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Never pay for any CBT, test or assessment as part of any recruitment process. When in doubt, contact usWe've always known that for businesses large and small, IT can be a real challenge to manage. Staying on top of your technology includes controlling the costs associated with keeping in-house staff up-to-date with training, certifications, and current trends.
As the Branch Accountant and Procurement Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the financial health and operational efficiency of our company's branch office in Lagos. Your responsibilities encompass a wide range of financial, procurement, and client-focused activities. Here are your key responsibilities:
1. Financial Reporting: Prepare and maintain accurate financial records, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements for the branch office.
2. Invoice Management: Oversee the creation, issuance, and tracking of invoices for products and services rendered to clients, ensuring timely payment collections.
3. Expense Control: Monitor and control branch expenses, seeking cost-saving opportunities while maintaining operational quality.
4. Supply Request Processing: Review and approve supply requests from various departments within the branch, ensuring they align with budgetary constraints.
5. Market Research: Conduct comprehensive market research on products and services required by the branch, identifying suppliers, and assessing market trends to inform procurement decisions.
6. Request for Quotes (RFQs): Respond to client RFQs promptly and accurately, preparing competitive quotations based on market research and cost analysis.
7. Supplier Relationship Management: Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, negotiating favorable terms and pricing agreements to secure cost-effective procurement.
8. Inventory Control: Manage branch inventory levels, ensuring adequate stock availability while minimizing excess or obsolete inventory.
9. Quality Assurance: Collaborate with quality control teams to ensure that procured products meet the company's quality standards and specifications.
Logistics and Client Service:
10. Goods Transportation: Coordinate and facilitate the transportation of goods from the branch office to various clients within Lagos, ensuring timely and efficient delivery.
12. Client Relations: Maintain positive relationships with clients, addressing their inquiries and concerns promptly and professionally.
13. Client Satisfaction: Monitor client satisfaction levels and proactively address any issues to enhance overall service quality.
Compliance and Documentation:
14. Regulatory Compliance: Ensure compliance with all financial and procurement regulations, company policies, and relevant laws.
15. Documentation: Maintain accurate records of financial transactions, procurement activities, and client interactions, ensuring all documentation is organized and readily accessible.
Qualifications and Skills:
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field.
- Professional certification if any.
- Proven experience in financial management and procurement, with a minimum of 5 years in a similar role.
- Strong analytical skills and proficiency in financial software and tools.
- Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
- Knowledge of procurement best practices and supply chain management.
- Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and compliance.
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment..
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