Principal Finance Control

  • Competitive
  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ING
  • 25 Sep 17

Principal Finance Control

Principal Finance Control

The Finance Accounting & Reporting team of Domestic Bank Netherlands (DBNL) is looking for a strong finance professional. If you are looking for a position at the largest ING entity where your work is both relevant and challenging, please continue reading.

Job description
The following items provide a good overview of your job responsibilities:

  • Responsible for analytical review on and validation of financial and regulatory reports, ensuring adherence to related policies and guidance;
  • Perform complex analyses and convey the overall message;
  • Complies guidelines (for balance sheet, P&L and risk rules) on the basis of research and developments;
  • Assists in drafts of specifications for the various reports (e.g. ING annual accounts and DNB reports);
  • Prepares response(s) to ad-hoc request(s) from stakeholders (e.g. ECB, management, external auditor) e.g. in talking points for senior management;
  • Uses models that incorporate the advanced analytics outcomes and analyses the outcome on practical applicability. Creativity and judgement are applied to draw conclusions. Designs, tests and validates the translation to day-to-day Finance&Control operations;
  • Participating in strategic, tactical and ad-hoc change projects to set clear requirements on data definitions and implement these together with the rest of the Finance chain;
  • Understands finance process architecture and supporting systems;
  • Working closely together with various departments within the processing chain (Front Office, Back Office /Operations, Finance, Risk Management, Product Control and Bank controller of ING);
  • Act as a technical finance expert, which also entails assists in writing position memo's on adoption of new policies and procedures
Who are we looking for?
Important qualities necessary for this function are:
  • Analytical skills with regard to figures and complex financial topics;
  • Good knowledge of financial and regulatory reporting requirements;
  • Project and change management experience;
  • Good knowledge of MS Office Excel (incl. working with large datasets), Access, Word;
  • Experience with working in large data processing organisations;
  • Well-developed communication and "relationshipmanagement" capabilities;
  • Result driven team player;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Hands-on mentality with a pro-active attitude.
  • Experience in dealing with external and internal auditors is a big plus
  • At least WO level with an advanced qualification in accounting and willingness to develop yourself further regarding content and competences. Post-graduate qualifications in finance & control or auditing (e.g. RA, RC, CPA) are a big plus.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English;

For more information please contact Gerdien Lindhout, gerdien.lindhout@ing.nl