Standard  Chartered  Bank

Finance Manager T&I- Functions Finance Controls

Singapore, Singapore
Competitive salary
21 Jan 2021
24 Jan 2021
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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

  • Accountable for ensuring adequate financial controls and balance sheet management - with a focus on the cross-border recharges accruals, prepayments, hardware and software development spend
  • Ensures the Functions Finance position in Financial Control System is appropriately reflected and fully substantiated; provides resolution for any cases of unmapped ABDOs; focuses on any 'at risk' submissions
  • Monitors any ongoing Functions Finance sample reviews performed by GFORP Quality Assurance or R2R Controllers
  • Actively contributes to the process improvement initiatives across Functions Finance and the Bank; challenges legacy practices
  • Acts as a bridge across the T+I finance team, various GFS R2R sub teams, GFS P2P, GFP&A, country finance, tax, transfer pricing, technical accounting teams etc
  • Plays a lead role in any audits, regulatory reporting requirements, tax / transfer pricing matters and obligations.
  • Ongoing review of the policies and standards that are relevant to Functions Finance
  • A member of various finance forums representing Functions Finance (e.g. Singapore's Finance Operational Risk Team Meetings)
  • Support for tight control and management of reporting hierarchies and appropriate booking of costs across chart of accounts.
  • Responsible for management of SLAs for Functions Finance.
  • Works in partnership with Investment Finance team to manage and improve controls for project accounting and support various initiatives such as impairment reviews, R&D claims etc.

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 T&I Finance 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
  • T&I MT; Country Finance, Business Finance, Record to Report GPO teams and Group FP&A

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Familiarity with SCB finance processes and systems
  • Be able to constructively challenge and influence where appropriate to ensure the overall goals of the business and the bank are aligned
  • Strong SCB finance network, particularly with country finance teams and the Record to Report finance teams (highly desirable)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, able to convey complex messages quickly and succinctly to various senior stakeholders
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Advanced use of finance systems such as SAP, Hyperion etc.
  • Qualified chartered accountant with >10 years post qualification experience.
  • Degree qualified with at least 10 years of prior experience in financial controls / balance sheet management and performance management control frameworks.

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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