at Hivos
Published September 4, 2022
Location DEN HAAG, Netherlands
Category Accounting  
Job Type Full Time  


About Hivos


Hivos is an international development organization guided by humanist values. Together with citizens and their organizations, we aim to contribute towards just, inclusive and life sustaining societies where people have equal access to opportunities, rights and resources. We work in partnership with others in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America on three impact areas: civic rights; gender equality, diversity and inclusion, and climate justice. Our approach is solution driven, and we build wider movements for change by amplifying and connecting voices.


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Position within Hivos


The Bookkeeper will be a member of the Finance Team at our Global Office (GO) in The Netherlands. The team consists of 3 co-workers and you will report to the Finance Team Lead. You will have daily contact with Financial Officers, staff from other GO departments and different members of the Global finance community within Hivos.


Aim of the job


The Bookkeeper processes transactions and assists in preparing the financial accounting records and contributes to the overall functioning of the financial system.


Your responsibilities


You take care of the financial administration of Global Office (GO). This means that you record financial transactions in the administration in a timely, accurate and complete manner.

You process all incoming invoices, ensure the correct coding and prepare payments. This also includes taking care of international payments via banks and Stonex.

In addition, you ensure that all bank transactions are processed in the administration in a timely manner and you keep the creditor administration up to date and ensure that a number of suspense accounts are regularly cleared.

Support colleagues within the team as necessary and provide backup for vacations;

Escalate accounting issues to the Team Lead in a timely manner as needed

Your profile


3-5 years work experience in a Dutch administration

Praktijk Diploma boekhouden/MBO

Good Excel skills

Able to work independently

Good communication and advisory skills

Proficiency in both Dutch and English

What we offer


An inspirational work environment in a value-driven international organization with dedicated staff and a great team to work with. Travel costs are compensated in accordance with Hivos Regulations. We offer participation in the pension fund.


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