Cost Accounting & Invoicing Specialist

1045070 | Accounting & Finance | Professional | Amsterdam


This vacancy is for one of the biggest banks in the Netherlands. A financial giant based in Amsterdam. The bank gives a lot of opportunities for you as a professional, they stimulate growth vertically and also horizontally. A place where you can be yourself as a professional and individual.

Role and responsibilities

Global Services is the central partner of our client for many of accounting, risk and financial reporting services worldwide. The bank promise their customers that they can count on them 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 in this big financial corporate your main tasks will be:

Being responsible for the end-to-end Cost Accounting and Invoicing service and its continuous improvement. The Cross-circle & outside GS oriented - work with various stakeholders (Business Partners, Tribes, Global Services Circles, IBSS locations) to align on strategies. Also the track service level performance and set priority to improve it. You will make use of new technology, standards, tools and/or market developments within and outside the bank and use data analytics to determine improvements. Important as well is to Optimize Data Quality. You will be the linking pin for aligning demand from the Data Quality Circle with the Tribes jointly with the Business Partner Services Circle. You will determine impact and drive decisions, in line with our clients long-term strategy & KPIs. Next to that you will be responsible for service governing & backlog management and support onboardings.

Expected is that you will be SOX and MSFRR compliant; coordinate key (Sox-) controls implemented and pro-actively assessing risk areas and that you will provide service Knowledge Management. You will be attributing to the Cost Accounting and Asset Management processes in alignment with the stakeholders and you will also attribute to usage of new Billing tooling for invoicing.

Next to all that you will 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. You will be the first contact person for (external) auditors. You ensure quality and correctness of information and replies towards external auditors and regulators that talk with the bank. Expected is that you will act as a connector and manage business relations with other departments such as Business (Front and Back Office) and Financial Business Advise within this financial giant.

What do you need?
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 optimize 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 optimize and innovate Cost Accounting and Invoicing services. You are therefore constantly looking for new technologies, tools and/or market developments (within and outside the bank) 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 bank their 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.

What do you get?

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. A salary tailored to your qualities and experience, with a 13th month and 8% holiday payment. You will also receive a pension scheme and an individual Savings Contribution (BIS), 3.5% of your gross annual salary. With around 24-27 vacation days depending on your contract. This all in an environment where the bank stimulates personal growth and gives you challenging work with endless possibilities.
24 vacation days

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Job type
Banking & Financial Services
Banking and Insurance
Competitive salary with strong secondary benefits

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Bram Vroegop, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Amsterdam
Hays Amsterdam, H.J.E. Wenckebachweg 210

Telephone: +31 634557404

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