Finance Project Manager - DFIN - Beijing - 20170714003

Societe Generale
24 Sep 2017
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type


SG CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Société Générale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. SG CIB provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.


Main Responsibilities / Accountabilities / Tasks

  • Manage various projects for the roll-out of IS transformation and simplification of the production process in DFIN, with responsibility over the definition of requirements, specifications and timelines, allocation of resources, preparation of the action plan, monitoring of progress and coordination with other departments
  • Conduct business and process analysis (organization structure, deal processing, accounting & reporting processes, etc.)
  • Document user requirements and draft functional specifications
  • Prepare and carry out implementation plan and case studies
  • Coordinate the development and simulation of new process or operational flows
  • Define and follow up action plan
  • Report progress and risks to the senior management team
  • Liaise with different teams from all business lines for the coordination of project roll-out
  • Other assigned tasks per management assignment

Academic Background

  • University or Business school graduate preferably with a higher degree or with Accounting and Finance qualifications

Working Experience / Technical Skills & Know how

  • At least 8 years experience with a consulting/accounting firm or within a similar position in the financial industry
  • Former experience(s) in commercial banking industry is a plus

Skills & Competencies

  • Product accounting skills (e.g. commercial banking business, treasury, FX and derivative products, taxation, etc.)
  • Knowledge of IFRS and local reporting rules
  • Ability to perform business analysis & prepare functional specifications
  • Knowledge of ERP systems
  • Experience in systems implementation, user acceptance tests and post-implementation reviews
  • Ability to implement changes and to facilitate process re-engineering
  • Ability to provide training and documentation to internal clients impacted by system changes
  • Project management skills including the ability to manage multiple priorities and solutions simultaneously and provide regular briefing and updates to key stakeholders incl. senior management
  • Ability to investigate, analyze and explain problems
  • A strong communicator and a team-player
  • Ability to integrate in a cross-cultural environment

Language Skills

  • Good communication, interpersonal and coordination skills both in English and Chinese

Computer Skill

  • Proficient computer skills in M/S Office, Outlook, I/E, etc

Professional Qualification

  • Certificates of CPA, CGA, ACCA, or CIMA preferable