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Team Leader IFRS Financial Reporting - AEGON

Locatie: The Hague

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Team Leader IFRS Financial Reporting

Purpose of the job

The team leader manages a team of 5 employees consolidating and reporting IFRS financial and non-financial information of Aegon N.V. You will also be responsible for our IFRS reporting system from a business perspective, issuing guidance to our reporting units and ensuring a cycle of continuous improvement to reporting processes and controls. You should take a lead in identifying & implementing additional efficiencies to the IFRS reporting process that will add control or increase performance or usability.
Managing change from the business perspective and ensuring there is no unforeseen impact to BAU as a result of change is also a key responsibility. You will liaise closely with our technology partners to have oversight on the resolution of any technical issues that could impact group reporting. Additionally, you will have a key role in owning the evidencing of controls as per our documented framework. You will not only be responsible for managing the planning & execution of all aspects of the teams responsibility, but you will also be hands-on and part of the team.

  • People management: manage the day-to-day activities of the team, including planning and allocation of work.
  • Finance process improvement: In cooperation with the IFRS analysis team & reporting units, initiate & deliver enhancements to current processes & controls.
  • Finance transformation: In cooperation with the project team, take a leading role in the IFRS migration project, as well as staying abreast of other ongoing IFRS related projects (IFRS 9 & 17), ensuring that you protect the business by ensuring that any proposed solution meets the needs of the business, delivering the functionality & performance required.
  • Change: ensure (ad-hoc) requests from senior management or other clients for the department are dealt with in a controlled & timely fashion, and ensure that the team have the flexibility to meet these requests.
  • Controls: Perform the activities of the team in compliance with the internal control framework.
  • Ensure reporting units are aware of their obligations through effective and timely communication, ensure timely submission from reporting units and timely availability of consolidated data.
  • Ensure the completeness and accuracy of all financial information / reports, and continuously strive to implement effective automation & efficiency in existing processes.
  • Your team will be the first line support for country units and Corporate Center colleagues on how to use our group IFRS reporting application.
  • Ownership of all team deliverables.
  • Ownership of the GRDM (our data model) for IFRS within Financial Reporting.
  • Ownership for the compilation of the Annual report.



  • Content expertise:
    • University degree in Accounting, Controlling, Economics, Financial Management or other relevant discipline
    • 8 years’ work experience in an international financial reporting environment, preferably in a similar role
    • Experience in managing change as a core element of your previous experience
    • Proficient in English, both in writing and verbally
    • Experience with consolidation & reporting applications
    • Strong affinity with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Personal competencies:
    • Strong finance expertise (content as well as familiarity with finance systems)
    • Confident, excellent communication and influencing skills, manages all stakeholders.
    • Process-oriented, desire to eliminate complexity
    • Embraces change and can lead others towards change
    • Accurate and detail oriented
    • Pragmatic attitude along with strong analytical and communication skills and a flexible and proactive work attitude
    • Takes accountability
    • Fine tuned ability for developing and coaching people

What we offer

Aegon aims to be an employer of choice in the financial services industry. As a global company, we offer excellent terms of employment, a very diverse and inspiring work environment, and development opportunities. Moreover we offer:
•           A competitive salary based on a 40 hour working week
•           A good work/life balance including a minimum of 25 vacation days
•           A commuting allowance
•           An excellent pension plan and discounts on Aegon products


Are you interested in joining our Group Finance department in The Hague? We look forward to receiving your resume and motivation letter. For more information about the application process, you can contact Suzanne van Calsteren, Talent Acquisition Manager at suzanne.vancalsteren@aegon.nl or Conor Mulligan, Head of Finance Operations at +31 6 222 12527

Location: The Hague

Information and application:


Please send your application for Team Leader IFRS Financial Reporting at AEGON in The Hague including your CV via our website.

Job posted

05 maart 2019
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Suzanne van Calsteren

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