Regional Controller

Are you ready for the next step in your career? As a Regional Controller you will support our teams worldwide by driving further professionalization of our financial administration and reporting. You will be in the process to define the financial and business parameters for every country IDH works in to reach the set goals worldwide. You will be based at our HQ in Utrecht and report directly to the Finance Director and will play an important role with cross-functional leaders and all levels in the company.

The role

To achieve its mission, IDH operates in different countries with increasing intensity. As a Regional Controller you will support IDH presence in those countries by driving further professionalization of our financial administration and reporting. You will support, train and advice our colleagues to enable sound financial management. You will support IDH’s diversification of its funding base, both globally and locally, by preparation of sound budgets for fundraising proposals.

Your financial advice on the fundraising proposals and review of donor contracts and requirements, will proof the program team that you are a valuable financial business partner. You will be part of a multicultural, strong and stable team of professionals. We hope you are a bright and organized team player that can execute assignments quickly, is structured, flexible and accurate. It is easy for you to keep an overview and prioritize when required.

Who you are

As Regional Controller you are a true team player. You are used to working with all kinds of people and enjoy working together with different country managers and employees worldwide. You always keep your internal customers in mind, but can be persuasive if needed. As you are the expert you know what is needed and are able to plan, organize and coordinate all the worldwide finance processes. Even in the fast-paced environment as IDH you keep attention to details and are able to advise our managers.

What you bring

  • Working and thinking at Bachelor or M.Sc. level with a qualification in financial accounting
  • At least 3 years of work experience, preferably in a similar organization
  • Experience with MS Excel and Exact Globe (desirable)
  • Fluent in English and preferably Dutch
  • Available to travel occasionally

Who we are

IDH brings companies, CSOs, governments and others together in public-private partnerships. The aim is to realize large-scale green & inclusive growth 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. We offer a gross monthly salary between €3300 and €4000 (based on a 40-hour week) and solid fringe benefits, including a good pension scheme.


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

We encourage applicants to respond as soon as possible, the deadline is May 28th, 2021. Candidates should have permission to work in the Netherlands.