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Commercial Analyst

Job Title: Commercial Analyst
Reports To: Commercial Director 
Location:  Rwanda

About IHS

IHS Towers is the largest independent mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.  Founded in 2001, IHS provides services across the full tower value chain – colocation on owned towers, deployment and managed services. 

Today IHS Towers has operations in Nigeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Zambia and Rwanda. Following the recent acquisitions of MTN and Etisalat’s tower portfolios in Nigeria, IHS owns over 23,300 towers in Africa.


To be responsible for comparing and analyzing commercial and financial results with operating plans and forecasts.


    • Apply relevant policies, procedures and processes to ensure adherence and implementation

    • To provide Commercial support service for Commercial and Financial Directors and communicate with staff as necessary

    • Improves financial status by preparing monthly revenue bookings per site to ensure site profitability report is accurately achieved also monitoring variances, identifying trends and recommending actions to Commercial and Finance Directors

    • Recommends actions by analyzing and interpreting technical data and making commercial/financial comparative analyses 

    • Increases productivity by developing automated/working applications that coordinates information requirements in all departments 

    • Maintains technical knowledge by working closely with technical department and legal to understand the basis on any billing or revenue sources

    • Provide costing information for all potential / current service users (clients) when required, following the appropriate authorization of the Commercial / Finance Directors. 

    • Contracts Review – service user contracts / costing matrices / including preparation of the appropriate pricing model for each customer. 

    • Maintain Service user database / client fee information. 

    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed in both departments of Commercial and Finance.

Education & Experience

    • Degree in accounting, audit/risk management

    • Chartered Accountant/ACCA certified

    • University Degree in finance and or accounting (preferably CIMA/ACCA)

    • Minimum 1-year experience in a similar role or environment

    • Advanced knowledge in MS Excel/Word/ PowerPoint

    • Ability to observe and record information

    • Ability to multitask and ensuring deadlines are met

To Apply

If you would like to apply for this role, please send your CV and Cover letter to indicating in the subject the name and location of the role. Advert closes November 29, 2018

Last Updated: 15.11.18