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Senior Principal Accounting in Amsterdam


COORF Global Services is looking for a Senior Principal Accounting to strengthen the STP Circle.

The opportunity 

As a Senior Principal Accounting within the STP circle, you work closely with numerous stakeholders (Tribes, Business Partners, IBSS locations) and your other Circle colleagues to optimise and innovate STP services. You are therefore constantly looking for new technologies, tools and/or market developments (within and outside ING) to improve your service and ensure it is future-proof.

The team 

As a Service Owner, you determine impact of proposed changes and take timely decisions, in line with the organization’s long-term strategy and KPIs. You monitor service levels performance, identify bottlenecks and take timely actions to structurally solve them. You manage to get your message across and are not scared of facing resistance. You are the ambassador of the Global Services vision across COORF organization and beyond and stakeholders see you as a valuable partner to achieve common goals. Strong collaboration, communication and stakeholder management skills are therefore a key to fulfilling the role of a Service Owner successfully.

Role and responsibilities 

You have an end-to-end process mindset, identify interdependencies between processes easily and have a strong drive to optimise and innovate. You will be:

  • Responsible for an end-to-end STP Accounting service and its continuous improvement

  • Work closely together with the Service Owner Reporting to cover for the end-to-end Accounting and Reporting processes

  • Cross-circle & outside GS oriented - work with various stakeholders (Business Partners, Tribes, Global Services Circles, IBSS locations) to align on strategies and manage the relationships on continuous basis

  • Track service level performance and set priority to improve it in close collaboration with the STP teams as an intermediary, who motivates, stimulates and challenges the teams 

  • Make use of new technology standards, tools and/or market developments within and outside ING

  • Use data analytics to determine improvements

  • Optimize Data Quality in close cooperation with the Data Quality Circle not only end-to-end within the processing chain but also horizontal across the business lines. Making the Accounting service and controls more generic and reusable, avoiding exceptions per business line

  • Linking pin for aligning demand from the Data Quality Circle with the Tribes jointly with the Business Partner Services Circle

  • Determine impact and drive decisions, in line with the organization’s long-term strategy & KPIs

  • Service governing & backlog management

  • Support onboardings and requests / changes

  • Be SOX compliant and aligned with MSFRR and cover together with the control roles all CAS, KPMG, ORM items that are key for the quality of the service delivery

How to succeed 

We hire smart people like you for your potential. Our biggest expectation is that you’ll stay curious. Keep learning. Take on responsibility. In return, we’ll back you to develop into an even more awesome version of yourself. 

  • 10+ years of work experience in a complex accounting environment  

  • University Degree in relevant field

  • Strong process management skills – e.g. Green belt or similar degree

  • Sound knowledge of IFRS, FM and Lending products and Product Accounting. Financial reporting knowledge is a plus

  • Affinity with IT systems

  • KPI driven and has a long-term perspective

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, able to act on his own convictions, also when risks are involved

  • Stakeholder management skills, uses indirect influence

  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and a clear vision

  • Ability to act and perform successfully in a fast-moving, agile and international environment

Furthermore, you adhere to the ING values and it is evident for you that your behaviour is fully aligned with these values. You are also prepared to take the Banker's Oath. For more information .

Rewards & benefits  

We want to make sure that it’s possible for you to strike the right balance between your career and your private life. You can find out more about our employment conditions at https://www.ing.jobs/netherlands/Why-ING/benefits.htm 

The benefits of working with us at ING include: 

  • A salary tailored to your qualities and experience 

  • 24-27 vacation days depending on contract 

  • Pension scheme 

  • 13th month salary 

  • Individual Savings Contribution (BIS), 3.5% of your gross annual salary 

  • 8% Holiday payment 

  • Personal growth and challenging work with endless possibilities 

  • An informal working environment with innovative colleagues 

  • Work Agile, so new ideas come to life faster 


Want to apply directly?

Please upload your CV and motivation letter by clicking the “Apply” button. 

About us 

With 57,000 employees and operations in approximately 40 countries, there is no shortage of opportunities for people with initiative who want to help people take a step ahead in life and in business. Do you want to work at the cutting edge of what’s possible and at the same time ensure you work with integrity and hold the customer’s interests at heart? Do you want to be surrounded by progressive, inspiring, diverse and supportive colleagues? Then there is no better place to invest your talents than at ING. Join us. Apply today. 

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Fulltime (ervaren)

Amsterdam | Financieel / Accountancy | Fulltime (ervaren)

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