AVP, MRPA-Planning & Methodologies

12 Nov 2018
15 Nov 2018
Contract type
Full time
The Planning and Methodologies team of Group Finance is responsible for the coordination of the group-wide annual operational planning process, the financial forecasts for the Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP) and the Industry-wide Stress Test (IWST), and the general management of management accounting policies and methodologies for OCBC Group.

  • Individual contributor role
  • Lead the management, administration and operational delivery of the Bank's planning and forecasting system (Hyperion) during the Bank's budget cycle
  • Drive relevant changes, upgrades and enhancements to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the planning processes and systems
  • Collaborate with the MIS systems project team to facilitate the successful implementation of any changes to systems and processes
  • Manage the ongoing running of the bank's group wide loan pricing decision support tool (LDSM). Collaborate with relevant stakeholder departments on further enhancements and automation when required
  • Manage the cost allocation process and methodology. Work with business/support units to ensure that the bases of allocations are reasonable and in compliance with management accounting frameworks and policies

  • A good university degree, preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent. Candidates with additional qualifications in a business/finance field of study will have a strong advantage
  • At least 8 years' experience in the banking industry, ideally with some years within the domain of running or implementing financial systems, management information systems, business intelligence tools and datawarehouses etc. Familiarity with Hyperion applications particularly Hyperion Planning System will be highly advantageous
  • Strong background in programming. Knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL) is expected
  • Demonstrable Project Management competencies. Working experience in Operational Excellence, Lean Sigma or Total Quality approaches will be highly advantageous
  • Experienced user of various Microsoft Applications including Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Good understanding of management accounting concepts applicable to banks including funds transfer pricing, product costs allocations, performance metrics and ratios
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse stakeholder group across different locations
  • Adaptable and able to think broadly, with proven success as an individual contributor
  • Mature with a positive can-do attitude

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