• Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • OCBC Bank
  • 2018-07-22

AVP, Finance Change Analyst (FCA)

AVP, Finance Change Analyst (FCA)

We are a change implementation team within Group Finance looking for dynamic individual to join us in driving enhancements that optimize the bank's Finance systems to improve efficiency across the Group.

Job Description (AVP)

This is a technology focused finance role that will challenge your creativity, technology background and finance knowledge. This role will require you to work closely with leads across the finance organization, business partners, process owners and IT in the identification and design of operational and system improvements for implementation.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Actively participate in defining, designing, development and management of Finance solutions based on user needs, ensuring final outcome aligns with Group Finance standards and reporting requirements
  • Work closely with IT to understand Finance system infrastructure and architecture, and how best to meet Finance requirements due to new and/or changing business needs
  • Assist in the proper planning, execution and successful completion of projects within the stipulated time without compromising the quality of delivery
  • Perform all requirement gathering effort for assigned projects, ensuring clear and specific requirement documentation and all appropriate approvals obtained
  • Ensure proper and accurate translation of user requirements document into functional specification document
  • Bridge the gap between Finance requirements and IT development, effectively communicate project expectations to technology team and work closely on implementations
  • Actively participate in functional as well as user acceptance tests, ensure closure of all issues in a timely manner
  • Perform project cutover activities including support to end-user immediately after go-live
  • Provide training to users on changes and enhanced systems newly implemented
  • Identify opportunities for finance process efficiency to be delivered through development of process automation and system enhancements
  • Work closely with end users to maintain and continually enhance finance systems including reporting and analytics capabilities to meet ever-changing business requirements
  • Perform other related duties as required


  • Good degree in Finance, Computer Science, Information Technology or similar field
  • 7+ year experience as a business analyst for finance or accounting system with responsibilities including user requirement documentation, system testing/UAT, and data querying and analysis
  • Related work experience in banking industry with strong knowledge of bank products
  • Working knowledge of financial close processes including group financial consolidation will be an advantage
  • Has some knowledge of database design and project management experience a plus

Skills Required

  • Domain knowledge of finance-based reporting systems such as Oracle GL and other Oracle suite of products preferred
  • Strong knowledge of MS office suite of products including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project
  • Working knowledge of query tools such as SQL, SPSS not required but will be an advantage
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills including technical documentation and training materials
  • Strong business acumen as well as ability to translate business requirements into standard processes and systems to drive consistent practices
  • Possess an aptitude for working with cross functional teams and at different levels to drive accurate and efficient results
  • Strong analytical skills with a data-driven mind-set and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to apply technical understanding to practical problems, and simplify complex situations into manageable issues for remediation
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