Senior Accountant

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for managing and overseeing the accounting operations across our offices in different countries, ensuring compliance with local financial regulations and standards. This role requires a deep understanding of international financial reporting, currency exchange, and cross-border transactions.

Jakarta, Indonesia | Full Time | Department: Finance

About the Organization

CLASP serves at the epicentre of collaborative, ambitious efforts to mitigate climate change and in the global movement for clean energy access through appliance efficiency. Our mission is to improve the energy and environmental performance of the appliances & equipment we use every day, accelerating our transition to a more sustainable world. We work hand-in-hand with governments, experts, industry, consumers, donor organisations and others to propel policies and markets toward the highest-quality, lowest resource-intensive appliances possible.

CLASP has worked in more than 100 countries since its inception in 1999. CLASP is headquartered in Washington, DC, with teams in Europe, Kenya, India and Indonesia. We’re mission-driven and committed to a culture of diversity, transparency, collaboration, and impactful work. See our Team Page to learn more about us.

About the role: Senior Accountant

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Accountant with extensive international accounting expertise to join our Finance team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and overseeing the accounting operations across our offices in different countries, ensuring compliance with local financial regulations and standards. This role requires a deep understanding of international financial reporting, currency exchange, and cross-border transactions.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage the accounting functions of Clasp’s field offices’ subledgers maintained by local partner accounting firms.
  • Prepare the monthly General Ledger (GL) report for projects related to the Indonesia office; review the consolidated GL of the Indonesia office to ensure accuracy and reconcile with the HQ’s book.
  • Prepare monthly field office related payroll and tax JEs.
  • Coordinate and review financial statements prepared by local partners of accounting firms, ensuring accuracy and adherence to regulatory requirements.
  • Provide support to the field offices’ annual audit, financial reporting, tax filing, and renewal of registration.
  • Host a quarterly check-in meeting with local partner accounting firms to address any outstanding issue, review deadline of any required financial report filing to ensure timely preparation and submission.
  • Collaborate with the European office director to complete the annual European Commission Transparency Registration.
  • Work with the payroll associate to prepare the year-end benefit accrual schedule.
  • Collaborate with HR to develop and maintain field office benefit documents.
  • Manage the full function of Accounts Receivable.
  • Work with program teams on proposal budgets and funder’s financial reports.
  • Prepare monthly cash flow projection reports in Vena.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and offices, including tax, legal, and operations, to address international accounting issues.
  • Stay up-to-date with changes in international accounting regulations and standards.
  • Serve as a backup for other Senior Accountant’s functions, including month-end journal entry and funder financial reporting.
  • Provide assistance to other team members in resolving issues related to the field offices’ employees and vendors.
  • Other Assigned tasks. 

Who You Are

  • Manage cohesive processes. You develop and implement strategies along with your supervisor. You execute multiple projects, establish success indicators and evaluate project performance against these parameters.
  • Align your teams and stakeholders by communicating: You advise teams and management on project performance, proposing/recommending solutions to maintain and improve delivery. You also assess requirements of clients and partners to effectively align deliverables to changing demands.
  • An Effective Collaborator. You’ve successfully worked across cultural lines on a dispersed team, and you have the ability to operate in complex situations. You can easily gain trust from team members and are known for supporting them to ensure they are set up for success. You’re not afraid to ask questions.
  • You can manage a diverse set of team needs and aren’t afraid to step outside your job description or comfort zone to help the team reach its goals. You’re comfortable with shifting schedules and don’t expect every day to go “as planned.”
  • A Humble Teammate. Nothing is beneath or above you. You are quick to always lend a hand or two! You are able to earn influence without authority and naturally seek to support both small projects or large strategic goals.
  • An Abundant Thinker. You believe that we are living in a world of abundant resources and that the right team of partners can make improbable things happen. You bring relentless curiosity and creativity to every task, project, and engagement.
  • Mission-oriented. You believe in the mission of CLASP and are passionate about global access to clean energy, climate change, energy efficiency, and creating a more sustainable world.

What You Will Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or Finance is required. CPA or equivalent certification is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of accounting experience, with at least 3 years in an international accounting role.
  • Strong understanding of currency exchange, cross-border transactions, and international tax considerations.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and ERP systems; experience with Intacc,, Nexonia, and Vena is a plus but not required.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Work language is English, Fluency in Chinese, French, or Portuguese is a plus.

Compensation and Location

CLASP offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience, including fully paid health insurance for individuals and their families/dependents, provident fund and includes a collegial office environment that supports wellness and flexible telecommuting options after a certain period of employment. The selected candidate is expected to work out of CLASP’s Indonesia office based in Jakarta. Early morning or evening hours are sometime necessary to accommodate international collaboration; some travel and weekend hours may also be required.

How to Apply

If you believe you meet the attributes and skills above, please fill in the enclosed application form.(URL: If you have any questions, kindly email Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.

CLASP is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. CLASP complies with all federal, state and local employment law in the countries we operate and is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, disability, political affiliation, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation, genetic information, military or protected veteran status, credit information or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. Each person is evaluated based on personal skill and merit. CLASP’s policy regarding equal employment opportunity applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, job assignments, promotions, working conditions, scheduling, benefits, wage and salary administration, disciplinary action, termination, and social, educational and recreational programs. 


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