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Young Financial / Regulatory Reporting Officer with affinity for data and IT

Date:  24-Nov-2021

Brussels, BE, 1040



For realizing our ambitious objectives, Bank Degroof Petercam is looking to reinforce their financial department with a Junior Regulatory Reporting Officer. Reporting to the Regulatory Reporting Manager, you will be trained to play a key role in preparing financial regulatory reports for the Belgian Bank, related as well to its statutory financial reports as the consolidated ones, and contribute to an optimal financial management of the company.


Your Position


  • Together with your team, you establish and follow up all financial statements and regulatory reports for the Bank;
  • You ensure a timely and accurate delivery of the regulatory reports in your scope towards the regulator via the dedicated tools; You ensure you can explain the variance and answer to the eventual data quality questions from the regulator, the auditors and management;  
  • You provide a solid basis for the planning and steering of operations in order to ensure that the reports and underlying accounts reflect the correct status of the organization;
  • You ensure that the consolidated reports reflect correctly the consolidation financial statements of the Business Units and different entities of the Bank, prepared by another dedicated team;
  • You perform a strong first level of control on the produced reports and a second level of control on the quality of the underlying accounts (both static data quality and financial data quality controls);
  • You are constantly developing your knowledge about the regulatory environment and the accounting standards and contribute actively to any maintenance or updates of existing processes and solutions; you ensure that all processes are well documented; You are able to translate the regulatory evolutions into functional and technical requirements towards our internal IT department and towards our external software provider. You are involved in testing the developed evolutions and to appropriately use them afterwards;
  • You are solution–minded and promote a Continuous Improvement Culture.
  • You contribute as a service provider to all internal (and external) clients, specifically the other finance teams and Risk Management;
  • You ensure that reports are delivered in compliance with all standards and regulations as well as with closing office requirements. 


Your Profile


  • You have a Master Degree in a business or finance orientation and have a first relevant experience in the financial sector (as employee or trainee);
  • You can look back upon a first experience in the financial industry and have ideally worked on COREP related reporting (such as CRR, Credit Risk Regulation);
  • Knowledge of derivatives / counterparty credit risk, would be a strong plus;
  • You are trilingual English-French-Dutch;
  • You are ‘hands-on’ and are rather 'technical' meaning that you have affinity with IT tools in general; 
  • Knowledge on CRRII and derivatives in particular is a plus   
  • You are agile and are able to adapt in a changing environment with regards to tools and processes; You can write functional and technical specifications towards our IT department
  • You have an analytical and constructive critical mindset and you are able treat a lot of data from different sources in end-user tools  
  • You have strong inter-relational skills and you are a team-player
  • You have the ability to translate figures into clear and practical advice and reports for internal and external stakeholders;
  • You take initiative and you are pro-active. It is in your nature to continuously strive towards more efficiency and more quality and you communicate constructively on your ideas and suggestions. 


Our offer


By working for our group, you will join a Belgian bank of a human size where personal contacts prevail. 

As from the start, you work with colleagues from various business lines and have direct impact on our private, institutional or corporate clients.

We strongly invest in the development of your talent by offering you a variety of in-house finance-specialized and management training as well as external programs. Looking for a long term relationship not only with our clients but also with you as employee, we offer you an attractive salary package, including a performance related bonus, extra-legal benefits, and a variety of in-house finance-specialized and management training as well as external programs.

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