Head of Procurement, Accounting & Payments ICS

The Head of Procurement, Accounting & Payments at ICS oversees a 15-member finance team, manages procurement processes, conducts accounting activities, facilitates payment processing, and promotes risk awareness and continuous improvement.

€ 6.408 - € 9.155 maand
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Head of Procurement, Accounting & Payments ICS

At a glance

Are you looking forward to work together with an enthusiastic team of professionals to make ICS a better organization? Are you able to create a culture that includes knowledge sharing, development and working towards achieving results? Can you bring the senior expertise and counter veiling power which is needed to tackle a complex stakeholder field, rapidly changing laws and regulations, and continuous new market developments? Then you must be the Head of Procurement, Accounting & Payments we are looking for!


International Card Services (ICS) is a 100% subsidiary of ABN AMRO Bank N.V. with its own bank license with DNB and AFM. ICS is a payment service provider and market leader in issuing credit cards in the Netherlands. We have been issuing, promoting, administrating and processing payments of Visa and Mastercard credit cards for over 30 years. ICS issues credit cards both under its own brand and in conjunction with co-branding partners, for both consumer and commercial clients. In addition, we offer various other financial services and products.


Our clients can pay carefree everywhere, with additional security: their purchases are insured and we guarantee delivery of goods. Our mission is to offer our clients and partners relevant, sustainable and secure payment products.
The culture within ICS can be described as people- and service-oriented, helpful and a with a will to be successful. Servicing our clients is deep in our genes. Our core values are care, courage, and collaboration.
The organization is currently rapidly changing in order to serve our clients and our partners even better, with safety and reliability of our services being the cornerstone. We are reshaping our business model, which means challenging but exciting times for ICS.

Your job

You will be a part of the management team of ICS Finance. For some of your tasks you have will regular contact with departments within ABN AMRO Group (e.g. Accounting, Procurement).


You are responsible for:

  • People management for a team of 15 Finance professionals, leading by example, mentoring team members for skill enhancement and career growth and ensuring the team's capabilities meet the dynamic needs of the organization.
  • Procurement: Purchase and contracting of products and services for ICS and optimization of the procurement process while ensuring compliance
  • Accounting: Determining the amounts which have to be paid to the schemes, bank account management, journaling daily credit card mutations in the ledger, obligations administration, suspense account management, and ensuring the correctness and completeness of the general ledger 
  • Payments: Monitoring and processing incoming and outgoing payments and (rejected) direct debit files, processing/paying off/writing off (credit) balances on (closed) accounts, and executing payments to the schemes and to and from the DNB
  • Setting up an environment of risk awareness, in-control mindset, and continuous improvement

Working environment

You work in the ICS Finance team which consists of around 35 Finance professionals. As Head of Procurement, Accounting & Payments you are part of the MT Finance of ICS and you are reporting to the Chief Financial Officer. You are also included in the wider Leadership Team of ICS.

We strongly believe in personal development and continuously strive for an open and trusted atmosphere with team work and fun in order to deliver high quality products to our stakeholders. Your role is important in the transformation ICS is going through.

Key relationships

  • MT ICS & Leadership Team ICS
  • MT ICS Finance 
  • Various departments within ICS that require procurement services
  • ABN AMRO Group departments: Financial Accounting, P2P, Procurement, 
  • Group Audit and the External Auditor

Your profile

  • Economics and/or Business administration at Master level or a similar post-graduate education
  • Thinking and working at an academic level
  • 7-10 years of leadership experience (functional or hierarchical) within Finance-departments in the financial services industry
  • Proven expertise and relevant working experience in Accounting and Procurement
  • You have an independent view and can translate your insights into clear advice
  • You have strong communication skills and are able to build trust in a senior environment. Good stakeholder management.
  • Demonstrable ability to think critically, implementing efficient & robust processes and show advanced analytical skills
  • Present on the workplace, have good social skills and know how to work together with and within a team. 
  • Well-developed organisational sensitivity and know how to move between the different layers in the organization
  • Strong focus on risk awareness & reduction, cost control and effective control frameworks
  • Understands the importance of being compliant with law and regulations
  • Preference for bi-lingual candidates (both English & Dutch)

We are offering

  • The gross monthly salary displayed above is based on a 36-hour work week, including vacation pay and benefit budget.
  • The Benefit Budget is 11% of your salary. The Benefit Budget allows you to acquire additional employment benefits. If you make no purchases or reservations in the Benefit Shop in a given month, you are paid one twelfth of your Benefit Budget that month.
  • Five weeks of vacation per year. You have the option to purchase an additional four weeks per year.
  • Personal development Budget of € 1,000 per year, which you can accumulate up to € 3,000.
  • Possibility to work from home (in consultation with your team and depending on your position).
  • An annual public transport pass with free public transportation throughout the Netherlands.
  • An excellent pension scheme.


Please contact Robert Luime (robert.luime@icscards.nl) for any questions you may have on this vacancy.

Equal opportunities for all

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.

Disclaimer external recruitment agencies

External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. No unsolicited services or offers, please.

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