Regional Head, Business Finance

  • Negotiable
  • Manhattan, NY, USA Manhattan NY US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • 20 Jul 18 2018-07-20

Leading the way in International Banking. Standard Chartered is one of the world's most dynamic and exciting international banks. Once you have joined the team, we offer many opportunities to expand and grow your career. Strategy: Contribute to the formulation of strategic and medium term business plans, provide a robust challenge to the businesses and oversee implementation.


Provide financial expertise, advice and an independent challenge to the businesses on the day-to-day performance issues. Provide Finance input into systems development for the businesses. Assist in wind-up projects for any legacy entities no longer deemed as necessary for Standard Chartered Americas. Lead the budget and forecast processes in the Region for all businesses and support functions.


Apply Group accounting and financial control policies, standards, procedures and internal control practices in country. Involvement in the development and implementation of re-engineering initiatives impacting finance functions in-country and in GFS.

People and Talent: Provide strong leadership to CIB Finance team, managing and developing the skills and careers of individuals in the teams.

Risk Management

Manage overall design and outcome of the end-to-end process for Management Accounting and Business Finance CIB including process output performance in terms of client service, financial performance and risk where appointed as Process Owners. Operate 1st line responsibilities of Process owners as outlined under Operational Risk Framework (ORF) and associated policies and procedures. Including, but not limited to the following:

Identify, assess, treat and monitor significant operational risks, submit gross risk and residual risk ratings with rationales for approval by authorized Risk Owners, propose risk acceptance requests with justification to the authorized risk acceptance authority and abide by any conditions of acceptance. Promptly execute any remediation or risk treatment actions to remain within risk tolerance. Record and maintain a record of all formal risk assessment and risk acceptance decisions in the Operational Risk systems

Governance: Build a close and effective working relationship with the local regulators. Co-ordinate with Group Tax and local tax advisors to support the effective management of the Group's tax position and local tax liabilities.

Regulatory & Business conduct: Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values and Code of Conduct.

Key Stakeholders: Business partner to (a) CEO Americas, (b) CIB in Americas; (c) Group Finance for managing the Finance function and operational risks in the Americas and (d) Head of Treasury Markets and e) Heads of Support Functions.