About Standard Chartered We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good. We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base. Job Overview The Finance function at Standard Chartered Bank is committed to moving to a global process organisation so we can provide more timely, high-quality information to protect and create value for the Bank. These changes have created an exciting opportunity to be part of our Global Financial Reporting team as we move to a standardised, centralised and ultimately highly automated global model. The successful applicant will embrace change and will proactively support the new ways of working, drive future improvements to continually enhance our global process and deliver key elements of the Global Financial Reporting process Additionally the role is responsible to; The role is responsible for delivery of IFRS Reporting packs to the Group by maintaining highest standards of quality, reliability, accuracy within the agreed timelines. The position will oversee technical accounting research related to new and proposed accounting standards. He/She also supports and assists with the implementation, maintenance and review of internal controls and corporate policies and procedures. The role will suit an articulate and self motivated Finance professional with a track record of delivering performance above expectations. The Role Responsibilities Maintain Financial reporting integrity and review all data included in the financial reports for accuracy and completeness Prepare/maintain supporting documentation for financial statements and related footnotes and maintain standard list of accounting and reporting reviews for pre-quarter close Maintain list of business and accounting events prior to balance sheet date for support during business review of IFRS schedules Conduct reviews on critical processes such as head office expenses, cross-border recharges, hedge accounting, derivatives and related processes. Perform trial balance and general ledger reviews to confirm appropriate accounting and statement in books based on the above lists Engage with Data Quality and Assurance team for data reviews and confirmation on posting journals for appropriate rectification and adjustments to ledger data Engage with IFRS reporting team to ensure that reporting actions based on past-quarters group queries have been completed and do not recur Perform quarterly analysis of movements in balances, variance and identify business reasons Working closely with stakeholders across Country finance, Business finance and Group Finance teams and manage expectations. Complying with all governance requirements Process metrics review, Service review calls, BCP. Coordinate with internal and external auditors to provide timely information and support Building a strong functional and business knowledge in the teams. Engage and collaborate with Country and Group teams for process, knowledge and change management Contribute effectively as GBS and GFS Extended Leadership Team for any initiatives as necessary Our Ideal Candidate Qualified Accountant is a must CA , CPA or CIMA (UK) 3 5 years post qualification relevant work experience in a Financial Reporting role preferably in a Financial services industry with specific experience in performing analytical reviews of legal entity/statutory reporting (schedules and data) with business in focus Skills Functional Knowledge of IFRS reporting standards and practices Working experience in different financial and accounting systems Experience of working in a global financial services organisation in a matrixed environment. Skills- Behavioural Excellent attention to detail Strong analytical and problem solving skills Excellent network building and strong interpersonal skills to work with people from diverse culture and background. Demonstrates intellectual curiosity of how people, process and systems can perform better Demonstrates integrity and professionalism, with the intent to do the right thing at all times Ability to multitask and prioritize diverse tasks. Facilitate and coordinate multiple deadlines, create cohesive teams, and respond quickly to management requests. Proven ability to perform under pressure and stress and to adjust plans to meet changing needs and requirements. Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.