Job type full-time regular / permanent
Full job description
Job: finance primary location: asia-india-bangalore schedule: full-time employee status: permanent posting date: 04/apr/2022, 7:35:25 am unposting date: ongoing
About standard chartered we`re an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impactFor more than 160 years, we`ve worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each otherWe question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than beforeIf you`re looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from youYou can count on us to celebrate your unique talentsAnd 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 behavioursWhen you work with us, you`ll see how we value difference and advocate inclusionTogether 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 toIf you are invited to take an assessment, this is great newsIt means your application has progressed to an important stage of our recruitment process.
Focus on process efficiency and align to the record to close (r2r) processes
Ability to connect to the big picture
Ensure to achieve efficiency in processes, quality and cost.
Effective stakeholder management for respective processes across geographies
Ensuring that continuous efficiency improvement in r2r activities and an established process exists to constantly identify and implement improvement opportunities
Bring process transparency
People and talent
Nurture team bonding and team engagement
Highlight delays & related impact considering inter dependencies
Provide insights and brainstorm the mitigation measures with respective function leads
Monitor & track progress of all activities scheduled/completed/ongoing during the close period through out
Publish the rag status for all critical activities across the close cycle
Drive initiatives towards fast closure of books
Regulatory & business conduct
Display exemplary conduct and live by the group’s values and code of conduct.
Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across standard chartered bankThis includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the group code of conduct.
Lead to achieve the outcomes set out in the bank’s conduct principles
Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
Exercise authorities delegated by the board of directors and act in accordance with articles of association
Gfs teams like p 2 p, im, r2r and other support functions.
Financial controllers or head of finance in the country
Group finance operational risk.
Strong analytical and strategic mindset, coupled with a thorough understanding of accounting and financial control in banking industry with experience in transformation of book close processes
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 management team and of interfacing with stakeholders.
Able to quickly establish professional presence and 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 and prepare financial statements and its drivers into meaningful analyses as required.
Ability to reconcile the intercompany, sundry & suspense balances and investigate, resolve the aged/risk balances if any
Implement process to eliminate intercompany breaks in future.
A team player to secure the confidence and respect of the peers, stakeholders and the executive management team.
Ability to work effectively under pressure, multitask, lead through ambiguities, influence where he/she does not have direct authority & build on unstructured formative situations
Our ideal candidate
Preferably commerce graduate (bCom, mba finance) with good understanding of general accounting, financial and accounting control policies as per industry standard having 3 to 4 years of relevant experience.
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