Booyzen - Managing Director - Dublin, Ireland

Leesa Booyzen

Dublin, Ireland

Services

Managing Director

Summary:

I have been a Managing Director of my own business for the past 8 years & have built it up doing all that is required to run a small business, along with all events, marketing etc.

Work History

Managing Director

Jabula Ltd

From January 2006

Responsibilites:
* Started Jabula, retail South African shop selling food & gifts
* Starting and running a new business
* Responsible for all marketing of the business, online & advertising.
* Responsible for all budgets for Business, working out mark ups, profit & loss.
* Hiring and training all staff, Payment of Staff salaries
* Merchandising, buying all products, stock control, rotation and display.
* Importing containers from South Africa.
* Bi-monthly Vat accounts and year-end accounts.
* Dealing with Solicitors on all Legal matters.
* Doing Events to promote Business and other South African businesses.
* Managing a forum, blog, Facebook Page, Twitter and LinkedIn.
* Online orders throughout Europe and rest of the world.
* In the process of selling the business.

PA / Office Manager

Newenham Mulligan & Associates

March 2005 - December 2005

Responsibilities:
* Checking all email of MD
* Liaising with Bank Managers on Various Loan Accounts / Private Accounts
* Transferring Money between Various Company Accounts
* Managing Various Commercial Properties, Invoicing rent, Insurance, Rates
* Credit Control
* Liaising with Property Management companies on various residential properties.
* Dealing with Accountants on All aspects of the MD's 4 Companies.
* Preparing Accounts for each property / company up to year end to be passed onto Company Accountants
* Dealing with Solicitors on all Legal matters.
* Booking travel, Accommodation, Restaurant for various staff within the company
* Managing Diary along with booking of Companies 4 Boardrooms.
* Dictaphone Typing, minute taking, emailing & Letters.
* Responsible for all Maintenance, Security & Cleaning of Offices & Apartments.
* Managing all company events - along with Company launch for 200 guests.
* Responsible for career development, progression and disciplinary procedures of Admin staff.

Part Time Accounts Assistant - Covering Maternity Leave

Acra Control

September 2004 - March 2005

Responsibilities:
* Updating all Invoices and Credit Notes on Pegasus
* Matching relevant Purchase order to Invoices
* Monthly Creditor Reconciliation's
* Monthly Intrastat report to be inputted, balanced and sent to The Receiver of Revenue
* Dealing with all queries on Invoices

Part Time Credit Control

Lomac House Of Tiles

March 2003 - July 2004

Responsibilities:
* Managing the debtors for all the Ireland Branches
* Updating stock from all branches including Tilemarkets
* Follow up outstanding debt phone calls & relevant letters
* Dealing with the Lawyers on any outstanding debts
* Working on CS3 inputting Invoices and Credit Notes
* Monthly Age Debt Analysis Report

Admin / Accounts Assistant

Icon Developments

April 2002 - March 2003

Responsibilities:
* Sending site letters to prospective sites
* Follow up on interested parties & potential sites
* Arranging services for relevant developments - i.e. ESB, Board Gais, Eircom, NTL.
* Dealing with the various County Councils, regarding Water connections, correct licences and relevant permits
* General office admin, answering the phones, sorting mail, taking minutes for meetings.
* Ordering all stationary & office supplies.
* In putting invoices in Sage.
* Credit Control

Line Producer / Production Manager / Office Manager UK & SA

Film Industry

July 2000 - April 2002

Responsibilities:
* Interviewing and recruiting suitable production office staff and crew for necessary filming blocks.
* Responsible for career development, progression and disciplinary procedures for 30 office based staff and 124 filming crew.
* Effective management, organisation and implementation of filming for 31 crews in 9 different countries simultaneously.
* Responsible for set up and implementation of viewing4leisure(TM) procedures and systems.
* Responsible for viewing4leisure(TM) budgets £5 million per shooting block - consisting of all relevant expenditure: paying weekly staff salaries, per diems, petty cash, along with approving all items of expenditure.
* Signatory on company chequebook.
* Issuing all legal contracts and liasing with Lawyers where necessary.
* Arranging Insurance for all crew, equipment and vehicles.
* Vendor Management.
* Facilities Management.
* Co-ordination of insurance, reporting damage and accidents, preparing claims, incident certificates
* Purchasing supplies/services such as office equipment, furniture, office supplies etc
* Organisation of telephone services, health and safety procedures.
* Overall Office Management.

Production Manager / Office Manager

UK & SA

July 2000 - April 2002

Responsibilities:
* Interviewing and recruiting suitable production office staff and crew for necessary filming blocks.
* Responsible for career development, progression and disciplinary procedures for 30 office based staff and 124 filming crew.
* Effective management, organisation and implementation of filming for 31 crews in 9 different countries simultaneously.
* Responsible for set up and implementation of viewing4leisure(TM) procedures and systems.
* Responsible for viewing4leisure(TM) budgets £5 million per shooting block - consisting of all relevant expenditure: paying weekly staff salaries, per diems, petty cash, along with approving all items of expenditure.
* Signatory on company chequebook.
* Issuing all legal contracts and liasing with Lawyers where necessary.
* Arranging Insurance for all crew, equipment and vehicles.
* Vendor Management.
* Facilities Management.
* Co-ordination of insurance, reporting damage and accidents, preparing claims, incident certificates
* Purchasing supplies/services such as office equipment, furniture, office supplies etc
* Organisation of telephone services, health and safety procedures.
* Overall Office Management.

Line Producer

Bubble Pictures

July 2000 - July 2000

Commercial: African Bank

Production Manager

Drama Series

February 2000 - June 2000

Muvhango II - 13 x 1hr. Episodes, SABC 2

Production Manager

Little Minx Hollywood Blvd

From February 2000

Yousou N' Dour Music Promo 16mm

Worked for a photographer doing Photoshop 5 in Tooting Bec London for 5 months.

Production Manager

Bullet Productions London Soho

September 1999 - October 1999

The Charlatans "My Beautiful Friend" 35mm

Line Producer

Mini Series

May 1999 - August 1999

The Secret in my Bosom - 4 x 1hr Episodes, SABC 2

Production Manager

Mini Drama

March 1999 - May 1999

Dramatic Encounters ("Is Kak"), SABC

Production Co-ordinator

Bard Entertainment

January 1999 - March 1999

Feature Film: Kin filmed in Namibia

Production Manager

Drama Series

September 1998 - January 1999

Soul City IV - 7 x 1hr. Episodes, SABC 2

Production Manager

James Garrett. (Commercials)

From September 1998

Good Knight Mosquito; One Step Ant Repellent

Production Manager

The Talking Picture Company

March 1998 - September 1998

Nature On Track 26 x ½ hr. Episodes, SABC 2

Production Manager

Rolling Pictures JHB

January 1998 - March 1998

Surf; Pick 'n Pay; Edgars; Steers; Chicken Licken; Colgate; I & J; Metropolitan Life

Production Manager

Rolling Pictures CT (Commercials)

September 1997 - January 1998

Protea Furnishers; Barnetts; Estoril Books

Bhuba Productions / Philo Pieterse (Comedy Series): Sep 97 - Jan 98 Position: Production Manager Old Grand Hotel 13 Episodes; SABC 2

Line Producer

InFashion / Bikira

January 1997 - August 1997

Fashion Expo

ABSA Bank
Position: Production Manager ABSA Self Awareness

SEM - Zimbabwe Launch

Staging Co-ordinator

British Airways Launch

October 1996 - January 1997

Position: Wardrobe Assistant Tempestdade De Terre - Portuguese Feature film

Production Manager

The Living Image (Commercials)

March 1996 - October 1996

Powerade; PPC Cement "Surebuild"; King Pie; Beepa in touch Keepa Indomie; Ferodo; Reasearch for Short Film on Drug Abuse

Production Manager

The African Motion Picture Company

October 1995 - March 1996

Corporate Videos; Commercials; Stagings - Barlows Corporate Video; Cinemate Staging; Magaliesburg Retreat; Londolozi; Reumech (Armoured vehicles)

Event Manager

VWV Studios

April 1995 - October 1995

Was responsible for budgets, hiring all crew and cast required for event. Liaising with client, agencies and Director to get correct staging requirements. Ddid everything to get event done.

Staging Manager

World Cup Rugby

Loerie Awards; Levis Launch; SAA single screen Launch (Kampala); SAA three screen Launch (Dubai); SAA five screen Launch (National); Sharks Board three screen

Freelance in the Film Industry

Film Industry

April 1994 - July 2000

Position: Line Producer / Production Manager / Office Manager / Event Manager / Wardrobe Assistant / Make-up Artist
Responsibilities:
* Interviewing and recruiting suitable production office staff and crew for productions.
* Scheduling all cast, liasing with agents and clients.
* Responsible for managing and discipline of all crew and cast.
* Responsible for set up and implementation of procedures and systems.
* Responsible for budgets consisting of all relevant expenditure. Authorising all payments and invoices on production.
* Weekly costing and payment of salaries for all crew and cast.
* Issuing all legal contracts and liasing with Lawyers where necessary.
* Arranging Insurance for all crew, cast, equipment and vehicles.
* Obtaining relevant permits and dealing with local authorities for authorisation to film at specific locations and the necessary confirmation of these locations.
* Co-ordination of insurance, reporting damage and accidents, preparing claims, incident certificates
* Purchasing supplies/services such as office equipment, furniture, office supplies etc
* Organisation of telephone services, health and safety procedures.
* Overall Office Management.
More detailed CV available for projects worked on.

Freelance in the Film Industry

April 1994 - July 2000

Position: Production Manager / Office Manager / Event Manager / Wardrobe Assistant / Make-up Artist
Responsibilities:
* Interviewing and recruiting suitable production office staff and crew for productions.
* Scheduling all cast, liasing with agents and clients.
* Responsible for managing and discipline of all crew and cast.
* Responsible for set up and implementation of procedures and systems.
* Responsible for budgets consisting of all relevant expenditure. Authorising all payments and invoices on production.
* Weekly costing and payment of salaries for all crew and cast.
* Issuing all legal contracts and liasing with Lawyers where necessary.
* Arranging Insurance for all crew, cast, equipment and vehicles.
* Obtaining relevant permits and dealing with local authorities for authorisation to film at specific locations and the necessary confirmation of these locations.
* Co-ordination of insurance, reporting damage and accidents, preparing claims, incident certificates
* Purchasing supplies/services such as office equipment, furniture, office supplies etc
* Organisation of telephone services, health and safety procedures.
* Overall Office Management.

Production Manager

Bateleur Films

October 1994 - April 1995

Drama Series: As long as its legal; CCV TV Series

Talking Pictures
Position: Production Co-ordinator Grassroots

Parkinson Productions
Position: Production Co-ordinator Ford Commercial

Catchlight Productions
Position: Production Co-ordinator Mica Hardware

Bozzone Wilson
Position: Production Co-ordinator Grandpa; Health & Racquet Cinema; Glen Tea

Nu World (Feature Film):
Position: Production Co-ordinator Cyborg Cop 111

Wardrobe Assistant

Feature Film

April 1994 - October 1994

Position: Production Secretary / Production Co-ordinator TV & Cinema Commercials

Manager Area Manager

The Works Clothing

January 1993 - April 1994

Responsibilities: Area Manager to 4 other stores.
* Training and recruiting staff / Mark up of all merchandise
* Stock take / Paying staff Salaries
* Handling Cash Book / Calculating & paying commissions to staff
* Paying all bills for running the shops, handling the budgets
* Weekly meetings with owners discussing profits, costings & budgets

Beauty Advisor Area Manager

Avroy Shlain Cosmetics

January 1991 - December 1994

I was Beauty Advisor and group leader with 5 girls in my group, responsible for giving them targets &^ working out commissions & sales. I was appointed as the youngest group Manager at the time.

Sales Area Manager

Flags International

January 1991 - December 1992

Team
* Sales of Products / Placing of all orders to head office for Group
* Calculating & paying commissions to group on all products sold
* Setting individual and group targets / Implementing ways to reach targets

Bulk Cash Teller (Main Central Branch)

Standard Bank

January 1989 - December 1991

#1 Teller (Central Teller with 32 other Tellers)
Data Capture - OPC
Enquiries, IBT, Customer Liaison Officer
Responsibilities:
* No.1 Front Teller / Bulk Cash teller - Balancing 6 tellers in * Data Capture of all incoming debits & credits / Interbranch transactions
* Opening accounts / Dealing with all account queries

Teller

June 1988 - December 1988

Position: Receptionist / Cashier

Part Time Employment

Pick & Pay Supermarket

June 1987 - December 1988

I was a cashier on the weekends whilst at school, responsible for balancing the till & all transactions.

Waitress

various Restaurants

June 1986 - January 1998

I worked for many years as a waitress, taking orders & worked well towards targets, always getting extra bonuses from management for extra sales.

Qualifications & Certifications

Hillcrest High School

Computer systems

Hillcrest Primary School

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