Business Finance Manager - Global Finance Business Finance Manager - Global Finance …

in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Nov 20
Not Specified
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Nov 20
Not Specified
Business Finance Manager - Global Finance

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If you’re looking for a career that will unlock new opportunities, join HSBC and experience the possibilities. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.


Global Finance is integral to HSBC’s purpose and strategy, playing a valued role in managing costs and deploying capital in the most effective way. Our global team of finance professionals partner with the business to provide trusted insights and forward looking analysis; accuracy; efficiency and control to frame and influence business decisions.


We are currently seeking a high calibre professional to join our team as a Business Finance Manager - Global Finance.

Principal Responsibilities

  • The role holder will be a member of the Business Finance team within Insurance Finance, reporting to the Head of Business Finance & ALCM, and with frequent interaction with the CFO and other members of business senior management.

  • The role will be responsible for financial planning & analysis, forecasting, budgeting and cost management.      

  • Involve in the IFRS 17 implementation programme for the Business Finance area, as well as preparation of regulatory capital and solvency projection and plan.

  • Facilitate and support the day to day and strategic management of Insurance Hong Kong through the preparation, analysis and distribution of value added, timely, and commercial analysis.

  • Responsibility for working with the businesses to manage financial plan and targets and hold the business to account for the actions set out in these plans.

  • Manage and deliver Insurance Hong Kong cost and headcount deliverables for monthly reporting, forecast cycles and ad hoc requests.

  • Provide client profitability analysis for business and finance management on regular/ad hoc basis

  • Provide ad hoc support and assistance on revenue and capital reporting and analysis to the other members of the Insurance HK finance team.

  •  Facilitate and assist the business through the preparation, analysis and distribution of financial reports and analysis.

  • Work with the offshore team on a day to day basis to ensure deliverables are produced on time and are to the highest standard.

  • Drive efficiencies in production of MI reporting and streamline processes and standardize where possible.  Cost reporting is a key area where opportunities for streamlining exist.

  • Participate in and provide financial input into the Business Reviews.

  • Support the development and implementation of various improvement initiatives, and drive efficiencies in MI reporting where possible.

  • Drive reporting changes to provide more value added, including the adoption of visualization tools.


  • An internationally recognized accountancy or finance qualification or MBA would be an advantage
  • Strong financial services knowledge and relevant working experience.
  • A good understanding of Life Insurance business, products and capital measures
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to manage multiple stakeholders and conflicting priorities.
  • Commercially minded and customer focused.
  • Proven track record of successful business partnering.
  • Previous experience of working with offshore teams to coordinate the compilation of data would be an advantage.
  • Ability to highlight problems but more importantly offer solutions and drive through their execution in a collective environment.
  • Prior experience in cost and headcount reporting would be an advantage
  • Proficiency in MS office. Qliksense and TM1 would be an advantage.
  • Strong analytical and pro-active problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail and an ability to work in a fast changing environment to tight deadlines.

To be considered for this role, the relevant rights to work in Hong Kong is required.


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Company Overview

HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. We serve more than 39 million customers through four global businesses: Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Global Private Banking. Our network covers 66 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America.

We aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and ultimately helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.

Whether you are looking for a first job or taking the next step in your career, we offer many ways for you to realise your ambitions. Come and work with us and you'll have opportunities to make connections all over the world and help build the bank for the future.

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