adelphi is the leading independent think-and-do tank in Europe for climate, environment and development. We are some 300 strategists, thought leaders and practitioners working at the local and global levels to find solutions to the most urgent political, economic and social challenges of our time. As a policy consultancy, we support a just transition towards carbon neutrality and sustainable, liveable societies. Our work is grounded in transdisciplinary research, evidence-based consulting and stakeholder dialogues. With these tools we shape policy agendas, facilitate political communication, inform policy processes and support decision-makers.

Join us and you can expect to work on topical issues that connect the worlds of science and politics, in collaboration with policymakers and practitioners around the world. Contribute your ideas and expertise as part of our interdisciplinary, international project teams, and benefit from a collaborative working and learning environment with flat organisational structures.

Controlling Analyst (m/f/d) for Sustainable Finance Projects - Berlin (full-time/part-time)

Job summary

As Controlling Analyst/Consultant in adelphi’s Finance Programme, you are responsible for contract management, budget management and reporting to sponsors in multi-year grant projects. This includes coordination of the award of subcontracts, integrating experts from target countries into a project and management of internal backstopping. You work closely with project managers and adelphi’s administration department.

Your tasks

  • Financial and staff resource monitoring of multi-year projects
  • Budget and invoice controlling
  • Maintaining and verifying time sheets
  • Reviewing financial reports
  • Contract management
  • Supporting project audits
  • Improving internal administrative processes
  • Managing key accounts

What we are looking for:

  • A university degree (or similar qualification) in finance/economics/business/law (or similar) and an interest in sustainability, related technologies and investment projects
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee various activities at once ensuring timely and successful implementation
  • Strong analytical skills as well as attention to detail
  • Very good knowledge of Excel and common office programs (Word, PowerPoint) 
  • A solution-, client-, and quality-oriented approach to work
  • Interest in a long-term collaboration in a dynamically working and growing team
  • Excellent oral and written expression in English
  • Interest in the field of sustainable finance
  • Relevant professional experience desired

    We offer

    • A job with a high degree of autonomy that allows you to strengthen your profile and experience in sustainable finance and pro-actively shape your area of work
    • Be part of a growing and dynamic sustainable finance team in an impact-oriented consulting company
    • Flat hierarchies and a flexible work environment as well as friendly and committed colleagues;
    • Continuous advancement of your competencies, active work-life balance through flexible working hours and working time models, possibility to re-enter the space after leave or after work in other sectors
    • A company pension plan subsidized by the employer and an attractive benefits programme (e.g. Urban Sports Club membership at discounted rates)
    • An attractive and centrally located workplace in Berlin (preferred) or Munich, easily accessible by bike, subway or bus (remote work may be possible);
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