Business Finance Manager

Singapore, Singapore
28 Apr 2022
28 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Business Finance Manager


As Barclays Business Finance Manager you will form part of CFO Business Partnering team that supports the decision making process of the senior leaders of the region by providing high quality, commercial, insightful and timely performance reporting and analysis. You will be focused on the APAC Franchise with a focus on Investment Banking and Global Markets, providing regional Senior Management with key financials and analytics to help them to measure, manage and drive the region's performance and profitability.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity - helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

What will you be doing?
  • Providing high quality, commercial, insightful analysis to key Business and Finance stakeholders to help drive regional performance
  • Providing analysis on Profit and Loss items like Revenues, Sales Credits, Costs, and also balance sheet data such as Risk Weighted Assets
  • Partnering with global / local stakeholders to deliver Management Information and ad-hoc analysis, which includes the preparation of interal financial reporting
  • Providing ad-hoc work such as Short and Medium Term Plans, profitability analysis, and various Town hall/Visitor presentations for Senior Management
  • Supporting the business on Finance related queries
  • Systematic approach to understanding problems, evaluating options and making decisions that take into account input from all relevant stakeholders
  • Ability to understand and interpret diverse data sets & systems and put it into a broader context/perspective with a client focused mindset
What we're looking for:
  • Ability to analyse financial trends/data, identify anomalies and provide insightful analysis timely; use the analysis to constructively challenge and/or provide suggestions
  • Have strong knowledge of business performance metrics (e.g. trading revenue, sales credits, Banking revenue, Costs, RWAs etc)
  • Able to collaborate and leverage information from multiple stakeholder groups and draw linkages and conclusions from them
  • Qualified Accountant or holds a relevant qualification
Skills that will help you in the role:
  • Ability to drive for results, highly motivated self-starter, curious about how things work
  • Proficient in the use of Excel (Pivot Tables, VBA) and Power Point / Presentation skills to present finds in a concise and effective manner
  • Good knowledge of the Banking businesses like Investment Banking, Global Markets, Corporate Banking and Private Banking
  • Strong stakeholder management and relationship building skills. Able to engage and interact with senior stakeholders across business.
Where will you be working?

Our office is located in Marina Bay Financial Centre, which has been carefully crafted into a "city in a garden". Overlooking the scenic skyline along the Marina Bay waterfront, the green spaces and rooftop terraces have been designed to optimise employee well-being. The centre provides an integrated live-work-play development, surrounded by shops, restaurants, gyms and an alfresco dining area. Our convenient office location means you're just a 5-minute walk from the nearest MRT station.

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