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Senior Accounting Professional - ABN AMRO Bank

Location: Utrecht
Employment: Full-time
Do you like Accounting, self-direction, challenges and are you a team player? Then you can help us building the future-proof Financial Accounting department.

We are looking for a

Senior Accounting Professional

At a glance

Do you want to contribute to the further growth of Asset Based Finance (ABF) and be part of building a leading North-West European Factoring & Leasing Company? Join our team!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Accounting Professional who enjoys working in a diverse team that is always looking for ways to improve processes and accelerate execution. You will be involved in the further integration of the Finance department, looking for the best practices/solutions for all integration challenges that we encounter.

Do you see yourself excelling in such a working environment? Seize this opportunity to develop into the professional you aspire to be. Tell us your story. We are curious!

Your job

As a Senior Accounting Professional you are responsible for the month end closing activities and ensure that required improvements in processes and controls are implemented. 

In your role you will work closely with your colleagues within the Procure to Pay (P2P) and General Accounting (GA) department with the aim of improving the processes and the period closings. Furthermore you will steer on timely and accurate delivery of information by internal and external parties. You are also actively involved in the period closings by making analysis to explain the balance and P&L changes to ABF's management. Finally, as part of your role you will be coaching your (junior) accounting professionals in their daily processes - together with the Manager P2P & GA. 

You have an active role in maintaining the internal control environment. ABN AMRO uses an internal control environment in which it is important that the key controls are maintained. It is also important that the associated work instructions (SOPs) are up to date and that the End User Designed Applications (EUDAs) are used in a controlled manner. 

Within ABF we are always looking for improvement and continuously learn from our experiences. Various projects are being carried out within the Finance department, such as the centralization of accounting processes. You will be involved in the evolution of processes, both by implementing small improvements and finishing bigger projects. 

Working environment

P2P GA is part of the Accounting team and is a team of approximately 20 colleagues. Some of the keywords that apply to the team are teamwork, challenge, self-development, and self-direction. As a team we are working hard to become a future-proof Finance department. The aim is to get one step better every day.

ABN AMRO Asset Based Finance (ABF) is a subsidiary of ABN AMRO Bank N.V. and is active in business finance, asset leasing, accounts receivable financing, stock financing and credit management. ABF is a result of a legal merger between ABN AMRO Lease and ABN AMRO Commercial Finance. ABF is active in 4 European countries (UK, Germany, France and the Netherlands) and has the ambition to further expand its position abroad. 

Your profile

Most importantly you need to have an open mindset towards people, processes and development. You thrive in a continuously changing environment. You are a real team player and building the Finance function is what you are looking for in the next position.

Do you think you match? Check your profile:

  • Bachelor/ Master degree in Accounting & Control, Economics and/or Business Administration (or international equivalent)
  • 4-5 years relevant workingexperience within a finance / accounting role. Preferably within the Financial Sector
  • Solid experience with general ledger (preferably SAP) systems
  • Experience with coaching (junior) accounting professionals is a pre
  • Speaks English, Dutch/French/German would be an advantage
  • Analytically strong, helicopter view and good communication skills

We are offering

You get to help to build the new ABF organization. Working at ABF means working with committed and energetic colleagues in a challenging environment. We offer you the ability to get the best out of yourself. We help you to stay fit & vital. Furthermore, the Finance department of ABF is designed in a way it offers lots of opportunities to build your career with clear career paths. 

  • The opportunity to be the best you can be, flexible working hours and lots of room to grow both personally and professionally
  • The opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness
  • A competitive salary based on knowledge and experience in Hay 9 between € 52.000 and € 70.000 (all in) per year based on a workweek of 40 hours
  • A personal development budget of  €1.000 per year
  • The annual salary is included a benefit budget of 11%, which you can spend on fringe benefits
  • Each year, you get ‘Banking for better days’, which you can spend on the development of yourself, someone else or society
  • An annual public transport subscription
  • A solid pension plan

At ABN AMRO we use our knowledge, skills and our network for customers. That enables customers to make responsible decisions to achieve their goals. In the Netherlands and abroad. This states customer interests always come first. We want customers to understand our products and sometimes sell 'no' as the risk of a product is too great for a customer. Customer interest is also: clear communication and offer smart solutions that really make a difference. That is our goal.


Do you feel attracted to this challenging environment and do you think you have it in you to be successful in this position? Then tell us your story. We are curious!

Apply now online to this vacancy. For more information contact Martin Staal, Manager P2P GA, martin.staal@abnamroabf.com. For more information about the process please contact Jolanda van Houwelingen, Talent Acquisition Specialist, jolanda.van.houwelingen@nl.abnamro.com

We are happy to meet you.

Equal opportunities for all

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.

Disclaimer external recruitment agencies

External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

Location: Utrecht

Information and application:


Please send your application for Senior Accounting Professional at ABN AMRO Bank in Utrecht including your CV via our website.

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Job posted

19 juli 2021
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More information:

Jolanda van Houwelingen
m. 06-83644379

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