Financial Business Advice Lead

Financial Business Advice Lead

  • Finance
  • Financial Services
  • Amsterdam
  • Vanaf 10 jaar werkervaring
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  • 10+ years of experience
  • In financial advisory
  • And forecasting and budgeting
  • Strong team leader
  • Stakeholder management
  • Analytical and results-driven

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ING is a top innovator in the banking sector. Their domestic banking services are a cornerstone in The Netherlands’ financial landscape. The Financial Business Advice Lead will be a strategic business partner to the Board, lead the Finance Team, and manage P&L of the Business Banking Domain and Functional Lines of ING’s Domestic Bank – Netherlands.

About ING

ING’s mission is to empower people to stay a step ahead in life and business. This innovative global financial bank has a strong pan-European base and a growing worldwide presence. And sixty thousand ING employees serve around thirty-seven million customers, corporate clients, and institutions in forty countries.

The bank’s retail products include savings, payments, investments, insurance, loans, and mortgages. They serve a wide range of retail, wholesale, and private banking customers and operate in a complex value chain with strong competition and rapidly changing technological developments.

But however small or large, ING helps each of their customers grow their money responsibly. Their mission is to help every customer realize their own vision for a better financial future by supporting them throughout their investment journey with a compelling value proposition and superior digital experience.

ING has ambitious commercial goals and differentiates itself from the competition by offering a highly-effective customer experience. The bank has identified significant growth opportunities in further innovations, improved product offerings, and bringing disruptive ideas to the market.

Vacancy: Financial Business Advice Lead

The Financial Business Advice (FBA) Lead will play a pivotal role in the financial management and further development of ING’s domestic business banking organization in The Netherlands. They will help to ensure allocation of resources, effective cost control, and achievement of financial objectives through strategic budgeting, forecasting, planning, and analysis. Responsible for the full P&L of Business Banking Domain and Functional Lines (DBNL), the Lead will monitor and evaluate ING’s current and future financial performance, provide financial advice, adapt strategies and facilitate decision making to improve financial performance and drive growth.

Reporting directly to the CFO of ING in The Netherlands, Alp Sivrioğlu, the FBA Lead will be an important business partner to the board members, Business Banking, CIO and COO, and various support functions in ING’s Domestic Bank Netherlands, including Finance, HR, IT, and Risk Management. They will play a key role as an advisor to the board members, identify priorities and strategic challenges, question costs and prepare reports and figures for strategic business discussions.

This role will lead a team of twenty FTEs who provide financial reports and ad-hoc analysis to enable stability and growth within the organization’s Business Banking domain. They will also co-lead the broader DBNL financial team of 120 FTEs along with two colleagues. Guiding, coaching and motivating the team, they will further develop their capabilities and support professional growth while improving finance processes, reporting, and ensuring the timely delivery of insightful financial information and analysis.

The FBA Lead is the bridge between finance and the business. They are analytical and detail-oriented and easily translate complex topics into simple terms. They deeply understand the value drivers that generate economic profit. Working proactively, the Lead will anticipate opportunities and risks that can impact the achievement of targets. And they lead the forecast and dynamic planning process, continuously applying a client-centric mindset and embedding strategic decisions into short- and long-term projections. They will deliver reliable core figures for the Business Banking, COO, CIO and support functions, and accounts, and provide qualitative and accurate financial insights and advice to the Board and Executive Management team.

This energetic leader drives operational excellence through effective teamwork and collaboration. An excellent communicator, they navigate complex situations and easily manage multiple stakeholders and tasks simultaneously. Leading by example, they drive a results-focused customer-centric culture, while inspiring and empowering their team members, encouraging creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.

“The FBA Lead will help our Board members shape the strategy based on solid facts and figures.They will guide the right balance between the short term and long-term targets, drive execution, efficiency and sustainable results through effective leadership, and actively contributing to ING’s growth strategy.” – Alp Sivrioğlu, Chief Financial Officer of ING Bank Netherlands

ING is a globally renowned financial institution driven by its ambitions goals, and attracts individuals who share the same drive for success. Employees appreciate the diverse work environment and abundant opportunities for professional development. This position is a perfect fit for an experienced financial advisor with a background in budgeting and forecasting who is eager to lead a diverse team and become a strategic advisor to ING’s board, while making a visible impact in this dynamic international organization.


ING is working with Top of Minds to fill this vacancy.
To express your interest, please contact Annelijn Nijhuis at or Charlotte Braat at


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