Employment Type
Date posted
April 18, 2023
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Position title
Purchasing/ Finance Officer
Brief description

A Purchasing/Finance Officer is responsible for overseeing and managing the financial and procurement operations of an organization.

  • Developing and implementing procurement policies and procedures that ensure the organization acquires goods and services in a cost-effective and efficient manner.
  • Managing the procurement process, including conducting market research, soliciting bids, negotiating contracts, and monitoring supplier performance.
  • Overseeing the organization's budgeting and financial reporting processes, including preparing financial statements, analyzing financial data, and providing
  • financial guidance to other departments.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with vendors and suppliers, including negotiating pricing and payment terms.
  • Managing the organization's accounts payable and receivable functions, including processing invoices, issuing payments, and collecting payments from customers.
  • Developing and implementing financial strategies to improve the organization's financial performance.
  • Monitoring and analyzing financial trends and making recommendations to senior management on ways to improve financial performance.
  • Collaborating with other departments, including operations and marketing, to ensure that financial and procurement goals are aligned with the overall strategic goals of the organization.
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date financial records, including preparing reports for senior management and external stakeholders.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant financial regulations and reporting requirements.
  • Abide to health and safety procedures and policies of Dakar Cartons Ltd
  • Any other task required from you by management.
  • Meticulous filing/archiving of all documentation
  • Perform supplier evaluations
  • Research on new potential suppliers and get new quotes
Qualifications and requirements
  • At least 1 year experience in the field.
  • Minimum HSC
  • ACCA level 1 would be an advantage
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office.
  • Attention to detail
Lines of communication
  • Finance Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Store keeper
Working conditions
  • Normal working hours are from 07:00 to 17:00.
  • Required to work on Saturdays and overtime if and when needed.
  • You are on a probation period of 1 year after which you will be employed by the company should the company be satisfied with your performance.



This job description does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed. This position implies that you will perform such other tasks as may be required for the effective operation of the Company upon request by your supervisor.

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