Senior Manager, Treasury Product Control

Standard Chartered Bank
Singapore, Singapore
10 May 2022
09 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Standard Chartered
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  • 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
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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 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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The Role Responsibilities
A senior role within Treasury Product Control for controlling and supporting the Treasury business. The individual will be responsible for:
  • Providing supervisory oversight of the daily Profit & Loss reporting and all associated analytical review and commentary analysis at a global level (including monitoring month end IPV impacts and reserves for Profit & Loss reporting)
  • Providing supervisory oversight of the month-end balance sheet substantiation of PC owned traded balances for Treasury business.
  • Review and oversight of all key reconciliations including and not limited to Trading estimates vs Actual, AvF, TP-GL and FOBO.
  • Supporting local finance teams by providing accounting advice, general ledger reconciliation, and product training.
  • Supporting Country CFOs in the development and maintenance of a robust control environment around the Treasury product suite.
  • Single point of contact for auditors (internal and external) and regulators.
  • Proactively build and manage relationships facing the business and other internal clients within Group Finance, Risk Control, Middle Office, Internal Audit and IT.
  • Drive the identification and implementation of key initiatives, such as
  • system/ workflow enhancements
  • the implementation of changes in accounting regulations
  • the centralization of processes within Product Control
  • Develop a strong internal network by:
  • proactively engaging all key stakeholders
  • representing the team and department at various working groups / committee's
  • reaching out to other business areas / regions to ensure best practice is implemented
  • Develop a strong internal network by successfully building and leading the PC team which will include
  • both on the job training and organized classroom sessions
  • challenging the teams working practices and assumptions
  • encouragement of the teams to challenge the status quo
Key Stakeholders
Internal Stakeholders

  • Head of Treasury Product Control
  • Global Head, Product Control
  • Business and Country CFOs and their Finance Managers
  • Finance streams in key projects
  • Treasury Front Office
  • Group Internal Auditors
External Stakeholders
  • E&Y (audit)
  • Regulatory bodies as necessary (mainly PRA and MAS)
Our Ideal Candidate
Qualified or certified CA / CFA or equivalent Degree
- 8+ years of work experience of Product Control or Finance, with good understanding of financial markets products, their valuation & accounting
- Proficient with P&L analysis and Balance Sheet reporting
- Project management experience
- Exposure to facing off to Senior stakeholders in Business, COO, CFO, Finance etc
- Be able to collaborate with & supervise teams/members functioning remotely and understanding of Treasury business
Role Specific Technical Competencies
  • Financial Market and product knowledge
  • Accounting application and knowledge
  • Good communication
  • Senior stakeholder management
  • Dealing with Audit Queries
  • Detailed understanding of IFRS9 accounting and Substantiation of Balance sheet
  • Balance sheet and P&L reporting
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