Procurement Manager
December 1, 1993

About Candidate

Forward-thinking and result-oriented Procurement Professional, with a demonstrated ability to strategically
design, plan and execute long-term solutions to increase efficiency and bottom-line revenues, by using
my expertise in finance and accounting to ensure company fiscal goals are met by significantly reducing
procurement costs by standardizing processes, negotiating favorable terms, streamlining supplier channels,
effectively overseeing all processes related to the advantageous procurement of goods and services by
handling the company’s end to end sourcing operations, providing cost-benefit analysis, negotiating prices,
managing client expectations, and overseeing the entire procurement process.



CIPS Certification, Chartered Institution of Procurement & Supply, 2021
Chartered Institution of Procurement & Supply,

Persuing my CIPS certification Currently doing my Level 4 ( Diploma in Procurement and Supply ) and Level 5 (Advanced Diploma in Purchase and Supply )

North West University,

Financial Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, Financial Management, Management Accounting, Business Law, Economics, Business Management, statistics and Professional Ethics

Work & Experience

Procurement Manager 2020-09-01
Meyerton Engineering (Pty) Ltd

• Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets • Manage all activities related to sourcing and tactical purchasing or buying activities and assumes overall responsibility for monitoring and expediting of all Purchase Requisitions • Manage procurement plan accuracy & ensure material on time deliveries, monitor supplier performance • Ensure continuous supply of required goods and materials and communicate and supply issues, which may pose a risk or impact on business delivery targets or customer expectations • Work with Estimators and production to ensure projects were within budget. • Controlling the procurement budget and promoting a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs • Negotiating with suppliers to secure advantageous payment terms and settlement discounts • Achieved cost-effective procurement outcomes by establishing strong relationships with vendors and partners, and negotiating well. • Negotiate contracts, improved prices, and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods • Access and evaluate suppliers and undertake performance reviews to ensure contract compliance and manage performance improvement activities. • Investigate trends in materials and supply prices, recommend the timing and quantity of purchases and establish economical purchase quantities • Ensure that all purchases comply with the company procurement policy and procedures • Liaise with other departments within the organization to establish and support their requirements • Ensuring company’s Preferential Procurement (BBBEE) targets are met • SLA management to ensure that all provided services and processes are in alignment with the agreed-upon service level targets stipulated by the contract. • Update existing and develop new procurement policies and standards as and when required • Identify cost saving opportunities and liaise with all stakeholders to implement cost saving initiatives • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs. • Assist auditors with information requests and queries at the year-end audit • Ensure continuous supply of required goods and materials and communicate any supply problems which may pose a risk or impact on business operations and develop contingency plans • Deliver briefs, updates and reports as and when required • Develop and manage relationships with internal stakeholders. • Identify areas needing improvement and offer real solutions. • Overseeing and managing the IT of the company

Procurement Officer, 2020-05-01 - 2020-08-31
Meyerton Engineering (Pty) Ltd

Same duties as current (Procurement Manager)

Finance officer 2018-05-01 - 2020-04-30
Meyerton Engineering (Pty) Ltd

Full Accounting function to Management account reporting Creditor Function • Capture invoices (On Sage Evolution) • Supplier reconciliations • Payment requisition approval management • New supplier approval and managing the preference procurement (BBBEE) • Supplier relationship management • Filing & monthly reconciliations Debtor Function • Issue invoices on time • Drive cash collections • Allocate debtor receipts Cashbook • Ensure all cash transactions are up to date weekly • Prepare payments at month end, weekly or immediately (as required) • Ensure authorization for all EFT and petty cash payments. • Track, reconciliation of petty cash and Float Maintenance. • Bank reconciliation General Accounting Functions • Intercompany processing • monthly journal preparation • Fixed asset(Maintaining the Fixed Asset Register, Depression runs, reconciliation of the Fixed assets GL’s on the TB to the FAR, physical verification, monitoring etc) • Internal accounts GLs clearing • Expense analysis • Processing and reconciliations of debit orders, Fleet cards, Corporate Card, Cell phone billing and vehicle tracker • Responsible for the review and accuracy of the Trial Balance • Ensure journals at month end are in order and correctly filed • Management reporting packs • Assist External auditors • Prepare the General Ledger Reconciliations • Subscription, License and Lease agreement maintenance: tracking of expiry dates and processing • Source document maintenance (allocation to Cash Creditors, Account Creditors, Audit file requirements, General Account Payable batches, softcopy management) • To assist with any adhoc projects or tasks as directed by Management e.g. : · Finance calendar maintenance (ensure relevant reminders are in place) · Maintaining position policy and procedure (update with any changes) · Preparation for annual audit · New financial year file preparation

Creditors & Procurement Clerk, 2016-11-01 - 2018-04-30
Upat SA (Pty) Ltd,

Process purchase orders and GRV's • Fill in creditors application forms and maintain suppliers on the system • Source and vent new suppliers • Assist in drafting and finalisation of RFQs, RFPs with both internal and external stakeholders • Work with internal stakeholder to determine and finalise procurement needs, quality and delivery requirements. • Timeously placing of order, supply / demand alignment, material replenishment and supplier performance. • Monitoring expenses against approved budgets • Prepare local creditors payments (Weekly & Monthly) • Prepare foreign creditors payments • Posting of manual and system payments on Syspro • Foreign costing • Capturing local and foreign invoices on system • Online banking (FNB, Standard bank and Standard bank international) • Sending out proof of payments • Cashbook • Prepare petty cash journals • Credit cards recons • Foreign shipping clearing • Maintain the foreign gain/(loss) on shipments • Weekly wages • Creditors recons

Fund Benefits administrator / Accountant 2016-02-01 - 2016-10-31
Akani Retirement Fund

Updating Contributions and loans monthly • Reconcile monthly admin reports • Managing surplus queries • Managing unclaimed benefits • Printing of benefits statements • Correction of arrears/Overpayment of contributions and loans • Administer the following benefits: Deaths, Medical disability, Resignations, Retirement, Transfers, and Retrenchment/Re-organisation. • Unsuspend/Suspend/Terminate/Pensioners • Monthly Reports • Declaration forms • Processing of investment and disinvestment • Reconciling and processing monthly contribution updates/bills. • Maintaining accurate active membership data • Manage funeral and disability claims • Administration of Section 14s and individual transfers • Send out report to clients on monthly basis after all my bills are done. (Nil contributor Report, Finalised Claims, New members certificates) etc • Attending trustee meetings • Compiling data and printing of benefit, projections and investments statements • Quotations and claims calculations for DB Funds and sending them out to the actuaries for approval • Reconciling of tax due to SARS on monthly basis. • Assisting in audit queries and clients complains. • Investigating and Paying Funerals claims • Assisting in audit queries • Preparing trustee resolution for death claims • Opening Trust funds for beneficiaries • Running and paying premiums to the underwriter • Running the payroll for pensioners. • Verifying and authorising of claims Divorce, withdrawals, Death, Retirement, Resignation and Ill- health. • Sending out monthly billings

Finance Intern 2015-02-01 - 2016-01-31
Scorpion Legal Protection

Assist in developing and implementing the Group Procurement Policy this includes providing training on the policy. • Responsible for the weekly and monthly payments of creditors. • Obtain statements from suppliers. • Process, capture and verify supplier invoices, ensure that they are compliant with the Procurement policy. • Manage and co-ordinate the organization’s enterprise and supplier development process to ensure maximum BBBEE points. • Ensure that payments are allocated to correct codes and correct accounts in the general ledger. • Prepare reconciliations between supplier statements and the supplier ledger (supplier reconciliations). • Prepare and load payments on the system and the bank. • Prepare expense schedules when required. • Prepare payment requisitions in order for payment to be made. • Manage and oversee the petty cash for the group • Update the fixed asset registers for all movement on a monthly basis and process depreciations and disposals. Ensure that all CAPEX is insured. • Process staff claims and load for payments twice a month. • Manage and process purchase orders for sub–contractors as directed by Project Managers. Carry out the reconciliation of all sub-contractor’s accounts on a monthly basis. • Update the cashbook on a daily basis, both accounts payable and transfers. • Process all journals for inter-company loans and payments. • Monthly reconciliation of the bank accounts. • Balance sheet review of all payable related balance sheet accounts including accruals and provisions. • Design a process to ensure that expenses are adequately accrued for at year-end. Assist in the preparation of annual financial statements and disclosures to the annual financial statements. • Assist with the preparation of all audit documentation requirements and clearing of external audit queries relating to all accounts payable accounts. • Assist in preparation and analysis of monthly financial statements presented to Manco and providing explanations • Income tax (General Queries, tax return submissions, Efiling registrations, Tax clearance certificates, Objections, Appeals, Fraud cases, Suspension of payment, Payments and refunds, Assessment queries, Outstanding tax returns, Provisional taxpayers)