NETHERLANDS: Program Accountant

Do you have a background in accounting and administration and are you able to master new skills quickly? Would you like to work in a diverse team of 10 financial professionals in the centre of Utrecht? And do you get energy from solving our accountancy puzzle’s? Then apply for our Program Accountant position and join our team.

The role

As Program Accountant you are responsible for the accounting of several projects in our Programs. You will work closely with the program controller to provide financial information, financial reporting and support to the internal and external stakeholders with their various requests on financial topics.

Who you are

Financial accounting doesn’t have secrets for you. You are accurate and detail-oriented and like to solve puzzles in project accounting. You are able to organize your work efficiently and like to work in a team. You are flexible, supportive, eager to learn, pro-active, you want to improve things and you have good business acumen.

What you bring

You have a qualification in financial accounting at vocational (MBO) or higher vocational (HBO) level. You have knowledge of reporting and preferably a few years’ experience in a non-profit organization. Excellent command of the English language both written and oral is a must, Dutch is a plus.

Who we are

IDH brings companies, CSOs, governments and others in public-private partnerships together to realize green & inclusive growth at scale in commodity sectors and sourcing areas. Our approaches are designed to drive sustainability from niche to norm in mainstream markets, delivering impact on Sustainable Development Goals. We focus on creating positive impact on deforestation, living incomes and living wages, working conditions, toxic loading and gender. In this we are supported by multiple European governments, including our institutional donors: BUZA, SECO and DANIDA. IDH is a company that works together with over 600 companies, CSOs, financial institutions, producer organizations and governments in 12 sectors and 12 landscapes in over 40 countries worldwide.

What we offer

IDH offers a dynamic international environment and an enthusiastic and passionate team. As an IDH team member you can contribute to positive global change. The position is for 32-40 hours per week. We offer a gross monthly salary between €2800 and € 3300 (based on a 40-hour week) and solid fringe benefits, including a good pension scheme.


Please feel free to contact Alex Essens (+31 6 13232884) with any question about this position.

Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume in English by using the following hyperlink:

We encourage applicants to respond as soon as possible. Candidates should be EU nationals or have permission to work in the Netherlands. For more information about IDH, please visit