assigned region, the Project Coordinator MENA will report directly to the Head of Project Management MENA, working closely with the Project Managers based in local markets. Scope of the role is to perform various coordinating tasks along with administrative duties such as maintaining project documentation and preparing project reporting. 

  • Maintaining and monitoring of project plans, project schedules, budgets and expenditures  
  • Break projects into doable actions and set timeframes 
  • Prepare and maintain projects schedules 
  • Help prepare and maintain budgets 
  • Track procurement activities  
  • Analyze risks and opportunities 
  • Monitor project progress and prepare memos/reporting accordingly 
  • Organize/Participate in projects related meetings as required and distribute minutes 
  • Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings. 
  • Work with the Project Manager to eliminate blockers 
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports 
  • Provide administrative support as required  
  • Ensure compliance with internal processes, standards and reporting requirements  

Risk Officer

Financial Services
As a Risk Officer, you are responsible for promoting a risk culture within the bank and be aware of and have a sound understanding of the rules and regulations ("regulatory system") relevant to your role.
  • Ensure the development and implementation of controls
  • Monitor the business activities in line with the DFSA rules
  • Define limits for financial counterparties and monitor compliance
  • Valuation of portfolios (LTV) for Lombard loans
  • Controlling market operations, monitoring limits and margin calls for derivatives operations
  • Ensure the reporting of CFTC and exchange limits
  • Contribute to the development of risk analysis and monitoring tools (Bank and Group)
  • Participate in 2nd level controls for regulatory reporting (FP, LE, AR)
  • Conduct due diligence relating to the client onboarding process
  • Improve existing tools and processes
  • Assist with compliance tasks as required
  • Take necessary steps to prevent the bank from being used to further financial crime, in particular, money laundering, terrorist financing, bribery and corruption, fraud, tax evasion, cyber-crime and market abuse; and report any suspicions of financial crime to the Money Laundering Reporting Officer or Compliance.
  • Report any compliance or regulatory issues or concerns to Compliance
  • Ensure that you adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role, including, but not limited to, your team's procedures, the Compliance Manual and any stand-alone policies or procedures communicated to you from time-to-time
  • You must act with integrity; due skill, care and diligence; and you must be open and cooperative with the regulators.
  • You must pay due regard to the interests of clients and treat them fairly; and you must ensure that all communications with clients are clear, fair and not misleading.
  • You must observe proper standards of market conduct at all times

Deputy MLRO

Financial Services

In the capacity of Anti-Money Laundering Officer (“Deputy MLRO”), the Employee, in particular, shall notably have the overall responsibility for the anti-Money Laundering procedures of the Employer as set out in the Employer’s Compliance Manual.

  • Establishing and maintaining effective anti-Money Laundering policies, procedures, systems and controls in compliance with applicable legislation in the DIFC and the UAE, and monitoring the day-to-day operation
  • Act on his own authority in relation to any of the policies, procedures, systems and controls set out in the Compliance Manual and will report in this respect directly to the Board of Directors of the Company
  • Responsible for keeping the necessary records and forming an audit trail for future investigative purposes to evidence compliance with the policies and procedures set out in the Compliance Manual
  • Handling and escalating any internal suspicious transaction reports, and taking appropriate actions following the receipt of such reports, and making external 'suspicious transaction reports' to the AMLSCU and the DFSA
  • Monitoring transactions relating to the bank activities and external custodian platforms on a daily basis