About the European Climate Foundation
The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was founded in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help tackle climate change by fostering the development of a low-carbon society at the national, European and global level.
We support over 280 partner organisations to carry out activities that contribute to the public debate on climate action, drive urgent and ambitious policy in support of the objectives of the Paris Agreement and help deliver a socially responsible transition to a net-zero emissions economy and sustainable society in Europe and around the world.
High Level Role
Senior officer Finance and Grant Team is a full-time position and work in close collaboration with the Finance and Grant Manager.
Senior officer Finance and Grant Team is responsible for the coordination of the Finance and Grants Officers and works in close relations with the Grant Manager and the Grants Administration Hub, helping the strategic implementation of programmes & projects and taking active role in the due diligence of ECF’s grantees.
The role entails a good understanding of budgeting, planning, coordination, and business analysis. It equally supports the Finance function to comply with regulation, legislation, monitoring & budgeting great practices.
Senior officer Finance and Grant Team will be responsible for the following key responsibilities reporting to the Finance & Grant Manager:
Expertise: Financial Planning & Analysis, Budget Preparation, Multi-stakeholder Organizations, Interdepartmental collaboration, Process Management & coordination
Experience: 7+ years of experience in a business/financial analysis, budget management or accounting role. Experience in managing multiple stakeholders simultaneously, experience in problem solving.
Competencies: team and project coordination, process management, good people skills, mathematics, competence with financial tools (MS Office, Power BI, Netsuite, Adaptive) analytical skills, business process optimization skills, interactive & communication skills, influencing skills, excellent stakeholder management.
What we offer:
· The unique opportunity to work in a highly dynamic, international team of individuals who combine their passion to make a difference with a rigorous and results-oriented approach to work;
· A flexible work environment and a space to develop and challenge yourself with a growth mindset;
· Great values and accessible, collaborative management
· The chance to contribute to climate action from a highly focused professional perspective
· All of this in a full-time temporary position (cover of maternity leave)
The Hague, Brussels, Paris, Berlin, London
How to apply
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Cover letter (English)
We are committed to diversity & inclusion in our organisation. We strongly encourage candidats from historically disadvantaged or marginalised groups to apply.