The... Have you ever wondered how large banks tackle climate change and its impact on societies and the environment? Group Finance is looking for a Senior ESG Reporting specialist who is passionate about shaping the ESG...
Have you ever wondered how large banks tackle climate change and its impact on societies and the environment? Group Finance is looking for a Senior ESG Reporting specialist who is passionate about shaping the ESG integration
at ING, has strong knowledge on ESG ( Environmental, Social and Governance) and a desire to work in a dynamic and internationally oriented finance team at ING’s Head Office.
External Reporting is the corporate staff department that is responsible for the external financial and regulatory reporting of ING Group and ING Bank. Within Group Finance, the Integrated reporting team is responsible for the IFRS consolidated financial statements, SEC reporting and Non-financial information in the Annual Report. The team provides consolidated financial overviews for, amongst other, the quarterly financial press-release, bond prospectuses and Audit Committee. Furthermore, the team drives continuous improvements in the reporting processes and plays a key role in the implementation of new IFRS and ESG reporting requirements.
This is a dynamic environment as requirements and expectations of all stakeholders are continuously evolving, especially in the ESG area. Besides external stakeholders, which includes auditors, the department supports internal stakeholders by providing insight in key developments and advising on the impact of regulatory and financial developments.
Tasks & Responsibilities
Within the department you will become part of a team that is mainly focussed on analysing and understanding the key developments in statutory (related) reports, but also participate in projects to improve the reporting processes and implement new reporting requirement. Within your role, you will primarily focus on ESG reporting and the opportunity to engage with senior internal stakeholders. Your tasks will revolve around:
Helping to prepare the annual ESG reporting in the Annual report with attention to relevant disclosure frameworks
Helping to manage the assurance process for ESG reporting
Maintain and further advance a solid control framework, working closely with Sustainability and other internal departments, to ensure the integrity of ING ESG reporting;
Providing internal subject matter expertise including review and challenge ESG integration and reporting process
Managing & advising on the implementation of current and emerging ESG disclosure frameworks, including guidelines from SASB, GRI, TCFD and EU Taxonomy (Article 8)
Participate in projects to advance, integrate and implement ESG reporting disclosure requirements
Maintain internal contacts and network across departments involved in ESG reporting;
Knowledge & Experience
You hold at least a Master degree in the respective subject;
You have 8-10 years working experience within the financial sector, preferably in the area of reporting, or in a global audit firm;
Excellent knowledge in the preparation and coordination of internal and external reports with an understanding of the procedures and controls needed to support non-financial reporting;
Good technical knowledge of existing and new ESG reporting metrics, schemes and standards, including Non-Financial Reporting Directive
Ability to deal with complex processes and projects
Fluent in English, both written and verbal;
Behaviours & Competences
Furthermore, you adhere to the ING values and it is evident for you that your behaviour is fully aligned with the Orange Code;
Superb analytical skills, having an eye for detail but the ability to understand the “big picture”;
Good communication and persuasion skills and be able to present ESG topics in a simple and understandable way to internal stakeholders;
Have a pro-active attitude and ability to operate in a demanding and changing environment;
Team player that can build bridges across functions;
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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