Standard  Chartered  Bank

Manager, Business Finance

Kuala Lumpur, MY
A competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing
08 May 2024
07 Jun 2024
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Job Summary


  • The role provides support and assistance to the Head of CIB & Products Business Finance in the areas of CIB segment performance management, budgeting, forecasting and any CIB business finance related matters. Responsibility also extends to activities supporting Standard Chartered Saadiq Berhad


  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of management information.
  • Provide value added analysis on the daily/monthly business performance by providing in-depth data analytics on clients and business performance. 
  • Assist in the preparation and submission and monitoring of budget, forecast and business plans.
  • Ensure compliance to Financial Control Policies.
  • Manage and supervise the performance of GBS team.
  • Assist in the development, implementation and enhancement of Financial Markets information systems or any other TP systems implemented by Group.
  • Jointly work with other Business Finance to support CIB related matters where input is required.
  • To work with business teams to develop, manage and conduct financial analysis /modelling / product development/investment to support business initiatives / growth plans.
  • Responsibility also extends to activities supporting SCSB and other SCB related entities (where applicable).  


  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Work with Business to prepare, plan and translate the business strategies and plans into financially achievable numbers during annual budget process
  • Work with Business to prepare forecast reviews and submission to Group Finance 

Key Responsibilities

Financial Management & Reporting 

  • Prepare accurate and timely local and group management information reports 
  • Ensure accounting matters for business are in accordance with the acceptable accounting practices and group accounting policies 
  • Perform analytical review on business performance and prepare business commentary
  • Analyse profitability of the business based on various product dynamics/drivers and staff productivity to provide value-added advice and insight to business for decision making.
  • Cost Management – coordinate PARs/Concept Paper approval process, perform cost analysis 
  • Monitor and review Accrued Expenditure reconciliation
  • Prepare monthly financials and KPIs submission to Group Finance

Business & Strategic Planning 

  • Prepare financial modelling and projections for business plan
  • Contribute to projects affecting CCIB aimed at enhancing profitability, efficiency and productivity of business activities / operations


  • Ensure compliance with the Group Management Reporting guidelines, Group Accounting policy, Financial Control policy and local regulations

People & Talent

  • Manage relationship with GBS India colleagues including training where necessary.

Skills and Experience

Risk Management

  • Identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters as they arise in connection with the role.


  • Effective monitoring of compliance risks in accordance to local laws / regulations.

Regulatory & 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.
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
  • Lead to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank’s Conduct Principles


Key Stakeholders

  • CIB Business
  • Product team
  • Country Finance Team
  • Human Resources
  • Group & Regional CCIB Business Finance
  • Legal & Compliance
  • Global Business Services
  • Internal Auditors
  • External Auditors



  • Finance/accounting/ business related university degree, or acca/cfa/cpa/mia qualification.

Role Specific Technical Competencies

  • Planning, strategic, tactical 
  • Business Analytics
  • Budget Management
  • Financial Forecasting and Modelling
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Financial Reporting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Effective Communications
  • Influencing Through Expertise

About Standard Chartered

We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 170 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
  • Are better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term

What we offer

  • 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 leave, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 months maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along 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.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Candidates must be resident in Malaysia, or have the right to work in Malaysia.

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