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Our award-winning, Top Tier Corporate and Investment Banking is seeking to have someone join their Regional Finance Implementation Project team for a 12 months contract.
The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years' experience within banking/finance, accounting experience, and held functions as BA and/or PMO. In this capacity, you will:
Deliver a high quality automated platform to Finance users for their daily BAU tasks in the context of ever changing business & reporting requirements.
Ensure consistency of Finance systems/reports across the APAC region, in adherence to the Group's standard.
Provide efficient support to Finance teams in daily production tasks.
Major projects involve:
Build or enhance accounting interface between operating systems and accounting core ledger systems
Support new business and new products initiatives
Support new regulatory requirements
System upgrades and migrations
Acting as a Business Analyst (70%)
Understand the project objective and ensure all user requirements are properly captured
Carry out feasibility study, assess potential impact and define target operating model
Explain the user requirements to IT for IT development
Define the appropriate testing strategy according to the nature of the project
Design test cases and ensure adequate testing is performed
Validate testing result by performing detailed checking in accounting entries and/ or reports and provide UAT sign-off on behalf of finance users
Acting as a Project Manager (30%)
Drive and manage all stages in project life cycle, from project initialization to project closure
Develop project scope documentation, project plans and project schedules
Continuously coordinate with IT and other finance users
Undertake risk analysis and proactively identify mitigating solutions
Timely track the progress of projects against agreed timeline and budget
Arrange smooth go-live implementation and provide post go-live support
Present project status regularly to senior management
Build and maintain a trusted relationship with all project stakeholders across different functions (PMO, IT, finance users, operation teams)
Provide support in case of production incidents, including root cause identification and proposing solutions to resolve the issue in a timely manner
Accounting related experience And / Or finance project experience in Financial Institution (5+ years)
Experience in project management is required and PMP qualification preferred
CPA preferred, but not mandatory
Knowledge on accounting (especially on financial instruments) under IFRS
Knowledge on security brokerage and banking business, front-to-back operation flow and financial products would be an advantage
Fluent English communication skills for liaison with regional and global stakeholders and/or senior management.
PC skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SQL.
Excited about driving change
Ability to work in multicultural environment, as the role needs to deal with different stakeholders across APAC regions
About Our Client Our client is a prestigious international bank with a long history of providing corporate banking solutions to businesses and to large local companies, financial institutions and multinationals. We look for talented, tenacious individuals who are hungry to progress and eager to grow their knowledge.
Values and Diversity Dynamic working gives everyone at our client the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager. They are an equal opportunity employer and are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of our client to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.