ING’s strategy is centered around providing a best in class experience to its customers, aiming to empower people to stay a step ahead in life and business. Innovation is considered to be a core enabler to accomplish this mission, especially given the fast changing environment we live in today. From a Finance perspective this means being in control at all times of ING’s financials while making sure that ING continuously adapts to meet the changing and more data driven regulatory and statutory reporting requirements.
The Finance Accounting Services team is a team of Financial experts with specialized knowledge in the field of accounting for the different banking products and expense categories within ING’s Retail NL organization, the largest Business Line of ING Group. The Finance Accounting Services team is part of the Financial Accounting department of Domestic Bank Netherlands (DBNL). Within our team we are responsible to make sure that the financial impact of the processes within DBNL are correctly, timely and completely processed in the general ledger, and that this happens in a controlled manner.
We are looking for an enthusiastic intern to assist us with enhancing and accelerating the accounting cycle.
About the work environment
Finance Domestic Bank is responsible for the financial accounting and Statutory/Regulatory reporting of all Retail activities in ING’s home market, totaling to a Balance Sheet of 130 billion euro. The Financial Accounting tribe aims at finding the balance between high speed to continuously deliver on all regulatory changes and an efficient and up-to-standard way of working to process vast data sets according to strict IFRS, Tax and ECB rules. The basis for all reportings is the general ledger.
During this assignment, you will work closely together with our Finance Accounting Services experts in Amsterdam and in IBSS Manila. Your assignment is together with these finance experts search for possibilities to automate our manual journal entries per (sub)product like a savings, mortgage, loans etc. Through this assignment, you will get amongst others insight in how the business transactions are recorded in the accounting books. Next to that you will get insight in technologies used such as accounting rules engine, data visualization and Robotics Process Automation (RPA).
You will be working in a dynamic and agile environment. This internship will bring you the following:
Insights into Finance Accounting Services within a large financial institution
Insights into business processes and new technologies such as RPA
Insights in the translation of transactions in correct journal entries using IFRS
A lot of development opportunities, like knowledge sharing with other experts, presenting your results, suggesting / implementing improvements by challenging the status quo.
We are searching for a communicatively strong personality with the following background:
You are a Master student in Accountancy
You take initiative, and you have a strong drive to deliver results of good quality
You have strong analytical skills
You pay attention to details
You are a team player
But most important: you have a positive learning attitude.
Working at ING means working in a dynamic and international setting. You will become a member of the Finance Domestic Bank tribe, a no-nonsense and progressive tribe known for qualitative deliveries. We strive to achieve the best and therefore need talented and driven colleagues.
6 months internship (actual length can be discussed)
Challenging and constructive environment
Working with highly skilled people, experts in their domains
Working in an area which is of regulatory importance to ING
An international atmosphere
Great training and learning opportunities
During the duration of your internship at ING, it is mandatory to be enrolled at a Dutch university (or EU-university for EUpassport holders).
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About our internships
Every year, more than 500 students join our internship program. While there are no guarantees about your future, many of our former interns move into a permanent role or onto our International Talent Programme (traineeship). Whatever happens, an internship at ING is the ideal opportunity to meet a wide variety of people, to build up your own network, and to learn about many different aspects of banking – put simply, it’s a great start to your career.
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