Accountant (f/m/x)

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Your mission

Our international team is looking for an Accountant, who will be managing the accounting and tax compliance of all of ecoligo’s German entities and be responsible for the day-to-day accounting processes of them. The role involves posting journal entries, reconcile bank statements and handle payments. As part of the Finance & Accounting team you will drive, automate and optimize current processes. Thanks to your excellent organizational skills, you keep track of all processes, while remaining calm in a fast paced environment. If you are motivated by our mission to fight the climate crisis and are motivated by ecoligo’s unique business model, then this opportunity is for you!

Your role
You will ensure our books are kept up-to-date and reconcile to allow monthly closings, including but not limited to:

  • Record daily financial transactions including AP, AR, Fixed Assets and Accruals
  • Perform bank transaction postings and reconciliation incl. employee credit cards
  • Work closely with the local Accounting Managers to ensure reconciliation of IC balances
  • Work closely together with our tax advisor to ensure correct and timely tax payments, such as CIT and VAT
  • Support on the Group Consolidation under IFRS
You will manage the day-to-day accounting operations of the German entities, which includes but is not limited to:
  • Manage cost approval for incoming invoices
  • Manage the payment cycle in close collaboration with the Treasury Department
  • Calculate and issue intercompany invoices according to transfer pricing policy
Your activities will also include:
  • Manage the year-end financial close of the German entities according to German GAAP (HGB) and IFRS in close cooperation with our external tax advisors
  • Challenge and improve the processes in your area of work and contribute to the automation and digitalization of our company
  • Collaborate on accounting/finance projects, providing expertise and insights.

Your profile

  • Accounting knowledge in German GAAP (HGB) and IFRS
  • 3+ years of prior working experience in a similar position, preferably in a bookkeeping role
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel
  • Fluent in English, German is a plus
  • You are thoroughly organized and have an eye for detail
  • You have excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • You are able to take full ownership, build and optimize processes and make sure that results are delivered on time
  • You are open to providing and receiving honest and transparent feedback
  • You are motivated to change the world and find our business model exciting

Why us?

  • Work for the planet: help make a difference as we pioneer the energy transition in emerging markets
  • Real ownership and responsibilities with strong opportunities for growth
  • Flexible working hours
  • Home office friendly
  • 35 paid leave days per year
  • 30 days remote work
  • 1.500 Euro annual professional development budget for all full time staff
  • Bright and comfortable workspace at our office in Berlin, Mitte next to Checkpoint Charlie
  • An open, diverse, and respectful company culture with a group of kind, international co-workers based in Berlin (Germany), Accra (Ghana), Nairobi (Kenya), San Jose (Costa Rica), Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Santiago (Chile) and Manila (Philippines)

About us

Every day at ecoligo we work to fight the climate crisis, bringing solar energy to businesses in countries like Ghana, Kenya, Vietnam, Philippines, Chile, Panama and Costa Rica amongst others through the ecoligo crowdinvesting platform. We own and manage each energy project allowing us to deliver both environmental and economic returns. Our crowdinvestors earn a solid financial return, and our solar clients get an energy provider that is fairer, more affordable and more efficient. So far, ecoligo projects have prevented—or will prevent—over 1,645,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide from entering our atmosphere. And we are just getting started!