Finance and Admin. Officer

Pyxera Global is a nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC. For over a quarter-century, we’ve created groundbreaking partnerships between the public, private, and social sectors, leveraging the unique attributes of each to create shared value and innovative solutions to complex challenges.

We work across thematic social areas, including circular economies, equity in healthcare, small business growth, and bridging the digital divide. Our initiatives include a wide range of methodologies, including enterprise development, skills-based employee engagement and designing impactful corporate social responsibility strategies, and community partnership efforts that transform lives and livelihoods.

Pyxera Global endeavors to practice environmental sustainability and elevate diversity and inclusion within and outside our organization. Learn more about our commitments.

Job Description

The Rayuwa project will involve collaboration with diverse partners and a drive to be continuously adaptive to the local context. The Finance and Administration Officer will have the primary responsibility of successful financial and administrative management of the Rayuwa Project in accordance with PYXERA Global policies and Nigerian laws.  As part of the Rayuwa team, the Finance and Administration Officer will also exemplify the PYXERA Global Values and value and encourage teamwork, equality, and a strong work ethic across all members of the Rayuwa team.



  • Oversee day-to-day program cash flow management and maintenance of bank accounts
  • Review and track all project payments to ensure accuracy and proper coding of invoices
  • Manage office petty cash, and day-to-day expenditures; Ensure timely reimbursements and accurate log records
  • Ensure proper and complete financial record-keeping (receipts, contracts, backups) using QuickBooks system
  • Manage procurement, upkeep and tracking of project assets, including proper documentation of the procurement process through Requisition Forms, Selection Memos, and Purchase Orders
  • Ensure accurate financial, procurement and administrative record keeping across field program offices
  • Assist the Project Director to develop and submit timely and accurate Program financial reports and cash requests to PYXERA Global HQ; Provide updates to PYXERA Global HQ regarding any financial and/or administrative requests or discrepancies
  • Ensure all project payments and operations adhere to Nigerian fiscal and labor laws; Ensure compliance with PYXERA Global and donor financial and HR policies and procedures
  • Perform monthly reconciliation of the general ledger accounts
  • Oversee employee payroll processing, to include payment and labor tracking; Payroll will be submitted to the Project Director for final approval
  • Maintain complete and up-to-date confidential personnel files for all staff
  • Liaise with partner organizations on financial issues, as necessary
  • Oversee office maintenance and manage project property, infrastructure, and asset documentation
  • Liaise with local legal counsel to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Perform supervisory role to subordinate staff as needed.
  • Liaise with bank and ensure timely submission of reconciliation reports
  • Other duties or tasks as required


  • University degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field
  • Minimum eight (8) years of experience managing accounts and procurement systems for a nonprofit organization or rural development program
  • Strong knowledge of general bookkeeping and accounting rules and systems; Experience working in Nigeria required
  • Knowledge of market and purchasing options and challenges in Nigeria
  • Familiarity with programmatic budget preparation and tracking; Multi-currency experience desirable
  • Proven ability to use standard accounting and spreadsheet software, including Microsoft Excel; Knowledge of QuickBooks desirable
  • Ability to manage and prioritize several tasks simultaneously and effectively
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English required
  • Membership of a registered professional accounting/finance organization is added advantage
  • Nigerian national preferred

Application Instructions



Please email a CV/resume, cover letter, expected compensation package and list of three professional references to [email protected] by January 25, 2023. In the subject line of the email, please write “PYXERA Global Rayuwa Finance & Admin Officer 2023”. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews on a rolling basis.

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