Standard  Chartered  Bank

SM - Business Analyst- Aspire Data, Reference Data

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Competitive salary
12 Jun 2021
14 Jun 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
Experience level
Qualified accountant
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.

Job Purpose

  • Work collaboratively with various Finance teams at group and regional levels ( incl. Product Control, Financial reporting, Finance Operations, Analytics & forecasting, Tax, treasury) and Data SME's to understand data requirements and articulate them with Business, Technology and Operations.
  • Actively engage with stakeholders (Business, Technology, Operations) to deliver appropriate solutions as per planned timelines
  • Assist Product Owner from conception through to post-implementation review, ensuring all necessary governance steps are followed correctly and completely
  • Follow structured approach to project delivery, provide regular risk / issue updates to Scrum Master

This role requires strong business analysis skills, sound understanding of Systems Development Life Cycle, Basics of database concepts, SQL, an understanding of functional areas mentioned above to deliver stated business benefits.

The Role Responsibilities

  • The role will assist Finance reference data change delivery stream lead/s by
    • Being Client Focus: Ensuring the business requirements, and proposed solutions, achieve the customers' goals
    • Proactively analysing and evaluating financial and non-financial data and their respective the business usage & life cycle to identify & recommend optimisation
    • Gathering, analysing, documenting requirements and user stories; questioning, challenging and proposing innovative, automated solutions where necessary.
    • Build strong, effective relationships with the various technology partners (incl. strategic vendors such as SAP)
    • Understanding, documenting, socializing the compliance and regulatory requirements with regards to finance reference data (incl. IFRS & BCBS)
      • Closing non-compliance gaps by documenting and agreeing to revised compliant mitigants
      • Documenting non-compliance areas and ensure appropriate Finance stakeholders sign-off specific reasons for non-compliance (for example, a system or booking model limitation)
    • Keeping project team well informed of the design and execution dependencies within the programme and outside the programme.

Acting as point of contact for Finance Reference data change related queries.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • 5-10 years of relevant experience in Product Control / Finance / Change Management roles
  • Experience with vendor application SAP Master Data Governance
  • Exposure to reference data transformation, critical data elements, DQMF, BCBS239 data governance
  • Experience analysing data to draw business-relevant conclusions and data visualization techniques and tools
  • Very good communication and problem-solving skills with a good standard of English (written and spoken).
  • Experience delivering through Agile and Waterfall delivery framework
  • Exposure to business architecture principles and methods
  • Exposure to data querying languages and tools (for ex. SQL/PLSQL/Hibernate SQL)
  • Pragmatic team player with great attention to detail
  • Ability to work proactively, independently when necessary and displays strong initiative.
  • Experience in working in multicultural teams
  • Understanding of Local and IFRS GAAP requirements
  • Qualified accountant (CA, ACA, CIMA or equivalent) is desirable

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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