Finance Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Standard Chartered Bank
Singapore, Singapore
Mar 30, 2023
Apr 14, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Role Responsibilities
Performance Management

  • Collaborate with Country Finance colleagues in providing quality management information to support Performance Management Head for the formulation and review of business plans and strategies.
  • Analyze country performance including cost deep dive, review highlight risks and opportunities and drive actions to ensure committed financial outcome.
  • Drive effective cost management through a rigorous cost control and investment management process.
  • Co-ordinate the process for preparing, validating, consolidating and analyzing half yearly forecasts and annual budget to support strategic aspirations of SCB Singapore.
  • Provide market intelligence on key competitors' performance and highlight any changes in the competitive landscape.
  • Ensure regular and ad-hoc management reporting requirements from stakeholders (e.g. Group Finance, MBR, CMT, CRAFT/MAS) are met.
  • Work closely with GFS team on the monthly reporting process and ensure accuracy and timeliness of the reports.
  • Resolve management accounting issues and implement Group policies stated in the Management Accounting manuals.
  • Good communication and writing skills.
Financial Controls
  • Ensure compliance with Group/ IFRS accounting principles and practices, Financial Control Policy and other regulatory accounting guidelines.
  • Ensure timely and accurate submission of financial returns to internal and external authorities and stakeholders.
Organizational Effectiveness
  • Contribute to any ad-hoc finance related projects, including providing support to Finance Transformation initiatives as well as simplification of bank process.
  • Ensure GFS service levels are maintained in line with onshore requirements.
Key Stakeholders

  • CFO, Singapore
  • PM Head
  • Singapore Business Finance
  • Country Finance
  • Regional Finance Team
  • Group Finance
  • GFS Support team
  • External Auditors
Our Ideal Candidate
  • Finance profession with relevant experience of 10+ years in financial services industry.
  • Experienced in banking products, booking models, accounting treatments.
  • Sound understanding of international accounting standards requirements, business analysis techniques, risk management methodologies, project management techniques.
  • A high degree of integrity and ability to challenge the views and actions of others in a constructive manner.
Role Specific Technical Competencies
  • Analytics skills
  • Financial planning Accounting
  • Planning and forecasting
  • Management Accounting
  • Communications skills
About Standard Chartered
We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.
Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:
  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do
  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well
  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term
In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.
  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations
  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum
  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns
  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills, global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits
  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning
  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.
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