AVP, Business/Project analyst (GT BMU - Transformation Team)

Singapore, Singapore
Jan 29, 2023
Feb 02, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
OCBC Bank is the longest established Singapore bank, formed in 1932 from the merger of three local banks, the oldest of which was founded in 1912. It is now the second largest financial services group in Southeast Asia by assets and one of the world's most highly-rated banks, with an Aa1 rating from Moody's. Recognised for its financial strength and stability, OCBC Bank is consistently ranked among the World's Top 50 Safest Banks by Global Finance and has been named Best Managed Bank in Singapore by The Asian Banker.

Division Description
Global Treasury (GT) aims to be the centre of excellence for Asian financial products. Our market dominance is demonstrated by the numerous accolades we have received for product innovation and customer recognition.
Global Treasury covers four key functions:
  • Treasury Advisory and Institutional Sales to customers across Asia including corporations, financial institutions, high net worth individuals and retail markets.
  • Asset Liability Management to manage FX and IR risks arising from balance sheet activities and provide analytics on liquidity and funding management with the aim to optimise returns on a risk adjusted basis. The business also enhances management of the Bank's balance sheet with active reserve portfolio management and credit investment portfolio management.
  • Trading provides competitive pricing and market making to customers and interbank players across FX, fixed income, interest rates, equity and credit derivatives.
  • Business Management creates infrastructure and processes to support business growth, with a focus on intra-division risk and compliance management to ensure proper prudent controls.

Key Responsibilities
  • Work closely with Vendor, Front office and Market Risk to identify suitable process and platform solutions.
  • Partner with external vendors and internal technology teams to access the best available technology/framework and identify suitable solutions to meet business needs.
  • Participate with internal business partners on cross functional projects to provide STP solutions for pricing, distribution and execution capabilities.
  • Anchor and contribute to key streams in Treasury's strategic projects during user requirement, system testing, user testing and rollout phases.
  • Continuously seek opportunities to improve the service offered to the business unit.
  • Undertake Team lead or team member roles to lead or conduct user testing with other functional specialists.

The ideal Candidate will meet the following requirements:
  • Teritary Degree (Business Finance, Engineering/Computer or Science/Math) is preferred.
  • More than 5 years of relevant experience in bank/equivalent environment
  • Experience in working with cross functional teams both in Agile and Waterfall project mode.
  • Willing to learn about new technologies, new product structures, product execution and pricing of financial products
  • Ability to work in high-pressure environment and meet tight timelines.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • A strong analytical and logical approach to problem solving and system development.
  • Coding in one of the following languages such as VBA, C++, C#, Python or "R" is desirable
  • Self-driven with excellent planning and organizational skills, and be able to plan and manage multiple tasks
  • Proficient in the Microsoft office suite of products
Preferred but not essential
  • Good understanding of valuation/pricing of financial instruments
  • Experience in coding using Python, Visual basic or C++ is highly desirable
  • Some experience working on integration projects is preferred.
  • Understanding of Murex is required and Numerix is preferred.

At OCBC, we recognise your drive, passion and talent. We will bring out the best in you and empower you to excel. Fulfil your life goals and career ambitions with us.

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