Controller (f/m/x)

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Your mission

Our international team is looking for a (Junior) Controller who will be responsible for our financial management, budgets, and reporting in close alignment with our CFO. Our ideal candidate has experience in financial controlling and is ready to take full ownership and responsibility over all the related functions in different markets. You combine your strong analytical skills with a high attention to detail. In this role, you will be a key business partner that provides insights to (senior) management, while also ensuring budgets are kept . If you are motivated by our mission to fight climate change and are excited by ecoligo’s unique business model, then this opportunity is for you!

In this role you will:

  • Create deeper financial insights by
    • Maintaining oversight of company, business units and project budgets to ensure KPIs are tracked and reached
    • Developing financial and operating forecasts and report variances
    • Analyzing financial performance, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements
    • Coordination and preparation of the yearly budget
  • Provide insights and transparency to management, shareholders and debt providers by
    • Development of financial reports
    • Building financial models and forecasts
  • Drive continuous improvements and efficiency by
    • Implementing process improvements as well as automations for the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools and dashboards

Your profile

Your skills:

  • 2+ years of prior working experience as a Controller
  • Experience in an international company with multiple entities and intercompany transactions is a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel and Power Point
  • Strong communicator and excellent in stakeholder management
  • Experience with data visualisation tools, e.g. Microsoft Power BI or Tableau is a plus
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks effectively
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Fluent in English (English is our daily working language)

You will recognise yourself here:
  • You have strong analytical skills and high attention to details
  • You possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships with various stakeholders
  • You take ownership and work independently while collaborating and providing visibility
  • You can switch between many tasks if necessary and stay comfortable in fast paced environment
  • You want to fight the climate crisis and cannot wait to support ecoligo's unique business model

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.
  • The chance to help shape the future of a growing company as we enter an exciting growth stage
  • Bright and comfortable workspace at our office in Mitte, Berlin, with a terrace for sunny lunches or after work time with colleagues
  • Flexible working hours
  • We are open for change and welcome your ideas
  • An open, diverse, and respectful company culture with a group of kind, international co-workers based in Berlin, Accra (Ghana), Nairobi (Kenya), San Jose (Costa Rica), Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and Santiago (Chile)

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!