Business Controller at Cordaid Investment Management B.V.

20 June, 2018








Cordaid believes in a world without poverty and exclusion. We strive for a just and sustainable society where every person counts. We stand for knowledge and talent sharing between North and South, between farmers and businesses, between activists and policymakers. Where poverty, conflict and exclusion divide societies, we connect people and communities. We stand for professionalism, expertise and solidarity across borders. We make a difference where it is most needed. 

Cordaid Investment Management B.V. (CIMBV) is the subsidiary of Cordaid that manages all investments. CIMBV combines the unique ability to finance partners with grants, equity and debt instruments in selected countries across three continents. CIMBV has EUR 80 million of assets under management, predominantly investments in microfinance institutions (MFI’s) and small and medium enterprise (SME) funds with a social mission and serves over 70 investees worldwide. CIMBV is looking for a Business Controller to strengthen the investment team. 


Cordaid Investment Management B.V. is looking for a  

Business Controller (36 hours per week) 


The Business Controller reports to the Management Board of CIMBV. The Business Controller is supported by the Fund Administrator and Financial Officer. As of 1 January 2018 CIMBV works with eFront as their Management Information System. The Business Controller is responsible for the accuracy and completeness of all instruments and their timely reporting. As a social impact investor CIMBV provides customized instruments to  investees.


Your responsibilities 


  •  Prepares the Annual Financial Statements of investment funds in line with Financial Accounting Principles
  • Responsible for monthly financial management reporting and variance analysis
  • Prepares financial reports and statements towards shareholders
  • Prepares annual budget for CIMBV and investment funds
  • Coordinates financial and ISO audits
  • Evaluates internal control and administrative organization of CIMBV and implements improvements.  
  •  Prepares and review the Risk Matrix of CIMBV


Your profile 


  • Master’s degree in Accountancy or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in administration and the preparation of Annual Accounts 
  • Strong financial reporting skills in Dutch GAAP; IFRS is an advantage
  • Affinity with Management Information Systems; keen to further develop and optimize its use
  • Knowledge of financial instruments (Debt, Equity and Guarantees) and their administration
  • Affinity with investing in different currencies, hedged instruments and hedge accounting
  • Excellent proficiency of Excel
  • English communication skills verbal and in writing 
  • Analytical, accurate, keen to identify and solve issues 
  • A result-oriented mindset 
  • Affinity with mission, vision and goals of Cordaid 


What we offer 


  • A responsible position in a growing social impact investment company 
  • A varied role in an international team of 20 fte where initiative is encouraged 
  • A global organization with a focus on diversity 
  • Good working conditions 
  • A gross monthly salary of € 3.360, - up to € 4.857, - (based on 36 hours p/w), depending on education and years of relevant experience 
  • A position for 1 year with the possibility of extension, starting as soon as possible.  




The Hague 


More information 


If you are interested in this position and you meet all requirements, please send in your application before 20 June with the ‘’apply’’ button on, attn. Jan Kees den Bakker, Director HR. 

For more information about the position, please contact Frans Goossens, Deputy Director CIM B.V., +31(0)630208262. For more information about the contract conditions, please contact Jan Kees den Bakker, Director HR +31(0)703136300. 

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