VP/AVP, Business Intelligence, Group Finance

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • United Overseas Bank
  • 2018-07-16

VP/AVP, Business Intelligence, Group Finance

Job description:

We are looking for a suitably-qualified candidate to join the Finance Information Management department under UOB Group Finance. You will be the Finance and Risk business analyst and solutions architect for business intelligence (BI) and process automation initiatives for productivity and quality improvement.

The role requires a strategic analysis of current operational processes and identification of Use Cases. You are expected to have good data modelling and application design skills, coupled with a strong sense of direction guided by industry best practices.

Your responsibilities include:
  • Supporting the identification and proposal of Use Cases on a cost-to-benefit analytical basis, with the ability to provide insightful critique
  • Conduct operational research for proposed Use Cases, to serve as a cost-justification basis for management decisions
  • Gathering, analyzing and synergistically integrating Use Case requirements to meet the bank's vision
  • Leading design and development of optimized visualization solutions using BI tools including Qlik Sense and Microsoft Power BI, to meet the needs of end users for data analysis and decision-making
  • Managing maintenance and enhancements of data models and visualization dashboards, to support evolving business needs, changes in data architectures and BI tool upgrades
  • Continual exploration and proposal of new automation tools to facilitate work efficiency

Job requirements:
  • Good understanding of Banking products and Financial/Regulatory Reporting
  • 5 years of experience in a bank or financial institution, preferably with exposure to regulatory reporting, financial reporting or financial accounting
  • Experience in designing, developing and deploying Qlik Sense data models and dashboards, preferably for Finance or Risk implementations
  • Strong understanding of relational databases, cubes and data modeling
  • Possess a good understanding of Qlik application and data security architecture
  • Possess strong analytical skills and problem solving skills
  • Possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience with coding in Python or R is a plus

Other requirements:
  • Exposure and participation in at least 1 major project is an advantage
  • Team player, meticulous and able to work independently
  • Results-driven with the ability to take initiative, handle multiple tasks and shift priorities to meet deadlines
  • Possess a curious nature and strong ability in problem identification, variance analysis and issue resolution
  • Combine an analytical and creative approach to problem-solving and have business strategy skills to build the solutions necessary to ask the right questions and find the right answers
  • Be a clear, confident and persuasive communicator, with excellent presentation skills and with the ability to structure a coherent, logical argument and the confidence to defend assumptions, projections and recommendations
  • Possess the aptitude and desire to assimilate and apply knowledge, as well as to inspire a learning culture amongst peers and subordinates

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