Financial Controller

Stichting Cordaid
Organisatie Stichting Cordaid
Datum 31 jul 2020
Vervaldatum 16 aug 2020
Aantal uren 36
Plaats Den Haag

Cordaid works to end poverty and exclusion. We do this in the world’s most fragile and conflict-affected areas. We engage communities to rebuild trust and resilience and increase people’s self-reliance. Where poverty, conflict and exclusion divide societies, we connect people and communities. Cordaid is one of the leading Civil Society Organizations in the Netherlands, working in fragile contexts on Health, Resilience, Private Sector Development, Humanitarian Aid and Security & Justice. Cordaid has over 750 staff, working at Global Office (130 staff) in the Netherlands and in offices across the most fragile countries in the world. Within Cordaid we are valued based and inspired by the Social Christian Teachings and work on the basis of trust, accountability, cooperation and solution orientation. Cordaid is planning to merge with ICCO in 2021/22 Cordaid is looking for a Financial Controller (36 hours, based in The Hague)

The Financial Controller takes the Global Corporate Finance Team to a higher level. In a transformative organization decentralizing its activities, you deliver financial information that supports decision-making. You closely collaborate with the Financial Coaches in the Operational Excellence Team, the Finance Managers in the country’s and the Administrators in the Corporate Finance Team. The Financial Controller is accountable to the Manager Global Accounting & Reporting.

What you do

  • You check compliance of financial administration and financial processes with Cordaid Accounting Manual/Quality Standards;
  • You assess, advise and ensure the implementation of administrative organizational procedures, guidelines and changes;
  • You review month-end closings and entry of financial transactions in the ledgers and prepare corrections;
  • You ensure tax compliance and ensure declarations are performed (income, VAT, dividend);
  • You consult management regarding compliance aspects of financial reporting;
  • You identify management information needs and provide analyses for the financial business results in preparation of management and annual reports;
  • You develop measures on efficiency and productivity of financial processes handled by Corporate Finance Team;

Functie-eisen en profiel
Who you are

  • You have knowledge of Financial and Business Administration on masters/higher education level;
  • You have knowledge of AO/IC, reporting, laws and regulations on salaries, tax, insurance and legacies;
  • You have knowledge of Financial Systems. Experience with Power BI, All Solutions and/or AX Dynamics is an advantage;
  • You have at least 5 year experience in financial control in an international setting;
  • You have writing skills to formulate convincing advises and management reports;
  • You are hands-on, solution-oriented and able to convince others of your professional judgement;
  • You are fluent in English. Dutch and French is an advantage.

Ons aanbod

  • A responsible position in a professional organization;
  • A varied role where initiative is encouraged;
  • A global and dynamic organization with a focus on fragile contexts to provide aid where it is needed the most;
  • Good working conditions;
  • A gross monthly salary of € 3469 up to € 5015 based on a 36-hour week (excluding 8% vacation allowance and 8.3% end of year allowance), depending on years of relevant experience;
  • A position for 1 year with the possibility of extension, starting as soon as possible.

Informeren en solliciteren
More information. Applications including a motivation letter and CV in English for the attention of Jan Kees den Bakker, Manager HR, including the contact details of references at the last two employers can be uploaded through our website. For information on the content of the advertised position you may contact Femke Dekkers, Manager Global Accounting & Reporting through Your application must be received 16 August 2020 at the latest. Cordaid is fully committed to a safe working environment and the highest integrity standards. To read more on our commitment to Integrity, click here.
An integrity screening will be part of this application procedure. An assessment and / or a presentation of a “case study” can be part of the selection procedure. For more information about Cordaid, please visit our website:

Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated.

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