Adviser Reporting/Audit/Taxation

EACB - European Association of Co-operative Banks

Adviser Reporting/Audit/Taxation

EACB - European Association of Co-operative Banks

Brussels, Belgium

JOB DESCRIPTION

The adviser reports to the Head of Department directly. His or her portfolio will comprise the following tasks:

  • Monitor, analyse and report on technical initiatives relevant for cooperative banks in the area of reporting, audit, banking supervision, taxation, especially:
    • Trends in audit, financial and non-financial reporting relevant for cooperative banks (by IASB, European Commission, EFRAG, Basel Committee, TCFD);
    • The activities of the EU Institutions (including but not limited to the SSM and the EBA) related to the development of the supervisory reporting and disclosure framework;
    • Trends in the area of digitalization of financial services relevant from an accounting, supervisory and prudential perspective (e.g. treatment of crypto-assets, implications of initiatives such as DORA and MICA);
    • Relevant developments in the field of taxation (e.g. FTT, VAT for financial services, digital tax).
  • Regularly inform member organisations about latest developments in these areas (by emails, internal memos and reports);
  • Contribute to, organize and support EACB working groups/task forces in these areas;
  • Represent member organizations’ interests in meetings with regulators and stakeholders;
  • Draft position papers, letters, speeches and other relevant documents for internal and external distribution;
  • Maintain a network of contacts both within the association and outside (EU policy-makers, global bodies other trade associations, etc.).

PROFILE

  • Distinct interest in financial regulatory affairs and their technical aspects;
  • University degree (Master’s level) in economics, business administration or law and affinity to/experience in regulatory affairs;
  • Profound knowledge of the banking/financial sector and a good understanding of the tasks of a trade association; an experience in regulatory affairs is a plus;
  • 1-4 years of work experience, preferably in a bank and/or trade association;
  • Good knowledge of EU law, the EU institutions and the regulatory processes;
  • Fluent written and spoken English - knowledge of other languages (French, German, Spanish, Dutch, etc.) is welcome;
  • Excellent drafting and analytical skills;
  • Good computer skills.

BENEFITS

The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) represents the interests of co-operative banks in Europe. With 28 members representing 2.700 banks, co-operative banks have a long tradition in serving 214 million customers, mainly consumers, retailers and SMEs. Quantitatively, co-operative banks in Europe represent 85 million members with a total average market share of about 20%.

The EACB offers a dynamic work environment in an international and multilingual team of policy experts. As part of a major European Credit Sector Association, you will have the opportunity to develop high-level contacts in the area of financial services and to gain expertise.

We offer a competitive remuneration package, including lunch vouchers, group insurance and transport allowance.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please send your application and CV by e-mail by no later than March 8th. The position is vacant so please indicate details about when you would be able to start working at the EACB:

Mr. Volker Heegemann
Head of Legal Department
European Association of Co-operative Banks
Rue de l’Industrie 26-38
1040 Brussels

Email: secretariat@eacb.coop

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