Opportunity: Administrative & Finance Officer at The Purple Foundation

About The Purple Foundation

The Purple Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to empowering the girl child through improved education, learning and character development with the aim of enhancing their future opportunities.

Job Brief

The Finance/Administrative Officer is responsible for maintaining day to day financial, accounting, administrative and personnel services in order to meet regulatory requirements and support Purple Foundation’s operations.


  • Must have a degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Management or other related fields
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role in a not-for-profit with 3-4 years’ experience in financial management, administration, and payroll management;
  • Should be resident in Lagos State, Nigeria.
Department: Administrative & Finance Officer
Project Location(s): Ilupeju Lagos
Education: Bachelors Degree

Job Description

  • Maintain the accounts payable and accounts receivable systems in order to ensure complete and accurate records of all transactions;
  • Analyse and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner;
  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting;
  • Work closely and transparently with all external partners including third-party vendors and consultants;
  • Oversee administrative functions as well as facilities to ensure efficient and consistent operations as the organization scales;
  • Monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status;
  • Clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements;
  • Collate financial reporting materials for all donor segments;
  • Oversee all financial, project/program, and grants accounting;
  • Coordinate and lead the annual audit process;
  • Liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the board of directors;
  • Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process;
  • Ensure compliance with Foundation policies and procedures and legal requirements;
  • Administer and review all financial plans and budgets;
  • Effectively communicate and present the critical financial matters to the Board of Trustees;
  • Providing project logistical support as required.

The selected candidate will be expected to devote his/her full time to this employment and expend best efforts on behalf of the organization.

Requisite Skills

  • Understanding and Proficiency in computer accounting packages
  • High level oral and written skill
  • Strong interpersonal and skill
  • Strong planning, analytical, numeric, and evaluation skill· Dedication to continual development
  • Must be a good team player and leader
  • High sense of confidentiality
  • Must be proactive and be able to act without supervision

Send a cover letter describing your interest in the position and your resume/CV to [email protected]

Application should include:

  • An application/cover letter clearly indicating the position applied for
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) clearly indicating requirements referred to above

Closing Date: November 27, 2020

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Contact us on 0907-461-5595 or submit a business inquiry online. We’d love to hear from you.

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