AEDC ADVERT – Senior Business/Financial Analyst

AEDC is a reputable electricity distribution business in Nigeria (backed by international investors and shareholders) currently seeking an experienced professional who can join our Company as a Senior Business/Financial Analyst within the Strategy, Planning & Reporting Division of the Finance Department. This is a permanent opportunity that will be based in Abuja FCT, Nigeria with occasional travel to a number of Nigerian states where you will be expected to liaise with other team members.

Financial Analyst Job Description:

This position provides the successful candidate with the opportunity to make an immediate bottom-line impact in a promising Company. We are a highly entrepreneurial environment and a company that is positioned for significant growth. We welcome individuals who are interested in an opportunity that rewards hard work and is results focused.

Detailed Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide timely, relevant, accurate and frequent reporting & analysis of Company’s performance against historical, budgeted, forecasted and strategic planning results with recommendations on corrective actions as necessary
  • Develop key business performance metrics using analytical techniques, tools, and concepts to provide practical insights into KPI development to drive operating performance and business results
  • Present results of analyses report with recommendations to management using Microsoft’s excel, PowerPoint, Word and similar applications software to create/display charts, graphs and dashboards to visualize results
  • Facilitate monthly meetings with Regional, Area Offices and other SBUs as necessary to discuss historical financial results and future performance providing practical counsel on achievement of performance targets
  • Maintain and develop various models and standard templates for use by colleagues during the planning process to ensure quality, accuracy and focused analytic review
  • Responsible for designing suitable Information and data gathering framework to obtain data for conducting business analysis to identify key variables and critical components of the company’s business.
  • Facilitating periodic performance review meetings to give feedback of findings to management
  • Facilitate communication and understanding of operations related analysis between the field operations and relevant head office functions
  • Monitor and track key performance metrics against the company’s strategic objectives
  • Assist in the preparation of materials for the Board of Directors, Executive team & Shareholders
  • Work on ad-hoc projects/analyses as required from time to time
  • Lead team effort on special projects and other assigned tasks QUALIFICATION & REQUIREMENT

    • 7+ years of progressive, relevant experience
    • Commercial skills – a commercial flair for developing business along with financial acumen and negotiating capacity
    • Entrepreneurial – must fit with the entrepreneurial culture of a high growth company.The individual must be comfortable operating without high degrees of oversight and direction.
    • High Execution Quotient (EQ) with a strong focus on results
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint & Word
    • Highly analytical, with strong financial analysis skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Self-motivated and self-directed, with a high sense of urgency
    • Excellent decision making skills
    • Strong leadership and team building skills
    • Experience creating financial models
    • Strong quantitative / analytical skills
    • Superior attention to detail
    • Solid work ethic
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • The ability to set priorities and take initiative
    • Ability to effectively manage multiple project deadlines simultaneously.
    • Ability to generate respect and trust from staff and supervisors
    • Ability to perform with a high degree of professionalism, integrity and business ethics
    • Power sector experience is a plus
    • Qualifications – University level degree in any analytical discipline (Accounting, Science, Finance, Economics, Engineering, Math, etc) required
    • Graduate degree and similar qualifications a plus LOCATION

      The position will be located in Abuja FCT, and may involve some travel within Nigeria to periurban areas and surrounding areas within the AEDC coverage area, which includes the states of Niger, Nassarawa, Abuja, and Kogi.


      • Highly competitive compensation package
      • Medical Benefit
      • Training & Development CONTACT INFORMATION

        Please submit CV and cover letter to:


        The closing date is 26th of January 2018 by 5pm GMT. All applications should include curriculum vitae (CV) and a cover letter, and sent by email to the email address stated above. The subject of your mail should be: Senior Business/Financial Analyst. Failure to follow the instructions will lead to disqualification of your application.

        The cover letter should be addressed to: The MD/CEO,
        Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Plc,
        1 Ziquinchor Street, Off IBB Way
        Wuse Zone 4,
        Abuja, FCT,
        Attention: The Director, Corporate Services.

        NB: only soft copy of applications will be treated



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