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Vacancies At A Logistics & Distribution Company

Date Posted: 13/Nov/2013
Deadline: 26/Nov/2013
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria


A leading fully integrated product handling, logistics and Distribution Company has vacancies for the following positions:

Head of Finance


  • The successful candidate will ensure effective control of all company financial, accounting and information processing systems, whilst developing and maintaining proper procedures and reporting systems to ensure compliance with statutory and company regulations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) Required

  • Strong analytical skills for analysis and reports.
  • Experience in operations management. Financial awareness in budgets, business plan development and variance explanation.
  • Planning, prioritizing, administrative and problem solving skills to coordinate the delivery of high quality results within deadlines, investigate and resolve issues;
  • Good written and oral communication skills to prepare correspondence,
  • Ability to work in a team, build and maintain effective relationships and to reflect and maintain the values and ethics of the company: Microsoft office database, skills.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initiates, (and agree with the directors), installs, implements and enforces financial controls required to safeguard and ensure continuity, profitability and expansion of the company;
  • Provides Strategic support to the Managing Director to grow the company business;
  • Plans, Coordinates and directs the activities of the group finance team:
  • Co-ordinate Budget & Forecast preparation;
  • Preparation of long range business plan with the Managing Director.
  • Review Company Operations
  • Monitor cost control measure installed and ensure effectiveness and efficiency
  • Oversee Treasury/Funds Management for fund optimization
  • Partner with the Managing Director in Financial strategy formulation for the Company
  • Liaison with banks/Bank relationship
  • Tax Administration
  • Risk management of the Company's Assets;
  • Drives collections of account receivables plus regular debtor circularization;
  • Full responsibility for financial statement preparation to ensure it shows true and fair view of the business assets and liabilities;
  • Full responsibility for managing Year-end Account Audit with external Auditors;
  • Interfacing with external agencies like FIRS, External Auditors, Company Consultant, etc,
  • Provides strategic lead to the finance team to ensure it provide full support to the business
  • Quarterly Performance Development Review for key Finance Staff

Academic Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Minimum of post graduate degree from a recognized higher institution, minimum of ten years work experience preferably in a large organization or multinational company at senior management level.
  • Professional qualifications in accounting is also compulsory.



Logistics Executives


  • Successful candidates will coordinate, monitor and handle road transportation of customer goods/ orders till products are delivered safely and In-full in a cost effective and time-bound manner.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) required
the incumbent must have the following personal attributes and skills:

  • Must be customer focused and result oriented.
  • Ability to deliver based on expectations and must be self-motivated.
  • Open to learning
  • Must be have good communication skill and must be professionally confident
  • Planning & organizing
  • Effective communication
  • Transport & Logistics management (Previous knowledge could be an advantage)
  • Operations
  • Management Information Systems

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage fleet as a Strategic Business Unit, with the primary responsibility for revenue turnover and profit.
  • Maximize revenue through fulfilment of assigned orders, by ensuring trip targets are achieved
  • Liaise with relevant transport road management authorities where necessary
  • Implement safety procedures/policies to global standards
  • Prepare cost analysis and periodic management/operational reports
  • Provide assistance and support to drivers as relates to safe delivery of orders and truck turnaround.
  • Daily preparation of list of available trucks to be utilized for operations
  • Coordinate inspection of trucks calibration charts on monthly basis and tracking of expiry date
  • Monitor truck's turn around and give possible feedback to the contract coordinator.
  • Liaise with Fleet Maintenance Department to ensure speedy release of trucks under repair
  • Collation and processing of Driver Waybills for Invoicing
  • Ensure that adequate and effective risk assessments are undertaken and regularly reviewed.
  • Certify that drivers are well kitted for all operations and compliance to EHS standards
  • Monitor performance of drivers and provide leadership in achievement of set targets

Academic Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Minimum of first degree in Transport Management or social sciences from any reputable university with a minimum of second class lower and must not be more than 24 years old as at last birthday.
  • 1-2 years relevant working experience will be an advantage.



Method of Application
qualified candidates should send their resume to: [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.


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