Job Vacancies at Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited

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.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Business Unit Manager
Location: Lagos
Key Responsibilities

  • Have an oversight function for the Business Development Group
  • Formulate a strategic and tactical business plan for the company, and convert this into profitable business performance.
  • Ensure the agreed level of service for all segment of business development targets.
  • Provide management with required reports, information and feedback to contribute to the effective strategic planning, budgeting and performance management of the business in agreed formats and within agreed timeframes.
  • Provide leadership to the Commercial/Operation unit comprising of Airfreight, Seafreight and Logistics.
  • Effective coordination of Commercial/Operational duties towards organisational objectives
  • Managing and motivating the entire operations team to achieving the daily/weekly goals
  • Utilizing SFILL’s international partners to win new business on the global market
  • Turning lead local/international enquiries into profitable businesses
  • Giving timely and regular feedback to Management on operational activities as often as its required
  • Meeting with Executive Management to discuss future strategies and contributing to growth and direction of the company
  • Participating in seminars. conferences to increase and build larger network and new opportunities for SFILL
  • Implement structure and improve process flow and efficiencies for the unit
  • Planning and forecasting operational requirements for SFILL.
  • Co-ordinates the activities of the Business development unit in relation to Commercial/Operation function
  • Liaise with clients, industry stakeholders and partners on business relations
  • Continuously seek new ways to expand our service offerings by adding new and/or specialized carriers
  • Liaise with HR to identify the gaps/needs of the team in order to improve capabilities and performance
  • Maintain regular contact with subordinates to ensure smooth operations and compliance with industry standard with customs regulations and other required regulations/laws
  • Monitor and take appropriate action to ensure profitability targets are achieved, and fully complies with standard operating procedures.
  • Manage, lead and develop all colleagues within the branch so that their operational performance delivers in line with Company standards.

Qualifications

  • A good First Degree from a reputable University/Polytechnic or relevant professional qualification(s) will be an advantage
  • Minimum of 3-6 years’ managerial experience in International Freight Forwarding & General Logistics, and Project Management will be an added advantage
  • Previous Business Manager experience is essential.
  • Has a proactive and can-do attitude in the pursuit of his/her responsibilities
  • Must have leadership & hands on experience in International Freight Forwarding, Supply Chain Logistics and Project Management
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, able to build relationship and foster teamwork
  • Works well in a busy environment on an individual and team basis.
  • Must be familiar with Int’l Freight Forwarding commercial quotation and regulations
  • Has working business knowledge/hands-on experience of the Shipping & Logistics industry
  • Organised; can manage numerous tasks whilst enhancing the customer experience.
  • Reliable; meets deadlines without compromising the quality of work.

 

 

Job Title: Credit Controller
Location:
 Lagos
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
  • Enter all new customer information and changes.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Process and analyze all new customer credit applications
  • Research Problem Accounts
  • 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
  • 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
  • SAP experience strongly preferred, and MS Office (a must)
  • Proven ability to perform with a high degree of accuracy under tight deadlines and to manage multiple projects.
  • Strong collaborative and communication skills
  • 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.
  • Knowledge financial consolidation systems (Hyperion) and internal control framework a plus
  • Demonstrated strong financial analytical and problem solving skills.
  • 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.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s to: [email protected]

 

Application Deadline: 25th August, 2017.

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