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VP, Business Finance, International PBG

Finance & Treasury
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  • Responsible for providing support to CFO of PBG in implementing a strong financial governance framework across the international locations encompassing performance reviews, budgeting process, financial control, regulatory and internal audit matters, country strategy and internal / external communication;

  • Support CFO PBG & Head of International Personal Banking through engagement in various transformation initiatives being undertaken within Group Finance function;

  • Effectively coordinate, communicate and build excellent relationships with key stakeholders across Group Finance, Country Finance, Business Finance and act as the Finance Business Partner for the International Personal Banking business. 

Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Manage the annual planning process for the overseas locations of PBG by providing guidance, reviewing submissions and ensuring alignment with parameters set by Group;

  • Assist Regional CFOs in conducting Business Reviews for International locations and manage the process through analysis of performance, development of information pack through effective coordination between Business and International Finance teams;

  • Develop MI in collaboration with FP&A highlighting regional performance to support decision making;

  • Provide analytical inputs and commentary on the performance of International locations;

  • Support CFO of PBG and Head of International PBG in the review of country level strategy and track performance with progress on strategic initiatives.

 Management Reporting

  • Support business in providing recommendations to improve risk adjusted performance with appropriate emphasis on optimizing balance sheet, diversifying revenues or controlling costs;

  • Review and discuss country performance with CFO PBG on a monthly basis and obtain appropriate explanations for material variances;

  • Ensure that all Management reporting requirements (including budgets, forecasts, actuals) are met with timely delivery to relevant stakeholders within the Group.

Financial Reporting

  • Ensure timely submission of information to Group Finance for consolidation;

  • Liaise as appropriate with Group Finance in matters pertaining to accounting treatment and disclosure and any technical developments.

Financial Control & Governance

  • Coordinate with country Finance teams and HO Financial control to ensure compliance with AOV and related Financial control policies;

  • Ensure that Country Finance teams are sufficiently engaged with relevant stakeholders to resolve all issues and observations pertaining to internal control.


  • Coordinate with countries on outstanding internal audit points, as required, to ensure timely closure of the same;

  • Discuss with country teams the observations made by external auditors and ensure steps are taken to address and close issues as appropriate.

  • Professional qualifications such as ACA/ CPA  / MBA;
  • Minimum 10-12 years of relevant experience in a finance role within banking, with a background in personal banking products;
  • Fluent in spoken and written English;
  • Self-starter with a hands-on approach; able to work independently and diligently on all matters;
  • A thorough team player who can motivate, manage and lead by example;
  • Multi-task, prioritize deliverables with a balance between attention to detail and timely decision making;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an inherent ability to network and build relationships;
  • Well-informed on the local and international banking environment and related performance drivers;
  • Exposure to budgeting, management reporting, analysis of business performance, financial modelling;
  • Experience in dealing with senior stakeholders across business and enablement functions;
  • Systems knowledge – Advanced level of Excel expertise, well versed with MS Office.

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