Finance Expert - Data Management

  • Competitive
  • Den Helder, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ING
  • 20 Nov 18

Finance Expert - Data Management

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The Finance COO department delivers Finance-related services to its stakeholders, i.e. Group Finance, country CFOs and Wholesale Banking, Risk, Tax and Bank Treasury. These services encompass operations and change initiatives for accounting, reporting, utilities, data foundation and business advice services, including system, process, data and information management and analytics capabilities. By design, the services are reliable, secure and in control. Change is delivered in accordance with the Finance strategy and implementation and decommissioning roadmap..

We are looking for a Finance Journey Expert for the Data Foundation Tribe.

The Data Foundation tribe provides Finance & Risk with relevant, correct and harmonised data for its processing and to enable the change from report-driven to data-driven, while also enabling ING Finance & Risk to manage its end-to-end data flow in a structured and standardized way.

What you will be doing
You will participate in a squad as a Finance expert within one of the tribes. You will be actively involved in the maintenance, development and realization of (new) products/services for the users. As an expert, you deliver the necessary knowledge and skills to make standard and best products/services for your users. Besides that, you continuously deepen and broaden your knowledge and skills in your area of expertise within your chapter.
Your activities will be in the area of:

  • setting (detailed) Finance requirements;
  • configuring business rules and building reports;
  • executing acceptance and other testing;
  • developing/maintaining documentation to clarify the working of functionality for end users, such as user manuals and Quick Reference Cards (QRCs);
  • daily checking of EOD (timeliness, correctness, completeness, reconciliations, ledger);
  • second-line support;
  • onboarding activities.

What we are looking for
We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic professional with a passion for optimizing user experiences. You excel in one of the areas of Finance, Finance reporting or Finance processes and how they are supported by the tribe's applications . You are energized by working on concrete and tangible results in a complex and continuously changing environment.
You know exactly how to empathise with the needs of your users and translate this into standard and innovative products.
You have a clear vision on the area of expertise of the squad, including both excellent Finance knowledge and knowledge of assets and tooling used. You have a strong drive to keep your expertise up to date and have the ambition to continuously improve yourself on a personal and professional level.

Y ou have at least 5 years experience in one of the following areas
Finance or Risk Areas; Financial and/or Management Accounting; Statutory & Regulatory Reporting

  • Proven banking knowledge - senior level
  • Mainly Data Driven Regulations e.g. AnaCredit; SHS; RRE
  • Proven banking product knowledge - medium level; Product functionality knowledge
  • Affinity with IT including basic IT knowledge (Oracle DB, PLSQL)

  • Clear communication (verbal, writing)
  • Experienced (medium) in working Agile/Scrum

Your education, experience and background

Professional and intellectual ability at least at academic level.
University (Bachelor's/Master's) degree in (business) economics or a comparable field.
At least 5 years' proven track record in your area of expertise or proven Finance knowledge, especially in your area of expertise.
You are very analytical and take decisions based on data and facts.
You are a strong communicator and can present your work in a clear manner.
Knowledge of and experience with Agile and the Lean way of working.
Excellent communication skills in English and Dutch will be an asset.
You actively ask for help and feedback and are not afraid to give feedback.
Affinity with IT.
You put your own interests second to the concern of the chapter and squad.
You actively keep up your professional knowledge and have a clear vision on your area of expertise.
You like to work in a multidisciplinary squad.
You take responsibility to get the work done.
You continuously improve the way you work and you strive to work as a high-performing team.
You easily adapt to a new environment.
You continuously improve yourself and you help your colleagues in their development by giving feedback.