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Latest Job Openings At Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited

Date Posted: 09/Jan/2017
Deadline: 31/Jan/2017

Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited have been practicing Logistics business since year 2004 and was incorporated and registered in Nigeria on the 29th December, 2009 with Corporate Affair Commission.
Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited is recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Credit Controller


Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure proper follow up on all outstanding debts and pursue collection for Freight Outstanding.
  • Enter Daily Cash Receipts & apply clearings, generate Cash Reports, file Cash Reports, Bank Lockbox Reports and copies of checks received.
  • Prepare Daily Bank Deposit, match up backup with copies of checks to file, when needed, transport deposit to financial institution.
  • Maintain strict follow-up including audit trail on weekly top twenty outstanding report and ensure that outstanding stays within the global guidelines
  • Ensure compliance to procedures laid out in order to strictly adhere to the corporate credit policy.
  • Audit and mail daily invoices, match up international invoices with proformas.
  • Handle the credit process every year for new and old credit customers.
  • Ensure to attend call from all internal & external customers and provide timely response of mail queries.
  • Coordinating with different internal stakeholders and GSC for issues related to customers outstanding issues.
  • Fax copies of invoices and/or statements as requested--answer all discrepancies in invoice book
  • Prepare, enter and document all adjustments (A/R and OE & Invoicing)
  • Match, mail and file all adjustments with relating backup
  • Follow up with Customer and Customer Care Department regarding discrepancies as needed
  • Fax copies of invoices and/or statements to customers as needed
  • Manage internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting.
  • Evaluate, prepare and distribute credit alert and Agent Status Report monthly to management
  • Analyze the financial details of past, present, and expected operations to identify development opportunities and areas where improvement is needed.
  • Be prepared to assist and/or perform tasks/work other than described in this job description
  • Enter all new customer information and changes.
  • Process and analyze all new customer credit applications
  • Research Problem Accounts
  • Perform Month End Close as scheduled
  • Assist in an annual financial audit on a timely basis.
  • Maintain customers’ credit limits and adjust weekly.
  • Call, fax and e-mail customers to collect on past due invoices
  • Perform all duties within the company’s safety, health and environmental regulations. All other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications, Skills and Requirements 
 

  • BS Degree, Diploma or equivalent in Accounting or Finance Required
  • 2+ years’ progressive experience in an accounting or controlling function within a shipping industry
  • Solutions oriented can quickly assess a situation and offer alternatives with related risks and rewards.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to multiple customers with competing priorities in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Strong initiative, able to work independently.
  • Demonstrates a high sense of urgency and drive for results.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills, analytical with excellent follow-through skills.
  • SAP experience strongly preferred, and MS Office (a must)
  • Knowledge financial consolidation systems (Hyperion) and internal control framework a plus
  • Demonstrated strong financial analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Proven ability to perform with a high degree of accuracy under tight deadlines and to manage multiple projects.
  • Strong collaborative and communication skills




Job Title: Unit Manager


Job Descriptions 
 

  • Develop & implement the Freight Forwarding strategy
  • Direct, coordinate and take responsibility for all activities within the business unit, providing the leadership and supervision consistent with company strategic initiatives and core values.
  • Lead strategic planning process for the business unit.
  • Assist senior management in developing, interpreting, and implementing company policies and procedures for performing company functions.
  • Formulate viable product development and freight operations plan by establishing policies, procedures and best practices.
  • Negotiate and build business relationships with external parties (carriers, government agencies) to improve competitiveness and quality of service to clients.
  • Proactively review and understand client/market requirements and build freight forwarding products and solutions to meet the current and potential needs of the clients.
  • Provide weekly and monthly reports, data, research and market intelligence to the Management highlighting business performance, competitive landscape and recommendations for increasing revenue and improving operations.
  • Review and track progress against targets; analyze reports; recommend and implement any changes to existing plans and operating budgets.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to the team; train and motivate staff; develop appropriate succession plans.
  • Manage all resources to ensure optimum utilization; control items of expenditure to pre-determine budgetary levels by maintaining a prudent cost control policy.
  • Manage business operations utilizing the Company’s business metrics.
  • Analyzes and maintains the optimum level of skill and mix of employees.
  • Responsible for building and maintaining customer relationships as well as employee morale.
  • Develop and promote quality & safety policies and procedures.
  • Maintain information about financial status of clients and regularly communicates information to Operations Manager.
  • Gaining a detailed understanding of opportunities and threats
  • Formulating and presenting recommendations to the Group board
  • Developing and implementing the agreed strategy
  • Reinvigorating the business
  • Developing key and potential customers
  • Introducing structural and cultural change
  • Encouraging open communication and initiative
  • Leading the team in pursuit of greater profitability and performance
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements 
 

  • A University Degree/Diploma or professional Qualifications of Freight Forwarding or Logistics
  • At least 3 senior sales years of both sea and road freight operations experience
  • A diversified senior executive displaying proven operational success with extensive experience from a reputable International Freight Forwarding business
  • P&L management, costing, planning and overall budgetary control experience
  • Commercially astute with the ability to communicate, lead and inspire a team to achieve continuous improvement and operational excellence.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong people, process and analytical skills
  • Proven operational improvement experience
  • Commercially and financially astute
  • Personal credibility, integrity and vision
  • Infectious enthusiasm

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications via mail to: info@spectrumnforwarding.com

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