Manager, Treasury Balance Sheet Optimization

Standard Chartered Bank Singapore
05 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Standard Chartered is a leading international banking group operating for over 150 years in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. We've built a successful and sustainable business by playing a fundamental role in economies, helping people and businesses grow and achieve their aspirations. With over 89,000 employees representing 127 nationalities, we value the diversity and unique perspectives amongst our people. We are committed to developing their strengths and enabling them to make a difference to our success by helping them fulfil their potential.

Job Description

The role encompasses providing support in driving the various business balance sheet optimisation initiatives. It covers alignment of initiatives and results through building and communicating analytical insights on balance sheet performance directly to business management and their respective finance partners. This is therefore a specialist role with interface to key stakeholders in the Bank. The reporting line is directly into the Head of Treasury Balance Sheet Optimisation and this person will work in close partnership with the Business Heads, Business Finance, Country Finance, Treasury and Risk.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities for the job will cover the following:

* Support OBSC, GALCO and Liabilities Working Group committees and steering groups in delivery of their objectives via development and tracking of optimisation project milestones
* Support and drive the implementation of deposit pricing framework, pricing discipline, return accretive Liabilities and Assets for the bank
* Spearhead data strategy for BSO - design and build sustainable infrastructure and target operating model to support bank wide balance sheet optimization analytics.
* Lead and develop business analysis, reports, trends, financial models, ALCO optimisation tool kits, competitive analytics to support sustainable balance sheet optimization initiatives thus delivering improvement in quality, quantum and cost of fund of business drivers for the bank
* Review and continuously improve efficiency and production of current BAU reports and frequent ad-hoc business analytics.
* Manage and deliver timely Balance sheet analytics to key countries and drive quality B/S conversations and discussions with stakeholders like (TB, Retail , FM)
* Work closely with Treasury, Businesses and Finance managers to understand and communicate capital & liquidity implications of existing and future regulatory model changes to balance sheet to enable optimisation actions

Regional CFOs and CEOs
Businesses - FM, TB, Banking Heads, Retail, Private Bank and other Businesses
Finance - Group and Countries

Qualifications and Skills


* At least 5-8 years in the banking or financial services industry
* Strong academic record at bachelor or master degree level in business, economics, finance, financial engineering or related field from a well-recognized institution
* Preference: financial modeling, VBA, SAS, or Statistical Analysis background
* Keen learner profile with an interest in the commercial banking or global market business
* Excellent communication, power point and excel skills, supported by a good eye for details, basic common sense and a zest of creativity
* Proven strategic and analytical skills with a strong appetite for finding facts and offering solutions
* Good interpersonal skills and strong cross-cultural awareness
* Proven ability to interact with multiple functions / levels and to coordinate deliverables from various inputs under tight deadlines
* Track record of working in a very organized way, multi-tasking, prioritising, managing data, and setting and achieving deadlines (both short and long term)
* Delivery of high quality work, in a limited amount of time
* High levels of drive and resilience
* Pragmatic approach to achieving the objectives set, able to flex an approach as needed
* Capacity to think creatively and laterally (outside the box); excellent reasoning skills and the ability to make sound judgments
* Enthusiasm, drive and ability to work in a very fast paced high performance team
* Cultural sensitivity and awareness to work with a range of people from diverse background and geographies

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Closing Dates

The closing date for applications is 10/08/2017. Please note all closing dates are given in Hong Kong time (GMT + 8 hours). We aim to respond to successful applicants within four weeks and will keep a record or your application in our database so that we can contact you when suitable vacancies arise in future.

Diversity and Inclusion

Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximise their personal potential.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Standard Chartered is an equal opportunity employer. We have a meritocratic culture where each individual employee is valued and respected for who they are as a person and for what they bring to the organisation.