• Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • 2019-07-16

Associate Director, Regional Analytics

  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type: Full time

Associate Director, Regional Analytics

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 main objectives for this role are:

    Drive balance sheet optimization through embedment and usage of forecasting and analytic solutions. The candidate should be the key driver and promoter for the use of forecasting and analytics tools in balance sheet management and strategy formulation in the countries. Drive the design and embedment of the country / regional instances of any group strategic programme. Collaborate with other Treasury teams to on design and methodologies while considering current data, system / platform capabilities / constrains. Act as the key contact for the Treasury country team in the region.

The Role Responsibilities

    Work closely with Regional Treasury Markets and Treasury Risk team to understand their business needs / pain points and translate it into clear requirements and business benefits. Working with broader Treasury Modelling and Platform team and other project team to devise a solution that addresses Regional team's needs / pain points. Ensure the final solution is embedded with Regional team and with realized business benefits. Ensure the accuracy of the liquidity risk forecasting, collaborate with broader Treasury and technology teams and drive the resolution of any issues / enhancements. Identify opportunities to leverage analytical solutions in driving revenue generation and/or operational efficiency, and lead these initiatives. Support the central analytics team in standardizing methodologies and solutions, ensuring that the regional perspective is represented and solutions are 'fit-for-purpose' to fulfil business benefits. Drive continuous improvement, streamline and standardization of processes in the Regional Treasury Markets and Treasury Risk team to ensure they operate efficiently.

Our Ideal Candidate

    Degree in Finance / Statistics / Engineering or other quantitative field. 5+ years' experience from banking or consulting, with exposure to Treasury, Asset and Liability Management, IRRBB & Liquidity Risk. Strong understanding of balance sheet management and liquidity risk management concepts.
  • Proven ability to comprehend business requirements and processes, and to identify inefficiency, risk, and to provide appropriate business solutions or alternatives.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to forge strong relationships with counterparts and stakeholders at varying levels of management.
  • Fast learner, self starter with a "can do" attitude.
  • Critical thinker with good analytical skills and able to tackle problems pragmatically.
  • Previous experience in working with treasury system / platform is highly desirable.
  • Technical skills such as SQL and VBA are desirable but not essential.
Ideally, the candidate would come from a banking or Treasury / Risk consulting background.

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