The... Group Finance is looking for a Senior Financial Accounting Controller (Annual Account specialist) with a strong financial and control background, knowledge of financial reporting and a desire to work in a dynamic and...
Group Finance is looking for a Senior Financial Accounting Controller (Annual Account specialist) with a strong financial and control background, knowledge of financial reporting 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 ESG reporting. 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. 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.
Roles & 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 improvement the reporting processes and data quality. The work includes maintaining the day-to-day relationship with the auditors and other corporate staff departments.
Your main tasks are:
You are in the lead of the preparation of the (interim) financial statements of ING Groep and ING Bank. As owner of the (interim) financial statements, you make sure all required information is included in the reports in accordance with IFRS.
You are part of the Annual Report core team in which you work together with specialists from other staff departments (corporate communications, sustainability, legal, risk etc.) in order to complete the ING Group Annual Report.
Maintain and continuously improve the Annual report and propose changes to be made to the interim- and financial statements and SEC reporting;
Advise management on the impact of changes during the implementation of statutory requirements and present an impact analysis;
Discuss business-as-usual topics with the ING IFRS-policies team and the external accountant;
Perform an analytical review to understand developments in the reports
Help to explain financial developments and respond to questions of internal stakeholders;
To maintain a solid control framework to ensure the integrity of ING’s statutory reports, including the interdependencies with other domains;
Knowledge & Experience
The successful candidate will have experience in the area of reporting and has in depth and up-to-date knowledge of IFRS and preferably SEC reporting requirements;
You have more than 8 years working experience within the financial sector, preferably in the area of financial reporting;
Fluent in English, both written and verbal;
Behaviours & Competences
Relationship building is key for success in this role;
Superb analytical skills, with the ability to understand the “big picture” while having an eye for detail;
Good communication and persuasion skills and be able to present complex issues in a simple and understandable way to both internal and external stakeholders;
Have a pro-active attitude and ability to operate in a demanding and changing environment;
Team player that can build bridges across functions;
You can demonstrate that you hold at least a Master degree in the areas of accountancy (RA) or business administration;
Rewards & benefits
Rewards and 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
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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