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VP, Control & Support, Custody & Investment Operations Centre, Group Technology & Ops

United Overseas Bank
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
VP, Control & Support, Custody & Investment Operations Centre, Group Technology & Ops

Posting Date: 17 Feb 2024

Singapore (City Area), Singapore, Singapore, 048624

Company: United Overseas Bank Ltd

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values - Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

Group Technology and Operations (GTO) provides software and system development, information technology support services and banking operations.

We have centralized and standardized the technology components into Singapore, creating a global footprint which can be utilized for supporting our regional subsidiaries and the branches around the world. We operate and support 19 countries with this architecture to provide a secure and flexible banking infrastructure.

Our Operations divisions provide transactional customer services for our businesses while also focusing on cost efficiency through process improvements, automation and straight through processing.

Job Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement processes to enhance the control framework for the Division, in accordance with relevant Bank policies and regulations
  • Front Audit exercises and any other assurance reviews
  • Coordinate AML, CFT, Sanctions matters and Risk assessments (KRCSA, AMLCSA, Management Risk Awareness, Incidents, 3rd party non-outsourcing)
  • Perform MIS and regulatory reporting
  • Perform cash and stock reconciliation, validation of Nostro/General Ledger accounts, ensuring reconciliation is in good order with no outstanding breaks unaccounted for
  • Coordinate periodic scrip counts
  • Lead process review and share best practices
  • Provide guidance and training to staff, strengthen and inculcate a risk control culture
  • Lead and coordinate SOP reviews
  • Drive and support change for the Division and function wide Ops risk initiatives
  • Lead and provide directions to other CIOC locations in operations control
  • Provide operational support in terms of custody account maintenance and support for fees and billing activities
  • Oversee access administration and support BCP activities
Job Requirements
  • 10 to 15 years of experience in banking or other financial institutions with experiences in risk and assurance areas
  • Possess leadership qualities and a high level of influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Strategic forward thinking approach to challenges with outstanding communications, influencing, negotiating and persuasion skills
  • Self-driven achiever with ability to work effectively
  • Flexibility and proven ability to diagnose and resolve complex issues
  • Working knowledge of Excel (business analysis), MS PowerPoint (slide writing)
Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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