Technology & Platform Deputy Head, Business Finance Technology & Platform Deputy Head, Business  …

DBS Bank Limited
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
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DBS Bank Limited
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
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Technology & Platform Deputy Head, Business Finance
Business Function
The transformation of our customer and employee journeys as well as how we deliver them is being driven through a number of complex, inter-dependent programs. Essential to success of these complex programs is strong financial management through flawless delivery, sound thought leadership and deep business partnering across a range of senior DBS stakeholders.
The work involves the management of financial controllership and MIS delivery functions for our Technology and Platforms and at the same time develop and deliver successful outcomes for the various transformation programs. We are looking for very capable and highly motivated leaders to join the team and help drive these outcomes.
Partnering across our Technology platforms, you will drive day to day operational and financial responsibilities of this portfolio through a Finance team of 15, in ensuring the fundamentals are in order, including but not limited to financial processes, governance, risks and controls. You will also be a key stakeholder in helping drive the transformation of Technology business processes.
You will be heavily involved in business partnering with Technology & Operations (T&O) senior management, mainly the CIO, especially in areas of overall strategy & transformation, and the execution of viable plans in achieving the organizational goals.
You will also be responsible to drive T&O strategic priorities and scorecard; KPIs formation, defining and standardizing KPIs, monitoring and review with T&O Executive Team.
Experience & Competencies
The successful candidate will be someone who meets the following requirements:
  • At least 10 years of experience in banking technology finance including proven track record in leadership and senior management roles
Functional / technical competencies
  • CA/CPA/ACCA qualified and holding an MBA is advantageous.
  • Industry exposure or tertiary qualification in project investment management, AGILE delivery, Journey and design thinking are essential.
  • Knowledge of products, processes, technology systems, and finance databases
  • Solid business acumen with deep expertise in managing financial processes and controllership teams including financial planning, forecasting, budgeting and project investment management/ prioritisation.
  • Deeply data driven with the ability to work with large data sets
  • Operationally hands-on, with a strategic mindset
  • Thrive on working in a fast-paced environment with transformation at the centre
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint
Problem solving and analytics
  • Keen eye for detail, execute high quality, detailed and accurate analyses
  • Demonstrate first principles thinking when engaging senior leaders on ambiguous problems and executes a hypotheses driven approach to problem solving
  • Develop and improve credible / pragmatic individual analyses
  • Understand the relationships between the various parts of a problem / situation
  • Clearly articulate assumptions and underlying issues with well-thought-through reasoning
  • Have a full command on the fact-base to synthesize and defend work
  • Push the thinking, draw out meaningful insights and conclusions
  • Anticipate likely points of controversy and escalates as appropriate
  • Proactive to propose next steps / solutions
Work structure and management
  • Structured approach to organizing tasks and activities
  • Ability to work independently with a strong sense of ownership, with limited supervision
  • Help set priorities and manage own time / work-life balance to meet deadlines
  • Propose realistic workplans for assigned work
  • Provide progress updates and offers solutions to address obstacles /issues
  • Demonstrate high quality work
  • Manage expectations, time and quality standards
  • Minimise unnecessary work
  • Compose logical / appropriately structured communications (oral or written) independently, for the analyses / updates
  • Deliver presentable reports / documents that are logical and well structured
  • Show creativity in displaying / documenting research and analyses
  • Communicate ideas, conclusions and recommendations clearly and concisely
Thought Leadership
  • Leverage and shares previous experiences within the bank, and from industry, if relevant
  • Persuasively push the thinking forward
  • Ability to think critically and challenge upward / across peer group
  • Possess the ability to think 'outside the box' with recommendations and findings that add value
  • Leverage knowledge and experience to adjust and adapt as situations / work evolves
  • Effectively apply business acumen and understanding of context
  • Self-starter with exceptionally high levels of energy, commitment and focus to drive outcomes
  • Performance and outcome oriented - consistently delivers high quality results
  • Strong ability to work in ambiguous situations and ability to quickly adapt to changes in priorities
  • Ability to work autonomously or partner with teams
  • Strong focus on self-learning and development, willing and able to learn and pick up new skills quickly
  • Positive attitude towards embracing new challenges
  • Role model who quickly establishes rapport and trust to build strong stakeholder relationships
  • Contribute own time to help above beyond own scope of work
  • Collaborate exceptionally across teams
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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements
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