Manager FP&A Analytics

Standard Chartered Bank
Singapore, Singapore
16 Jan 2022
31 Jan 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Standard Chartered
We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

The Role Responsibilities

Standard Chartered ("The Bank") is a leading international bank operating in some of the most dynamic markets in the world, in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
This is a role within Group FPA Analytics team. The team provides MI and analytical support for the insight and analysis on the Bank's performance and the market environment to drive strategic decision making and support the communication of the Bank's performance to external stakeholders.
The role provides an opportunity to interact directly with a range of senior management within Standard Chartered, develop a strong understanding of the Bank and its markets and to directly influence how the Bank is perceived by key external stakeholders such as investors and ratings agencies.
The role suits an individual able to conceptualise, problem solve and think laterally to manage dynamic and unique issues. The individual should be fluent in reading bank financial statements and have good understanding of banking products, accounting methods and external disclosures. Creativity and the ability to communicate clearly are essential skills for the role.
Key Roles & Responsibilities
A leading role in the preparation, coordination and delivery of business performance analysis and insight to support multiple Group FP&A deliverables to Group Board and MT
  • Responsible for providing insightful analysis on key performance indicators to support global performance management processes including:
    • Net interest margin analytics and modelling
    • Financial modelling for planning and forecasting, analysing the impact of external drivers on business performance
    • Return frameworks including Franchise Economic Value Added ("EVA") analysis at the country, segment and client level
  • Analysis supports regular Board reports, Group Management Team updates and Group Management Business Review ("MBR").
  • This role requires strong understanding of current financial and business performance drivers across all businesses and regions of the Group through regular engagement with business finance teams.
  • Key point of contact within Group FP&A team for business finance and Treasury teams based in Singapore and in Asia time-zone.
  • Form strong relationships with Asia-based internal stakeholders, both in finance and global functions. These typically include business/regional CFOs, FP&A teams, Treasury, Strategy and Investor Relations.
  • Work closely with London and Chennai based FP&A teams to coordinate deliverables, ad hoc requests and communication with business finance teams.
  • Regular briefing and knowledge sharing within team across locations on business performance themes.
  • Deliver performance analysis to support key external reporting events including half and full year results and interim management statements.
  • Support planning and forecasting processes with insight into business performance drivers including risks and opportunities to budget. Support Board and MT updates on Planning as appropriate.
  • Work closely with process owners in Management Reporting and Planning to ensure analysis is timely, accurate and consistent with across FP&A outputs.

Our Ideal Candidate
  • The ideal candidate would have experience in FP&A, business finance, corporate strategy or investor relations with specific financial institutions experience with over 8 years. Prior experience in balance sheet management, capital and liquidity considered favourably.
  • Strong analytical and strategic mindset.
  • Experience in BI/visualization tools such as Tableau and/or scripting languages such as R/Python is preferred
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills with stakeholders at all levels.
  • High standard of written English, with the ability to review, summarise and communicate material accurately and succinctly.
  • Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines while delivering quality output to senior management.
  • CFA, CA or equivalent qualification is preferred but not essential.
  • Excellent Excel and Powerpoint skills

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.

To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages . We welcome conversations on flexible working.

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