Standard  Chartered  Bank

FCSO Business Management Financial Analysis

Singapore, Singapore
Competitive salary
13 Jun 2021
14 Jun 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
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.

The Role Responsibilities

Business Efficiency and Performance Measurement
  • Measurement and tracking of financial targets to ensure accurate planning for BR1/2 and Corporate Plan.
  • Supporting realization of efficiencies in HC and non-HC saves, ensuring benefits are effectively realized into cost reduction/avoidance
  • Responsible for monthly Business efficiency tracking & reporting to MT. Ensuring discipline and due process for timely delivery against performance targets through effective & regular engagement with Regional & Country heads.
  • Provide regular accurate updates to MT on business and productivity performance; ensure that issues are escalated in a timely fashion, with clear actions with timelines and ownership to remedy such escalations are agreed and close accordingly.

Budgeting / Costs / Financial Governance
  • Support Cost transparency restructuring initiative to align cost and FTE insights between financial reporting and Client Journey / Product pillars
  • Tracking of benefit realization from initiatives across headcount movements and productivity metrics, incorporating standard approach to FTE requirements in capacity models
  • Lead and coordinate the budget forecasting and planning cycle's for MT in line with timeline as defined by Group Finance & our business partners
  • Lead timely review of cost performance and delivery of saves against multi-year road map
  • Report financial performance for the global Operations teams

Stakeholder Management
  • Building strong, influential & trusted stakeholder relationships at all levels; with focus on senior group level stakeholders
  • Act as a conduit between all key stakeholders and the management team to ensure that our strategic agenda is delivered effectively despite potentially conflicting agendas & priorities of our stakeholders.

Key Stakeholders

Regulatory & Business conduct
  • Create a climate where risk issues are surfaced without fear and resolved as part of our culture.
  • Balance business performance delivery and cost management constraints with risk and control matters to ensure that they do not materially threaten the group's ability to remain within risk appetite.
  • 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 FCSO function to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles: such as Fair Outcomes for Clients; Financial Crime Compliance; The Right Environment.
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.

Other Responsibilities
  • Leverage the opportunity provided by Corporate Social Responsibility to enhance the Group's internal and external reputation and indirectly influence the bottom line.
  • Promote the Group's brand and Here for good with employees, clients and regulators.
  • Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures.
  • Maintain effective communication with key stakeholders, including regulators and staff.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • 10+ years of total work experience
  • Should have Knowledge on Accountancy Financial Control, Budgeting and target planning
  • Track record of developing compliance management information risk and performance indicators
  • Experience in Financial Crime and regulatory affairs
  • Financial analytics and budget analysis
  • Business process productivity analysis and tracking
  • Sound judgement on regulatory relationship management and reputational risk
  • Exemplary integrity, ethics, independence and resilience
  • Personal authority, with proven ability to establish relationships and provide direction at senior management levels
  • Ability to collaborate and work dynamically across a broad range of stakeholders
  • Strong people leadership skills with the ability to lead a cross-border, multi-functional team
  • Strong management qualities, interpersonal skills and multi-cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Financial analytics
    • Business Facilitation
    • Manage Change
    • Management of Frontline Risk
    • Business Governance & Support
    • Strategy & Business Model
    • Service Delivery & Operations-Product specific
  • Academic or Professional Education/Qualifications; University educated
  • Licenses and Certifications/accreditations; Accountant
  • Professional Memberships; relevant memberships to be agreed

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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