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9th Annual MENA CFO: Transforming the Finance Agenda

Raising the bar high as leaders by revolutionising your finance function for an enduring business growth

18-19 Sep 2017
Conrad Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Conference Workshop

VAT Coaching: Is Your Finance Team Prepared for a Smooth Transition?

Delve into effective strategic plans for VAT in your organisations during the pre-implementation stage

Workshop Moderator: Anna Kalbreier

Company: Group Tax Advisor,YAZAKI EUROPE LIMITED, Germany

Why You Should Attend

9th Annual MENA CFO: Transforming the Finance Agenda

The MENA region is shifting their business mind-set by adapting more global regulations and business strategies such as diversifying into new business developments with the need of putting themselves in the global lime-light. The finance world is has been rapidly transforming dealing with the economic uncertainties and leaping gradually towards optimism which leads to the role and responsibilities of a CFO diversifying from more than just being a bean counter focused solely on company’s finances to also taking on a proactive role in the growth and development of their business.

Who is today’s CFO?  What is keeping the CFO’s awake? Are CFO’s forced to confront the variables that offer new challenges? Is a CFO’s challenge dealing with uncertainty? How should a CFO orient to protect the company’s reputation?

Discover your answers as finance leaders by attending the 9th Annual MENA CFO: Transforming your CFO’s Agenda conference. Strive towards your CFO’s duties by championing the role as strategic planners and translating your business into money. Participants will discuss on topics ranging from, ‘Strengthening the Finance Game: Governance and Compliance’, ‘Embarking the CFO’s Duties: Regulations and Policies’, ‘Critical Fiscal Operators: Liquidity, Risk and Management’, and ‘Supercharging your CFO arena: Digital Transformation’.

Enhance your financial reporting methods with an exclusive Technical Helpdesk discussing and analysing the aftermath of IFRS implementation. This event also boasts a Half-day Workshop on VAT Coaching, which will delve into effective strategic plans for VAT in their organisations during the pre-implementation stage.

Join us now and be prepared to be finance leaders of tomorrow who will turn the organisation into your beacon of excellence


Key Topics

  • A Success Story : Will CFOs Become the Next CEO
  • Trifecta of the Three Musketeers: CFOs, CROs and CEOs Reinforcing the Finance Function as Strategic Partners
  • Reengineering Your Cash Flow Issues and Liquidity Management for Financial Efficiency: The Key to CFO Performance
  • Riders from the Storm: Enhancing Finance Prudence
  • Zooming into the Aftermath and Overcoming the Challenges Faced During Crucial Times
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Finance and Accounting Manager,Abudawood,Saudi Arabia
    CFO,Ajman Bank,U.A.E
    Finance Controller,Al Rawabi Dairy,U.A.E
    CFO,Alizz Islamic Bank,Oman
    ISS Account Manager ,Alpha Star,Saudi Arabia
    CFO,British Telecom,U.A.E
    Planning & Costing Officer,Commercial International Bank,Egypt
    CFO,Covacsis Technologies,India
    Senior Manager ,Financial Control,Emirates Islamic Bank U.A.E
    CFO,Gasco Asab - Abu Dhabi,U.A.E
    Senior Manager - Business Analyst,Imdaad,U.A.E
    Deputy CEO-Chief of Finance & Corporate Strategies,Jordan Dubai Islamic Bank,Jordan
    Finance Director,KCT ,Qatar
    Director of Finance,Mawarid,Saudi Arabia
    VP Finance ,MEPME,U.A.E
    General Manager,Naseej,Bahrain
    CFO,NMC Healthcare,U.A.E
    CFO,Panda, Saudi Arabia
    CFO & Director of Tax ,QFC,Qatar
    Finance Director,QMDI,Qatar
    CFO,QNB AlAhli,Egypt
    VP of Finance,Saudi Post,K.S.A
    Finance Director,SBAHC,K.S.A
    Director of Finance,TRA,Tanzania
    General Manager-Finance,UDC,Qatar
    Director Finance,University of Calgary in Qatar,Qatar
    CFO,WFI,Saudi Arabia

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    Chris Taylor
    Abu Dhabi Finance, UAE

    Dr.Fahad Al Turki
    Chief Economist
    Jadwa Investment, KSA

    Tharwat Amer
    Group CFO
    SEDCO Holding, KSA

    Moazam Ali Shah
    Group CFO
    Al-Zamil Group, KSA

    Rajesh Pareek
    Group CEO, UAE

    Gourang Hemani
    Qatar Islamic Bank, Qatar

    Najah Seifeddine
    Vice-President Finance
    Mitsui E&P Middle East, UAE

    Anand Soni
    Group CFO
    BAFCO Group Of Companies, UAE

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