Finance Director, El Salvador

Supervisor: Controller  
Location: El Salvador  
Start Date: ASAP 
Contract: Full-Time Employee 
Travel: 15% 

About Acceso: 
Acceso ( is a social enterprise that is revolutionizing food systems in Latin America and the Caribbean to put smallholder farmers first. Acceso’s mission is to create fundamental and lasting positive economic change in the lives of rural smallholder farming families. Our entrepreneurial model provides smallholder farmers with a sustainable way to participate in formalized markets, enabling them to work themselves out of poverty with dignity and to prosper. Acceso currently operates a portfolio of three social businesses in Colombia, Haiti, and El Salvador and an agtech tool (Extensio) founded in Mexico. Across our agribusinesses, we have impacted nearly 35,000 smallholder farmers and farm workers, generating more than $60m in farmer income to date. 

About this role: 
We are seeking a Finance Director, El Salvador, to join our growing Finance team and oversee all finance and accounting functions in El Salvador, our largest and quickest growing operation. As the Finance Director, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of financial management, including accounting operations, month-end close, budgeting, reporting, and maintaining strong internal controls. The new hire will work closely with Acceso’s CFO, the El Salvador GM, and the El Salvador management team.  

Key responsibilities: 

  1. Accounting, Treasury, Finance, Budgeting 
    • Oversee the month-end close process, including the preparation and review of financial statements, general ledger reconciliations, and journal entries. 
    • Prepare accurate and timely financial reports, including profit and loss statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, budget variance reports, and credit program reports. 
    • Review current internal controls, policies, and procedures, make suggestions for improvements and implement changes.  
    • Manage all bank accounts and perform regular bank reconciliations.  
    • Lead the preparation of audit schedules and support external auditors during the annual audit process. 
    • Manage the overall financial operations, ensuring compliance with accounting principles, regulations, and company policies. 
  2. Team Management and Relationships 
    • Train and mentor the finance team of 10 by investing in capacity building and nurturing an environment of continuous improvement to develop a best-in-class finance team.  
    • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with internal stakeholders, providing financial guidance and support to departments across the organization. 
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline and enhance financial systems and processes, leveraging technology and automation where possible. 
    • Ad hoc team support 
  3. Administrative Leadership 
    • Develop and implement administrative policies and procedures 
    • Oversee office operations and resources 
    • Oversee office space planning and utilization, including relocations, maintenance, and renovations 
    • Negotiate contracts and agreements related to the office. 
    • Develop and manage budgets for administrative needs. 
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline administrative workflows and procedures. 


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred 
  • Minimum 4+ years’ experience as a finance manager, director, or equivalent  
  • Experience managing a team of 2+ in accounting/finance for at least one year  
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel.  
  • Passion and commitment to social impact and improving the lives of smallholder farmers. 
  • Can-do attitude with an adaptive work style. You thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.  
  • Ability and discipline to work remotely with a multi-national team.   
  • Detail-oriented and meticulously organized.   
  • Collaborative team player.  
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time to Acceso’s markets in LATAM and the Caribbean.  
  • Working fluency in Spanish and English.  

Application Instructions: 
To apply, please submit your CV/Resume and Cover Letter (all in English) via the application form below. 

For more information about Acceso and careers with us, please visit 

Acceso is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, HIV/AIDS status, protected veteran status, disability and all other protected classes. 

Job Category: Finance & Business
Commitment: Employee
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: El Salvador
Language: English Spanish
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