Financial Controller

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21 Jan 2022

Would you like to work in a small closely knit team with a genuine drive to improve working and living conditions of farmers all over the world?

Would you like to constantly have exchanges with organizations from every corner of the world, with very different backgrounds, on a variance of issues related to finance?

Do you like to think with your colleagues how we can make things work and move forward in a complex environment?

Then this job is something for you!                                                                  

AgriCord, for its small central office in Brussels, Belgium, is looking for a: FINANCIAL CONTROLLER- Full Time

What do we expect you to do?

Related to programs:

  • Exchange continuously with our implementing partners and donors in a constant aim to get problems solved and smoothen processes
  • Assist our implementing partners in financial reporting and management.
  • More specifically: in charge of the financial follow-up and reporting of a worldwide multi-stakeholder program with EU financing
  • Participate in the definition, elaboration and implementation of financial management processes for the alliance
  • Provide financial reporting support to Program Managers

Related to the Central Office:

  • Assist with the annual closing of the accounts and prepare documents for external audits
  • Help revising financial procedures and keep them up to date
  • Help your colleagues when needed with whatever financial management task

What’s it we expect you to have in your backpack?

  • You have a master diploma in an economy related field or have gathered enough experience to be equivalent
  • You have at least 3 years of working experience, preferably in an international development cooperation environment
  • And if you have already experience in managing EU programs, we will be absolutely delighted!
  • You are a results-oriented problem solver with a can-do attitude, with great analytical skills
  • A global vision and a broad interest will come in handy, as well as experience of working in a multicultural setting
  • As we are a bilingual organization, good knowledge of English and French are necessary and knowledge of Spanish and/or Dutch is a real asset
  • Needless to say, we expect you to be a self-starter with an ability to work efficiently under pressure and to tight deadlines

What is in it for you?

  • For this position we offer you a competitive salary for the Belgian based non-profit sector, plus fringe benefits such as meal vouchers, end-of-year bonus, extended leave entitlements, group and hospitalization insurance.
  • You will be part of a small but dynamic team of highly motivated colleagues in Brussels, as well as of an innovative network of global agencies and technical and financial partners.

You want to be part of our team?

  • Do you want more information on this vacancy? Send an e-mail to or phone +32 497 28 00 11
  • Start date is subject to mutual agreement, but as soon as possible.

AgriCord is an alliance of 12 Agri-Agencies, non-governmental organisations for development co-operation with structural links to farmers and farmers’ organisations in their home countries. Agri-agencies cooperate with farmers’ organisations in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America & the Caribbean for their organisational development, to improve their services to farmers and to run their economic businesses in a more efficient, sustainable and transparent way and to represent farmers’ voices in value chains and with policy makers.

AgriCord is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes the applications of all qualified candidates irrespective of their racial or ethnic origin, opinions or beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, health or disabilities.


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