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Manager, Business Finance Standard Chartered Bank

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Role Responsibilities

To add-value to the strategic direction, planning, budgeting forecasting and performance of the business in support of the Cluster or Business Head
Implement controls within the Business Unit to meet business cost challenges.
Assist Business Unit Head and Finance Operational Risk Manager in coordinating, driving and directing effective compliance and operational risk management at the Business Unit level
Support Consumer Private & Business Banking (CPBB) on strategy development, business planning and budgeting.
Ongoing evaluation of business decision making process through business MIS and application of analytics.
Analysis and evaluation of investment decisions and options support the project approval process and provide financial management of initiatives.

Reporting

Report Country Consumer Private & Business Banking performance and ensure reports are timely and accurate at both product and customer segments level and feed into;
Monthly Exco & Performance reviews
Quarterly board reviews
Half & full year financial reporting
Review regulatory returns for Insurance agency & investment services
Budgeting and Planning

Actively support the formulation and reporting of the annual Country Consumer Private & Business Banking Budget
Assist to develop and maintain product and customer segment profitability modelling.
ICAAP- supporting the business with ICAAP financials and assumptions used to aid the country ICAAP activities.
People

Individual Learning and Developments Plans
Operational Risk Management and Assurance

Act as Unit Operational Risk Manager for the Reporting Unit
To report Unit’s Operational Risk issues and losses to Functional Operational Risk Manager (FORM)
To assist FORM in developing and updating of procedures, controls and monitoring plans
Operational Risk Management

To adhere to the agreed KCSA plans and approach
To identify and report all exceptions on non compliance with standard controls
To identify and report all weaknesses inherent in the standard controls
To maintain proper record keeping on all KCSA related activities
Health & Safety (General)

Complete mandatory H&S learning; behave responsibly in compliance with this policy;
Follow instructions as defined in H&S standard and comply with applicable legal requirements;
Report work related accidents, incidents, ill health and unsafe workplace conditions
Cooperate in assessment and mitigation of H&S risks and investigation of accidents and incidents.
Conduct Responsibilities

Provide leadership in Zambia CPBB Finance team to comply with the highest standards of regulatory and business conduct and practices as defined by internal and external requirements. Understand and ensure compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations and guidelines including those governing securities activities, company law, anti-money laundering, terrorist financing and sanctions; the Group’s policies and procedures; and the Group Code of Conduct. Take personal responsibility for understanding the risk and compliance requirements of the role. Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk and compliance matters.
Embed the Group’s Values and Group Code of Conduct to ensure adherence with the highest standards of ethics. Comply with relevant policies, processes and regulations, as part of the culture. Lead by example by displaying exemplary conduct behaviours and take personal responsibility for:
The conduct of individuals in Zambia CPBB Finance team ensuring behaviours set out in the Group Code of Conduct is followed.
Zambia CPBB Finance team achieving the outcomes set out in the Conduct Principals and Pillars.
both direct and indirect/dotted line managers are individually accountable to proactively communicate, collaborate and agree on the conduct ratings of employees.
Anti Money Laundering

Ensure vigilance in relation to the risk of money laundering and assist in the Bank’s efforts in combating it

Key Stakeholders

Internal
Business Heads
Group Finance
GFS Kenya – Hub
GFS Chennai
Heads of support functions
Internal Auditors
Business Operations
External
Central Bank
Tax Authorities and Consultants
Insurance Agencies
External Auditors
Industry and Trade Associations
Central Statistical Office
Financial Institutions
Stock Exchange
Other Responsibilities

Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Our Ideal Candidate
Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Accounting or Professional Accounting qualification (e.g. CIMA or ACCA) together with at least 2 years relevant working experience.
A sound knowledge of the Group Market Risk and Accounting practice and statutory requirements, and indeed an all round banking experience.
Good communications and inter personal skills due to the frequent contact with both internal and external customers.
Hands on experience in computer packages and spreadsheets

About Standard Chartered
We’re an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we’ve worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you’re looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can’t wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you’ll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:
Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do
Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well
Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term
In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.
Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations
Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum
Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns
Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills, global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits
A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning
Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies – everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.
Recruitment assessments – some of our roles use assessments to help us understand how suitable you are for the role you’ve applied to. If you are invited to take an assessment, this is great news. It means your application has progressed to an important stage of our recruitment process.

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Closing Date : 15th August, 2022.