Accounting & Reporting Expert

You and ING

You will help ING to realize our ambition of being mobile first, frictionless, relevant and strive to deal with fraud in the best way we can, by supporting in designing the data flows and data storage that will allow us to monitor, report, and analyse the data from all ING countries, and then create automated reports and actionable analyses that will help is in making the right prioritized decisions going forward.

As an industry-leading bank, ING is rapidly becoming increasingly data driven. Our huge source of customer data provides extremely valuable information. We use that information to make a real difference for our customers, and to empower them to stay a step ahead financially, in life and in business. Data helps us to develop products that are optimally tailored to customer needs, to make the right business decisions and to drive innovation.

As an employee at ING, your contribution to our bank and our service offering to customers is of immeasurable importance. We’re seeking the very best data analysts, data scientists and reporting professionals for whom data is second nature – to fill challenging vacancies in all areas of the bank’s activities and across all departments, such as IT, Risk and Finance.

The COO Risk & Finance department

The COO Risk & Finance department delivers Risk & Finance related services to its stakeholders, i.e. Group Finance, country CFO’s and Wholesale Banking, Risk, Tax and Bank Treasury. These services encompass operations and change initiatives for accounting, reporting, data foundation and business advice services, including system, process, data and information management, and analytics capabilities.

What do we expect from you

  • You know that success is a team effort

  • You have an ambitious pro-active and positive mentality

  • You have an focus on continuous improvement and personal growth

  • You understand the sequence of things to be built in order to get towards a proper reporting and analytics department

  • You are able to build reports that can be used by our stakeholders

  • You generate, analyse, and present relevant data insights and enable relevant interactions through smart data analysis

Our opportunity 

We have a position in the STARS team as ‘Accounting & Reporting Expert on Intercompany Breaks’ working as a lead on monitoring intercompany breaks and other differences that delays our reporting delivery in Global Services.

You will be the single point of contact during monthly reporting processes in order to ensure timely reporting by our resporting teams – this involves management reporting, statutory reporting and regulatory reporting. Next to this role, you will use the other time to contact ING entities to improve first time right accounting and decrease the number of adjustments (increase straight through processing).

Your responsibilities 

  • You maintain and develop (easy to read) Statistics and trends providing a view on the level of reporting breaks, where useful in buckets that show concentration areas, insights in root causes of the differences;

  • You actively seek for solutions and proposed changes that decrease the number of differences;

  • You monitor and support planning of ongoing initiatives by our change Tribes that should improve reporting breaks (like update in source systems);

  • You steer on benefits in STP (straight through processing) that were implemented these initiatives;

  • You are facilitating own process optimization;

  • Translate (solution) designs into IT solutions;

  • Execute user acceptance testing;

  • Develop / maintain documentation to clarify the working of functionality for different stakeholders;

  • Support automation and operational effectiveness.

How to succeed 

We are looking for an energetic and driven expert with strong analytical capabilities who uses state-of-the-art methods and techniques for business analysis. You have integral, domain-exceeding knowledge of Finance.

You are an excellent communicator and able to build bridges between different stakeholders. You are able to convincingly put forward your proposals and are a real team player in reaching broad agreement on the road to follow. In this way, you can contribute to delivering standardised, uniform and fully adapted solutions to complex Finance issues and processes. 

Furthermore you have:

  • University (Bachelor’s/Master’s) degree in (business) economics or a comparable field

  • 7-10 years of hands on experience as a BA with implementing and designing functional solutions in a financial institution

  • Banking products knowledge

  • Knowledge of and experience with regulatory reporting

  • Working knowledge on Regulatory Reporting (COREP / FINREP)

  • Hands on experience with SQL

  • Affinity towards Data Model / Database

  • Hands on experience on MS excel

  • Excellent Communication skills, written communication and power to convince

  • Very strong team player; pro-active, ability to connect, positive mind-set, flexibility, focused on cooperation and sharing knowledge

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 here.  

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 

  • Relocation package is provided when living outside the Netherlands

  • High degree of autonomy and great development opportunities

  • A challenging international environment

  • Personal growth and challenging work including trainings, hackathons, and courses

  • Truly agile working environment with great enthusiastic colleagues

Want to apply directly?

Please upload your most recent CV and motivation letter explaining how this position will fit your next career move and ambitions, 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 and apply today!


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