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First VP, Grp Performance Mgmt. (Cost Reporting, Analysis & Productivity Initiatives), Grp Finance

Posting Date:  11-Jan-2022

Raffles Place, Singapore, SG

Company:  United Overseas Bank Limited

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

The Finance and Corporate Services function manages the financial and administrative needs of the Group to help achieve its business goals.


Group Finance

We support enhanced decision-making to achieve optimal and sustainable financial outcomes for our shareholders. We are responsible for providing insights into the performance of the Group through financial, regulatory and performance reporting of the Group.

Job Responsibilities

The incumbent will be part of Group Performance Management, focusing on cost reporting, analysis and strategic productivity initiatives. You will play a pro-active role in supporting analysis of business drivers, identifying opportunities for efficiency improvement and providing advisory support on cost related policies/ framework. You should also be able to assimilate various business events and developments into meaningful/ coherent reports.



  • Supporting the business on performance measurement and analysis of financial results in an accurate/ timely manner

  • Setup of Key Performance Indicators (KPI), scenario assessment and performance ratios

  • Partnering business/ function heads in the execution of approved targets

  • Cost management support, including optimisation, governance and return on investments

  • Monitoring of cost pools, allocation methodology and cost drivers

  • Prepare presentation and communication to internal/ external stakeholders

Job Requirements

  • A recognised university degree in Finance/ Business or its equivalent.
  • At least 12-15 years of relevant working experience in financial analysis and performance management in banking institutions.
  • Knowledge of banking related products, management accounting principles and experience in strategic initiatives.
  • Driven, self-motivated and inquisitive individual with strong business acumen, critical thinking, interpersonal & communication skills to lead change management.
  • Good team player with the ability to independently build meaningful and trusted relationships with all stakeholders.

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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