Specialist, Financial & Regulatory Reporting - (1900026176)


: Finance

Primary Location

: ASEAN & South Asia-India-Chennai


: Full-time

Employee Status

: Permanent

Posting Date

: 19/Nov/2019

Unposting Date

: Ongoing
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 
  • Responsible for the monthly close process, management of books of accounts, accountings controls and accounting operations processes ensuring compliance of regulations, policies and requirements of the “in scope” countries/entities.
  • Manage the process for review and recording of journal entries required to reflect the monthly activity and continuous improvement in productivity to the standards prescribed from time to time.
  • Continually reviewing all assigned processes in order to identify opportunities for quality & process design improvement
  • Ensure that the standards of customer service provided by the function consistently meet or exceed the requirements set under the Service Level Agreements agreed with the customers.
  • Liaise with customers on the periodic review and re-negotiation of Service Level Agreements and any other related performance and quality measures
  • Ensure effective systems and procedures for the timely collection of data from all accounting sites and their collation and submission to various recipients.
  • Ensure compliance of regulations, policies & requirements of the ‘in scope’ countries and reports and raise relevant risks to delivery by effective communication.
  • Effectively contribute to the change being led by the superiors and management arising out of transition of new processes or arresting the escalations.
Our Ideal Candidate

Key Competencies & Experience
  • Ability to understand and connect business drivers and rationale for and application of those relevant to the Performance management processes.
  • Significant experience of working with   stakeholders and senior management team and of interfacing with and influencing senior stakeholders.
  • Have an excellent communication, analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Substantial experience of banking, depth and breadth of knowledge in processes especially in the areas of Management accounting and related processes
  • Strong ability to understand financial statements and its drivers and synthesize them into meaningful analyses as required. Develop analysis & interpretations as required to facilitate management decision making.
  • Ability to culturally orient in diverse & international team environment and lead and inspire multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, multi task, lead through ambiguities, influence where he/she does not have direct authority & build on unstructured formative situations
  • Chartered Accountant or MBA  or Commerce graduate with 0 to 5 years of relevant finance experience in  Accounting and Control , Finance process re-engineering, and organisation Design
  • Strong understanding of financial / Banking industry, specifically banking products and services
  • In-depth knowledge of the e2e book close process in a large international Bank and relevant key measures that drives effectiveness of these processes
  • Sound knowledge on accounting its principles and policies.
  • Effective communication skills, including presenting and influencing senior management.
  • Excellent Excel & PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Relationship and stakeholder management skills is important
  • Initiative and proactive thinking
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions. 

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