VP/AVP, Technology Controller, Group Finance

DBS Bank Limited
Singapore, Singapore
05 Aug 2022
18 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Business Function

Group Finance aims to deliver world-class standards in reporting, financial planning and finance processes. We provide insights and analyses that help the bank make sound business decisions - whether in the areas of product development or customer profitability. We also provide capital management, business planning, forecasting, and tax and accounting advisory services.The bank is also a certified Accredited Training Organisation (ATO) for the Singapore Qualification Programme by the Singapore Accountancy Commission and an Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Approved Employer.

About us

Regional Support Unit Finance team managed an annual S$3 Billion expense base, and plays a critical role in group IT investment, occupancy & technology spend and all key support unit cost. We are in the midst of our transformation journey and looking for like-minded individuals to join the team in making DBS the Best Bank for a Better World #B3W through supporting shift in the way we work, agility in our business processes and platform construct.

The transformation of our customer and employee's 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.


Partnering across our Technology platforms, you will drive day to day operational and financial responsibilities of this portfolio, 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 Finance Technology business processes. You will be heavily involved in business partnering with Technology & Operations (T&O) senior management, mainly the Platform Heads in the execution of viable plans in achieving the organizational goals.
  • Pro-active partnering role as a trusted financial advisor to the businesses to resolve strategic and operational challenges.
  • Support the implementation of process changes and the change agenda within the Technology Finance team
  • Preparation of financial performance reports and insightful commentaries to track and drive business performance and enable strategic and operational decisions
  • Conduct monthly review meetings with senior Platform stakeholders and Finance Leads
  • Support the Platform Heads and the CFO in preparing the quarterly Business Review with the CEO
  • Performing month end close processes to ensure accuracy and completeness of our financials
  • Work closely with countries to review monthly financial performance, as well as investigate variances and identify business risks and opportunities.
  • Ownership and accountability for timeliness, data accuracy and process adaptation as needed in delivery of various Regional Reporting data sets and reports to various stakeholders.
  • Develop and put together cohesive presentations for internal and external forums.This will require active facilitation and teamwork across businesses and functional units.
  • Participation in cross functional project work to help drive the strategic agenda.
  • Actively participate in the learning and sharing of best practices.
  • The successful candidate will be someone who meets the following requirements:
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in banking technology finance
  • CA/CPA/ACCA qualified
  • 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/ prioritization.
  • 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, Powerpoint
  • Modelling skills, good command of Tableau and Python is a plus
  • 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
  • Positive attitude towards embracing new challenges
  • Performance and outcome oriented - consistently delivers high quality results
  • Keen eye for detail, execute high quality, detailed and accurate analyses
  • Anticipate likely points of controversy and escalates as appropriate
  • Proactive to propose next steps / solutions
  • Resilient personality with the tenacity to excel, able to work with tight timelines
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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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