Standard Chartered Bank

Manager, Business Finance

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The Role Responsibilities

Business Partnering

  • Work with Business in formulating the business plan, strategy on management and origination basis, well-coordinated with Group Segment/Product CFOs
  • Analyse and present monthly relevant performance MI to help business understand their performance, monitor progress towards Key Performance Indicators
  • To assist the business in all matters relating to Product/Segment Profitability Reporting, covering Management, Origination and Franchise view together with EVA analysis
  • Regularly highlight performance and execution gaps from agreed strategies and recommend remedial actions
  • Ensure that the balance sheet/RWA/Capital are aligned to deliver performance targets and are continuously leveraged to deliver optimum revenues.
  • Perform regular segment, and product performance analytical reviews to ensure that value is not being destroyed.
  • Act as advisor to the business in matters relating to Finance and financial policy.

MBR/RMT Reporting/Support

  • To ensure monthly reporting on performance and lead indicators, is timely and accurate at both product and segment levels.
  • Assist ASA FP&A team/Regional CFO in preparation of MBR/RMT packs.
  • Provide bespoke analysis on products, sub-products from various performance lenses to enable qualitative discussion in MBR/RMT

Budgeting and 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.

Financial Control

  • Ensure adherence to the Financial Controls Policies, Group Accounting Policies and management recognition principles
  • Ensure that the business complies with taxation, capital, regulatory and statutory accounting requirements
  • Ensure that there is a consistency in mappings, product codes, accounting/booking principles across the markets in ASA

Coordination with Group Finance teams

  • Effective coordination with Group GB/TB/CF/FM Finance teams
  • Coordinate with Group CPM team on RWA/Capital Charge initiatives and monitoring
  • Ensure regional messaging on performance are aligned to Group Finance teams.

Our Ideal Candidate
  • A university degree in Accounting and professional qualification in Accounting and Finance e.g. ACCA, CA or CIMA.
  • A post graduate degree e.g. MBA would be an added advantage.
  • At least eight years work experience in a busy financial reporting department of a commercial organisation.
  • A sound knowledge of the Group Accounting practice, Global Banking/Transaction Banking products and all round Banking experience.
  • High level of experience in working with computerised Accounting/Banking systems.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a busy and strenuous environment.