• Тренинг: Манипуляции в переговорах

  • People matter

  • Effective Business Process Outsourcing

  • Customized Training Courses

  • Manage Your Resources with HRC

  • 10 Benefits of Psychometrics in HR

Oil and Gas / Chief Financial Officer


Vacancy ID:

Date: 30 June 2017

Deadline: 30 July 2017

Work conditions: Full time, Contract

Location: Baku, Azerbaijan

Company: HRC

Salary: negotiable




  • The administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, including the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.
  • Managing all aspects of financial risk and compliance and enhancing the Company’s effectiveness through on-going refinement of its business processes.
  • Develop key partnerships aimed at performance, maintaining operational standards and fiscal gains.
  • Engaging, educating and evolving the organisation to meet international accounting, trading and acquisition standards.
  • Act as the key stakeholder in the development, application and evolution of the Financial Office strategy.
  • Assist the General Director in monitoring and directing the implementation of companywide business strategy.
  • Develop financial and tax strategies.
  • Managing the capital request process.
  • Assist the General Director in managing the budgeting process.
  • Develop performance measures that support the company’s strategic direction.
  • Select, implement and evolve appropriate IT platforms required to deliver on the key financial strategy.
  • Participate in key decisions as a member of the senior management team.
  • Manage the accounting department.
  • Manage any third parties to whom functions have been outsourced (e.g. PWC, tax counsel, foreign exchange experts)
  • Advanced understanding of Foreign Exchange and the ability to find the optimum deal
  • Oversee the company’s transaction processing system.
  • Implement operational best practices.
  • Work with the General Director and Human Resources Manager to oversee employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package.
  • Work with the General Director to complete acquisition due diligence and participate, as required in negotiating acquisitions.
  • In conjunction with the Human Resources and Training & Development departments, develop selection, training and ongoing appraisal methods for all personnel within the accounting department.
  • Develop a “Pathway to Excellence” personnel development programme for the accounting department focussing on upskilling and retention goals whilst reducing senior and expatriate hiring.
  • Oversee the preparation and dissemination of financial information
  • Responsible for preparing quarterly and annual filings of financial statements, management discussion and analysis filings with securities commissions as required.
  • Report financial results to the audit committee and to the board of directors.
  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile.
  • Work closely with the Legal Counsel to monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry.
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems.
  • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage.
  • Work with the Legal Counsel to ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Report risk issues.
  • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations.
  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
  • Work with management team regarding debt and equity financing.
  • Invest funds.
  • Manage foreign exchange risks.
  • Provide day to day management and support to the Accounting team.
  • In conjunction with the Human Resources Manager, ensure any performance issues are managed professionally and in accordance with good business practice.
  • Ensure all Accounting staff are provided with the necessary training and development to keep their knowledge current and relevant, and to retain their motivation and enthusiasm for their roles.
  • Oversight of the negotiation of key commercial contracts.
  • Increasing organisational effectiveness through sound financial analysis and process improvement.



  • The ability to lead, motivate and provide expert accounting advice to the whole Company.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to both the most junior and senior staff.
  • Skilled at analysis of regional, national and international marketing as related to the oil and gas industry.
  • Sound understanding of financial management.
  • Operating and management of Joint Venture agreements.
  • Execution of major contracts/agreements.
  • Must have excellent commercial negotiation experience.
  • Masters or MBA in Finance or Accounting.
  • Chartered Professional Accountant designation is required.
  • 15 plus years post qualification experience in Finance.
  • 3 years experience must have been served in a CFO/Finance Directorship position within a relevant sized organisation, preferably multinational.