• Negotiable
  • Singapore
  • Temporary, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank Singapore
  • 31 Oct 17

Manager, Functions Finance - Direct Contract (9 months)

  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type: Full time

Please view Job Description for details.

To support the reporting and financials of Multi-year Projects like IFRS9, IFRS-9, etc. which in turn would facilitate the overall cost management for the projects.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

IFRS 9 is a large multi year programme comprising several PEDS each of which contains multiple streams of work supported by several different functions, managing this accurately and timely requires dedicated Finance support.
This is an opportunity to play a pivotal role in driving cost efficiency in a large support function in an international Bank, facing off Senior Management primarily in Risk and Finance responsible for delivery of multi-year projects. The role is primarily focused on Financial Stewardship to the overall financials of such projects and working both as a business partner to the Project managers as well as independently challenging the drivers/projections.

The role will report to the Head of Finance - Risk, COO & Regulatory Projects and will be part of the IFRS9 Project Management team.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Financial Stewardship - Performance Analysis, Forecasting, Budgeting, etc
  • Provide a periodic review of Financials for each project against agreed target and support business in decision making by suggesting options, recommendation and financial impact.
  • Standardise the management reporting & KPIs to highlight key financial performance trends and variances
  • Partner with business (PMO / Project Managers) in developing a deep understanding of key performance drivers in order to support financial analysis and provide independent inputs on trends / any other aspects
  • Assist line manager in preparation of financial discussion for monthly reviews, providing clear direction and insights to the projects
  • Develop simplified forecasting model at Group level to facilitate financial target setting
  • Validate and ensure reasonable assumptions are used in financial forecast
  • Relationship Management:
This role is a highly matrixed one which requires enormous interactions and engagement within the Risk, Finance & ITO functions

Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree qualified, CA, MBA or CPA an advantage
  • Project Cost management, including specialists with overall cost management experience within a large MNC or International Bank
  • Strong communicator, comfortable with senior stakeholder management, influencing clients
  • Working knowledge of Risk function (not compulsory but preferable)
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently
  • Organised, able to project-manage small development projects, manage technology resource
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, comfortable in managing and manipulating data
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, adaptable, creative.
  • Experience in dealing with and influencing senior stakeholders


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Closing Dates

The closing date for applications is 15/11/2017. Please note all closing dates are given in Hong Kong time (GMT + 8 hours). We aim to respond to successful applicants within four weeks and will keep a record or your application in our database so that we can contact you when suitable vacancies arise in future.

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