Associate, Financial Controller

Permanent contract|Singapore|Corporate & Investment banking

Associate, Financial Controller

  • Singapore, Singapore (country)
  • Permanent contract
  • Corporate & Investment banking

Responsibilities

Regulatory monitoring and reporting:

  • Responsible for production of monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and annual MAS reporting eg MAS 610, MAS 649 etc) and projections on regulatory ratios/metrics
  • Lead change management and partner business lines for new regulatory requirements and new product analysis

Financial and management reporting:

  • Responsible for review of Group reporting packages by offshored teams and provide oversight guidance
  • Manage entities’ month-end closing control processes, including follow up and resolution of issues
  • Perform in-depth analysis on financial performance/key metrics and prepare reports for local management and business lines

 ALM reporting:

  • Manage the ALCO process which includes deck preparation and presentation during ALCO
  • Proactively manage structural risk, escalate potential issues in a timely manner and ensure compliance with limits

Tax reporting:

  • Responsible for preparation of quarterly GST reporting for entities and performing controls surrounding GST reporting process
  • Manage corporate income tax process of entities, including preparation and liaison with tax advisors on filing. 

Profile required

  Academic Background and Certifications, Experience:

  • University degree in Accountancy.
  • Minimum 6 years of working experience in banking industry
  • Strong regulatory reporting background from banking industry is preferred
  • Prior external audit experience in financial sector would be an advantage

  Operational Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Axiom is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications. Advance knowledge of Microsoft Excel is preferred
  • Experience in basic coding or relevant vendor solution like Power BI and Alteryx

  Behavioral Skills:

  Please select 6 skills from the leadership model

  • Team Spirit - Collective mindset: I favour the team’s interest over my own results
  • Team Spirit - Open mindset: I listen and share my views and my expertise in an open mode
  • Innovation - Simplification: I make things & ideas simple
  • Responsibility - Courage: I express my convictions and make decisions with courage and respect.
  • Responsibility - Risk awareness: I am constantly on the lookout for risks
  • Commitment - Inspiration: I support the vision and the strategy

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidate will be notified.

Business insight

Company Description:

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth. Committed to the positive transformations of the world’s societies and economies, Societe Generale seeks to build together with its clients, a better and sustainable future through responsible and innovative financial solutions. Active in the real economy for over 150 years, with a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Societe Generale has over 117,000 employees in 66 countries and supports 25 million individual clients, businesses and institutional investors worldwide (figures as of August 2023). We have a presence in 11 locations across Asia Pacific. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong – a core hub of the worldwide Societe Generale Group – we employ around 2,300 employees in the region. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai supports the Group in Asia Pacific and globally with customised business solutions.

 For more information, follow us on LinkedIn @Société Générale or visit our website www.societegenerale.asia.

Department Description:     

The Finance Service Unit (“DFIN”) coordinates the Finance Line and ensures the Group’s financial production, steering and management via a number of complementary missions:

  • support business lines, service units and general management in terms of financial and strategic steering
  • ensure compliance with applicable accounting standards and obligations
  • ensure monitoring and steering of P&L and scarce resources performance (capital, liquidity, balance sheet) in keeping within strategic objectives and in compliance with regulatory obligations
  • ensure regulatory watch on topics pertaining to scarce resources, accounting and finance.  

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 24000BWD
Entity: Societe Generale Singapore Branch
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2024/07/05
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