Deputy Financial Controller

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Job Sector:
£67,000 to £67,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�67k per year + tax free + benefits
The rpc Group of Companies
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The Company and the Role:
An International Peacekeeping Force operates in the Sinai. As part of its role it maintains two military camps one in the North close to the Mediterranean coast and one in the South in Sharm El Sheikh.
They are currently seeking a Deputy Financial Controller to be based in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
The position is offered on a 2-year contract, renewable.

Key Features of the Role:
Day-to-day management of the Finance office, supervision of 4 local staff and manage the finance operations.
Assist in executing quarterly and year-end reports and closures, coordinate with external auditors and assist with budget preparation and analysis of budgetary performance.
Provide financial information and advice to senior management and offer procedural advice to Line Managers and manage SAP system financial applications.
Deputise for the Financial Controller as required.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
Accomplished qualified Accountant with a University or College Degree BA, BSc or equivalent and hold an accountancy qualification e.g. ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW or a US CPA or equivalent.
Substantial experience of financial and contractual or administration management, including at least experience at supervisory level on O&M, defence or construction projects.
Ideally familiar with ERP ideally SAP or equivalent and able to extract information through SAP reports or EXCEL downloads, and a degree of customisation ability is required.
Ideally knowledge of US systems and ways of accounting - GAAP, have a competency in the systems used and be someone who has dealt with military contracts of this type and has the maturity to deal with expats and military personnel.
You should be a confident communicator with the ability to supervise, motivate, coach and train a team of Egyptian nationals and possess excellent communication skills in English and ideally be able to speak some Arabic or Spanish but this is not essential.
Superb inter-personal skills and instant credibility are essential as you will be inter-facing with a number of people from different backgrounds, nationalities and religions.
Resourceful with a flexible outlook, have the ability to multi-task in order to handle competing priorities and be able to fit in to an international dynamic and multi-cultural environment.

What's on Offer?
Salary guide is �67K per annum depending upon your experience and skill set and is paid in US Dollars and is tax free for an Ex-Patriate employee. Included in the basic salary is a 20% location allowance payable and also a 7% allowance in lieu of a pension scheme, both of which are tax free for an Ex-Patriate employee.
A 2 year unaccompanied status contract is offered which includes free accommodation, laundry, local transport, life assurance, health insurance and meals. In addition, employees have the use of a phone to call family and friends and the internet for e-mails etc.
The holiday entitlement is 30 days plus 12 public holidays

Applicants Please Note:
Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Financial Controller
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Contact Details:
The rpc Group of Companies
Tel: 023 8022 4654
Fax: 023 8022 0808
Contact: Mike Stride

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