Desk Head Financial Processing AR&C Clearing Europe (Amsterdam) - Amsterdam

  • Competitive
  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ABN AMRO Bank
  • 18 Mar 19

Desk Head Financial Processing AR&C Clearing Europe (Amsterdam) - Amsterdam

At a glance
Finance is much more than just numbers… It's really knowing the numbers and so much more. Enthusiasm and energy help us deliver new ideas, and solutions. We help others understand finance and are 'the' trusted business advisors to ensure our partners and our leaders have the most up to date and reliable information to help them make the best possible decision. The department Accounting Reporting & Control (AR&C) within ABN AMRO Clearing Finance is growing to be a more dynamic and ambitious working environment and is looking for a Desk Head within the Europe region.

Your job
ABN AMRO Clearing has roughly 800 FTE globally, is self-sufficient and has its own supporting organization. ABN AMRO Clearing is the 3rd largest clearing bank in the world. Finance has a global focus and is divided into three regional organizations: Region Europe, Region USA and Region Asia-Pacific. ABN AMRO Clearing Finance has to ensure the ability of ABN AMRO Clearing to continuously meet its financial, organizational and regulatory requirements and to enhance competitiveness of the global, regional and local organization and companies. This is a perfect position for someone who knows how to lead others, work fast, and smart. You know which details make all the difference, and which ones don't add value. The Desk Head realizes, in line with the AR&C plans and guidelines and (tax) laws and regulations, the accuracy, completeness and timelines of different financial reports. You prioritze and assign the tasks of the department and translate them in operational activities. Estimate the needed resources and budget and plans the team activities. Convince and make agreements with department management about the annual desk plans.

Your working environment
ABN AMRO looks for well-performing, exceptional individuals who can grow with the organization. Since a big part of the work is interacting and dealing with people of diverse backgrounds and different positions within the Bank, we are looking for someone who is communicative, open, outgoing and always takes initiative. You will have to dodge between topics under strict time constraints, therefore preparation and organization of your work is vital.

Your profile
9 years of relevant working experience Accounting and/or controlling qualification Strong analytical, problem-solving and judgment skills Ability to accomplish tasks in an efficient, timely and accurate manner Ability to work independently as well as partner with others Proactive, detail-oriented, exceptional organizational skills Competent leadership qualities, coaching and providing feedback to others Knowledge of the AAC AR&C strategy, policies and procedures Knowledge of custody and clearing Knowledge of regulatory/tax reporting

What we offer
Possibility to work within an international company Dynamic, highly educated environment Possibilities for growth Good primary and secondary conditions

For more information about this position, please contact Rifka van Langen-Reinders, Head Accounting, Reporting & Control AACB, by e-mail:

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