Head of Finance

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia · Finance

Description

Do you want to help build a world-class institution from the region, experience the thrill of being part of a high-growth technology company, and improve people’s lives?

There is only one way to build an awesome institution: to attract exceptionally talented people who are aligned with the mission of the organisation and make them partners in success. At Careem, our mission is to simplify & improve the lives of people, initially through solutions that make transportation in the region reliable, and over time, through disruptions in payments and logistics. In the process, we want to build an organisation that inspires and become a world-class institution from the region.

Founded in 2012 by former entrepreneurs and McKinsey alums, Careem is the MENA regions leading ride-hailing service and newest Tech Unicorn. With 30% monthly growth, we now operate in 47 cities across 11 countries and host over 6million users. With our recent Series D funding success, we are positioned on the cusp of significant scale and well on target to deliver our goal of creating one million jobs in the region by 2018. Read more about us here and here.


ABOUT THE ROLE

As Head of Finance for KSA, you will have a unique opportunity to design, build, and run the finance function across all cities in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is one of our biggest market therefore you will be expected to play a critical role in building and mentoring the team, recording transactions, improving business performance and ensuring our compliance. Reporting directly to the CFO, and working in close consultation with the basecamp finance team, he/she will also provide financial support to the General Managers and KSA Managing Director to ensure we achieve our aggressive growth targets in the Kingdom.


Accounting

Reporting

Compliance and Legal

Banking


Team


Requirements

The ideal candidate will have a passionate commitment to improving the lives of people, an insane focus on excellence and customer service, and a strong alignment with our core values: being bold, focused, agile and collaborative. Additional qualifications include:

Benefits

We offer an attractive total compensation package, with emphasis on equity compensation, excellent health benefits and monthly Careem credits. You will have a unique opportunity to join a fast-growing company on the ground floor and shape its direction

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