Standard  Chartered  Bank

Business Analyst, Financial Market Ops

Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
28 Oct 2020
Closes
02 Nov 2020
Ref
2000012442
Approved employers
Approved employer
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

The purpose of the role is to provide Business Analysis and delivery management support to the Financial Markets Operations group, focusing on post trade systems re-platforming. The joiner will join a high performing team delivering strategic systems change to the FM business. The system is built entirely in-house using bleeding-edge architecture and technologies such as micro-services and Kafka. The role involves working closely with senior business stakeholders, developers and the dev Ops team. The initial assignments will involve Equity Derivative re-platforming with a focus on cash settlement, nostro and suspense reconciliations and may involve analysis for regulatory programmes such as IBOR transition and European benchmark reform.

Strategy
  • Business requirement gathering, process re-engineering and design, systems impact analysis
  • Define and document business functions and processes, functional requirements / user stories for FM systems re-platforming and
  • Track and fully document changes for functional and business specifications; write detailed universally understood processes/steps/requirements/user stories/epics for use in training
  • Serve as a conduit between the customer community (Key Stakeholders and end-users) and the software development team through which requirements flow; Ensure developers understand the context of the changes;
  • Drive and challenge the business on the implementation of FMO processes
  • Highlight risks, suggest mitigation, and to manage and actively monitor them to reduce the likelihood of occurrence
  • Promote proactive communication and collaboration across all the teams.
  • Perform Data Gap Analysis, map the data requirements to the target state for FM Re-platforming
  • Planning and coordinating profiling of data at source to ascertain data quality and consistency
  • Proposing data quality validation rules and data quality maintenance where appropriate
  • Planning and performing acceptance testing activities to ascertain standards and recommendations are being followed
  • Support functional design, testing and deployment of change initiatives
  • Define the user demonstrations, training materials, and conduct formal system and user training sessions; facilitate train-the-trainer approach. Assist in training/mentoring other staff on the project

Business

  • Ability to prioritise user stories and requirements against business priorities.


Risk Management

  • Ability to identify potential operational risk and propose technology-based solutions to mitigate as part of the system design.


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.
  • Lead to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles: Effective Financial Markets; Financial Crime Compliance
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.


Our Ideal Candidate

  • Experience as IT Business Analyst or back office function change/SME
  • Proven experience in writing documentation for projects. Determine the level of formality required and consider options for documenting and packaging requirements based on project type, priorities, and risks
  • Must have worked in global enterprise scale applications development and implementations
  • Ability to plan an approach for analysing, categorizing, and managing requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively technical information to non-technical audience, and business information to technical audience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (including PowerPoint and Excel) and JIRA/Confluence
  • Good presentation skills and highly effective verbal and written English communication skills;
  • Good working knowledge of international banking; experience in Wholesale Banking, especially in Equity Derivative, FX Option, Rates Derivatives, applicable product knowledge is highly preferable
  • Good working knowledge of back office processes including Settlements and cash reconciliation highly preferable


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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