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Owens and Xley is a business consulting and advisory company. We offer strategic services in the areas of business advisory, business development and planning to small businesses that would otherwise not have access to the technical competencies available to bigger companies.

We know the role good planning plays in any business and its associated costs, and the initial capital challenges faced by small a business, which is why we have developed solutions which ensure that the small business owners still have access to the technical skill but at a fraction of the cost. We aim to help entrepreneurs and small business owners get better business results with less cost.

  • Job Openings 
    1. Stock Keeper
    2. Accountant/Admin Officer
    3. Business Manager

Stock Keeper

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 2 years
  • Location: Lagos
  • Job Field: Procurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain

Our client, a leading party supplies company, well known for their quality and affordable party gift and decoration items, is looking to recruit a Stock Keeper. He/She would be responsible for maintaining the accuracy of inventory and items in the warehouse.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities for the role

  • Maintain records of stock in the warehouse and the retail store
  • Stocks received items in the warehouse in assigned locations while adjusting locations as needed
  • Assigns tags, SKUs, etc to items in the warehouse
  • Conducts daily stock count
  • Make required products available to the retail store
  • Assists in loading and unloading trucks when needed
  • Keeps warehouse neat, orderly, and organized
  • Report issues with irregularities to the Inventory Supervisor
  • Ensures FIFO policy is adhered to
  • Informs inventor supervisor of products that need to be replenished
  • Prepare weekly inventory reports
  • Keeps records of new product inquiries for future curation or purchases
  • Any other duties as assigned

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • Educational Qualification
  • Minimum of HND in a related role

 EXPERIENCE

  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in the retail industry a plus
  • Compulsory skills required (E.g. must be proficient in Excel)
  • Proven integrity
  • Familiarity with inventory management principles
  • Proficient user of MS Office (MS Excel in particular)
  • Must be able to prepare management reports and correspondence
  • Good initiative, time and stress management skills
  • Leadership and organizational abilities
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Any other special requirements (E.g. must reside in Lekki)
  • Preferably lives within the Lekki axis.

 

Accountant/Admin Officer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 2 years
  • Location: Lagos
  • Job Field; Administration / Secretarial   Finance / Accounting / Audit

OVERVIEW

Our client, a leading party supplies company, well known for their quality and affordable party gift and decoration items, is looking to recruit an Accountant/Admin Officer. He/She would be responsible for maintaining the financial and accounting function. S/He or she will be tasked with preparing financial statements, maintaining cash controls, preparing the payroll, managing the company’s expenses and carrying out administrative duties.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities for the role

  • Assist with the preparation of the company budget
  • Implement financial policies and procedures
  • Establish and maintain cash controls
  • Manage petty cash
  • Manage expense requisition
  • Manage payment process to the vendors with Business Director
  • Follow up with creditors
  • Ensure that invoices are sent
  • Ensure that payments are made
  • Assist in the day to day running of the store
  • Manage employee requests
  • File and manage employee records
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Establish and maintain supplier/vendor accounts
  • Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into the accounting software
  • Prepare financial statements such as income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements
  • Prepare quarterly reports and report on variances
  • Assist with the annual audit
  • Maintain financial files and records
  • Perform other duties as assigned/required by the Business Director

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

Educational Qualification

Minimum of HND/BS.C in a finance and administrative role

 EXPERIENCE

  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in the retail industry a plus
  • Use of accounting software
  • Compulsory skills required (E.g. must be proficient in Excel)
  • Proven integrity
  • Familiarity with financial and customer service principles
  • Good math skills with the ability to create and analyze reports, spreadsheets and sales statistics
  • Proficient user of MS Office (MS Excel in particular)
  • Must be able to prepare management reports and correspondence
  • Good initiative, time and stress management skills
  • Leadership and organizational abilities
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Preferably lives within the Lekki axis.

Business Manager

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 5 years
  • Location: Lagos
  • Job Field: Sales / Marketing / Retail / Business Development

OVERVIEW

Our client, a leading party supplies company, well known for their quality and affordable party gift and decoration items, is looking to recruit a Business Manager. He/She would be responsible for managing all facets of the business.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities for the role

  • Oversee daily warehouse and retail store operations
  • Creates and implements relevant checklists
  • Hire and train staff, as needed
  • Supervise staff to ensure that staff actively carry out their roles
  • Ensure strict compliance and monitoring of organizational rules, policies, and standards
  • Prepare daily sales reports
  • Ensure the business environment is properly cleaned at all times
  • Arrange for regular maintenance services for all equipment
  • Handle and resolve all customers’ complaints
  • Reconcile payments received with sales officer
  • Plan the distribution of inventory to retail stores
  • Work with the digital channel manager to effectively fulfill all online orders
  • Monitor stock levels at the warehouse and know when to replenish stock
  • Prepare delivery documentation and other related paperwork
  • Receive inventory from logistics officer
  • Ensure accuracy in goods received from the suppliers and orders made by the company
  • Oversee space management and allocation

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

Educational Qualification

Minimum of HND/BSC in a related role

 EXPERIENCE

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in the retail industry a plus
  • Compulsory skills required (E.g. must be proficient in Excel)
  • Proven integrity
  • Highly analytical, driven and focused.
  • High level of professionalism;
  • Networking, prospecting and persuasion skills with the ability to identify the needs and challenges of clients.
  • Must have knowledge of business process and functions (finance, HR, procurement, operations, etc.)
  • Proficient user of MS Office (MS Excel in particular)
  • Must be able to prepare management reports and correspondence
  • Good initiative, time and stress management skills
  • Leadership and organizational abilities
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Preferably lives within the Lekki axis.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CVs to recruitment@owensxley.com using the job title as the subject of their application.

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