Markets Settlements, Payments Initiative Lead

Singapore, Singapore
19 Nov 2022
01 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About the role

At ANZ our purpose is to shape a world where people and communities thrive. We're making this happen by improving the sustainability and financial wellbeing of our customers - whether they're buying a home, building a business or saving for things big or small.

Project Accord has been created to enhance ANZ's AML/CTF Program and is comprised of members from all divisions. The financial crime landscape is continually evolving and Project Accord is underpinned by a need for continual improvement in how we operate.

The position of Payments Initiatives Lead is a key role in Institutional Division's involvement in this program.

The Markets Payments Initiative Lead will work with our Payments Regulation, Product Managers, and other Product Partners (Operations, Risk, and Technology) to coordinate the delivery of our Markets uplift agenda under the IFTI stream of Project Accord.

The Markets Payments Initiative Lead, will be Markets expert in Cross Border Fund transfers and will support the delivery of key initiatives to uplift our payments capabilities, including Straight Through Processing. The Lead will also play an important role in the collation of key requirements to be met by solutions built into Markets systems, working closely with the Accord IFTI team and key Markets System stakeholders.

Experience in Project Delivery, Risk/Audit (particularly AML/CTF), Operational Processes or Payments Products, is desirable but not essential. You will be a strong communicator (both written and verbal) with ability to articulate complex concepts clearly and concisely.

You are a self-starter with keenness to learn, able to deal with multiple concepts, and willing to take initiatives to support our wider team and business in ensuring compliance deadlines are met.

Role Type: Permanent, Full-Time

What will your day look like?

Business Analysis & Project Management:
  • Requirements gathering, qualification and translating this into solutions
  • Leveraging your experience delivering projects and understanding of planning, implementation, and the project delivery lifecycle
  • Create Functional Design specifications documents for end-to-end workflow
  • Experience in using Agile framework in creating user stories and tracking it through JIRA Dashboard
Initiatives Governance and Management:
  • Leading, coordinating and executing change management activities with Payment Projects, Regulatory Team, Markets Business and various enablement team
  • Facilitation, stakeholder management and strong verbal communication
  • Operational readiness by Preparing, equipping and supporting people to successfully adopt change to drive organisational outcomes
  • Leading working group with various senior stakeholder to drive common purpose and deliver the agreed outcome
  • Test scripts writing, Testing and execution
  • Ensure the quality and viability of working solutions through quality practices and rigorous testing with a customer-centric focus
  • Articulation and effective communication
  • Navigate through ambiguity, challenging situation and focus at delivering common goals
What will you bring?

We know not everyone will bring all of the skills and experience, and at ANZ we are focused on people bringing a growth mindset to their approach to work. Some of the skills we are looking for are below, but don't worry if you don't have all of these as learning on the job is the way we work.
  • Analyst experience, having prepared written records for risk or audit purposes
  • Familiarity with ANZ's approach to managing Operational Risk
  • Knowledge of payments or related payments operational processes
  • Planning and organisation (e.g. Project Experience, Business Planning)
  • Established experience in Business Analysis in Cross Broder Payments expertise such as Nostro accounts, swift , AML/Sanction screening
  • Knowledge in Swift and Cross border payment guidelines
  • Practical understanding of usability of MT103 /MT202
  • Global Markets Products & System knowledge is an added advantage
  • Markets Ops lifecycle of Confirmation /Settlement and Investigation is added advantage
  • Proven experience in applying Agile Delivery Methodology
  • Past experience in using JIRA, Confluence and others Project management tools
So, why join us?

There's something special about being part of ANZ. From the moment you join us, you're part of a team working towards a common goal: improving the financial wellbeing and sustainability of our millions of customers.

As a Purpose-led bank we've committed to delivering commercial and societal outcomes across environmental sustainability, financial wellbeing and housing affordability. We deliver these sustainability commitments with our customers, in our business and across the communities where we operate.

But it's not just our customers who will feel your impact. You'll feel it too. Because at ANZ, you'll have the resources and community you need to take the next big step in your career, towards even bigger things in the future.

We offer a range of benefits tailored to the countries in which we operate including Health and Wellbeing programs and flexible working arrangements.

You'll also enjoy working in a diverse and inclusive workplace where the different backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people are celebrated. We encourage you to talk to us about any adjustments you may require to our recruitment process or the role itself. If you are a candidate with a disability, let us know how we can provide you with additional support.

To find out more about working at ANZ or to view other opportunities visit You may apply for this role by visiting ANZ Careers and searching for reference number 27220.

Job Posting End Date

02/12/2022 , 11.59pm, (Melbourne Australia)
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