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Financial Analyst Lending

  • Location:

    Amsterdam, Noord-Holland

  • Salary:

    Bespreekbaar

  • Contact:

    Zoe Bouwmeester

  • Contact email:

    zoe.bouwmeester@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-052021-143102_1622022713

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-25

A large bank in the Netherlands is looking for a Financial Analyst Lending to strengthen the team. They are looking for a person with an end-to-end process mindset, who can identify interdependencies between processes easily and has a strong drive to optimise and innovate.

As a Financial analyst Lending within the STP circle, you work closely with numerous stakeholders (Tribes, Business Partners, IBSS locations) and your other Circle colleagues to optimise and innovate STP services. You are therefore constantly looking for new technologies, tools and/or market developments (within and outside the organisation) to improve your service and ensure it is future-proof. You'll 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 of facing resistance. You are the ambassador of the Global Services vision across the 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 successfully.

What you'll do

  • Responsible for an end-to-end STP Accounting service and its continuous improvement
  • Work closely together with the Service Owner Reporting to cover for the end-to-end Accounting and Reporting processes
  • Cross-circle oriented - work with various stakeholders (Business Partners, Tribes, Global Services Circles, IBSS locations) to align on strategies and manage the relationships on continuous basis
  • Track service level performance and set priority to improve it in close collaboration with the STP teams as an intermediary, who motivates, stimulates and challenges the teams
  • Make use of new technology standards, tools and/or market developments.
  • Use data analytics to determine improvements
  • Optimize Data Quality in close cooperation with the Data Quality Circle not only end-to-end within the processing chain but also horizontal across the business lines. Making the Accounting service and controls more generic and reusable, avoiding exceptions per business line
  • 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 and requests / changes
  • Be SOX compliant and aligned with MSFRR and cover together with the control roles all CAS, KPMG, ORM items that are key for the quality of the service delivery

How you'll succeed

  • 5-8 years of work experience in a complex accounting environment
  • (University) degree in relevant field
  • Agile mindset
  • Strong process management skills - e.g. Green belt or similar degree
  • Sound knowledge of IFRS, FM and Lending products and Product Accounting. Financial reporting knowledge is a plus
  • Affinity with IT systems
  • KPI driven and has a long-term perspective
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Acts on his own convictions, also when risks are involved
  • Uses indirect influence
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Team player
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Ability to act and perform successfully in a fast-moving international environment
  • Clear vision

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