Are you the finance professional that plays a leading role in the finance team to provide policies and guidelines to reporting units? And are you capable of managing multiple assignments at once? Then join our finance & actuarial team at the Aegon global head office! Your challenge
As a Financial Controller IFRS you are responsible to provide policies and guidelines to reporting units and analyze and report on consolidated financial reporting’s to the Executive Board, Management Board, Supervisory Board and external stakeholders, in line with relevant regulations and guidelines, in order to provide meaningful, high-quality management information for management decision making. You play a leading role in the team.
As a Financial Controller IFRS you evaluate past period(s) and initiate, develop, implement changes in policies (e.g. changes in IFRS standards), guidelines and standards, in order to provide guidance to financial reporting activities. You participate in implementation process of new reporting standards, such as IFRS 9 Financial Instruments and IFRS 17 Insurance accounting.
In addition, you support local finance departments in their quarterly closing and support them with accounting questions in order to enhance the quality and compliance of financial reporting. About the department
The department Finance & Actuarial is part of the Corporate Financial Center. The primary objective of the Corporate Financial Center is to provide the Executive Board, Management Board and Supervisory Board of Aegon N.V. with meaningful financial and non-financial information (e.g. capital, income, balance sheet, sales etc.) to support the board’s decision-making process. To help achieve this objective, Finance and Actuarial implements / maintains adequate reporting systems which enables group / consolidated reporting on key financial metrics based on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Solvency II, Aegon’s Market Value Numbers. Finance and Actuarial sets accounting policies for the Group based on IFRS and Solvency II.
In this role you will report to the Head of IFRS reporting and you are based in The Hague, The Netherlands. The IFRS reporting team consists of 8-10 people. Requirements
As Financial Controller IFRS you are a leader on your area of expertise. You have strong people skills and empathy for the different cultures across the various geographic territories Aegon operates within are vital. In addition, you are good at understanding financial departments and other stakeholder’s demands and providing support, persuasion and reasoning.
Moreover, you have the following qualifications:
- Master degree in finance / accounting plus RA, RC or equivalent;
- Over 7 to 15 years relevant working experience in the insurance industry or big 4 financial services Experience working in an international, multinational environment;
- Strong experience with IFRS reporting is required;
- Strong written and spoken English skills.
Based at Aegon’s global head office in The Hague, the Netherlands, this role comes with a highly competitive salary and a desirable range of benefits. Aegon aims to be an employer of choice in the financial services industry. As a global company, we offer a wide variety of development opportunities to support you to grow both professionally and personally, including international assignment possibilities.