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Lumos offers clean and affordable solar power to a market of 1.3 billion potential customers who live off the electricity grid. Lumos enables people to replace hazardous and expensive kerosene generators and lanterns with modern solar electricity that can power lights, cellphones, fans, computers, TVs and other small electronic devices (all at once, every day). By offering Solar Power as a Service, Lumos offers homes and small businesses a simple and affordable way to pay for electricity in small instalments using their mobile phones.

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May 2022. Commercial Operations Manager

| Lumos Nigeria | Location: Victoria Island, Lagos | Employment Type: Full-time

Overall Job Purpose

  • In this role you are expected to work closely with the CCO and other functional heads to develop plans that match with business targets.
  • Develop work plans, processes, procedures and management of in-country administrative initiatives with the main aim of supporting achievement of set business expectations.
  • A strategic thinker and self-starter are must capabilities to succeed in this role.

Strategic Support:

  • Coordinate and support the development and execution of commercial plans.

Commercial Operations:

  • Analysis, initiatives, tracking business results, performing cost-benefit analyses and monitoring commercial KPIs
  • Act as a link between the commercial division and other divisions of the organization.

Promote Company core values:

  • Keep an eye on regional trends to offer expertise to your team whenever necessary, you will champion company key values.

Quality Assurance:

  • Assist in control of processes for field evaluations, audits, and trainings of officers.

Key Responsibilities
Processes:

  • Ensure all systems operate smoothly and align with our quality standards
  • Build processes that meet our business objectives and ensure compliance
  • Maximize the efficiency of all commercial procedures and align with overall business procedures
  • Establish commercial KPIs and conduct reviews
  • Monitor daily operations and address potential issues when they arise.

Sales Commissions:

  • Coordinate sales commissions review across channels (interdependent and complementary commission areas)
  • Weekly calculation, validation and administration of sales commissions across channels.

Planning:

  • Coordinate centralized national territory planning, business review and recruitment plans
  • Coordinate with the HR department to ensure our hiring plans meet our business needs
  • Budgeting, Budget Management and Sales forecasting.

Business Intelligence:

  • Manage In-country data dashboards (suggest improvements and linkages on channel consolidation)
  • Coordinate and support data analytics on overall sales activities and processes (inter- face and linkages across channels)
  • Monitor financial data and recommend solutions that will improve profitability
  • Provide insights on company and competition trend analysis.

Inventory Management:

  • Stock monitoring to determine minimum reorder level
  • Stock movement and Stock depletion management.

Administration:

  • Coordinate multi-channel administrative support across zones, including supervising zonal administrators and ensure they are connected to the commercial analyst
  • Take into account the needs of external and internal stakeholders and incorporate them into new strategic plans
  • Conduct regular stakeholder meeting and manage commercial projects.

Leadership:

  • Organize training sessions for the commercial division
  • Coaching and supervision of Commercial Analysts.

Educational Qualifications

  • Graduate Degree in relevant field
  • Minimum of 10 years work experience
  • Process development experience/capabilities
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% of your time
  • Use of microsoft office
  • Analytical and proactive behaviour.

Desired Experience:

  • Previous experience as a Business Operations Manager or in a similar role
  • Experience in data analytics
  • Sales and Marketing experience.

Compensation & Benefits
The compensation package for this position is very attractive.

Application Closing Date
20th February, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Assistant Accountant

| Lumos | Location: Victoria Island, Lagos | Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • We are looking for highly motivated Assistant Accountants (up to two years prior experience) to strengthen the finance department. We specifically note that we are looking for several accountants (with different levels of experience) and that people without working experience, but with completed NYSC are also welcome to apply. Salary package will differ based on your experience.
  • Key words are motivated, team player, resourceful and uncompromising aspiration to develop yourself to a word class finance professional.

Job Profile
As an Assistant Accountant, a typical day might include the following:

  • Ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, and entering transactions. This will help management to make the right decisions for the business to grow
  • Support your colleagues in other departments with necessary financial information
  • Preparing and verifying payment instructions
  • Checking vendor invoices against goods delivery notes and approval for rendered services
  • Reconciling bank balances to ensure effective control over the financial information
  • Preparing and checking of sales orders
  • Checking and verifying correct movement of stock in the ERP
  • Review and ensure Withholding Tax (WHT) are deducted correctly from Vendor Invoices and subsequently remitted promptly to the respective tax authority (FIRS and LIRS) accordingly.
  • Assist with preparing monthly/quarterly financial analysis packets for management
  • Assist with financial modeling and support the business by reviewing cost and sales price calculations
  • Provide general accounting support
  • Help with accounts receivable management
  • Provide support for annual budgeting process
  • Present data-driven recommendations to the finance team
  • Secures financial information by completing database backups.
  • Carry out all other duties as delegated by Senior Officer.

Requirements

  • A B.Sc qualification in Accounting, Finance or relevant field
  • Candidates should have up to two years prior experience
  • Knowledge of MS Excel and Accounting software.
  • ICAN and ACCA certifications is an added advantage.
  • In-depth understanding of business bookkeeping procedures
  • Solid knowledge of accounting regulations
  • Excellent math skills with an attention to detail.
  • High integrity and can keep confidential information
  • Time-management.
  • As part of the application process, your Excel skills will be tested. The Excel test will include functions such as Vlookup, Sumif, Countif and the use of Pivottables.

What Working at Lumos Offers

  • At Lumos we find it important to develop our staff to be amongst the best people working in the Nigerian Solar Tech Eco-system
  • We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance
  • A knowledgeable, high-achieving, experienced and fun team
  • Amazing opportunities for career progression.
  • Health care benefit and Pension.

Application Closing Date
28th February, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note

  • As part of the application process, your Excel skills will be tested. The Excel test will include functions such as Vlookup, Sumif, Countif and the use of Pivottables.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Finance Operations (Assistant) Manager

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

  • Lumos Nigeria is looking for an ambitious Finance Operations (Assistant) Manager. You will report to Head of Finance and you will lead a team of accountants.
  • Your main task will be to ensure that the team of accountants is in control of:
    • Daily execution of all finance bookings, including invoices, accounts receivable, accounts payable, sales orders, bank accounts and all vendor, bank and suspense account reconciliation.
    • Reporting and follow up on all outstanding items
    • Treasury, cash flow management and payments

Your Responsibilities
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the finance operations team.
  • Ensure that revenue is timely and completely invoiced.
  • Ensuring that all routine and non-routine financial bookings are made correctly and on time.
  • Ensuring that all necessary daily and periodic reconciliations take place on time and that outstanding balances and reconciliation differences will be resolved within set time frames.
  • Ensuring that all bookings and transactions are properly stored and documented
  • Managing the payments processes and day to day cash flow
  • Managing banking relationships.
  • Ensuring the financial operations KPIs are met and providing improvement recommendations.
  • Assistance with preparation of reporting to all regulatory authorities
  • Work together with other departments in the Company to create smooth companywide processes.
  • Take over from other managers in the finance department when they are on leave And providing recommendations to management that will improve efficiencies.

Job Requirements
An Ideal candidate has the following profile:

  • M.Sc / B.Sc / HND in Accountancy / Finance combined with ICAN, ACCA (equivalent) is preferred.
  • At least 1 years experience as managing a (small) finance team and a total of at least 5 years experience as finance professional.
  • Pro-active and no nonsense.
  • Team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Focused on developing him/herself and the team.
  • Continuously striving for improvement and resilient.
  • Delegates to the team when possible and hands-on when necessary.
  • All round experience with all financial processes (order to pay, sales to cash, reconciliations).
  • Experience with all tax and other regulatory reporting.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Hands-on experience with ERP systems.
  • Excellent Excel skills.
  • Big 4 experience is an added advantage.
  • High integrity is a must, and The ideal candidate is ready to take the next step in his/her career in the new (renewable) energies Lumos specifically invites both experienced financial accountants/manager as well as financial talents to apply as the Company is a firm believer that excellence, commitment and maturity are not a function of age, but are a function of talent and drive to be successful.

What Working at Lumos Offers
We Offer the following:

  • At Lumos we find it important to develop our staff to be amongst the best people working in the
  • Nigerian Solar Tech Eco-system.
  • We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance.
  • A knowledgeable, high-achieving, experienced and fun team.
  • Amazing opportunities for career progression.
  • Health care benefits and pension.

Application Closing Date
27th January, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Application Letter including their Motivation and Assessment of their suitability for the job to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note: The application process will include interviews and tests as applicable.

Head of Finance

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

  • Head of Finance with CFO potentialLumos Nigeria was established in 2014 and has a solid business in Nigeria and is positioned to grow its business exponentially in the years to come. We are looking for – ambitious Head of Finance with CFO potential.
  • Lumos Nigeria is looking for an ambitious head of Finance with CFO potential. You will directly report to the Global CFO and you are responsible to lead and drive:
    • The execution of the financial strategy and growth of the company
    • The implementation of best-in-class processes, internal controls and reporting thereon.
    • The further professionalization of the Finance Department including developing all of its staff.
  • Lumos specifically invites both experienced Finance managers as well as Finance Manager talents to apply as the Company is a firm believer that excellence, commitment and maturity are not a function of age, but are a function of talent and drive to be successful.

Your Responsibilities
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the Finance department on all aspects and ensuring that the Finance department.
  • delivers on its KPIs and supports the company as a business partner.
  • Reporting of timely and correct management accounts and statutory accounts.
  • Reporting to investors and other stakeholders.
  • Review of business models for new product and service offerings.
  • Finance planning and analysis.
  • Budgetary and KPI control and cost management.
  • Reporting to all tax and other regulatory authorities.
  • Equity/debt financing strategy.
  • Treasury (cash flow management) and payments.
  • Procurement.
  • Set up and maintenance of internal control environment And providing recommendations to management that will drive growth and results of the company.
  • What Working at Lumos Offers.

Job Requirements
An ideal candidate has the following profile:

  • M.Sc / B.Sc / HND in Accountancy/ Finance combined with ICAN, ACCA (equivalent) is preferred.
  • At least 2 years experience as Finance Manager and a total of at least 7 years experience as finance professional.
  • Pro-active.
  • No nonsense.
  • Team player.
  • Leader with excellent communication and reporting skills (senior level)
  • Focused on developing him/herself and the team
  • Continuously striving for improvement and resilient
  • High business acumen
  • Delegates when possible and hands-on when necessary
  • All round financial professional.
  • Excellent analytical skills combined with attention to detail.
  • Hands-on experience with ERP systems.
  • Big 4 experience is an added advantage.
  • High integrity is a must, and The ideal candidate is ready to take the next step in his/her career in the new (renewable) energies sector.www.lumos.com.ng

We Offer

  • At Lumos we find it important to develop our staff to be amongst the best people working in the Nigerian Solar Tech Eco-system.
  • We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance.
  • A knowledgeable, high-achieving, experienced and fun team.
  • Amazing opportunities for career progression.
  • Health care benefits and pension.

Application Closing Date
27th January, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Application Letter including their Motivation and Assessment of their suitability for the job to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note: The application process will include interviews and tests as applicable.

Finance Controller Nigeria

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full time

JobDescription

  • We are looking for ambitious Controller with growth potential
  • Lumos Nigeria is looking for an ambitious Finance Controller. You will report to the Head of Finance and with a dotted line to the Global CFO.
  • Your main tasks will be:
    • Timely and correct reporting to management and other stakeholders.
    • Provision of meaningful financial analysis on the results and balance sheet.
    • Setting up and maintaining a world class internal control environment.

Your Responsibilities
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Weekly reporting to management.
  • Monthly and quarterly reporting to group exco, investors and other stakeholders, including financial closing process.
  • Financial planning and analysis, including cash flow prognoses.
  • Review of business models for new product and service offerings, including accounting analysis.
  • Budgetary control and cost management, including initiatives to become more cost efficient.
  • KPI review and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Reporting to all regulatory authorities.
  • Set up and maintenance of internal control environment that ensures correct and timely reporting.
  • Perform assessments of the effectiveness of the internal control environment.
  • Take over from other managers in the finance department when they are on leave and providing recommendations to management that will drive growth and results of the company.

Job Requirements
An ideal candidate has the following profile:

  • M.Sc / B.Sc / HND in Accountancy / Finance combined with ICAN, ACCA (equivalent) is preferred.
  • At least 2 years experience as Controller managing a (small) team and a total of at least 6 years experience as finance professional.
  • Pro-active and no nonsense
  • Team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Focused on developing him/herself and the team.
  • Continuously striving for improvement and resilient.
  • High business acumen.
  • Delegates to the team when possible and hands-on when necessary.
  • All round financial professional, with thorough understanding of IFRS and other statutory reporting requirements.
  • Excellent analytical skills combined with attention to detail, which be used to prepare meaningful reports and explanations to management on the results.
  • Hands-on experience with ERP systems.
  • Excellent Excel/PowerPoint skills; experience with data and analytics tools is an added advantage.
  • Big 4 experience is an added advantage.
  • High integrity is a must, and
  • The ideal candidate is ready to take the next step in his/her career in the new (renewable) energies.
  • Lumos specifically invites both experienced Controllers as well as Controller talents to apply as the Company is a firm believer that excellence, commitment and maturity are not a function of age, but are a function of talent and drive to be successful.

What Working at Lumos Offers
We offer the following:

  • At Lumos we find it important to develop our staff to be amongst the best people working in the
  • Nigerian Solar Tech Eco-system
  • We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance
  • A knowledgeable, high-achieving, experienced and fun team
  • Amazing opportunities for career progression
  • Health care benefits and pension

Application Closing Date
27th January, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Application Letter including their Motivation and Assessment of their suitability for the job to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note: The application process will include interviews and tests as applicable.