Manager Jobs in Chennai at Standard Chartered

Last Updated: Sep 11, 2021 05:10 IST


Company Name
Standard Chartered
Job title
8-11 Years
Not Mentioned

Job Profile

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.
The Role Responsibilities


  • Needs to and be aware of the understand the Group&rsquos Strategy (looking at the big picture) and able to imbibe that into the work that is being delivered


  • Needs to and be aware of the understand the Group&rsquos Strategy (looking at the big picture) and should be able to relate to it.


  • Responsible for the monthly close process, management of books of accounts, accountings controls and accounting operations processes ensuring compliance of regulations, policies and requirements of the &ldquoin scope&rdquo countries/entities.

  • Continually reviewing all assigned processes in order to identify opportunities for quality & process design improvement

  • Ensure that the standards of customer service provided by the function consistently meet or exceed the requirements set under the Service Level Agreements agreed with the customers.

  • Liaise with customers on the periodic review and re-negotiation of Service Level Agreements and any other related performance and quality measures

  • Ensure effective systems and procedures for the timely collection of data from all accounting sites and their collation and submission to various recipients.

  • Ensure compliance of regulations, policies & requirements of the &lsquoin scope&rsquo countries and reports and raise relevant risks to delivery by effective communication.

  • Effectively contribute to the change being led by the management arising out of transition of new processes or arresting the escalations.

  • Implement Knowledge Management initiatives through trainings, workshops to build domain capabilities required for the job

  • Managers should be hands-on to undertake activities/tasks on their own as the role demands while supporting and managing other members of the team

  • Self motivated and able to work independently and to proactively seek guidance from others as needed.

  • Strong team player and has the capacity to build good working relationships with cross functional / geographical teams.

  • Result oriented, accepting responsibilities and challenges that take them outside their comfort zone.

  • Demonstrate leadership under pressure situations and demonstrate the ability to cope with tight deadlines and constraints.

  • Has the ability to proactively facilitate discussions, analyse processes, prioritize issues, categorize challenges within a complex working environment

  • To ensure financial control policies and compliance monitoring measures are in place and being adhered to.

  • To ensure a robust financial control environment in the Bank.

  • Ensure that the periodic reconciliation & substantiation exercise across the bank is performed smoothly and escalate exception / non-compliance to the department head

  • To ensure that all financial control issues are tracked and resolved on a timely basis.

  • To test and sign off existence of financial control measures when the organization launches any new product, ventures, subsidiaries and such other specific projects.

  • Support the day-to-day controls & periodic monitoring activities, timely identification and reporting of significant risks & losses, and effectiveness of risk mitigation actions.

  • Execute an effective risk management framework, and promote a strong risk management and a compliance culture.

People and Talent

  • Relationship and stakeholder management skills is important

  • Initiative and proactive thinking

  • Strong understanding of financial industry, specifically banking products and services

  • Effective communication skills, including presenting and influencing senior management.

  • Excellent Excel & PowerPoint skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to culturally orient in diverse & international team environment and lead and inspire multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Exhibiting influential capabilities across departments in complying with the General Ledger Controls and Reconciliation Policies of the organization

  • Cross team collaboration and leadership experience skills - proactive engagement with relevant Departments and parties responsible for financial control, operational risk and compliance.

Risk Management

  • Understand the Group Accounting Policy and the FCSR Standard and Policy in a way that he/she is able to identify any control lapses that has an element of risk and highlighting/escalating as appropriate

Regulatory & Business Conduct

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group&rsquos Values and Code of Conduct.

  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.

  • Lead to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank&rsquos Conduct Principles: [Fair Outcomes for Clients Effective Financial Markets Financial Crime ComplianceThe Right Environment.] *

  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.

Key Stakeholders

  • All the CFOs of the countries & Group served by GFS.

  • Various business heads of GFS

  • GBS &ndash HR, Finance, Risk and Compliance


  • External auditors, local and overseas

  • Senior members of other Finance Shared Services Centres in the industry.

  • Peer group companies related businesses

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Chartered Accountant or MBA with 8+ years of relevant finance experience in Accounting and Control, Finance process re-engineering, and organisation Design

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.
To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our . We welcome conversations on flexible working.

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Key skills
Banking/ Accounting/ Financial Services
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
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