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  • Posted on: 27 May, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Global Profilers is a Recruitment and HR Services firm that provides HR Services in Africa; We are currently looking for a Finance Manager for our client who is a Digital Solutions and Distribution Company

    Finance Manager

     

    Reports to: Finance Director

    Job Summary:
    The individual will be responsible for financial records and the financial systems of the company as well as manage the company’s day to day financial activities.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Develop, implement and modify financial policies, practices and ERP system; as well as financial reporting standards in accordance with accounting standards and company policies/requirements.
    • Responsible for the day to day management of the debtors, creditors, cashbook.
    • Cash and Working capital management, including liaising with local bankers and group Treasury.
    • Review and approval of month-end, quarter-end and year-end close including trial balance, reconciliations and internal reporting requirements.
    • Responsible for the preparation of the yearend financial statements.
    • Responsible for the preparation and management of annual external audit and quarterly internal audit processes
    • Identify risks that could have financial implications for the company and provide business advice at all levels of the company.
    • Provide guidance to finance team and employees on accounting treatment of transactions applying good corporate and ethical values.
    • Ensure compliance with local tax and other statutory requirements.
    • Manage and develop all subordinates for increased performance and competence.
    • Manage and execute ad hoc projects as required to meet the business objectives of the company

    Qualification and Experience:

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, with preference given to ICAN/ACCA or equivalent qualifications.
    • Minimum of 4 years private sector financial management experience.
    • Pharmaceutical industry experience, whilst not a prerequisite will be an advantage

    Competencies/Skills

    Technical Skills

    • Strong technical skills with respect to International Financial Reporting Standards/USGAAP and local legislation such as Companies act, Income Tax act, VAT act
    • Sound IT & operating systems knowledge
    • Good background on basic data management
    • International financial reporting
    • Strong financial management, reporting and technical skills

    Behavioural Skills and Attributes

    • Ability to apply skills across a broad spectrum of financial disciplines and to deal with both internal queries and external parties at all levels of seniority
    • Leadership skills and ability to apply sound judgment, corporate governance and ethical values
    • Good communicator (verbal/non-verbal) with strong presentation and negotiations skills
    • Effective decision maker
    • A high level of attention to detail with focus on quality is required in this position as the incumbent will have to generate accurate financial reports for management use.
    • The individual will also require accurate data management skills to ensure that all the financial information given to internal customers is authentic, accurate and complete.
    • The environment is team-based and would therefore require a team player who is highly influential and is able to drive the team to strive for results.
    • Strong people management skills
    • Planning and organising is critical in this role in order to sustain a focus on performance and delivery of key objectives.

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    Business Finance Manager

     

    Reports to: Finance Director

    Job Summary

    The individual will take responsibility for financial planning, control and reporting for the company.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Develop, organize and consolidate the relevant country data during the entire financial cycle for the purposes of forecasting, budgeting and strategic planning, and submitting same to regional or global.
    • Consolidate revenue and expense; monitor, analyze and report on a monthly basis to local and regional management.
    • Provide analytical business finance support to country management team.
    • Develop, organize and analyze projects to support the business with the purpose to deliver the required solutions to the agreed budget.
    • Help to identify and evaluate investment alternatives to drive revenue growth or maximize earnings potential.
    • Optimize data management.
    • Manage specific reporting requirements.
    • Take full accountability for the costing system.
    • Handle people management and development.

    Qualification and Experience

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, with preference given to ICAN/ACCA or equivalent qualifications.
    • Minimum of 4 years private sector financial management experience.
    • Pharmaceutical industry experience, whilst not a prerequisite will be an advantage

    Competencies/Skills:

    Technical Skills

    • Sound IT & operating systems knowledge
    • Good background on basic data management
    • International financial reporting
    • Financial modelling techniques
    • Advanced modelling capabilities in respect of scenario planning & project evaluations including NPV’s, DCF & IRR projections
    • Skills in business scenario forecasting & key trends
    • Strong financial management, reporting and technical costing skills

    Behavioural Skills and Attributes:

    • A high level of attention to detail with focus on quality is required in this position as the individual will have to generate accurate financial reports for management use.
    • The individual will also require accurate data management skills to ensure that all the financial information given to internal customers is authentic, accurate and complete.
    • The environment is team-based and would therefore require a team player who is highly influential and is able to drive the team to strive for results.
    • Strong people management skills
    • Planning and organising is critical in this role in order to sustain a focus on performance and delivery of key objectives.

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    Logistics Manager

     

    Responsibilities

    • The Logistics Manager will be required to handle technical details relating to possibly international transportation, such as customs regulations and any necessary documentation.
    • Efficiently evaluate the costs, services and inventory within any budget or distribution strategy.
    • The Logistics Manager must have knowledge of national and international legislation and policies of running the business.
    • Accurate documentation and communication of any changes to operating procedures, prioritisation and other problems
    • Coordinate and control associated information system
    • Analyse data to monitor performance and plan improvements and demand
    • Allocate and manage staff resources according to changing needs
    • Develop business by gaining new contracts, analysing logistical problems and producing new solutions.

    Qualification and Experience:

    • Relevant first degree
    • Effective communication skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks all with an attention to fine detail.
    • Good negotiation skills
    • Must be numeric and be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic accountancy.
    • Must be able to use the Microsoft Office Suite.

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    Sales Manager

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Maintain a strong relationship with dealers and agents that can quickly implement a country wide distribution network.
    • Manage, monitor, train, control and grow a nationwide distribution network of agents/dealers.
    • Plan and implement targeted account list in order to create new revenue and acquire valuable contacts.
    • Achieve a minimum of 70% of productivity goals and 90% of activity goals as established by management.
    • Possess a strong desire to exceed sales goals.
    • Drive revenue through creative sales techniques.
    • Follow up on all leads to create new business.
    • Conduct outside sales calls, while targeting result oriented high revenue potential sales calls to ensure success.
    • Conduct research, surveys, personal investigation, and study market place and territory in order to effectively capitalize on the company’s strengths and competitor’s weaknesses and capabilities.
    • Effectively monitor market position within assigned market(s).
    • Know competitor’s top accounts, decision makers, rates, and what it will take to move business.
    • Network with prospects to uncover other decision makers for direct referrals.
    • Participate in joint sale calls with Director of sales, General Manager, and other managers who participate in sales.
    • Utilize company database to build new business.
    • Qualify in-house guests for additional business and referrals.
    • Write sales proposals and negotiate the close of sales.
    • Plan and organize market reviews, create marketing plans, conduct sales blitzes, and organize open houses for new properties.
    • Accountable for selling in a business-to-business environment.
    • Conduct/problem solve with customers.
    • Perform site inspections.
    • Provide client entertainment as necessary.
    • Be an active member of industry and networking organization.

    Qualification and Experience:

    • Bachelor degree in Marketing or other related disciplines
    • Significant experience building a distribution chain across Lagos (preferably Nigerian).
    • Understanding of distribution dynamics across multiple sectors including lotto, telco, insurance, FMCG.
    • Strong understanding of current online marketing concepts, strategy and best practice
    • Strong public relation
    • Leadership skills
    • Great client and employee relation

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    Human Resources Manager

     

    Job Summary
    The Human Resource Manager is responsible for providing support in the various human resource functions. Responsibilities cover planning, developing and implementing strategy for HR management and development including training and development, recruitment and selection policy/practices, manpower planning, discipline, grievance, morale and motivation, performance appraisals and quality management issues.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide support to supervisors and staff to develop the skills and capabilities of staff.
    • Ensure that accurate job descriptions are in place
    • Provide advice and assistance with writing job descriptions
    • Provide advice and assistance when conducting staff performance evaluations
    • Identify training and development opportunities
    • Organize staff training sessions, workshops and activities
    • Provide basic counselling to staff who have performance related obstacles
    • Provide advice and assistance in developing human resource plans
    • Provide staff orientations
    • Access funding for training and write proposals
    • Contribute to the succession planning process driven by other departmental heads

    2.   Monitor staff performance and attendance activities.

    •  Monitor daily attendance.
    • Investigate and understand causes for staff absences.
    • Recommend solutions to resolve chronic attendance difficulties.
    • Provide basic counselling to staff that have performance related obstacles.
    • Provide advice and recommendations on disciplinary actions.
    • Monitor scheduled absences such as holidays or travel and coordinate actions to ensure the staff absence has been adequately covered off to ensure continuity of services.

    3.      Coordinate staff recruitment and selection process in order to ensure a timely organized and comprehensive procedure is used to hire staff.

    •  Provide advice and assistance to supervisors on staff recruitment
    • Prepare notices and advertisements for vacant staff positions.
    • Schedule and organize interviews
    • Participate in applicant interviews
    • Conduct reference checks on possible candidates
    • Prepare, develop and implement procedures and policies on staff recruitment
    • Inform unsuccessful applicants
    • Conduct exit interviews

    4.      Provide information and assistance to staff, supervisors and Executive Council on human resource and work related issues.

    • Develop and implement a human resources plan and personnel management policies and procedures
    • Promote workplace safety.
    • Provide advice and assistance to staff and management on pay and benefits systems
    • Explain and provisions of the personnel policy.
    • Explain employment standards and legislation such as workers compensation, labour standards and Fair Practice Act.
    • Organize the transitional provisions of employee compensation, pay and benefits when positions are transferred or new positions are funded through contribution agreements and other special funding arrangements.
    • Arrange for the repairs of computers and other office equipment and assist with organizing staff to carry out work due periods of equipment shutdowns.

    Qualification and Experience:

    The ideal candidate will have broad generalist HR experience ideally gained within a global financial services environment. Knowledge of employment law is important as is accurate and detail conscious and able to interpret and provide clarification and explanation.

    The individual will be a competent user of Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel) and experience of HR Systems. You will also be a proactive self-starter and able to work alone with minimal supervision/support and be able to deal with high volume with a mix of operational and strategic deliverables.

    The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

    • human resources management
    • job descriptions
    • performance review methods and techniques
    • staff training, development and recognition
    • mentoring and coaching
    • an understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures

    Degree in human resources management, business administration or equivalent

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    IT Assistant

     

    Job Purpose
    The candidate will be responsible for the installation, maintenance and smooth running of computer hardware, software and networks, ensuring users get maximum benefits from them

    Responsibilities

    • Assist IT Manager in Program integration, implementation and testing
    • Manage company’s mainframes, servers, information technology and computer systems
    • Meet with managers to discuss system requirements, specifications, costs and timelines
    • Coordinate and liaise with contractors to design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems
    • Troubleshoot hardware, software and network operating systems
    • Provide orientation to new users of existing technology
    • Train staff about potential uses of existing technology
    • Provide individual training and support on request
    • Maintain current and accurate inventory of technology hardware, software and maintain log and/or list of required repairs and maintenance
    • Make recommendations about purchase of technology resources
    • Provide network access to all requiring staff
    • Install, monitor and maintain Foolproof and passwords
    • Installing and configuring computer hardware operating systems and applications
    • Advise staff of security breach and/or change in password or security status

    Key Skills and Attributes:

    • Proficiency in Computer hardware, software, systems, programs, and network administration/installation
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Stress and Time management skills
    • Problem-solving and Troubleshooting skills
    • Ability to multi-task

    Expectation/Qualities

    • First Degree in Computer Science or any related Courses (B. Sc)
    • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience on the job
    • Evidence of continuous development
    • Professional qualifications shall be added advantage

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