HReade recruitment for various Graduate Positions

HReade is a human resource consulting firm which adopts a collaborative approach in ensuring our Clients build competitive advantages through their people thereby increasing value for stakeholders and customers.
Hreade Limited is recruiting to fill the vacant position of:

Job Title: Business Development Officer
Location: Victoria Island
Division/Department: Operations
Reports To: Head of Marketing
Job Summary
Responsible for identifying and developing business opportunities for restaurant. Attracts corporate clients for group dining. Develops initiatives that will attract customers to restaurant and also result in referral and repeat business

Essential Job Function

    Develops initiatives to build sales, profitability and guest counts.
    Responsible for originating and planning marketing campaigns in conjunction with the Sales and Marketing Manager.
    Develops promotional opportunities and ideas that will positively impact the bottom line of the business
    Identifies corporate and individuals that will like to hold team events in restaurant
    Maintains good relationship with customers to ensure utmost satisfaction that will translate to repeat business and referrals
    Monitors and manages the customer’s dining experience, ensuring a fluent service experience and zero customer service defects
    Builds and maintains a database of customers and contacts them periodically
    Where there are service defects, respond to customer complaints in a timely manner and take appropriate actions to solve the problem and turn dissatisfied customers into return customers.
    Prepares and submits on the required format for all information necessary for budgeting purposes, on time and accurately.
    To be fully aware of trends in the industry and make suggestions for improvement of the restaurant operations.
    Ensures that profit margins are maintained, agreed costs are not exceeded through effective control systems.
    Manages/oversees the proper and profitable running of the restaurant in line with the Company’s Standard of Operations (SOPs)
    Manage client database and social marketing platforms
    Solely responsible for meeting sales targets for the restaurant.

Bachelor's degree from reputable university

Knowledge Requirements

    Proven track record in sales and marketing Business and strategy development experience

Training Requirements

    Excellent interpersonal and professional communication skills
    Strong negotiation skills
    Aggressive selling posture
    Strong customer and relationship building and management skills
    Excellent writing skills – The confidence to communicate effectively and persuasively in writing.
    Excellent presentation skills.

Work Experience: 1 to 3 years

Job Title: Accountant
Location: Victoria Island
Reports To: Managing Director
Job Summary
Responsible for overseeing and directing general accounting functions including general ledger, accounts payable and receivable. Prepares and reviews periodic accounting reports.

Essential Job Function

    Keep accurate records of monthly payroll calculations, payments and deductions.
    Manages financial expenditure, including running costs, staff expenses, administrative costs, VAT & CIT, levies, taxation
    Ensures that accounting functions and duties are accurately and promptly completed
    Maintains all official accounting records in conformance with generally accepted accounting principles
    Manages the proper collection, reconciliation and banking of monies
    Stock taking and management of all showroom products
    Compiles and remits VAT, WHT and other statutory deductions to government agencies
    Liaising with auditors and providing relevant documents during audit periods
    Manage and control various book keeping duties and functions.
    Raising of cheques/vouchers for service providers and vendors
    Prepares & checks invoices, requisitions and other documents for accounting purposes.
    Ensure payment of bills, dues and subscriptions


    Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Training Requirements

    Knowledge of general accounting principles
    Experience in retail industry (added advantage)


    Leading and Supervising
    Working with People
    Adhering to Principles and Values
    Writing and Reporting
    Applying Expertise and Technology
    Planning and Organizing
    Delivering Results and Meeting Customer’s Expectation
    Following Instructions and Procedures
    Achieving Work Goals and Objectives

Entrepreneurial and Commercial Thinking

Work Experience: 3 to 4 years

Job Title: Home Economist
Location: Lagos
Division/Department : Active Cooking Department
Reports To: Managing Department
Job Description

    Responsible for all kitchen activities and helping the organisation on lecture delivery to cooking and master classes.
    Delivering effective customer service while interfacing with clients and develops initiatives that will attract customers to showroom.


    Coordinates cooking classes for clients who visit the showroom
    Organizes consumer education service and product trainings on equipment for clients' as detailed in manufacturers manual
    Supports sales activities within the showroom
    Replicates cookery books by demonstrating to clients in the kitchen area and utilizing best home economics principles
    Responsible for designing in house cookery process manual
    Advises clients in selection of kitchen household equipment and appliances
    Initiates kitchen arrangement to clients and communicate same to the Chef Ambassador and the Managing Director.
    Maintains good relationship with customers to ensure utmost satisfaction that would translate to repeat business and referrals.
    Monitors and manages the customer's during dining experience to ensure a memorable experience.
    Communicate through reports, customer taste and advice Chef Ambassador on strategies to satisfying customer.
    Ensures that the kitchen, storage facilities and other work areas are kept clean and conform to health regulations
    Responsible for the appropriate use of kitchen equipment and machines used in the performance of the job
    Develops instructional materials to teach clients.
    Responsible for appropriate use of facility supplies and equipment to minimize loss, waste, and fraud.
    Prepare and serve food for special functions as assigned.


    Bachelor's degree/HND in Home Economics or related field
    Certifications in Catering / Hospitality (added advantage).
    Affiliation with relevant professional body (added advantage).
    Minimum of 2 - 3 years experience.

Knowledge Requirements:

    Proven track records in cooking and interaction with high technology kitchen appliances.
    Knowledge of local and continental dishes.

Job Title: Showroom Sales Executives
Location: Lagos
Job Summary
Ensuring the ultimate customer experience for visitors by warmly greeting them and providing in-depth knowledge of products. Responsible for revenue generation by identifying potential customers and ensuring purchase of products.

Essential Job Functions

    Coordinating the cleaners to ensure Showroom is well kept at all times.
    Receiving and walking customers through the Showroom.
    Providing relevant information to customers and ensuring that 99% of walk-in prospective customers buy product by creating the ultimate ‘customer experience’.
    Continuous product knowledge through constant research by reading product materials and learning from plumbers and Showroom Manager.
    Responsible for meeting sales target as assigned by Showroom Manager.
    Submits orders by referring to price lists and product literature.
    Asking relevant questions to get a good understanding of customer needs in order to recommend adequate product(s).
    Follow up with client to ensure customer satisfaction and encourage repeat business
    Responsible for collecting client’s information and communicating periodically new product lines through in-house communications tool.
    Maintain relationship with client through phone calls and text messages. As well as sending congratulatory messages to customers during anniversaries.


    Bachelor's degree in a Business related field

Training Requirements:

    Retail and Customer Service experience

Job Title: Accountant
Ref: AVFX-52030
Location: Lagos
Division/Department: Finance

    Reports to the Director - Operations
    Responsible for overseeing and directing financial accounting functions, compliance reporting and financial reporting. Also responsible for budget preparation as well as systems development and improvement.
    Manages financial income and expenditure, including running sts, staff expenses, administrative costs, VAT & CIT, levies and taxation.
    Ensures monthly statutory remittances are made, such as pensions, VAT, WHT, Payee
    Prepares management reports and statements for management
    Control of various financial functions including balance sheets, creditors and allocation of funds received ex-debtors, checks and authorise payments from accounts.
    Recommends appropriate accounting software for the business
    Responsible for developing accounting policies and procedures
    Ensures that accounting functions and duties are accurately and promptly completed.
    Coordinates and prepares annual budgets, including operating and capital expenditure budgets
    Oversees the preparation of regulatory and governmental reports
    Reviews financial information needed to ensure an accurate statement of the Company's financial position to various regulatory agencies.
    Undertakes quarterly and periodic reviews, assess and adjusts recast in accordance with financial analysis.
    Ensures the accurate preparation of monthly financial results in strict accordance with Company deadlines


    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or numeric field
    ICAN/ACCA - Mandatory
    Masters degree in Finance (added advantage)
    Presenting and communicating information
    Formulating strategies and concepts
    Delivering results and meeting customer expectation
    Writing and reporting
    Planning and organizing
    Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking
    Applying expertise and Technology
    Work Experience: 5 to 6 years
    Experience in financial accounting
    Knowledge of Nigerian tax laws
    Good understanding and application of valuation methodologies
    Deciding and initiating action
    Leading and supervising
    Working with people

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Location: Port Harcourt
Division/Department: Finance & Accounts

    Reports to the MD/CEO
    The CFO reports directly to the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer and assists him on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs, deal analysis and negotiations, investors relationships and the securing of new funding.
    The CFO will also have primary day-today responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company
    Serve as a strategic partner and adviser to the MD on the organization’s financial, budgeting, treasury, capital purchasing, investor relations, risk management and accounting processes — with an eye to continuously developing and improving systems.
    Develops tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information to the MD and make actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations. Provides leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
    Oversee the smooth and effective running and administration of the finance, accounting, and treasury functions
    Oversee month-end, quarter-end and year-end financial statements
    Oversee cash flow planning and ensure availability of funds as needed
    Oversee cash, investment, and asset management
    Prepare Budgets and Business plans in conjunction with all stakeholders and present same to the Managing Director for approval.
    Ensure effective budget and budgetary control system and performance evaluation
    Analyze company’s financial performance through comparison of budgets with actuals of Income Statements, Balance Sheets, Cash Flows and other reports.
    Report variances.
    Administer bank facilities and ensure all obligations to the banks are fulfilled as and when due.
    Liaise with Banks on the maintenance of facilities, Central Bank of Nigeria guidelines, Interest rates, exchange rates and current issues in the banking sector
    Maintain correspondence with the company’s trade and sundry creditors and organize payments without unduly affecting the company’s cash flow negatively
    Identify sources of financing to expand the scope of company’s business opportunities.
    Supervises investments and raising of funds for business.
    Establish and execute programs for the provision of capital required by the company, including negotiating the procurement of debt and equity capital and maintaining the required financial arrangements.
    Coordinate strategic, long-range plans of the company, assess the financial requirements implicit in these plans, and develop alternative ways in which financial requirements can be satisfied.
    Negotiate project financing; structure and documents financial packages and agreements
    Formulate credit policies and ensure compliance
    Manage and track Company`s fund, assets and investments and periodically issues reports on its current as well as projected financial stability/condition.
    Ensure financial statements are prepared in line with IFRS.
    Study, analyze and report on trends, opportunities for expansion and projection of future company.
    Assist in Finance/Account Team recruitment and provide relevant on the job training, skills and capacity building.
    Establish and maintain strong relationships with other senior executives so as to identify their needs and seek full range of business.


    HND/Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Economics/Banking and Finance or related field from a reputable institution
    Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business , Professional qualification such as ACA, ACCA required
    Working knowledge of budgeting, planning, management accounting and corporate finance
    Previous experience in a capital raising function is required.
    Knowledge of Financial management systems, accounting policies and standards; tax management, costing accounting etc.
    Working knowledge of IFRS.
    Strong working knowledge of Excel
    Strong presentation and financial modeling skills
    Demonstrable passion for our company's mission; a hands-on manager with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic environment.
    Mature and proactive
    Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model
    Deep understanding and experience with IT & accounting software implementation and deployment is required
    An effective communicator at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills
    Creativity, with experience in funding activities in ways that both cover costs and generate operating margins.
    Work Experience:10 to 11 years

Method of Application
Interested candidates should send CVs to:

 Deadline 26th December, 2013

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