Business Analyst Regulatory

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Information Technology

Business Analyst Regulatory

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract Information Technology


Responsibilities : 
You will part of a dynamic regional feature team supporting the financial regulatory reporting to Asia local regulators.  Key stakeholders you will be interacting with include finance, risk, operational teams and other IT feature teams.   All on a local, regional and global level.
As a business analyst, your major responsibilities will include:

  • Provide extended business and impact analysis for the local regulatory reporting functional domain
  • Identify operational inefficiencies within our domain and provide ideas for resolution, be it based on IT solutions, processes changes, or both.
  • Connect the dot between multiple stakeholders, locations, impacts and drive the change to be delivered with agreed timeframes and budget
  • Provide best-in-class business analysis services, including business requirements, gap analysis, functional specifications, pseudo-code development, testing, migration, change management, release management 
  • Be responsible for production quality by offering L3 support to processes / applications in scope and by setting up Production monitoring dashboard
  • Monitor & provide reporting to highlight project progress and risks to management and projects governance
  • Coordinate actions with Regional teams to leverage on other entities’ knowledge/experience and to ensure process consistency
  • Enforce the spirit of agile and continuous delivery in our value driven deliverables

Profile required

Profile Requirements:

  • Business analysis skills: Strong analytical mindset, attention to details, critical thinking, solution oriented
  • Project management skills: Ability to see the global picture and think strategically, identify dependencies and risk, stakeholder management & communication, ability to structure ideas into concrete actions, familiar with the agile methodology to change
  • Comfortability with analyzing an abundance of data to resolve problems beyond the surface and potentially identify trends
  • Soft skills: Adaptable, organized, clear communications, interpersonal, independent yet team oriented
  • Practice of Agile methodology in scrum framework
  • Maturity in Software Craftmanship, continuous integration and delivery, IT and KPI monitoring, API 
  • Experience in the investment banking industry on wide range of domain with a focus on regulation and finance
  • Accounting and Regulatory functional knowledge is a strong plus
  • 3-5 years of experience in banking industry
  • Excellent academic record including a degree in Engineering or Accounting and Finance

Behavioral Skills

  • Client - Client  focus: I put long term relationship with our clients at the center of my actions, whatever my position 
  • Client - Understanding and Respect: I listen to clients and colleagues in order to understand and anticipate their needs 
  • Team Spirit - Collective mindset: I favour the team’s interest over my own results
  • Innovation - Thinking out of the box/Creativity: I propose new ideas and solutions
  • Responsibility - Accountability: I make decisions in my scope of responsibilities
  • Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge

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.

Our expertise in the Asia Pacific region ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Cash Management Services. Leveraging on our formidable global footprint, we serve corporates, financial institutions and the public sector. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong, we operate in 11 countries across Asia Pacific, employing over 6,600 employees. You can find us in Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and other locations in the region.

Department Description

The Information Technology Department (within GBSU) provides and maintains IT solutions to support the business’s growth.  To strengthen the delivery capability, we are opening a permanent position based in Hong Kong.  The successful candidate will join the Risk, Referential and Finance team (GBSU/FRM/APR) as a business analyst. GBSU/FRM/APR is a regional team with over 30 people based in Hong Kong and Bangalore, covering the Asia Pacific region (Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, India and Australia).

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, sexual or 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: 21000DB9
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: 2021/05/30
Publication date: 2021/04/23