Senior Finance Controller Global KYC

  • Competitive
  • Den Helder, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • Self Employed, Full time
  • ING
  • 19 Mar 19

Senior Finance Controller Global KYC

Senior Finance Controller Global KYC

Team up with ING, a leading international bank at the forefront of technology innovation and digitalization within the industry. Change, renewal and transformation has been our DNA with one single goal to deliver the best customer experience. Finance is about supporting that change process and innovative culture, accomplished by hiring quality individuals with integrity, personal accountability, teamwork, commitment to excellence, and proactive thinking. If you exemplify our values and want to be part of something big, contact us today.

Who are we looking for
Are you the person who wants your work to have impact at a C-Suite level? We are looking for a skilled, passionate and driven professional in finance to perform the control and advice role for the Global KYC unit. Global KYC unit/tribe has been recently established and an "A team" is being put in place to deliver and roll-out the global structural solution.

Your exposure will be global to countries and multiple domains, which require your ability to communicate and connect at various levels within the organization. You will need to navigate a very complex landscape, involving many stakeholders, varying from regulators (e.g., ECB), senior management (including Management Board, KYC Board, Change Investment Committee), business and delivery IT teams, support functions (e.g., finance, compliance), country and units.

To be successful, you must be a strong communicator, highly analytical and have a strong passion for analytics, setting high standards, and razor-sharp accuracy.

Knowledge & Experience
In this position we are looking for a senior finance professional, a strategic thinker and at the same time hands-on skilled person able to design and implement financial dashboards detailed to report on milestones and deliverables required for seamless project implementation. Experience with financial modelling, forecasting and complex financial analysis would be a real asset. You will benefit from a Master degree in Finance. As significant investments are and will be made in this area, a proven experience in working in an industry where investments in change projects are common and there is an established management and reporting process of those would be very beneficial.

Having the right behavior and attitude , is as important as having the knowledge and experience. Being a go-getter and self-starter are key to be successful in this role. You have a relentless drive for accurate reporting, providing valuable insights

  • You can own, lead and drive an assignment or project until completion
  • You can prepare detailed analysis and derive insights
  • You work structural and you are process oriented, though have a pragmatic approach in removing roadblocks and opening bottlenecks;
  • You are an independent operator but with great empathy skills to connect to the team and various stakeholders
  • You are a clear and assertive communicator
  • You are passionate about producing financial analysis enabling management to make breakthrough decisions
  • You are skilled and experienced in working with Financial reporting systems
  • You adhere to the ING values and it is evident for you that your behavior is fully aligned with these values. You are also prepared to take the Banker's Oath. For more information, please visit

Description of activities
  • Global KYC financial strategy:
    • Co-create KYC operating and charging model; roll-out and implementation
    • Facilitate financial discussions and updates in various senior committees including Managing Board/Change Investment Committee/Global KYC Board
    • Constructively challenge the operation side to optimise expenses (e.g., size and composition of teams, safety of delivery while optimizing the costs)
  • Financial Control oversight:
    • Lead preparation and delivery of financials to senior executive management on a regular basis
    • Ensure strong control of the budget and accurate reporting of actuals
    • Develop robust budget and forecast
    • Provide insights and advice; Propose corrective actions when/if deviation vs. plan and propose optimisation
    • Provide financial oversight of Global KYC operations (contracts, obligations)
    • Owner of the financial business model (including updates, monitoring & tracking)
  • Global Financial steering:
    • Establish a full bank wide financial steering and functional reporting on the KYC including the central organization and activities as well as local
    • Design, implement and ensure alignment of data structures in HO and countries (development and implementation of metrics/financial dashboards)
    • Ensure alignment between organisational and financial reporting (healthy transparent governance)
  • Liaise and facilitate communication and co-operation with multiple stakeholders 1. Business and delivery teams; 2. Support functions (Finance, Compliance, etc.); 3. Countries/units; 4. External stakeholders such as regulators, suppliers
  • You will manage a small direct team in Amsterdam (2-3) people and functionally steer globally the financials of KYC; intense interaction with finance and business in all units and countries

Master degree in Economics, Finance, Business Administration

What we offer
An impactful career within an international environment that offers you every opportunity to get the best out of yourself and grow personally and professionally to the next level to closer to your dreams.
A salary that matches your ambitions, plus a 13th month.
This is a senior role at scale 13
40 hours per week

If the above appeals to you and if you are eager to contribute to turning our customers dreams into reality, we are looking forward to meeting with you and finding out which role suits you best.
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