We have vacancies in the following departments:

  • Administration & Office Management (1)
  • Finance (4)
  • Sales (2)
  • Logistics and Operations (1)
  • Procurement (0)
  • Legal (0)
  • Human Resources (0)

1. Personal Assistant to Financial Director

Department Administration and Finance Site Port Elizabeth
Contract Permanent Salary Range Market related, experience dependent
Hours Monday – Friday

A large, well established importer, distributor and wholesaler is seeking an experienced, dynamic and energetic individual to join their fast-growing team.

Main Duties/Key Results Areas:

  • Answering the Financial Directors diverted phone calls and fielding the query to the correct department.
  • Liaising with clients, suppliers and external stakeholders professionally and competently – both verbally and through written communication.
  • Preparing correspondence on behalf of the Financial Director.
  • Managing the Financial Director’s diary and assisting with her time management.Drawing up of agendas and taking minutes during meetings.
  • Conducting research on behalf of the Financial Director into matters of interest to her.
  • Organising travel arrangements, itineraries and planning of meetings.
  • General assistance to all directors in matters which call for it – such as arrangements of meetings and dinners.
  • All other tasks and related duties as expected from the employer from time to time

Soft Skills:

  • Fast learner and adaptable to change
  • Organised and detail orientated
  • Presentable with excellent telephone manner
  • Strong verbal skills
  • Proactive
  • Ability to work independently
  • Discreet
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Professionalism

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Matric or general administration qualification
  • Highly proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook (MS Office Suite)
  • Valid driver’s license essential


1. Stock Controller (Maternity Cover)

Department Finance Site Port Elizabeth
Contract Fixed Term Contract Salary Range Market related, experience dependent
Hours Monday – Friday

A large, well established importer, distributor and wholesaler is seeking an experienced, dynamic and energetic individual to join their fast-growing team.

Main Job Functions:

  1. Capture GRN’s (goods received notes) on Syspro.
  2. Summarise good received notes captured daily in excel.
  3. Keeping track of outstanding GRV’s and resolving queries.
  4. Reserving stock on Syspro.
  5. Summarise reserved stock captured daily in excel.
  6. Capturing stock transfers and adjustments on Syspro.
  7. Pull cold store stock reports from Syspro and obtaining stock reports from cold stores.
  8. Uploading documents on the Dashboard.
  9. Reporting on stock levels, stock value and stock discrepancies.
  10. Maintaining excel stock sheets:
    • Recording of stock received.
    • Recording of stock issued.
    • Recording adjustments.
    • Reconciling stock and pallets to balance reports and movement reports.
    • Resolving any discrepancies and reporting on reconciling items.
  11. Any and all other related tasks and duties as expected from the employer from time to time.
  12. Calculating cost for stock and updating these calculations in excel and on Syspro.
  13. Ensuring that the cost is accurate and reasonable.
  14. All and any other related tasks and duties as required from time to time.

Skills:

  1. Able to work independently and give feedback regularly.
  2. Very detailed and accurate when carrying out daily tasks.
  3. Plan each days’ work effectively and prioritise urgent tasks.
  4. Received instruction well
  5. Liaising effectively with external cold stores and different internal departments via e-mail and telephone and obtaining documentation.
    - Eg.'s of documents: Goods received vouchers, goods issued vouchers, balance reports, movements reports, tally sheets.
  6. Basic administration and filing experience.
  7. Basic e-mail etiquette.
  8. Basic excel skills.
  9. Completed a stock related course would be advantageous.

Qualifications:

  • Matric
  • Previous job experience as a stock controller or a stock related function (+-5 years).
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Syspro experience advantageous.
  • Qualifications relating to stock control advantageous.


2. Group Accountant

Department Finance Site Charlo, Port Elizabeth
Contract Permanent Salary Range Market related, experience dependent
Hours Monday – Friday

A large, well established importer, distributor and wholesaler is seeking an experienced, dynamic and energetic individual to join their fast-growing team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Financial Management Functions of Holding company:
- Monthly Management Accounts and VAT returns
- Annual tax return
- Consolidation of the group entities
- Payment setup and recon review
- Cashflow and banking reporting requirements if and when required
- Accounting aspects including fixed asset register and investments portfolio
- Bonds reconciliations
- Inter-company bill backs
- Raising of office rental invoices
- Group dividend assessment
- Completing required solvency and liquidity tests as well as statutory documentation
- Liaising with Fintax on the DTR forms
- Completing various different investment forms and liaising with financial service providers
Tax Management of Group entities:
- VAT oversight and review
- VAT queries in terms of treatment of day to day transactions
- Liaising with the SARS tax practitioner unit on dispute resolution
- Computation of provisional tax of the group companies and submission to Fintax
- Annual tax computation for all group entities
- Directors individual assessment review
- Family tax planning
- Tax clearance certificates for the group
- Foreign tax clearance applications in conjunction with Fintax
Insurance:
- Overseeing the various insurance policies for the group and liaising with the company's insurance broker
- Aressing policy revisions required
- Dealing with all insurance claims for the group
- Liaising with various departments on the various aspects affecting the insurance policies (stock etc.)
- Billing back the various costs to the other companies in the group
- Analysis of the monthly premium for accuracy and providing reasons for any changes
- Submission of the monthly marine insurance declaration
Other:
- Assisting with the year end audit: specifically, regarding the tax computation and the various tax and deferred tax disclosures in the annual financial statements
- All and any other related tasks and duties as requested by the Employer from time to time.

Soft Skills:

  • Be able to work independently
  • Strong business acumen
  • Professionalism
  • Must be able to work with various stakeholders, internally and externally
  • Attention to detail in reviewing business contracts
  • Accuracy / attention to detail
  • Diligent

Qualifications and Experience:

  • BComm Accounting / CA / Tax Practitioner
  • 3 Years post Articles experience
  • Tax experience essential
  • Experience on systems such as Pastel / Syspro
  • Proficient in the use of the MS Office Suite (Basic Excel, Word and Outlook skills)


3. Junior Procurement Clerk

Department Finance Site Port Elizabeth
Contract Permanent Salary Range Market related, experience dependent
Hours Monday – Friday

A large, well established importer, distributor and wholesaler is seeking an experienced, dynamic and energetic individual to join their fast-growing team.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Generating in-store sales requests
  • Check stock availability against requested stock
  • Validating Forex and issuing purchase order requests for signature (based on duty and freight applicable to poultry/ pork/ beef/ fish and other products)
  • Generating international forward purchase orders and sale orders
  • Generating local purchase orders and sales orders
  • Validation of official Hume International purchase orders against supplier confirmations
  • Following up of supplier confirmations for all forward orders and ensuring that any amendments or updates are actioned promptly
  • Cancelling or reducing sales orders
  • Working closely with Local Transport, Logistics and Sales departments on a daily basis
  • Filing and uploading of supplier confirmations electronically
  • Any and all other related tasks and duties as expected from the employer from time to time.

Soft Skills:

  • Positive attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work independently while being a team player
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Accuracy and efficiency
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Energetic and enthusiastic

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Matric
  • Proficient in the use of the MS Office Suite
  • Relevant qualification advantageous
  • Administrative experience advantageous
  • Understanding of costing and basic logistical procedures advantageous


4. Debtors Clerk

Department Finance Site Port Elizabeth
Contract Permanent Salary Range Market related, experience dependent
Hours Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 17:00

A large, well established importer, distributor and wholesaler is seeking an experienced, dynamic and energetic individual to join their fast-growing team.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Deal with various customer requests e.g. sending invoices, statements etc.
  • Attend to customer queries, i.e. claims from customers due to shortages, quality related issues, etc.
  • Report on account performance
  • Calculation of interest and debtor’s days
  • Being introduced to and maintaining relationships with debtors
  • Assist with other ad-hoc tasks, analysis and projects as and when required
  • Daily/weekly/monthly reporting to manager on outstanding debtors pertaining to date and amount of receipts
  • General office administration
  • All other tasks and related duties as expected from the employer from time to time.

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Flexibility and agility
  • Able to work within a large team of diverse personalities internally and externally
  • Able to work in a highly pressurised environment
  • Able to report effectively to management
  • Needs to work independently and without supervision
  • Deadline driven
  • Customer focus
  • Excellent telephone etiquette accompanied with outstanding customer service delivery
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Quick and efficient feedback

Qualifications:

  • 3 Years Debtors experience
  • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Syspro experience will be advantageous
  • ABSA funding experience will be advantageous
  • Intermediate to strong Excel skills for the purpose of compiling detailed and complex reports for management



1. Sales Executive

Department Sales Site Port Elizabeth
Contract Permanent Salary Range Market related, experience dependent
Hours Monday – Friday, 08:00 - 17:00

A large, well established importer, distributor and wholesaler is seeking an experienced, dynamic and energetic individual to join their fast-growing team.

Job Summary:
To effectively sell and manage a predetermined client base through telesales and active scheduled customer call cycles.

Minimum Qualification and Experience

  • 5 Years demonstrable sales experience preferably gained in the FMCG industry.
  • Contactable trade sales references.
  • Matric
  • Related tertiary qualification advantageous
  • Basic Excel skills
  • Experience on systems such as Pastel / Syspro advantageous
  • Proficient in the use of the MS Office Suite

Soft Skills

  • Ability to manage self and work independently.
  • Disciplined & process driven individual.
  • Strong inter-personal relationship builder.
  • High attention to detail & accuracy.
  • Sound commercial acumen & understanding.

Main Duties/Key Results Areas
General:

  • Identify business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry
  • Research and analyse sales options
  • Sell products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects and recommending solutions
  • Maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information and guidance
  • Research and recommend new opportunities
  • Recommend profit and service improvements
  • Identify product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities and competitors
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising information
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organisation standards
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices and participating in professional societies
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Focus on pre-determined and defined geographical area of sales
  • Maintain a customer database of at least sixty members
  • Adhere to call cycles as determined by our H.U.M.E call frequencies
  • Maintain a monthly positive sales growth on allocated customer base
  • Open no less than ten new accounts in a one monthly cycle
  • Continually look to improve sales efficiencies en route to achieving sales objectives
  • Efficiently manage external stakeholder relationships with clients
  • Efficiently manage internal & cross departmental stakeholder relationships
  • Gather and feedback market intelligence on a regular basis to necessary departments
  • Handle customer complaints effectively and timeously to necessary resolution
  • Constantly be scanning your area of responsibility for sales improvement and feedback to your line management
  • Bring to attention any necessary trade customer information that may be of interest to the management team
  • All and any other related tasks and duties as requested by the Employer


2. New Business Sales

Department Sales Site Port Elizabeth
Contract Permanent Salary Range Market related, experience dependent
Hours Monday – Friday, 08:00 - 17:00

A large, well established importer, distributor and wholesaler is seeking an experienced, dynamic and energetic individual to join their fast-growing team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Developing growth strategies.
  • Increasing our client base across all of our categories as well as any other future categories / products.
  • Identifying our business strengths and merging them with the needs of prospective customers.
  • Signing up of new business after which a supporting role during the transition of handing the account over to the Sales Manager, will need to be adapted.
  • Meet / exceed targets.
  • Submit a weekly call sheet to the Directors.
  • Submit a monthly report to the Directors.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Effective customer care and communication skills for dealing with a wide range of differing customer personalities. Know how to approach, handle and liaise with difficult customers, etc.
  • Cold calling.
  • Prepared to work flexible hours – after hours networking.
  • Willing to travel frequently – both planned trips as well as last minute.
  • Integrity to maintain confidentiality.
  • Initiative to solve problems / overcome customer objections and generate ideas of improvement.
  • All and any other related tasks and duties as requested by the Employer from time to time.

Soft Skills

  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work outside of a team environment.
  • Resilience.
  • Accuracy / attention to detail.
  • Competitive attitude.
  • Confident and independent approach to work.
  • Self-motivated.
  • High tolerance for stress.
  • High energy level.
  • Customer service focused.
  • Ability to meet and exceed targets.
  • Able to focus on multiple projects and progress these simultaneously

Qualifications

  • Matric
  • A formal qualification in Sales & Marketing will be advantageous.
  • Proven track record within Sales
  • Experience on systems such as Pastel / Syspro advantageous
  • Proficient in the use of the MS Office Suite (Basic Excel, Word and Outlook skills)
  • Driver’s license and own transport essential


1. Customs Entry Clerk

Department Logistics Site Charlo, Port Elizabeth
Contract Permanent Salary Range Market related, experience dependent
Hours Monday – Friday

A large, well established importer, distributor and wholesaler is seeking an experienced, dynamic and energetic individual to join their fast-growing team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Calculate and process duties and taxes to be paid
  • Arrange for payment of taxes and duties
  • Liaise with customers
  • Enter details onto specialised customs software
  • Allocate correct licence depending on types of goods being imported
  • Deal with application of duty refunds and tariff reclassification
  • Be fully conversant with import and export laws and regulations. You will be expected to maintain your understanding and keep up-to-date with changes as they occur.
  • Post bonds for the products being imported
  • Prepare necessary import documentation
  • Liaise with officials in various agencies to ensure goods are cleared through customs or quarantine.
  • Arrange for transportation, warehousing or product distribution of imported or exported goods and liaise with Freight Forwarders.
  • All and any other related tasks and duties as required by the Employer from time to time

Soft Skills

  • High attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Ability to take instruction
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Complex problem-solving skills
  • Ability to engage critical thinking
  • Self-motivated

Qualifications and Experience

  • Matric
  • Relevant qualification advantageous
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Proficient in the use of the MS Office Suite
  • Thorough understanding of the relevant laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, political processes and agency rules.


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Please note that only candidates who meet the above criteria will be considered for shortlisting.

To apply for this vacancy, please email recruitment@humeint.com

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity. Please note that all candidates must subject themselves to criminal, credit and qualification checks.

As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require at least one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.

General

  • To undertake any other duties as requested by the Financial Director, commensurate with the skills and experience of the post holder.
  • To have responsibility for the Health, Safety and Welfare of self and others and to comply at all times with the requirement of the Health and Safety Regulations.
  • To ensure confidentiality at all times, only releasing confidential information obtained during the course of employment to those acting in an official capacity.
  • To comply with Hume International Policies.
  • To undertake such duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the position and the needs of the service.
  • This job description is not an exhaustive document but is a reflection of the current position. Details and emphasis may change in line with service needs after consultation with the post holder.

E-Mail Us

sales@humeint.com

Postal Address

P O Box 5379
Walmer
6065

Address

Springfield Shopping Centre
Cnr Springfield Road & Luke Avenue
Charlo, Port Elizabeth, 6070
South Africa