Business Management optimizes business performance by helping to drive key initiatives. We act as trusted advisors and counterweight to Business/Group Heads, the role of a business manager is dynamic and can vary from day to day in line with the priorities of the business.
Securities Services Finance & Business Management (F&BM) is seeking an Associate level Business Manager.
The role will provide support to the business on key strategic initiatives across the 3 key submarkets (Australian and New Zealand, Asia Ex. and Japan) within the APAC region. The candidate will work closely with functional partners across the firm which includes; Product Management, Sales, Product Controllers, Planning & Analysis, as well as Product Development, Risk, BCO, Compliance, Operations, and Technology.
Your responsibilities will include:
Provide a high level of responsiveness to executive ad-hoc requests related to project management, presentation development, and business analysis
Business Performance and Planning
Active involvement in assisting the coordination of the annual business budget and forecasting process (in conjunction with Product Controllers, and P&A)
Coordinate team activities and prepare materials for town halls, employee recognition, and strategy working sessions
Management Reporting and Analysis:
Compile monthly Business reviews
Analyzing and interpreting financial and operational information with the aim of identifying and understanding key trends within the business and providing meaningful value added reporting
Optimize business performance by providing measurement and helping to drive key initiatives
Generate key performance indicators
Partner with Product Managers and Commercial and Pricing to ensure profitability drivers for each product are understood (client and business profitability)
Ad Hoc / General Business Management Support across the business
Regulation, Risk and Controls:
Partner with product and the controls office to remediate risk and control issues
Provide financial and business data in support of regulatory requests
Provide business overviews and updates for Product meetings with Regulators
Provide co-leadership on NBIA processes for all initiatives impacting Securities Services.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or other related area with prior experience in Business Management or COO role within a wholesale / corporate / investment banking; experience with Asset Servicing and Fund Administration a plus
Excellence in execution – “self-starter” demonstrates a willingness to take initiative and work independently, a problem solver
Builds good relationships with the ability to influence business leaders and partner well, particularly as part of a global business
Commercial acumen – ability to understand and grow the strategic business vision; focus on improving the bottom line
Effective communicator – managing and coordinating across functions
Ability to create logical and conclusive presentations
Demonstrate sound judgment, professional maturity and personal integrity with strong work ethic
Proactive and results-oriented outlook, willing to ask tough questions and challenge the status quo
Strong attention to detail
Expert Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel skills