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Job Vacancies at Murtala Muhammed Foundation

Murtala Muhammed Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the living conditions of Africans by contributing to the reduction of poverty and the elimination of conflict while promoting self-reliance and self-fulfillment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job title: Finance Program Officer

Location: Lagos

Responsibilities

  • The role of the (Project officer, finance) is to handle day to day financial transactions of the Foundation, plan, budget, manage accounts, prepare grants and funding documents, and handle related business development functions.
  • Prepares, develops and analyses key financial information to ensure that the Foundation’s management makes well-informed decisions to ensure future stability, growth and profitability.
  • Establish and maintain financial policies and management information systems, as well as provide a high-quality support service by liaising with management colleagues on all aspects of finance.
  • Analyze the performance of the foundation and advice on how to pre-empt problems, adapt to changing circumstances and improve value.
  • Manage and reduce operational and production costs and implementing newer, more effective strategies.
  • Prepare periodic financial statements, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis, and commentaries.
  • Provide a support service by working with all departments and the management team to help make financial decisions;
  • Ensure spending is kept in line with the budget and inform key strategic decisions and formulating business strategies;
  • Advice on the financial implications and consequences of foundation decisions and analyze financial performance so as to contribute to medium and long-term business planning/forecasts
  • Identify and seek grants and funding for the Foundation as well as manage funding and grants for the Foundation
  • Develop budget for proposals identified, interprete and communicate financial data to non-financial managers
  • Monitor and evaluate financial information systems and suggest improvements where needed
  • Implement corporate governance procedures, risk management, and internal controls.
  • Manage the organization’s receivables and handles related business development functions

Requirements

  • This role combines accounting skills with business development skills
  • 4-5 years’ experience in financial/accounting roles with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Degree in Accounting
  • Chartered Accountant will be an added advantage
  • Business development skill
  • Excellent in planning and budgeting
  • Able to seek and manage grants
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work independently
  • Ability to identify, flag and solve problems from start to finish
  • Detail-oriented and extremely organized
  • Polished and professional demeanour
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic setting and demonstrate initiative to drive constant improvement.
  • Strategic in driving revenue

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Personal Assistant to the CEO

Location: Lagos

Responsibilities

  • Manage, coordinate and maintain calendar of CEO including appointments, meetings, and travel.
  • Responsible for organizing internal and external meetings on behalf of the CEO ensuring all necessary requirements are made e.g. meeting venue, equipment, presentations, prepare agendas.
  • Provide executive and administrative support to the CEO.
  • Responsible for organizing CEO travel and logistics including flights, visa requirements, hotel accommodation, car rental, meeting schedules while traveling and completing expenses.
  • Monitor and respond to incoming communications to CEO’s office including phone calls, emails and walk-ins, ensuring correct department distribution.
  • Secretarial support for meetings as and when required by the CEO, including drafting and circulating meeting agendas, making research, writing documents, preparing minutes, communicating meeting reminders, confirming venues.
  • Writing and distributing comprehensive minutes and action points to all members post-meeting.
  • Drafting and writing high-quality reports and presentations, as required by the CEO.
  • Communicating important updates and information to stakeholders as required by the CEO.
  • Manage multiple projects as assigned by the Chairman related to diverse lines of business, community, and personal interests with inter-related activities and relationships.

Requirements

  • Related Degree in English Studies, Business Administration or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in as a personal assistant, administrative assistant or similar role
  • Able to adapt quickly, handle multiple tasks, and prioritize
  • Organizational, planning, and multi-tasking skills
  • Communication skills, Information gathering, and information monitoring skills
  • Excellent IT skills, including a working knowledge of presentation software packages, preferably Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent research and writing skills.

Deadline: 13th February, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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