20 Dec 2021
Cape Town, South Africa
Job Type
R500K - R600K CTC per annum
Start Date
Renewable Energy
Southern Africa
Contact Name
Wiehahn de Jager
Western Cape


We are looking for an experienced Finance Manager who has good knowledge and application of relevant compliance requirements with complex contractual entities. This may be your chance to join a team that are at the forefront of South Africa’s renewable energy drive!

If you’re the person we’re looking for, you’ll have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance – a CA(SA) qualification is beneficial but not necessary – with 4+ years of experience in an infrastructure asset management environment. Over the years you’ve gained knowledge of legislative and regulatory changes that may financially impact the Asset Owner and you are superb at forecasting the financial impact of specific technical interventions on the assets. The ability to interpret and update financial models is second nature to you and you have excellent attention to detail. As the Finance Manager, your responsibilities will include overseeing green rights/carbon credits, corporate administrative services, ensuring debt covenants are below acceptable levels, ensuring obligations to lenders relating to operations reporting is complied with, and supporting the activities for the best operation of the business.

To ensure your success, you should have a deep commercial awareness, strong numeracy skills, and a keen interest in the growth, efficiency and profitability of the organisation. If this sounds like you, then we’d love you to apply and let us know what makes you perfect for the role!

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance
  • CA(SA) qualification is beneficial

Experience Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience in an infrastructure asset management environment
  • Previous experience in investment accounting and/or financial management is beneficial
  • Good knowledge and application of relevant compliance requirements with complex contractual entities
  • Knowledge of legislative and regulatory changes that may financially impact the Asset Owner
  • Understanding of the South African renewable energy space is beneficial


Your responsibilities will include creating accounting procedures to manage incoming and outgoing accounting flows, ensuring effective internal controls and management information systems are in place, managing and supporting the social investment program, liaising with CIPC, SARS, COIDA and B-BBEEE stakeholders, budget preparation, organising quarterly board meetings, drafting of board resolutions, and preparing financial reports, annual financial statements etc.


  • Ability to forecast financial impact of specific technical interventions on the assets
  • Ability to interpret and update financial models
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to create and follow processes
  • IT literate, especially with MS Office

Who Is AltGen?

We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and environmental jobs in South Africa and Africa at large. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency based in Cape Town which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.

With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the South African renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the African continent in both anglophone and francophone regions and are rapidly expanding globally. With entities in South Africa, Kenya, and Mauritius, we have a direct impact on the continental energy industry.

Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech | Green Hydrogen

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