Director, Advanced Analytics, Treasury Modelling and Platforms

Standard Chartered Bank
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Apr 30, 2023
May 24, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role Responsibilities
Job Role
We are looking for a talented individual to lead the frontline chapter and act as the key point of contact to the business on requirements, methodology and embedment of any forecasting and analytics solutions. This person needs to possess deep business knowledge, excellent critical thinking ability and superb communication skills.
A successful candidate will work closely with various global Treasury and business stakeholders to understand their needs, translate into clear requirements / user stories, derive, and agree the scope and methodology and working with data engineer and developers to ensure that the final solution is "fit-for-purpose" and integrated with the exiting BAU processes.
Treasury Modelling and Platform is driving a multi-year programme to deliver scalable and integrated platform with forecasting and analytical capabilities.
The ultimate goal is to provide to business a holistic view of their balance sheet and how various regulatory and internal constrains affected their profitability. The outcome of this work will have a direct impact to bank's return and comprised of the following
Enable business contribution analysis for entire balance sheet across key metrics.
Enable forecasting capability and provide forward looking view for business / Treasury to optimize their returns and managing risks, under different scenario settings.
Key Responsibilities
Stakeholder Engagement
  • Maintain relationship to key global Treasury / business stakeholders to understand business needs / pain points, synthesize information to articulate business requirements and intended business benefits.
  • Translate high-level business needs into user stories, recommend feasible and scalable analytics approach to stakeholders with clear business benefits (incorporating data / system constraints and platform capabilities).
  • Derive and agree on any methodology related to solutioning in with business stakeholder.
  • Communicate effectively to senior management and working group levels.
Agile Project Squads
  • Drive scalability of business methodology / functionality applied across key initiatives, while accommodating for customization needs (e.g., key products / markets) with justifiable business benefits.
  • Ensure proper transition from project deliverables into robust BAU process with minimal incremental BAU resourcing asks. Estimate and agree with stakeholders on BAU scope / budgeting as needed.
  • Review and validate solution prior to implementation to ensure that it is fit-for-purpose (i.e. aligned with agreed business methodology to deliver intended outcome).
  • Actively participate in Agile project squads, clearly communicate business requirements / methodology to data engineers, programmers, etc.
  • Work closely with Product Owner / Scrum master to provide business inputs for strategic planning and prioritization.
  • Ensure methodology is consistent and aligned across all various squads on different initiatives.
  • Review and sign-off any methodology before its implementation by the squad.
Communication and Stakeholder Management
  • Self-starter: work through ambiguity to recommend business methodology / analytics options based on materiality and best available information across multiple streams of work.
  • Foster strong trust with stakeholders; be pragmatic when handle challenging stakeholder conversations .
  • Adjust communication styles to suit audience needs (e.g. seniority and business vs. technical domains).
  • Experiences working in Agile setup, multi-cultural team, and wide range of stakeholders is essential.
  • Strive optimal balance between quality of delivery and effort / time spent.
Key Stakeholders
  • Various Treasury teams (e.g., Treasury Markets, Treasury Liquidity, FTP, Regional Treasury)
  • Various business teams from CCIB, CPBB, Business Finance / FP&A
  • Relevant Project Teams / Tribes
  • Liquidity Technology
  • Liquidity Change
Our Ideal Candidate
  • Degree in Finance / Economics / quantitative fields. CFA / FRM designation is highly desirable.
  • 8 years of proven experiences in Treasury from top-tier banks and / or consultancy firms.
  • Experience in one or more of the below categories, Liquidity, IRRBB, GIM / NIM analysis, FTP and / or Capital / RWA ideally with a focus on forecasting and attribution.
  • Experiences with analytical / visualization tools (e.g. Dataiku, MicroStrategy, Tableau) is highly desirable.
  • Strong business understanding in balance sheet structure, financial data, and regulatory metrics.
Role Specific Technical Competencies
  • Understanding of Bank data / system architecture
  • Treasury / Liquidity / balance sheet knowledge
  • Regulatory liquidity metrics (e.g., LCR, NSFR)
  • Gather business / stakeholder requirements
  • Project Management experience
  • Solution design and Validation
  • Financial / business analytics
  • Agile setting experience
  • FTP / RWA knowledge
  • End User Testing

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 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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