IFRS Accounting Advisor – ING Netherlands – Zaandam

  • Zaandam

ING Netherlands

Finance Group Treasury & Corporate Line (GT & CL) is looking for an IFRS Accounting Advisor for the Hedge Accounting Centre, with a strong financial background and the desire to work in an ambitious and dynamic finance team with a high level of business expertise and specialist knowledge.

The team
Finance GT & CL is overall responsible for the financial management of Treasury, Capital Management and Other Corporate Line activities within ING. Within the function the primary task of the Hedge Accounting Centre is to develop and set global hedge accounting strategies and standards. Furthermore, the team supports internal stakeholders (Finance & Risk, Group Treasury, ALCO, ING network locations) by providing pro-active business analysis and advice in the area of hedge accounting and financial instruments. Moreover the Hedge Accounting Centre provides on a quarterly basis insight in ING’s hedge accounting developments. External stakeholders include auditors and industry groups.

The Hedge Accounting Centre consists of 5 experts with an in-depth knowledge of hedge accounting standards and financial instruments accounting under IFRS.

Roles and responsibilities
Your primary tasks are:

  • Develop and set hedge accounting strategies and standards in line with accounting standards (IFRS), obtain approval by Policies & Procedures and external auditor;
  • Analysis and advice to internal stakeholders (Group Treasury, Finance & Risk) on Hedge Accounting and Financial Instruments related topics;
  • Prepare and continuously improve the quarterly global hedge accounting dashboard;
  • Functional support of the ING Network locations, in conjunction with the other Finance GT & CL teams;
  • Actively support and participate in projects.

How to succeed
We hire smart people like you for your potential. Our biggest expectation is that you’ll stay curious. Keep learning. Take on responsibility. In return, we’ll back you to develop into an even more awesome version of yourself.
Furthermore, you have:

  • Master degree in finance, preferably in the areas of accountancy (RA) or Accounting and Reporting Standards
  • 4-5 years of relevant experience in a similar role or BIG4
  • Ambitions to step into an specialised role if currently in a more generic position. You are a creative and skillful professional, willing to invest further in your capabilities and knowledge
  • You have good communication and persuasion skills and are able to present complex issues in a simple and understandable way
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to understand the “big picture” while having an eye for detail
  • Strong writing and presentation skills in order to clearly set out concepts and to produce concise documents
  • Have a pro-active attitude and ability to operate in a demanding and changing environment

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
  • 12-month contract with view to extend
  • 36 or 40 hour workweek
  • Individual leave: 24+2 individual holiday days based on 36 hr workweek
  • Diversity leave: 3 days per year (1,5 paid, 1,5 unpaid)
  • CSR days: up to 2 days per year to actively engage in society by volunteering
  • 13th month salary
  • 8% Holiday payment
  • Individual Savings Contribution (BIS), 3.5% of your gross annual salary
  • Mobility card
  • Attractive pension scheme
  • Hybrid working to blend home working for focus and office working for collaboration and co-creation

Want to apply directly?
Upload your CV and motivation letter by clicking the “Apply” button. We are interested in why you want to make this step in your career and why you are looking to join ING, therefor without a cover letter we cannot process your application expressing your motivation.
Please note, multiple interview steps involving various business stakeholders will be part of the selection process.

About us
With 60,000 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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