Global Finance Manager

hybrid - full time position
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We are African Clean Energy. We are a rapidly growing B Corp enterprise focused on enabling decentralised access to clean energy for households in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. We are currently operating in Lesotho, Cambodia, and Uganda. Our mission is to eliminate the worst forms of poverty on a platform of clean energy and smartphone technology. 

Because we are implementing multiple projects, new processes and new technologies simultaneously at a fast rate, we are on the hunt for smart, dedicated people to help us accomplish that. Could this be you?

Job Description

Are you passionate about using your financial and accounting skills to create a positive impact around the world? Do you have aspirations to help steer a growing company? We are looking for someone to elevate our financial practices and make sure we have relevant and timely insight into our financials.

We need a hands-on Financial Accountant, who will help us maintain accurate records, analyse the outcome, report our progress internally and to our investors and become a core part of the finance team in planning our future. This role has growth and travel opportunities.

Currently we are only accepting applicants already located in the Netherlands.


  • Perform consolidation and prepare monthly and annual financial reports for internal and external use
  • Assist the annual budget process supporting all the markets and consolidate group budget for external and internal use
  • Track financial results against budget
  • Ensure bookkeeping and standard operating procedures and controls are being implemented and followed in each market
  • Responsible for head office bookkeeping
  • Monthly financial KPI tracking
  • Ensure timely compliance with tax and accounting regulations in each market and head office
  • Performing analysis on financial information
  • Assisting local teams with accounting and reporting questions when they arise
  • Involvement in various cross functional improvement projects

 Skills & Experience

  • At least 3 years of accounting and/or financial controller experience, more is welcome.
  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Experience in working virtually
  • Eye for detail
  • Interest in international markets
  • Confidence with accounting software – ACE uses Sage
  • Good communication skills

This document is not an exhaustive list of any and all day to day activities and the candidate must recognise that they may be asked to assist on tasks that fall slightly out of the scope of work from time to time in order to work towards achieving the tasks and goals as outlined.

Have questions about the position or ACE? Feel free to contact us through email at 

Position Specification 

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
*Applicants must be located in the Netherlands to be considered

Reporting: Direct reporting to African Clean Energy’s CFO

Managing: Local administrative and accounting teams in each market

Job Type: Full time // Hybrid 

Level of experience: Associate to Mid-Senior 

Language: Strong English skills (other languages capabilities are a plus)

Salary range: 60,000-65,000

Perks at ACE

Diverse Team

Fun multicultural work environment. 


You’ll have the chance to work with multiple teams in market.

Hybrid work 

You make the call, work from home or at our office!