IFRS Policies Business Consultant

  • Competitive
  • Den Helder, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ING
  • 13 Dec 18

IFRS Policies Business Consultant

Main objectives and key responsibilities of the job include:

  • Identifying accounting change and analyzing their impact on ING
  • Developing the accounting policies to be used by ING and all the Business Units for financial reporting in the annual accounts, based on IFRS and Dutch laws
  • Identifying, monitoring and participating - at both a national and international level - in new developments regarding financial reporting by, financial institutions, particularly with respect to IFRS
  • Consulting with other financial institutions both nationally and internationally, as well as with regulatory/supervisory bodies, ensuring that ING's positions regarding financial reporting gain maximum support.
  • R eviewing the content of the financial reports to be published by ING, in compliance with the applicable laws and regulations.
  • Acting as contact for Group and Business Line Management regarding technical issues on financial reporting.
  • Advising Management on positions to be taken in national and international consultative bodies related to financial reporting.
  • Providing education and training to Group management and business units regarding (developments in) ING's principles for financial reporting.
  • Providing support and advice to other Group Staff departments with regard to accounting/reporting issues.

Your work environment

Based at the Global Headquarter s in Amsterdam the Netherlands, and reporting into the Group Controller of ING Bank, the Policies & Procedures (P&P) team monitors (inter)national developments with regard to financial reporting and supervision for banks, translates these developments into the global policies of ING Group and advises ING Group's Executive Board and Business lines on the application thereof. The team consists of 1 2 accounting and regulatory specialists.

Your profile

A successful candidate will be a leader who possesses the technical IFRS knowledge and expertise to execute this role effectively, but who also has superb business acumen and communication skills to help the business and its stakeholders understand, relate to and institutionalize key elements of his/her agenda. In addition, he/she will possess a highly ethical and professional "executive" demeanour, along with sound judgement and the confidence to represent the company in both formal and informal settings.

The candidate should have exceptional influencing skills, being assertive without being antagonistic or alienating. Relationship building with the external community is key for success in this role, In addition, he / she will have the demonstrated ability to work effectively as a business partner and loyal confidante to the senior executives, as well as other internal clients. He / she will also bring a global perspective and cultural sensitivity.