Business Analyst

Permanent contract|Singapore|Banking operations processing

Business Analyst

Singapore Permanent contract Banking operations processing

Responsibilities

MTR/QPM is in charge of transversal topics focusing on MARK perimeter. Its primary mandate consists of the following.

APTP Oversight/Production Supervision:

  • Be the point of (escalation) contact in SG Asia. 
  • Liaise with UK, Paris, Amer MTR/SEC and RPM/OVS on their scope of work.
  • In charge of IT or Ops incidents from APTP asia teams. Take part in post mortem and monitor action plans implementation. 
  • Manage Change requests from Asia stakeholders, liaise with APTP for pricing and prioritization.
  • Review the monthly/yearly volume and invoice on Asia APTP Scope (Mikado and Japan gloss contract).
  • Lead the APTP Governances for production and performance monitoring. 
  • Raise concern to both SG and APTP stakeholders when there is increase of operational risks related to APTP's process or turnover.
  • Oversight of GSC/RPM/RMO for offshored service from Asia.

Payment expertise:

  • Be part of the payment goverance and take the lead for Asia scope, contribute to understanding and mitigating the risks faced in asia. 
  • Develop knowledge on asia setup and understand the risk behind the various local / exogenous systems. Manage analysis and drive change/improvement on identified risky areas.
  • Be part of the securties governance to form up the norms and work on mitigation plans on Asia exceptions. Contribute to the production supervision model setup. Work with asia stakeholders on indicators generation and reporting.
  • Oversight of offshore (GSC) PMG team managing payment norms.
  • Be the expert of GBSU/MARK Sanaction & Embargo Asia. Connect with S&E stakeholders in Asia and Paris. Participate in procedures and GPS control setup, audit / IC reviews / S&E incidents investigation. Risk mitigate the local process.

MARK process review / Project management:

  • Manage requests on process review/improvements on MARK perimeter. Lead the topics and be the driver to fulfil the objectives set, improving the quality of controls.
  • Develop knowledge on both FIC and EQD products and value chain by working with GBSU/MARK teams to understand business drivers, concerns and offer support to mitigate risk.
  • Oversight of offshore (GSC) SMA managing management reporting.
  • Contribute and participate in Asia transformation/ strategic projects that largely impact our mandate (payment or aptp related),  taking stream lead or Project manager / Business Analyst roles. 
  • Connect with global project manager and asia stakeholders to understand the impact for asia, ensure asia readiness for project go live.

Profile required

Strong Technical & analytical skills

  • Strong business knowledge of Global market and financing activities and products
  • Strong process knowledge of payment and Sanction & Embargo.
  • Good expertise of Front to Back trade life cycle (including Risk & Accounting processes)
  • Strong knowledge of operational risk management on all value chain processes – trade capture, margining, booking controls, confirmation, settlement, payment, reconciliation, reg reporting etc…
  • Understanding of banking industry & of how change drives benefits for the organization, its customers and other stakeholders
  • Bring in addition value to the assigned new activity

Soft skill competencies

  • Communication, Negotiation and Leadership skills
  • Result Orientation
  • Rigorous
  • Ability to raise relevant alert to sponsor and management
  • Understanding of project stakes
  • Able to work in high pressure environment
  • Client Orientation
  • Autonomy
  • Pro-activity and proposition-making mindset
  •  Ability to understand the big picture of initiatives in his/her portfolio
  • Change management
  • Curiosity and critical sense
  •  Analytical mindset to be able to navigate through complex business processes
  • Demonstrate strong cooperation and team spirit to work efficiently with all departments
  • Client orientation mindset with attention to detail
  • Good oral and written communication
  • Ability to stay tuned to Business and Support function requirements
  • Competencies required – Learning agility, Accountability, Cooperation, Pro-activeness, Open mindedness, Conflict Management, Active Listening, Interpersonal skills, Problem solving & Time management.

Behavioural skills

  • Innovation - Thinking out of the box/Creativity: I propose new ideas and solutions
  • Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge
  • Responsibility - Performance: I strive for high performance
  • Responsibility - Accountability: I make decisions in my scope of responsibilities
  • Innovation - Simplification: I make things & ideas simple 
  • Team Spirit - Open mindset: I listen and share my views and my expertise in an open mode

Business insight

Company Description
Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

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: 22000F5B
Entity: Societe Generale Singapore Branch
Starting date: 2022/06/06
Publication date: 2022/05/05
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