Associate Director, Balance Sheet and Liquidity Management
Standard Chartered
Singapore, Singapore
5d ago

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 Description :


Treasury Markets acts as guardian of the Group’s balance sheet and liquidity by expertly driving asset liability management that is transparent, trusted and well respected.

Treasury Markets is the first line of defence responsible for managing the short-term liquidity position of the Bank.

Treasury Markets’ principles are :

  • Always act in the best interest of the Bank
  • Never Compromise the structural integrity of the balance sheet
  • Treasury Markets Liquidity Management initiates and supports formulation and delivery of the group’s liquidity management agenda. Business

  • Understand liquidity needs and develop State of the Art MI for Treasury Markets to help drive key liquidity optimisation initiatives.
  • Coordinate performance targets for products and track progress across markets
  • Provide Analytics on Balance Sheet movements, market indicators and metrics to Senior management to drive business decisions
  • Coordinate with stakeholders to develop forecasts
  • Work closely with FM Sales, Product Control, Country TM teams, Treasury second line, Finance and GLRR to coordinate Business targets and Analytical requirements
  • Prepare for business performance reviews including regular presentations to senior management.
  • Prepare regular team review, presentation and coordination of performance across the Global Money Markets product suite and liquidity metrics.
  • Track and monitor core liquidity metrics throughout the year at the Global, Regional and Country levels.
  • Challenge the status quo and keep abreast of liquidity developments in local markets and leading-edge liquidity risk management practices.
  • Ensure a full understanding of the risk and control environment in which the business operates and ensure business developments are rolled out across all centres on a best-for-Bank basis (the ability to identify, assess, monitor, control and mitigate risk to the firm.
  • Also, an awareness and understanding of the main risks facing the firm and the role the individual plays in managing them.

    The ability to interpret the firm’s financial information, identify key issues based on this information and put in place appropriate controls and measures.).

  • As required, represent Treasury Markets Liquidity Management function at committees and with Senior Management.
  • Provide thought leadership on balance sheet and liquidity management issues globally while working closely with business and functional partners to deliver the Bank’s objectives.
  • Processes

  • Maintain the liquidity monitoring suite and modelling capability (including forecasting) of Group, Solo, GCNA and major country balance sheets.
  • Treasury Markets business and risk management processes are defined and governed in various risk, governance and control committees (e.g., TM NFRC)
  • Provide expertise on liquidity control issue resolution. Ensuring that a continuous process and efficiency improvement culture is embedded within the function and an established process exists to constantly identify and implement improvement opportunities.
  • Development of new tools and reports to meet specific local needs of Treasury Markets management.
  • Challenge the status quo and keep abreast of liquidity developments in local markets and leading-edge liquidity risk management practices.
  • People and Talent

  • Lead through example and build the appropriate culture and values.
  • Set appropriate tone and expectations from their team and work in collaboration with risk and control partners (This is a global role, with extensive interaction across products, countries and business teams with a remit to deliver Liquidity, Quantum, Quality and Pricing agenda).
  • Risk Management

  • Manage the Group’s balance sheet and liquidity to within agreed limits. Ensure that a robust liquidity position is maintained and that any surplus liquidity is deployed prudently in line with the Bank’s objectives.
  • Adhere to Group and Business policies, procedures, standards and codes, including those governing all Risk types, Compliance, Technology and Operations, Finance and Reputation.
  • Proactively advise and monitor all major risk issues and concentrations. Where appropriate, direct remedial action and / or ensure adequate reporting to Risk and other stakeholders.
  • Governance

  • Enforce a culture of risk management, control and governance, and ensure that the Treasury Markets teams comply with the risk management processes in place.
  • Take responsibility for guiding and influencing stakeholders, to ensure the balance sheet of the Bank is managed in line with the relevant governance guidelines and standards.
  • 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.

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

  • Other Treasury teams, Risk, Compliance, Business Stakeholders, CEOs, CFOs, COOs, ITOs
  • External stakeholders including the Prudential Regulatory Authority
  • Other Responsibilities

  • Embed Here for good and Group’s brand and values in the Global Treasury Markets team
  • Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures.
  • Our Ideal Candidate :

  • Highly analytical with experience in data modelling and a keen interest in Liquidity management
  • Academic or Professional Education / Qualifications; degree holder preferred
  • Bank training; complete all required mandatory & developmental training - role specific, and regulatory / compliance bank wide
  • Certifications / Licenses : As per local regulatory requirements
  • Languages; business level English
  • Able to proactively react to changing business needs
  • Has fluency of current liquidity regulations and upcoming changes
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and presentational skills.
  • Strong project management capabilities, and experience in leading global projects along with multiple group functions (i.
  • e. Risk, Finance, Ops, Technology)

  • A broad understanding of banking products, their control environment and accounting treatments, and familiar with the banking practices and regulatory environment of several countries in which SCB operates
  • Good knowledge of and experience in management of bank balance sheet drivers, activity drivers and interaction between business units
  • Worked within a heavily regulated environment (awareness of PRA Prudential Source Book or equivalent)
  • Proven ability to work in a multicultural / international environment
  • Resilient and enthusiastic; a change driver who challenges the status quo in a creative manner.
  • Ability to work well under pressure
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