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Senior Accounting Professional - ABN AMRO Bank

Location: Utrecht
Employment: Full-time

We are looking for a:

Senior Accounting Professional

At a glance

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.

Do you want to help build a leading West European Factoring & Leasing Company? Do you like innovation, variety, challenge and are you a team player? Do you enjoy working in a diverse and international team? Then come and join us!

We are looking for a Senior Accounting Professional, who would like to play a role in the further development of the Accounting department, in order to contribute to the further growth of Asset Based Finance (ABF).

Your job

The P2P & General Accounting department processes the daily flow of financial items such as lease invoices, cost invoices, payments and receipts. Some of the work is still taking place in the foreign offices, but the objective is that all financial accounting will be centralized in the Netherlands within a year from now. The department currently consists of  25 employees in total.  As a Senior Accounting Professional you will work on improvement of the processes  and internal controls. You will participate in projects. You will perform checks and balances and make reconciliations with sub-ledgers. You also play an important role in coaching your colleague Accounting Professionals.

In this role you also have an active contribution in drawing up or improving various guidelines within the P2P & GA department with the aim of improving the processes and the month-end closing. You are actively involved in the month-end closing where it is important to monitor the timelines.

ABN AMRO uses an internal control environment in which it is important that the key controls are maintained. It is also important that the work instructions (SOPs) are up to date and that the End User Designed Applications (EUDAs) are used in a controlled manner. In the role of Senior Accounting Professional you make an important contribution to maintaining this internal control environment.

Within the Finance Department, various projects are being carried out, such as the migration to one general ledger in SAP. You participate in the implementation of this ledger and the corresponding adjustments in the guidelines.

Working environment

The P2P & General Accounting department  is part of the Accounting, Treasury & Tax team and is an English speaking team of approximately 25 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.

ABF Finance works closely with other departments within ABF such as Sales, Contracting, Administration Services and IT. Important for all employees is a customer-oriented attitude in which we arrange financial matters for our customers as quickly and efficiently as possible, supported by the right systems.

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. 

Your profile

Knowledge, experience, competences
Master's degree in Accounting & Control
Approx. 7 till 10 years of relevant work experience within accounting, including:

Understanding of accounting processes, comprehension of coherence between P&L-items and Balance Sheet items
High sense of responsibility, ensuring that tasks are completed, ensuring that incidents are resolved.
Affinity with and experience in guiding (junior) finance professionals
Experience with internal control guidelines and compliance requirements
Knowledge of and quickly confident with accounting systems (preferably SAP).

Works closely with colleagues in the department
Participates actively in work meetings
Maintains good relations with colleagues within ABF and ABN AMRO.
Informs his manager of the results and progress of the work.

Foreign languages
English fluently
Knowledge of Dutch, German and / or French is an advantage

We are offering

  • The opportunity to be the best you can be, work flexible hours and lots of room to grow both personally and professionally
  • Possibilities for flexible working hours and work from home are negotiable. We offer good facilities for remote working.
  • The opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness
  • A salary ranging from EUR 3.456 to EUR 4.951 per month based on a 36-hour workweek
  • A supplementary benefit budget of 11%, which you can spend on additional fringe benefits
  • A personal development budget of EUR 1.000 per year
  • An annual public transportation pass or travel budget, depending on the function
  • A solid pension plan


Respond to this vacancy now. For more information, please contact Erna Ekelschot, Manager P2P & GA, We are looking forward to meet you.


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

13 september 2020
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More information:

Respond to this vacancy now. For more information, please contact Erna Ekelschot, Manager P2P & GA, We are looking forward to meet you.

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