Business Manager| EM Asia

Singapore, Singapore
01 May 2022
31 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As a Business Manager, you'll be, based in Singapore supporting the Emerging Markets Rates and FX business. Our Business Management function is broad ranging and involves responsibility for the infrastructure and administration of the business. You will have a particular emphasis on strategy, budgeting, cost control, and risk and controls. You will provide the link between, Trading and IT, Product Control, Risk Control, Operations, Legal and Compliance, as well as working closely with Sales.
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 day-to-day support to the Asia business across Emerging Markets & FX
• Liaising with various functions including Risk, Legal, Risk, HR, PCG, Audit, Compliance, BCM, and Operational Risk teams
• You will be involved in resolving operational issues and providing support to Macro management in preparation for supervisory reviews
• Ensuring close connectivity and coordination with the Markets Business Management team within the region and globally
• Ensuring the distribution of business updates and co-ordination on joint initiatives;
• Understanding and coordinating vigilance and actions around the Risk and Control environment; You will be involved in product audits and monitoring & testing reviews
• Running risk control self-assessments / unauthorized trading reviews; Working with Product teams on Business Development initiatives
• You will be responsible for profitability, COI, savings and budgeting, financials and trends; You will administer approvals, expense management, market data, etc. as appropriate

What we're looking for:
• Degree educated with 2:1, CPA/CA /CFA qualifications preferred but not a must
• Good Knowledge of Banking and financial products
• Good understanding of front to back trade life cycle of Rates and FX products as well as its key control points
• Must be a self-starter who is comfortable working in an environment, with rapidly changing priorities

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Excellent time management skills and ability to coordinate with various teams to action items for timely delivery
• Experience around process improvement and data analytics by using Machine learning tools such as Python/Hypercube etc.
• Experience in Project management would be beneficial
• Self-driven

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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