Cost Accounting & Invoicing specialist

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The opportunity

COO Risk & Finance/Global Services/Cost Accounting and Reporting Services (CARS) is looking for a highly motivated Cost Accounting and Invoicing specialist who wants to make the difference.

Role and responsibilities

Global Services is the central ING partner for many of accounting, risk and financial reporting services worldwide. We promise our customers that they can count on us by delivering on promises, building trust, simplifying work, learning & improving and being passionate.

The Accounting & Reporting Expert will be part of the Cost Accounting and Reporting Services department within Global Services. Within this team your main responsibilities are:

  • Responsible for the end-to-end Cost Accounting and Invoicing service and its continuous improvement
  • Cross-circle & outside GS oriented - work with various stakeholders (Business Partners, Tribes, Global Services Circles, IBSS locations) to align on strategies
  • Track service level performance and set priority to improve it
  • Make use of new technology, standards, tools and/or market developments within and outside ING Use data analytics to determine improvements
  • Optimize Data Quality
  • Linking pin for aligning demand from the Data Quality Circle with the Tribes jointly with the Business Partner Services Circle
  • Determine impact and drive decisions, in line with the organization’s long-term strategy & KPIs
  • Service governing & backlog management
  • Support onboardings
  • Be SOX and MSFRR compliant; coordinate key (Sox-) controls implemented and pro-actively assessing risk areas
  • Provide service Knowledge Management
  • Attribute to the Cost Accounting and Asset Management processes in alignment with the stakeholders
  • Attribute to usage of new Billing tooling for invoicing
  • Monitor pro-actively continuous improvements in data and processes and support new product implementations by advising on the consequences for the Finance processes and applications and testing new developments
  • Be a first contact person for (external) auditors. You ensure quality and correctness of information and replies towards external auditors and regulators
  • Act as a connector and manage business relations with other departments such as Business (Front and Back Office) and Financial Business Advise

Who are we looking for?

A colleague with a talent for taking it on and making it happen, enthusiasm for helping others to be successful and a knack for always being a step ahead.

In other words, you have an end-to-end process mindset, identify interdependencies between processes easily and have a strong drive to optimise and innovate. You love to challenge the status quo and are eager to propose creative solutions to problems.

As a senior specialist within the Cost Accounting and Reporting Services circle, you work closely with numerous stakeholders (Global Services circles, Tribes, Business Partners, IBSS locations) to optimise and innovate Cost Accounting and Invoicing services. You are therefore constantly looking for new technologies, tools and/or market developments (within and outside ING) to improve your service and ensure it is future-proof, this role is internally called Service Owner.

As a Service Owner, you determine impact of proposed changes and take timely decisions, in line with the organization’s long-term strategy and KPIs. You monitor service levels performance, identify bottlenecks and take timely actions to structurally solve them. You manage to get your message across and are not scared from facing resistance. You are the ambassador of the Global Services vision across COORF organization and beyond and stakeholders see you as a valuable partner to achieve common goals. Strong collaboration, communication and stakeholder management skills are therefore a key to fulfilling the role of a Service Owner successfully.

How you’ll succeed

  • (University) degree, preferably in accountancy
  • 5+ years of proven relevant senior experience
  • Strong process management skills – e.g. Green belt or similar degree
  • Proven knowledge of cost accounting, Intercompany charging and tax.
  • Affinity with IT systems
  • KPI driven and agile mindset
  • Sticks to principles despite external pressure and uses indirect influence
  • Stakeholder management skills; strong communication and collaboration experience
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Ability to embrace change and has a strong customer focus

Furthermore, you adhere to the ING values and it is evident for you that your behaviour is fully aligned with these values. You are also prepared to take the Banker's Oath. For more information, please visit

What we offer

A job of 36 hours and a 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:

  • We offer a gross base salary from € 5000,- to € 6500,- (monthly based on 36 hours per week)
  • 13th month salary
  • Individual Savings Contribution (BIS), 3.5% of your gross annual salary
  • 8% Holiday payment
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work at home
  • 24 vacation days
  • Pension scheme


We are not able to process any applications without a motivational letter as this enhances your motivation for the role and adds additional information nor directly visible on your CV.

Click on Apply and upload your CV and Motivation letter . Questions? Contact the recruiter linked to the job post.

About us
With around 52,000 employees and operations in approximately 40 countries, there is no shortage of opportunities for people with initiative who want to make a difference. We hire smart people like you for your potential, not your past. Our biggest expectation is that you’ll stay curious. Keep learning. Take on more responsibility. In return, we’ll back you to develop into an even more awesome version of yourself. If you want to work at the cutting edge of what’s possible, surrounded by progressive, inspiring and supportive colleagues, there is no better place to invest your talents than at ING.

Vacature informatie

Organisatie: ING

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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