Financial Manager

About Metabolic

Metabolic’s mission is to transition the global economy to a fundamentally sustainable state. We advise governments, businesses, and NGOs on how to adapt to a fast-changing global context. Combining systems thinking and data science, we map and understand local and global systems to assess where to intervene and develop solutions that can dramatically shift how the economy functions. We are a team of around 40 people who share an ambition for catalyzing a sustainable future.

About the Position

Financial management is a critical part of any organization, but for Metabolic it’s a particularly essential element in helping us maximize our overall impact and manage a variety of organizations that together serve a coherent mission. The role involves typical accounting and reporting but also engaging with the financial strategy, developing business and financial models, and exploring innovative ways to improve our overall financial resilience. 

In your role, you will be focusing primarily on the following activities:

  • Bookkeeping for the different entities and working with the accountant, including collecting accounts and receipts and handling reimbursements
  • Ensuring that company information is stored properly
  • Internal (cash flow) accounting of Metabolic’s multiple entities
  • Keeping the accounts receivable and accounts payable up to date
  • Creating periodic financial reports
  • Managing insurances and business registration
  • Managing contracts and NDAs
  • Conducting research tasks on financial or commercial questions
  • Providing inputs to the CFO for setting the financial strategy
  • Working with team leaders to ensure cash flow projections are accurate


  • Background in or experience with financial management and accounting
  • Well organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Passionate about social and environmental issues
  • Fluency in Dutch, given the continuous need to interact with Dutch documents and authorities, is a strong plus

How to apply:

Please send your CV and motivation letter to

The deadline for applications is October 13th at 23:59. The position has a starting date of January or February, 2020.