Senior Manager, FM Finance  (2200023196)


: Finance

Primary Location

: Asia-Singapore-Singapore


: Full-time

Employee Status

: Permanent

Posting Date

: 28/Aug/2022, 11:22:37 PM

Unposting Date

: Ongoing


Role Responsibilities
  • Add value to the Business Performance and Analytics, Planning, Budgeting for Financing and Securities Services.
  • Provide analytical support with respect to new business initiatives related to product and regional expansion, acquisitions and digital offerings.
  • Assist in the strategic direction, evaluation of business strategy and business plans by geography, product and customer segment.
  • Analyse complex deal structure with respect to accounting, profitability and revenue trajectory.
  • Support regional Finance team across the world with respect to both FP&A and control activities.
  • Delivery on reporting / analytical needs of the FM business.
  • Analyse business from growth and return perspective and address issues where required.
  • Supporting the business in managing costs and driving performance management with an independent finance view.
  • Enhance the Financial Control environment and ensure that there is continuous improvement in existing processes, infrastructure, and capabilities.

Strategy ad Business Planning

  • Provide financial input and co-ordinate the formulation of the finance view to support business operating plans / budget and monitor progress towards its achievement, drawing attention to important trends, risks and opportunities to maximise earnings and minimise risk.

Processes – Financial Control

  • Ensure adherence to the Financial Controls Policies, Group Accounting Policies and management recognition principles.
  • Ensure that the business complies with capital, regulatory and statutory accounting requirements.
  • Ensure that there is a consistency in mappings, product codes, accounting/booking principles across markets.
  • The integrity of all financial data, the pro-active financial management of the Bank by the provision of accurate, up-to-date and relevant information in reporting systems.
  • The building of FM operating plans, budgets and forecast and enhancing analytics.
  • Ensuring compliance to Group standards, regulatory and statutory regulations.
  • Maintenance of appropriate financial and project controls from the regional standpoint.
  • Initiate change requests necessary to deliver on change requirements.

Risk Management / Governance – Key Measurables / Dimensions

  • Sound financial controls environment maintaining robust controls and monitoring procedures that prevent surprises.
  • Monitor compliance with all reporting requirements i.e. no breaches of the requirements e.g capital adequacy ratios.
  • Quality and timeliness of reports, budgets, forecasts, flash, month-end reports, etc.
  • Level of queries / corrections to submitted reports.
  • Key role in the development and maintenance of the sound financial management of the bank and in the mitigation of financial risks.
  • Contributes to the achievement of the Bank’s performance objectives.
  • Contributes to the projection of the correct image to Shareholders, Customers and Regulators.

Regulatory and Business Conduct

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group’s Values and Code of Conduct.
  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
  • Lead the FM business to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank’s Conduct Principles: [Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Financial Markets; Financial Crime Compliance; The Right Environment].
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
  • Address PRA / FCA prescribed regulatory change requirements across business

Key Stakeholders

  • Global FSS Business Heads
  • Regional Finance Heads
  • FM CFO
  • Regional Treasurers
Our Ideal Candidate
  • A university degree in Accounting and professional qualification in Accounting and Finance e.g. ACCA, CA or CIMA or a post graduate degree e.g. MBA would be an added advantage.
  • 10 years or more of work experience in a busy financial reporting department of a commercial organisation.
  • Broad understanding of banking practice and ability to communicate with a wide spectrum of staff including senior members of staff.
  • A sound knowledge of the Group Accounting practice and all round Banking experience.
  • High level of experience in working with computerised Accounting / Banking systems.
  • An eye for detail and accuracy with a strong analytical capability.
  • Ability to work in a busy and strenuous environment.
  • Superior level of computer literacy is required.
  • Experience in FP&A and performance management.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Role Specific Technical Competencies
  • MS Excel
  • Power Point
  • MS Word
  • Understanding of FSS products
  • Valuation and Margin analysis
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Understanding of P&L drivers
  • Control mindset
About Standard Chartered
We’re an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we’ve worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you’re looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can’t wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity,  together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you’ll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:

  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do
  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well
  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term

In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.

  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations
  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum
  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns
  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills, global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits
  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning
  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies – everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.

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About Standard Chartered

We offer banking services that help people and companies to succeed, creating wealth and growth across our markets. Our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise – Here for good.

With more than 86,000 employees and a presence in 60 markets, our network serves customers in close to 150 markets worldwide. We're listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India.