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Finance Analyst At Standard Chartered Bank

Standard Chartered plc is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London, England. It operates a network of more than 1,200 branches and outlets across more than 70 countries and employs around 87,000 people

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 behaviors – 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 realize their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organization. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

Job Description

The Role Responsibilities


  • To ensure accuracy, relevance, integrity, and timeliness of financial information for the purpose of regular reporting of financial results to local and group management.
  • To provide support to the Manager, Financial Control and Reporting to ensure financial accounting practices are in accordance with prescribed policies in the FCP.
  • To ensure financial control policies are in place and being complied with.
  • To assist in coordinating, facilitating, and promoting understanding of operational risk and in implementation and management of Operational Risk within the Unit.

Key Responsibilities

Account Opening / Closure

  • Review business needs for a new account upon request by the business unit.
  • Ensure businesses provide details such as the person responsible for reconciliation and authorization by the business head.
  • Inform requesting unit when the account has been opened.
  • Ensure new accounts have owners and update the GL Account ownership list.

Ownership of Suspense/General Ledger Accounts

  • Ownership must be confirmed on a semi-annual basis in writing.
  • Set up a process to ensure all unused GL accounts / Cost centers are escalated for closure.
  • Reconciliation of suspense accounts must be confirmed monthly.
  • Identify items outstanding beyond their lifespan on Suspense and Sundry accounts and escalate to
  • Manager, FC&R, and HFC&R as per the FCP.


  • Ensure monthly reconciliation of all finance suspense and sundry accounts.
  • Ensure the monthly reconciliation of the staff imprest account.
  • Ensure monthly reconciliation of the fixed assets registers to the GL.
  • Ensure the escalation of all items beyond their lifespan to the FORG meetings.
  • Review the SUN/BM intersystem and the cheque paid account reconciliations.
  • Monitor and obtain documents for manual entries into TP and P&L a/c.

M7 (Responsible Person)

  • To report Unit’s OR Issues and losses to UORM.
  • To assist UORM in developing and updating procedures, controls, and monitoring plans for Operational Risk Management.
  • Act as OR Coordinator for the section.
  • To adhere to the agreed KCSA plans and approach.
  • To identify and report all exceptions on non-compliance with standard controls
  • To maintain proper record keeping on all KCSA related activities.


  • On a weekly basis review all debits to the income account and ensure they are supported by properly approved vouchers.
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned by the HFC&R or the CFO.

Regulatory & Business Conduct

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group’s 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’s Conduct Principles: [Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Financial Markets; Financial Crime Compliance; The Right Environment.] *
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct, and compliance matters.

Key Stakeholders

  • Business Operational Risk Managers
  • Business Heads


To apply for this position CLICK HERE

CLOSING DATE: February 2, 2022

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