Finance Associate at Husk Power Energy Systems Nigeria Limited

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Job Description

Husk Power Energy Systems Nigeria Limited is an alternative energy provider that strives to bring electric power to underserved rural villages and create self-sustaining ecosystems that spur further growth and economic development. HPS’s innovative bio-energy and solar solutions have reached over 200,000 consumers across North India and Africa, and HPS has an ambition to touch more than 10 million lives over the next five years.

Role Summary

  • We are seeking a Finance Associate to join the business team in Nigeria. This individual will play an integral role in providing day-to-day support to the Nigeria Team on finance-related activities.
  • The role will also support the Finance Manager in coordinating daily operational functions and business efficiency within the larger team and providing support for any possible external relations efforts.
  • The role requires handling confidential business information on a regular basis and with great discretion. We are seeking someone with prior experience as a Finance assistant, or related roles and who is dynamic, with process administrative skills.
  • The ideal candidate would be highly motivated, detail-oriented, and have experience with basic organizational finance support requirements.
  • The candidate must also be passionate about contributing to solving one of Nigeria’s (sub-Saharan Africa’s) most critical challenges – the energy access deficit.
  • This position provides the opportunity to join a growing team that is changing the face of rural electrification in many countries across Asia and Africa.
  • The individual should also be passionate about contributing to solving one of Nigeria’s most critical challenges – the energy access deficit. This is a Finance Associate role with reporting line to the Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis, and would be primed to grow into a Finance Manager within the next 2-4 years.

Key Responsibilities


  • Provide direct support to the Finance Manager, and the larger Global Finance Team.
  • Support the day-to-day management of financial transactions, procedures, and processes.
  • Provide regular business support to the Business Units as directed by the Finance Manager.
  • Support the preparation of annual budgets for Husk Nigeria.
  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Treasury Management Support:

  • Ensure payments are processed in compliance with all internal SLAs.
  • Provide support to collection activities, and compile collection reports as required.
  • Assist Finance Team to review and analyse all finance requirements as required.
  • Provide regular support to Business Units on various projects and initiatives including third party financing discussions.
  • Support the Finance Team in ensuring invoices are checked and processed timely.

Finance Operations Support:

  • Support the Finance Team to ensure business continuity and prepare cash flow forecast for the company to ensure that cash is always available for operations.
  • Support audit activities as required by the Finance Manager, ensuring audits are completed timely and all audit outcomes are duly socialized.
  • Ensure all financial inquiries are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Assist in managing all credit and collection activities with relevant teams.
  • Ensure adequate tracking of employee cash/disbursement/advance for inputs into larger Finance reports.


Does this sound like you?

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or a similar course of study; already have or pursuing ACCA/ICAN or relevant qualifications; an added advantage.
  • An MBA or relevant Business-related postgraduate qualifications a plus
  • You have 2 years of financial management, accounting, or audit experience.
  • Superb interpersonal skills, including the ability to quickly build rapport with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-diverse environment coordinating with multiple stakeholders.
  • You are detailed and meticulous and have a strong track record of performing against set objectives.
  • You are an effective planner and have a strong orientation to process.
  • You have great presentation and communication skills.