Senior Manager - Cost Analytics, Reporting & Change

  • Up to GBP0.0 per annum
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • 14 Jul 18 2018-07-14

This is a role within Group FPA with a direct focus on costs encompassing analytics, reporting, and process change.

Senior Manager - Cost Analytics, Reporting & Change. Responsibilities

There is a requirement to work collaboratively across time-zones, interact with business and functional stakeholders within Standard Chartered, and develop a strong Global understanding of the Bank's cost footprint. This includes expense drivers and the service charge process, cost planning, and the design & delivery of meaningful cost reporting and cost analytics in support of the strategic decision making of the Bank's Executive Management Team and Board.

Own the delivery of cost information and transparency in the London time-zone, effectively bridging the regional gap with Singapore and Chennai. Develop in-depth and detailed understanding of systems and processes relevant to costs. Critical thinking, problem solving, and investigating issues, errors and movements, in the cost process.Work within the FP&A analytics team on the delivery of key cost insights and reporting for senior management, with structuring and presentation capabilities.Support the FP&A change agenda across a number of initiatives, especially the innovation and build-out of cost reporting capability.Develop and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders across the Group including Businesses, Regions, and Functions.Support the cost planning objectives, approach and timeline of Group Planning events (including 5 Year Corporate Plan, Budget and Forecasts)

Knowledge, Skills and ExperienceThe ideal candidate would have post qualification experience including planning, performance analysis & corporate strategy within the financial services sector.Specific experience in expense and service recharge processes (or equivalent) of a complex multinational banking Group a preference.Detail orientated with the ability to investigate, and solve for, cost queries and issues.Excellent interpersonal and communications skills; a strong self-starter with natural intellectual curiosity; an ability to think both strategically and analytically and apply these skills into meaningful outcomes for the Group.Experience in process management and reengineering, with a change and improvement mindset.Experience in operating within large virtual teams and relationships across a complex network of stakeholders.High standard of written English, with the ability to review, summarise and communicate material accurately and succinctly.Microsoft Office proficiency, with advanced Excel and Power Point skills an advantage.Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines while delivering quality output to senior management.CA or CFA Qualified Accountant.