Head of Data Solutions - Finance & Treasury

Singapore, SG
Competitive salary
04 Dec 2020
06 Dec 2020
Experience level
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 Head of Data Governance Finance & Treasury will play a pivotal role in defining and implementing a Data Governance strategy for Finance & Treasury. The individual in this role will need to partner closely with the Finance, Fin Ops and Treasury Management Teams, Business Leaders (Data Providers), CDO, GLRR, Risk, CFOs, COOs and CIOs to -

Programme manage the BCBS239 and Data Quality Management Framework remediation activity across Finance & Treasury.

Define the strategy for data governance across teams and processes.

Design and implement a robust operating model that ensures ongoing compliance to policy and BCBS239 regulation.

Implement BAU processes to address annual BCBS239 self-assessments but also to ensure ongoing detect controls are in place ensuring compliance throughout the year.

Manage communications of status through updates and metrics to both Investment and BAU forums as well as second line of defence and Audit.

Collaborate with the SCB CDO to ensure tooling and capabilities produced centrally are fit for purpose and support Finance & Treasury adequately.


As the overall programme lead, within Finance & Treasury for BCBS239, the individual will need to define and monitor a strategic book of work and deliverables to ensure compliance.

Define, implement and run a new Data Governance Operating Model to ensure ongoing compliance with regulations and Data Quality Management Standards.

Produce updates to Reg Remediation PSC, DQ Governance Forums and Non-Financial Risk Committees for review and submission by Head of Data Management.

Attend external working groups on data governance best practise and BCBS239 delivery.


Work closely with upstream business functions to ensure that upstream data flows are being documented.

Assess the materiality of the upstream business functions in terms of the in scope data flows.

Escalate, where appropriate, to relevant business functions when material delivery is impacting regulatory or business commitments.


Oversee plan and manage the BCBS239 remediation activity and annual review cycles.

Define and Maintain the Finance Business Glossary

Ensure integrity and quality of DQMF artefacts produced by T&I and Operations Teams.

Track and monitor upstream and downstream dependencies working with the relevant Data forums and NFRC's.

Ensure data control weaknesses, incorrect data sources and material data quality issues are quantified measured and tracked to resolution.

People and Talent

Develop training and awareness programme for Data governance across all Finance and Treasury teams.

Build a knowledgeable team to run and manage the Data Governance Process.

Risk Management

Responsible for identifying, assessing, monitoring, controlling and mitigating risks to the Group relevant to F&T data governance.

Manage and track declared internal and external milestones and provide accurate and transparent status updates.

Through assignment of direct and indirect reports, establish and maintain an appropriate framework and procedures for monitoring, identifying, measuring, assessing, reporting, and managing compliance, regulatory, financial crime, operational and reputational risks.


Establish DQ Governance forums for all relevant Finance and Treasury Processes (where material DQ Risk is identified).

Present updates into the Finance Regulatory Remediation Programme on progress against the overall Data governance Plan.

Prepare updates for the Finance and Treasury Non-Financial Risk Committees on compliance and implementation of Data Governance.

Provide consolidated updates into BCBS239 Programme and Non-Financial Risk Committees.

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 the Finance & Treasury Data Governance Team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles: Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Financial Markets; Financial Crime Compliance; The Right Environment.

Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.

Key Stakeholders

Group CFO, Head of Finance, Group Treasurer

Finance, Fin Ops and Treasury Management Teams

Head of Data Management, Finance & Treasury

BCBS239 programme team

Business COO's & Business Leaders (Data providers and data consumers)




Risk, Audit and Compliance (Risk also as partners in data sourcing / DQ / BCBS 239 etc)

External Consultants / Agents


Other Responsibilities

Embed Here for good and Group's brand and values in F&T Data Governance Function.

Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures.

Our Ideal Candidate

Academic degree from a well-recognised institution.

Experience in Banking Industry

Geographic experience, including Asia

Core knowledge of UK & International regulatory environment

Project Management Qualifications (Agile/PMI)

With 10-15 years of exp.

Qualification - Bachelors Degree

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.

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Diversity & Inclusion

Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximise their personal potential.

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

Skills: Adaptability, Analysis, Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Analysis, Data Governance, Data Mining, Finance, Management, Organisation, Project Management, Promoting, Treasury Management, Performance, Dedication

Experience: 10.00-15.00 Years

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