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Branch Controller

Posted 22 Jan 2024
Work experience
3 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Job Description:

What will you do?

As a Branch controller you will work in the Financial Control team, where all control and financial reporting activities take place. You will focus on maintaining, closing and reporting upon the accounts of the branch office. This involves multiple disciplines such as local GAAP reporting, group reporting (IFRS), regulatory reporting and tax filings. You will be a business partner for the office in Brussels, while you visit the office in the Hague on a frequent basis to optimize cooperation with the group financial control team, the regulatory reporting team and the tax team. You will also work closely together with the other branch controllers in London and Frankfurt.

Your team

As a Branch controller you will be based in The Hague. You will be part of the Financial Control team of NIBC’s Finance department in the Hague. Within the Finance department, the Financial Control team is responsible for the elimination and consolidation process, as well as performing the monthly closing procedures and preparing the IFRS-based financial statements and disclosures for NIBC. The team is also responsible for the control frame work within Finance. Within the team, with a mix in experience and backgrounds, we strive for an informal, collegial atmosphere where respect, appreciation and positivity are core values.

NIBC as organization

Founded in 1945 to finance the visionary entrepreneurs who helped rebuilding the Netherlands after the second World War, NIBC was closely collaborating while professionally supporting companies and individuals in realizing their dreams and goals with a sustainable future in mind. As a multicultural midsize bank with a working environment that is best described as dynamic and ambitious, we share a forward-thinking, can-do attitude with our employees and clients which we call our THINK YES mentality. Our corporate values are Professional, Adaptive, Collaborative and Entrepreneurial. By building our company on optimism and mutual trust, and with our THINK YES mentality, NIBC is an enterprising bank that enables ambitions.

The Finance department supports management with information to effectively steer the organization with timely, reliable and relevant information. It ensures NIBC is compliant with applicable laws and regulations regarding financial and regulatory reporting. The department constantly refines the design, implementation and maintenance of the operating model that fits NIBC’s business strategy of constant development of new commercial efforts.

What’s in it for you?

NIBC is an ambitious environment where together we strive to create a fantastic workplace where you feel safe and challenged to be the best version of yourself. This is in line with our Professional, Adaptive, Collaborative and Entrepreneurial values. In addition, you will receive a competitive salary, plus:

  • Several ways to support your development personally and professionally, a.o.:
  • Personal development budget, to spend at your own discretion
  • Professional budget provided by your manager, to develop yourself in your work
  • GoodHabitz: free online courses you can choose to take for your own benefit
  • NIBC embraces the Hybrid way of Working. This means that we support working from home as well as encouraging our colleagues to come to the office. NIBC's guideline is to spend at least half of the working time at the office
  • Travel expenses or NS Business Card 1st class
  • 32 holidays (which do not have to be registered)
  • Excellent pension scheme (27% NIBC contribution)
  • A voucher to improve your home office
  • The opportunity to take ownership and show initiative in your role. We are always open to new ideas, and encourage to use your voice
  • The nature of our Grow to Make a Difference program enables you to be in charge of your own development
  • Two staff associations: YoungNIBC and MyLeisure
  • Vitality program, annual company-wide sports & leisure days
  • Monthly internet allowance
  • Laptop and a company phone
  • Excellent facilities at the office (Coffee corner, Restaurant, Exchange bar)

What will you bring

  • You have completed a relevant degree (a Bachelor or Master degree in Finance, Accounting & Control or Econometrics)
  • You have approximately 3 to 6 years of relevant working experience
  • Knowledge of and experience with financial instruments (IFRS 9)
  • Fluent language skills in English and Dutch. French is a plus.

Personality & skills

  • You like to perform numerical analyses and solve complex problems
  • You are curious and want to get to the bottom of things, you have an eye for details
  • You like to improve processes and controls
  • You don’t mind travelling on a frequent basis between Brussels and The Hague
  • You are a team player with a positive mindset
  • You have a high feeling of responsibility and are eager to learn
  • Excellent communication skills and sense of accountability

Founded in 1945, we financed the visionary entrepreneurs who helped rebuild the Netherlands after the second world war. Entrepreneurship is in our DNA. By working closely together and professionally supporting companies and individuals, we enable them in realising their ambitions with a sustainable future in mind. We are a bank with a dynamic and ambitious culture, we have a forward-thinking, can-do attitude that we call our THINK YES mentality.

Finance & Banking
Den Haag
Active in 4 countries
640 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 39 years

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