Find out more about your new challenge.

General Accountant

Are you an all-round accountant with more than 3 years of experience? Do you like a job well-done while having fun at work at the same time?

This is definitely the right position for you and you should consider becoming a Giraffe, if you:

  • are energized by working with people and numbers
  • are keen to contribute actively to the energy transition
  • enjoy working with people from different nationalities, business cultures, languages and time zones in a fast paced environment
  • want to be part of a human sized company and dynamic team (approx. 40 people in Utrecht – with another 100+ colleagues worldwide), that thrives on delivering high-quality results, whilst socializing at the same time
Introduction to the role

As General Accountant within Green Giraffe Group, you will be part of and will work closely with colleagues (giraffes) from the international Finance and Accounting team. You will be co-responsible for the execution of the following tasks for several of our Group entities:

  • Executing accounts payable management
  • Preparing sales invoices and accounts receivable management
  • Reconciling intercompany balances
  • Reviewing the balance sheet and P&L
  • Preparing audits
  • Supporting our international offices and groups
  • Helping to improve our internal processes

We are on the lookout for a new giraffe with a healthy dose of curiosity and proactiveness and who will ensure our invoices are paid on time!


We would be happy to get to know you, if you:

  • Have approximately 3-5 years of experience in finance and/or accounting
  • Have knowledge and understanding of accounting, and basic knowledge of VAT
  • Are very organised, detail-oriented and have the required know-how to handle sensitive information
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills in Dutch and English
  • Have a proactive mindset, enjoy working in a team, but are also sufficiently equipped to work autonomously
  • Are a flexible and resourceful multi-tasker, with a good sense of humour!
Package and application

This position is to be filled on a 32 to 40 hours per week contract, starting as soon as practicable, with a compensation package competitive with local market practice (30 paid leave days, company-sponsored pension, transportation compensation, lunch provision, annual team trips, etc.)

On top of that, we care about our peoples growth and wellbeing and will be keen to hear about any development wishes you may have.

About the International Finance and Accounting team

You will be part of our finance and accounting team (approx. 10 people worldwide, of which half of the team is based in Utrecht). You will be mainly working for our Group entities in the Netherlands, though there will be international (travel) opportunities as well to/with other Green Giraffe offices across the globe.

This new position is a result of recent company growth – and we do not plan on stopping here!

Working style (and dress code) in Utrecht is casual, though professional we work from a beautiful canal house in Utrecht city center, with daily lunches served in the kitchen (or in the garden in Summer!), combined with working remotely from home (up to 2 days per week).

About Green Giraffe Group

Green Giraffe Group is on an exciting mission to make an impact in the fight against climate change. Launched in 2010 and with currently 10 offices worldwide, Green Giraffe was initially specialised in financial advisory services and progressively evolved from offering best-in-class financial advice, to providing market intelligence and development services in all renewable technologies and along the full value chain worldwide.

Advancing the global energy transformation towards sustainable power systems requires a rapid scaling-up of the renewable energy ecosystem and a paradigm shift in investment patterns. Every day, over 130 Giraffes spread out globally on five continents work together to provide tailor-made advisory services to their clients across the renewable energy value chain.

We bring value to our clients and the projects that we work on through the quality of work we deliver, our wide and in-depth knowledge of the markets, and our independent and honest advice.

We believe in transparency and teamwork, in taking ownership and going the extra mile for our clients and we make time to celebrate successes, milestones and personal achievements together.

As Green Giraffe grows, enters new markets, and paves the way ahead for the entire renewable energy business value chain, we are looking for people with an entrepreneurial mindset to challenge the norms and push the envelope of possibilities.

If the above appeals to you, you should definitely consider joining us!

Location: Utrecht
Employment: Fulltime
Type of job: Finance
Company: Green Giraffe
Sector: Sustainabliy / Enviromental / Non-Profit

Apply for this position

Your professional background:

Maximum allowed file size is 2 MB. Allowed Type(s): .pdf, .doc, .docx