Resource & Cost Steering Officer

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|IT (Information Technology)

Resource & Cost Steering Officer

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract IT (Information Technology)


Budget & Financial Trajectory

  • Contribute to building GBSU financial trajectory in sync with DFIN/GBS, GBSU manager & Paris counterparts
  • Build the annual budget and monitor the capacity (Actuals, Forecast & Budget)

Staff Monitoring

  • Collect feedback from GBSU managers on the latest staff movements and update pyramid staff plan accordingly
  • Monitor the execution of the HC Saving plan
  • Maintain and update the staff mapping by SMEs, & BU
  • Further digitalize HC dashboard using Power BI

OPEX & External costs control & optimization

  • Oversee and monitor our offshoring headcount and billing process
  • Track the payment of vendor invoices against the budget and follow up on any payment issues to get them resolved
  • Train GBSU staff on the invoice payment process and how to raise Purchase Requests
  • Participate in or lead initiatives to streamline the invoice payment process
  • Contribute to building a comprehensive contracts referential integrating sourcing and finance information

Project Portfolio Management

  • Build & monitor Asia Transformation portfolio
  • Monitor the consumption of the non-labor cost from the projects
  • Manage the transition and roll out of new project management tool

Sharing of best practices

  • Identify the best practices used in GBSU that can be extended to other GBIS functions and share them
  • Adapt to GBSU the best practices from other departments
  • Administrative and Ad’ hoc tasks management
  • Other ad hoc requests/relevant responsibilities as assigned by the management

Profile required

Academic Background(degree and major)

  • Master’s Degree

Working Experience /Technical Skills & Know how

  • 5 - 8 years of relevant experience in financial reporting and budgeting is preferred

Skills & Competencies

  • Strong analytical and synthetic skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good understanding of CIB business
  • Good communication skills

Language Skills

  • Fluent English, both written and oral
  • French language is an advantage

Computer Skill

  • Good ability to manipulate data in Excel
  • Good ability to prepare presentations using PowerPoint
  • Knowledge on Power BI

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 133,000 employees based in 61 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.

Department Description

Serve as key member of the regional GBSU/COO/PIL team supporting dedicated departments in building the financial trajectory, monitoring the resources, managing the capacity, and steering the costs by working alongside DFIN & COO/PIL Paris team

In charge of building Asia project portfolio. Work together with sourcing team and DFIN teams to build a comprehensive contract database

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: 2200009T
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: 2022/03/01
Publication date: 2022/01/05