Standard  Chartered  Bank

Senior Business Analyst, Equities

Singapore, Singapore
Competitive salary
23 Nov 2020
29 Nov 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

  • Support users as required
  • Ensure requirements are specified in a manner suitable for the intended audiences - understandable and unambiguous
  • Manage requirements from initiation to closure by working with business stakeholders and technology delivery teams
  • Identify and engage stakeholders, define Responsible/Accountable/Consulted/Informed (RACI) matrix suitable for the scope assigned
  • Lead discussion with the project team to identify actions and steps required to achieve business goals and needs
  • Develop Business Requirement as JIRA backlog, establish traceability to business vision and objectives, act as SME for users
  • Perform Operational Risk Assessment and Business Impact Assessment if required as part of the project deliverable
  • Plan, review, and/or deliver training, process updates or communications
  • Review FSDs, User Acceptance Test (UAT) test cases; coordinate User Verification Test (UVT), Dress Rehearsal (DR) and Go-Live activities
  • Obtain stakeholder buy-in and sign-off on business requirements
  • Create sustainable business value through solution proposed and implemented by proactively suggesting process/system improvements
  • Adhere to change management standards & procedures, including documenting and capturing all artefacts required by project governance

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Successfully achieved a Master level in Science/Technology
  • Good experience (10+ years)
    • A few years experience with a management/strategy consulting firm or banking focused on technology solutions implementations or Vendor company working on supporting clients
    • Experienced in project deliveries - Agile/Scrum but also familiar with SDLC and aware of limitations
    • Experienced in gathering requirements and writing clear functional specifications / stories and getting them delivered
    • Experienced in delivering complex system to system interfaces, workflows, reports managing the full cycle: scope, specs, testing plan, sit, uat, uvt, delivery
    • Experienced in articulating requirements/specs into functional diagrams (data flows, functional and system views).
    • Knowledge of end-to-end change management
    • Experience working across delivery lifecycle
    • Experienced in managing and removing impediments and providing pro-active day-to-day support to users across key owned / supported systems
    • Experienced supporting Front-Office users
  • Ability to work under ambiguous business environments to provide clarity and facilitate discussions to reach consensus/business decisions
  • Good problem-solving capabilities and execution
  • Ability to drive continuous improvement
  • Strong scope and accountability management
  • Strong regular communication highlighting impediments and requesting help where required / reporting to management on progress
  • Good understanding of Equities Finance/Convertible Bonds/derivatives front-to-back: payoffs, pricing and market data dependencies
  • Knowledge of Financial Market processes (Trade processing, Life cycling, Risk, back office, etc...).

Technology skills
  • Ability to learn new tools/systems (risk, processing systems) and understanding technology and functional designs.
  • Strong knowledge of SQL alike and Excel, powerpoint, JIRA, Confluence
  • Strong experience in reports design
  • Strong knowledge of API based design
  • Basic development capabilities (python e.g.) to build ad-hoc, enhance tactical tools.
  • Familiar with Linux

Soft skills
  • Excellent communication skills in all forms (business writing in particular) to all audiences, and the ability to promote change.
  • Proactive, self-starter, autonomous Self-motivated, multi-tasking, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, solution oriented with proven results
  • Ability to stay calm & focused when under pressure to deliver a service.
  • Willingness & ability to work alongside more experienced team members to obtain knowledge.
  • Good team spirit
  • Extreme curiousness
  • Diversity & Inclusion

Apply 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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