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
To collate market and competition information on the economy, market trends and any other relevant business related information
Support the Asia Region CEO / CFO in developing, driving and coordinating a business strategy, and to actively support the strategy development and implementation.
Closely monitor the development, implementation and performance of business issues and initiatives.
Drive regular business review meetings and conduct proactive data analysis on all metrics, including monthly financials, budgets and follow through action items.
Provide business planning, coordination, and project management support for Asia Region CEO / CFO
Lead budget and forecast process, engaging with stakeholders and escalating identified risks and opportunities.
Collaborate with Asia country’s PM team to achieve financial objectives and deliver key strategic initiatives
Provide insightful commentary on financial performance, including business variance analysis linking current performance with future projections, business momentum, risks and opportunities.
Prepare materials for internal review and presentations such as Group MBR, Board meeting, Investors' trip etc
Partner with Segment Business Finance to ensure that there is the necessary level of segment business updates and transparency.
Cover management / Financial reporting to Group and Asia MT including preparation and review of budgets, forecasts, inputs to business strategies and cost management.
Scan the wider external environment anticipating changes in rules and regulations and assessing their likely impact.
Dissect competitor performance to understand industry trends
Lead the five year strategic forecast and strategy which is used by the Board to determine financial targets and investment areas, particularly focussing on returns and internal / external measurements of performance.
Define the country performance management framework / MBRs and advise the country CFOs and PM teams on the meeting agenda and focus
Our Ideal Candidate
Qualified accountant or equivalent with significant experience in a variety of commercial and controller ship
Strong business partner skill and insightful performance management
Good communication skills to coordinate with Countries and Group FP&A