Standard  Chartered  Bank

Business Analyst, Fixed Income

Singapore, Singapore
Competitive salary
26 Oct 2020
28 Oct 2020
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Job role
Business analyst, CFO
About Standard Chartered

We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

The Role Responsibilities

CIB ITO is a world class technology group in Standard Chartered bank providing both technical and operational process solutions to support the bank's Financial Markets business. We bring a deep understanding of the market, a scientific approach, and innovative technologies to bear on the challenges of profitable trading in the world's highly competitive environment. This is a rare opportunity to get into an organization working with smart, great technologists globally in the financial markets domain. The culture in CIB ITO is open, intellectual, and fun. Learning opportunities are plentiful: organized classes and seminars; freewheeling discussions; intensive one-on-one mentorships. Career advancement is always waiting for those highly-energized talents to pursue.

As a Business Analyst, you will be involved in projects, enhancements, bug fixes, and second line support activities, working in a dynamic global team with software engineers, project managers, business stakeholders, Operational partners and other technical experts globally.
  • Interact with the users to gather core business requirements and or assist with the support of both UAT/DR. This includes the documentation of the requirements for socialization to the relevant parties.
  • Design smart and scalable solutions following the banks development standards with a view of Front to Back solutions where industrialization of processes and maximization of STP is paramount where possible.
  • Creation of Business Requirement Documentation and Functional Specifications following the banks internal standards.
  • Coordinate with other teams within GTO Engineering and Global Technology Operations as well as the respective counterparts on the business side providing strong support from the position of a partner.
  • Be an active part of the Analyst community within Standard Chartered and contribute to the progression of standards within the bank.
  • Take a leadership role within the team from an analysis perspective and be the reference point for analysis processes and standards.
  • Provide 2nd line support and business analysis services to Front Office and Operations staff looking at and resolving application issues from a development and solution perspective.
  • Provide accurate status updates to Senior Management and engage all relevant stakeholders in partnership.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Minimum 4 years hands on experience in relevant business domain and market products
  • Experience of capturing requirements and liaising directly with senior business stakeholders
  • Played a leading/major role on design and implementation of large scale complex system development such as Bloomberg Trading System (BTS TOMS) or similar trading platforms in the Fixed Income domain - highly recommended
  • Fixed Income Front Office exposure required (Product Knowledge, Pricing, Trading, Trade Capture, settlements).
  • Repo trading - Product Knowledge, Trade booking, SBL, Tri-party trades using Martini or similar Repo platforms.
  • Trade and Settlement life cycle knowledge
  • Understanding of the clearing lifecycle with Asian and European CCP's (LCH and SGX) for both House and client flows.
  • Middle and Back office processes (trade validation, fixing, settlements, accounting, confirmation, clearing)
  • The ability to document clear and precise business requirements and be able to marry this to the appropriate technology solution and present this for approval to senior technology counterparts.
  • Development Estimates and Resource Planning (inclusive of time management and budget ownership for development assignments)
  • Should be well versed with excel / can create macros.
  • Motivated, passionate about technology and the Financial Markets
  • Proactive, self starter, autonomous, good analytical skills
  • Good team spirit
  • Strong level of Oral and Written communication

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.

To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages. We welcome conversations on flexible working.

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