Senior Finance Manager, Technology Architecture

Senior Finance Manager, Technology Architecture

Standard Chartered
10-13 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Role Responsibilities

Singapore-based member of the Transformation, Technology and Operations (&lsquoTTO) Finance team. This role is within the TTO Finance team supporting the Technology, Strategy and Architecture function globally, with specific responsibility for providing business partnering, reporting & analytics to enable execution of the TTO productivity agenda.
You will play an integral role in supporting the Head of Performance Management and Control, TTO in driving TTO wide productivity agenda with a specific focus on technology simplification and optimization.
Our team comprises of highly motivated individuals who are great collaborators, innovative in identifying efficient ways of working, are empowered to make decisions and take accountability for their actions.
Business Support, Reporting and Analytics

  • Support the annual budgeting process, influencing the business to drive alignment across the organization and challenge bottom up plans if not aligned to overall TTO strategy and ambition.

  • Develop quality MIS reporting infrastructure to deliver enhanced insights and visibility on cost performance and productivity attainment.

  • Lead, influence and support cost performance discussions, ensuring the provision of valuable insights into the drivers of performance. Provide risks and opportunities and drive actions to ensure committed financial outcome.

  • Maintain a consolidated view of Technology, Strategy and Architecture costs and provide finance support in the strategic journey towards identifying cost efficiencies across the newly formed organization.

  • Manage the month-end and BAU requirements, including ownership and control over all cost processes, accounting and control.

Productivity and Value Creation

  • Actively engage with the TTO organization and draw out ideas for cost savings and efficiency to enable the delivery of TTO strategy and financial goals.

  • Drive deep dives and deliver analytics to support and validate cost opportunities to drive efficiencies and synergies across the Tech estate. This includes re-platforming applications, eliminating licences, leveraging consolidated vendor relationships, reviewing outsourcing opportunities, eliminating product choice, driving changes in consumption patterns and staff support models.

  • Develop and implement robust and detailed MI to enable in depth review of tech spend in targeted areas to maximise savings and prioritise future spending.

  • Facilitate the tracking of investment spend required to deliver the productivity.

  • Partner with the TSA management team to track and account for saves in line with the Value Capture Office and Technology Business Management protocols. Enhance the current MI for TTO provided by Technology Business Management Team to fast track the productivity agenda.

  • Drive & execute the creation of a framework that enables overall validation of the TTO efficiency programs leveraging both TTO and TTO Finance leads for support.

  • Run effective decommissioning programs to improve visibility and management of investment flow throughs.

  • Champion use of Apptio across the organization and support our move towards consumption base model to drive meaningful cost conversations with the businesses.

  • Collborate with the TTO Finance team to deliver simplication and improvements to the TPS recharge framework and process.

Key Stakeholders

  • Technology Strategy and Architecture MT

  • Business Management teams for TTO

  • Regional, Business and Central Finance Teams

  • Group FP&A

  • TTO CFO and COO

  • Value Capture Office Teams

Our Ideal Candidate

  • University educated

  • Qualified Accountant i.e. CPA, CMA, ACCA.

  • Finance experience of 10+ years or more, with prior exposure to Tech Finance.

  • Experience in cost management, in financial institutions or Technology organizations.

  • Knowledge and familiarity of technology and operations recharge models.

  • Familiarity with the bank&rsquos financial systems and control frameworks.

Role Specific Technical Competencies

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, combined with maturity and confidence to engage effectively with senior stakeholders.

  • Commercial acumen, with a sense of materiality and decision-making capability.

  • Strong integrity, with a high sense of independence and accountability.

  • Attention to detail and familiarity of SCB Finance systems and processes.

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to think laterally.

  • Non-hierarchical and collaborative team player.

  • Inquisitive, self-starter with a &lsquocan-do mindset.

  • Able to multi-task, deal with fluidity in role and changing priorities in a fast pace environment.

  • Project Management skills to undertake and supervise / monitor multiple projects.

About Standard Chartered

We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:

  • 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

  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well

  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term

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 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.

Recruitment assessments - some of our roles use assessments to help us understand how suitable you are for the role you've applied to. If you are invited to take an assessment, this is great news. It means your application has progressed to an important stage of our recruitment process.
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We are a leading international banking group, with a presence in more than 60 of the world’s most dynamic markets. Our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, and our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, Here for good.
Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges.

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