Senior Manager – Finance & Regulatory Reporting Systems & Data - (1900005744) - Standard Chartered

Job: Finance

Primary Location: Europe & Americas-United States-Newark

Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Permanent

Posting Date: 14/Mar/2019

Unposting Date: Ongoing

About Standard Chartered

We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

The Role Responsibilities


• Familiarity with the Banks’s strategy and product offerings in the Americas.

• Familiarity with the Finance and regulatory reporting systems strategy.

Business Purpose

To ensure Americas Finance has a robust systems architecture compliant with Group Finance standards and able to support the business conducted in the Americas, meeting all local accounting and reporting requirements.


• Act as Americas Finance systems architect, ensuring systems affecting Finance are fit for purpose, ensuring compliance with Group and Finance standards and EUC policy, and providing ongoing support

• Manage Americas Finance input and participation in business systems initiatives, including the integrity of financial bookings

• Manage enhancements to the US Finance regulatory reporting (“USFRR”) infrastructure, especially with respect to reduction of manual processing and target platform strategy and analysis

• Provide support to USFRR management and maintenance

• Represent Americas Finance on the SCB General Ledger governance forum

Data Quality and Management

• Improve and maintain data integrity as affects Americas Finance and its stakeholders

• Provide expert knowledge on data requirements for US Finance regulatory reporting

• Manage the Data Service Level Agreement (“Data SLA”) process, including annual Data SLA reviews, fostering relationships with local and Group upstream data owners, and maintenance of data lineage documentation as data sourcing evolves


• Provide support to Americas Finance users on systems, General Ledger, regulatory reporting platform and data management issues


• Support the Regulatory Reporting and other Finance processes in Americas Finance.

People and Talent

• Employ influencing skills to guide Finance colleagues in project engagements.

Risk Management

• Ensure risks in systems initiatives are identified, reported and managed.


• Build a close working relationship with US Finance regulatory reporting stakeholders in support of local regulatory compliance.

Regulatory & Business Conduct

• Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group’s Values and Code of Conduct.

• Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.

• Lead Finance change initiatives to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank’s Conduct Principles.

• Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.

Key Stakeholders

• CFO USA & Americas

• Americas Finance Management team

• Internal and external IT partners

• Group Finance stakeholders

• Regulatory reporting stakeholders, including Group and local data owners in Operations, Finance, Credit Risk Control, Client Lifecycle Design & Management, COBAM, CDD team

Other Responsibilities

Develop strong working relationships with Finance team members and other stakeholders to ensure any issues are identified and resolved.

Our Ideal Candidate

• BS or equivalent in Accounting or Finance

• MBA or accounting certification preferred

• 10+ years banking experience

• Meaningful experience in finance or business systems projects

• Knowledge of accounting standards (IFRS / US GAAP)

• Understanding of the General Ledger and related controls

• Subject matter expertise in the US banking regulatory reporting environment / regulatory reporting software packages (e.g., Reg-Reporter, Axiom ControllerView)

• Understanding of banking products, especially cash, trade, lending and financial markets

• Demonstrated problem solving ability as part of a team and individually

• Eagerness to embrace / develop / champion new ideas, approaches and change

• Ability to partner with stakeholders and influence them to achieve objectives

• Ability to demonstrate the Bank’s valued behaviors in achieving objectives

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.