VP, Business Unit Controller, Regional Private Bank/Wealth Management, Group Finance

DBS Bank Limited
Singapore, Singapore
Feb 03, 2023
Feb 17, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Business Function

DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 280 branches across 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia.

The bank's capital position, as well as "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings, is among the highest in Asia-Pacific. DBS has been recognised for its leadership in the region, having been named "Asia's Best Bank" by The Banker, "Best Bank in Asia-Pacific" and "Most Innovative Private Bank in the World" by Global Finance, "Best Domestic Private Bank in Singapore" by Asia Money, "Best Private Bank in Singapore" by Finance Asia and "Best Asian Private Bank" by Asia money, among many other accolades.

DBS 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.


The Business Unit Controller will be responsible for the following:
  • Partner closely with Business in developing a deep understanding of key performance drivers in order to support strategic decisions and provide independent inputs on business financials/ trends / related issues.
  • Perform deep analysis on the business performance using available data.
  • Drive automation of current reporting processes.
  • Actively participate in discussion and direction-setting on all key business performance indicators, e.g., revenue growth, profitability, productivity, Net New Money, AUM, etc.
  • Drive annual planning process for the business as well as establish strong performance management discipline.
  • Ensure financial discipline in investments and costs.
  • Establish strong internal controls over the business financials and processes to comply with accounting and internal policies.
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills; hands-on and delivery focused.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; highly driven and self-starter.
  • Strong and broad-based understanding of wealth management business and product dynamics.
  • Degree in Accountancy or a Finance related discipline.
  • More than 10 years of experience in management accounting/planning.
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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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