Operations Lead

About the job

At Southern Light, we support companies in creating the green energy projects that will stop climate change. As a small but ambitious company, we are committed to making a significant impact on the world. We develop our product with customer experience as a core value, rely on data-driven approaches and tackle challenges in a systemic and sustainable manner.

Felipe, Southern Lights’ CEO says: “Our Operations Lead is someone eager to make their mark on our financial and our commercial operations. This is an opportunity for growth, for both us at Southern Lights and for our chosen team member. I am thrilled that we are at this phase of our growth!”.

Your key responsibilities include

  • Building and implementing the company’s financial management foundation, i.e. financial controlling and forecasting. This task will be supported by external Interim CFO services as well as external accounting services.
  • Managing the company’s commercial operations.
  • Leading operations-related tasks and projects and making sure the company’s operations run smoothly and efficiently.

To sum it up, we are looking for a commercial-minded finance expert interested in building our startup’s financial management foundation (regulations, processes, and forecasting) and to streamline our operations’ processes. The job description can adapt to the position holder’s capabilities as long as we do what needs to be done first.

Qualification and Expectations

We are seeking an Operations Lead with 2-3 years of experience in financial control within a startup company, preferably a SaaS company. We expect you to be data-driven, hands-on, flexible, and solution-oriented. You must also possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Additionally, fluency in spoken and written English and Swedish is essential.

Joining our team offers

An inspiring and meaningful position where you are part of a team literally changing the world.Opportunities for personal and professional growth.Expert, supportive, and passionate colleagues.Hybrid work arrangements, with our offices based in Stockholm and Gothenburg.


To apply, please submit your CV and a one-minute video CV to careers@southernlights.io. We welcome applications until the 28th of July. We will proceed with the recruitment process in August and hope to have you in our team by the beginning of September.

We look forward to hearing from you!