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Joaquim Guimarães

Experience

Finance Officer

04-2014 - NowWorks / Construction sites Started the role with low level responsibilities but good performance has led to increased levels of trust and autonomy within the organisation. Currently leading the treasury department and reporting directly to the Finance Director of the Company.  Responsible for accounts, invoicing, management accounts and periodic reporting and conciliation of all construction projects and corporate HQ  Direct liaison and negotiation with local and international banking institutions for the purposes of payments, loans and current accounts management  Management and implementation of all control procedures for the finance and treasury departments, including authorization and payment of invoices  Negotiation and management of contracts with a variety of stakeholders – Ranging from land and property leases to suppliers and vendors – Most outstanding achievement has been the successful negotiation of a land lease agreement for the new Asperbras Offices in Brazzaville.  Management and processing of payroll and cost control  Assessed and optimised all administrative procedures, including championing their implementation and providing insight on their evaluation and progress

Business Center Sales Assistant

09-2013 - 04-2014 Sales Performed financial data analysis  Responsible for managing key accounts  Tasked with the prospection and engagement of new clients  Consistently met collective and individual targets and contributed for department’s successful completion of objectives  Proactively volunteered to assist in administrative tasks beyond expectations of managers and colleagues

Education & training

Iscte Business School

2012 - 2015 Lisbon, PortugalSales

Universidade Catolica Portuguesa

2005 - 2009 Lisbon, PortugalCommunity management

Languages spoken

  • Portuguese

    Native language

  • English

    Native language

  • French

    Professional

  • Spanish

    Intermediate