Business Controller for Group Staff Departments

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Your Work Environment

You will be part of Group Finance MA team supporting corporate staff departments on all financial matters, in close cooperation with global cost management team of Group Finance as well as other MA and FA colleagues .

The Business Controller for Corporate Staff supports ING's Senior Management on both tactical and strategic level. As part of Group Finance, you and your team are responsible for all control activities related to the number of Corporate Staff department(s). A challenging position that places high demands on both your analytical skills and your social skills. You are in direct contact with C-level executives. You collect the information, you make analyses and you present your findings.

As a good Finance Business Partner you prepare budgets, make forecasts and support business cases. But above all you are a committed sparring partner. You know exactly what's going on. You think along and anticipate things. You are able to intervene and adjust where necessary, based on your knowledge and expertise.


  • Sparring partner for senior management in strategic and tactical decision making
  • Provide reports and analysis in a timely manner to support management decisions
  • Advise on all matters concerning operational efficiency, cost modelling, allocation, financial planning and control
  • Prepare Dynamic Plan / budget with the dept's, including both Baseline activities and Change initiatives
  • Follow cost trends and adjust Rolling Forecast periodically
  • Perform run-rate analysis, advise on cost efficiency opportunities and prepare business cases for Change programs
  • Reporting and analysis (vs. Plan) of Actual spend using standard dashboards and other tools
  • Full control of costs (P&L) and FTEs, including the review & approval of requisitions, cost charging and analytical review
  • Monitor the maintenance and optimization of general ledger, i.e. review cost trends, calculate accruals, prepare manual adjustments
  • Maintain effective management of MA data-sources and monitor implementation of org. structure changes (i.e. Info Memos, RFAs)
  • Review and advise on Balance Sheet positions, including restructuring and litigation provisions, asset capitalization, amortization and impairment testing as/when required
  • Support CSDs in determining cost allocation model, service level charging initiatives and effective location strategy where necessary

How to succeed

  • University (Bachelor’s/Master’s) degree
  • At least 5+ years of professional working experience in a relevant position such as Finance Business Partner, Business controller, or compatible
  • Fluent in the English (verbal and written)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Naturally curious and able to think several steps ahead
  • Track record in a complex environment
  • Organizational sensitivity and effective conflict management skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with strong interpersonal skills for interfacing with all levels of management
  • A pro-active attitude and ability to operate in a demanding and changing environment
  • ​IFRS experience is beneficial

What we offer
Working for GF means working in a challenging dynamic environment with international contact, with room for initiative, drive and growth.

A job with an unique offer that fits in with the times of today. We take into account your home situation and your ambitions and help you to balance work and private life. Discover yourself our employment conditions.
To give you an idea, we will tell you about the benefits of working at ING:

  • 36 (over 4 or 5 days) or 40 hours per week
  • 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
  • Personal growth and challenging work with endless possibilities
  • An informalworking environment with innovative colleagues
  • Work Agile, so new ideas come to life faster

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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!

Vacature informatie

Organisatie: ING

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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