Business Analyst, Vice President - Liquidity Feature Team

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Information Technology

Business Analyst, Vice President - Liquidity Feature Team

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract Information Technology


Responsibilities :

You will part of a dynamic regional feature team supporting the liquidity and rate risk functions in the bank.  Key stakeholders you will be interacting with include ALM, treasury, risk, front office, 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 liquidity and rate risk 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
  • Collect, analyze and prepare user requirements. Conduct gap analysis, and provide detailed functional specifications and align these with all our stakeholders
  • Coordinate and handle preliminary user acceptance tests and effectively communicate findings to users for their final validation
  • Assess and design the change management involved and get buy-in from local, regional, and global stakeholders.   The change management can entail defining training plans, documentation of the processes, etc.
  • Monitor & provide reporting to highlight project progress and risks to management and projects governance
  • Coordinate actions with Regional and Global teams to leverage on other entities’ knowledge/experience and to ensure global process consistency
  • Enforce the spirit of agile and continuous delivery in our value driven deliverables

Profile required

  • 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
  • Experience in the investment banking industry on wide range of domain with a focus on regulation and finance
  • Liquidity and rate risk functional knowledge a strong plus
  • Must have at least 7 years of relevant experience gained from the banking industry
  • Excellent academic record including a degree in Engineering or Accounting and Finance

Behavioral Skills

  • Client - Understanding and Respect: I listen to clients and colleagues in order to understand and anticipate their needs 
  • Client - Client  focus: I put long term relationship with our clients at the center of my actions, whatever my position 
  • Team Spirit - Collective mindset: I favour the team’s interest over my own results
  • Responsibility - Courage: I express my convictions and make decisions with courage and respect.
  • Innovation - Simplification: I make things & ideas simple  
  • 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: 21000CJ0
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: 2021/05/15
Publication date: 2021/05/13