Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • Full-Time position
  • Dubai
Find out more about the role

Who we are

ACQUISIT is a leading regional company specializing in data-driven advertising and data analytics at the service of its client’s growth. ACQUISIT’s mission is to help its clients to generate more revenue and optimize their return on investment by designing and executing data-driven marketing strategies online. Founded in 2019 by consultants coming from finance, strategy, and data-science backgrounds, we take marketing from an art to a science, unlocking steady and sustainable growth for our clients by helping to acquire and retain customers online.

Our clients are fast-growing digital native companies or big corporations transitioning to omnichannel. Growing at a very fast pace (+60% in 2023) while remaining fully financially independent, we are now a team of 60+ and aim at becoming the regional leader in growth marketing by 2025. We are headquartered in Dubai, with offices in Riyadh and Beirut. Agile and ambitious, we believe excellence starts with people’s empowerment and wellness at work. We pride ourselves in fostering a company culture that provides purpose at work and room to grow as a better person.

Job description
Who we are

What you will be responsible for

Your role as CFO is multi-dimensional, you will supervise the following functions

  • Finance: You will oversee all the key components of the finance function such as financial planning, expense management, accounting, tax compliance, and financial reporting, to cash flow management, controls and credit collection.
  • Legal: You also directly overlook legal matter to ensure compliance across four different jurisdictions and assess possible risks.
  • Payroll: You oversee payroll
  • Operations: You oversee creating budgets and revised forecasts for various operations and ensuring that it aligns with the overall finance management. You might also be responsible for building sales and marketing stacks, departmental financial planning, clients’ accounts performance management analysis and special projects/operations cost-benefit analysis.
  • IT: Supervise IT systems on compliance and security aspects (supported by external service provider).


You will manage a team of 3 people composed of a finance manager, an administrative manager and an administrative assistant. Your team is subject to grow as the business evolve.

You will lead numerous structuring projects:

  • Automation
    • Payroll
    • Invoicing
    • Reporting
    • Transfer pricing KSA
  • UAE tax compliance – effective since 2024
  • Client accounts performance analysis

You will report to the CEO of the company. You will work closely with him and the chairman of the board. It is essential that you understand the business well and connect with the operational teams. You will put yourself in a position to conduct the right analyses and provide the adequate recommendations to management, in relation to the performances of the business and its direction.

Job description
Join a dynamic team

Who we are looking for‍
Absolute must-haves:

  • Knowledge of the industry and its practices
  • BSc/BA Finance, or relevant field
  • Proven experience as a CFO, finance officer, or in a relevant role
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Ability to strategize and solve complex financial problems


  • Be hands-on, practical, involved
  • Stand out as a leader
  • Fit within the company culture: young, open, tech savvy and engaged
  • Act as a true business partner
  • Aim for maximum impact on business performance
  • Show ability as an outward-facing CFO
  • Provide a second opinion for the CEO
  • Be a confident risk manager
  • Focus on opportunities
  • Have significant high-level financial experience
  • Be equipped with advanced modelling tools expertise

Would be a competitive advantage:

    • Experience of the Middle East region
    • MSc/MBA

What’s in there for you 

We are on a mission to create one of the best working environments in the region.

  • Enjoy an interesting package: fixed and performance bonus
  • Join an inspiring team of 60+ people, among the best at what at they do and building every day the future of growth marketing
  • Be part of a fast-growing company that impacts the MENA digital ecosystem
  • Wellness at work: we believe in a work/life balance, and we care for personal growth and offer dedicated budgets for personal development activities (sports, languages classes, coding courses…)
  • Flexible working conditions: we are strong believers in hybrid model
  • Modern office in the heart of JLT
  • Comprehensive health insurance
  • Yearly flight ticket for home country travel
  • 25 working days off per year
  • Frequent team activities and gatherings


If you recognize yourself in this profile, please apply below!

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Why work in Acquisit
Benefits of joining us

We are on a mission to create one of the best working environments in the region.

Very comprehensive health plan

The team benefits from the best coverage for their health

Up to 25 days annual leave

5 weeks of holidays per year plus public holidays

Bonus directly indexed on the team performance

Semestrial bonus based on completion of individual objectives and company performance 
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Join our team

We are looking for employees who are honest, kind and thorough. We hire ambition. If you haven’t found a suitable job description for you, you can still send us your CV as an open candidacy here.

Mathilde Rosenstiehl

Head of COE and Talent Management