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VP, Financial Information Mgmt (Change Mgmt for BIS/PME), Group Finance

Posting Date:  04-Mar-2023

Raffles Place, Singapore, Singapore

Company:  3677

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

Group Finance

Group Finance fulfils a dual role of governance and value-add in support of UOB’s performance and strategic objectives. We are responsible for the financial, regulatory and performance reporting of UOB Group, and fulfilling our mandate as stewards of the Bank’s resources by ensuring the right levels of controls and oversight over the use of the Bank’s resources. At the same time, we support senior management and the businesses by providing insights into the performance of the Group and its businesses and geographies in order to support enhanced decision making over both the short and long term in order to achieve optimal and sustainable financial outcomes for our shareholders.


Financial Information Management (FIM)

Financial Information Management (FIM) drives the strategic roadmap for the Bank’s financial systems and partners with stakeholders and GTO Technology specialists to deliver solutions to support the growth of UOB.​  We aim to protect and enhance Group Finance value through optimizing the use of our systems and tools as we implement a controlled Finance architecture.

Job Responsibilities

The candidate will be part of Financial Information Management (FIM) within Group Finance under the System Production Support organization structure. The key responsibilities include:

  • Perform project management / business analysis on Finance requirements and functional impacts of changes.

  • Apply project management methodologies including project plans, risk mitigation, issue tracking and communication plans.

  • Develop business requirements (BRD) through the understanding of technology and operational needs of Financial Accounting, Financial Reporting and Performance Management functions in the Bank.

  • Manage and actively contribute to all phases of project lifecycle, with clear documentation in each project phases and obtain timely sign-off from all respective parties, as required in project lifecycle.

  • Establish strong relationship with Finance users and IT groups in analysis of user requirement; identify opportunities for improvement, articulate business requirements into functional requirement for functional design document and work closely with Technology team (including vendor) in providing end to end solutions that ensure users’ needs are optimally met.

  • Participate in User Acceptance Testing and facilitate user testing, documenting test results clearly.

  • Document and provide training to end users with regards to process and systems changes.

  • Review and support post implementation issues coming out from project implementation and come up with areas of improvement for future delivery

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Accounting / Finance/ Business or its equivalent professional certificates

  • PMP or scrum master certified is an added advantage in leading projects – SDLC or agile

  • At least 10 years demonstrated experience as Business Analyst / Project Manager in executing change in Financial Accounting, Regulatory or Risk Reporting

  • Aptitude for system related work, good knowledge of project planning and implementation including requirement gathering, system testing and end-user maintenance

  • Proven business analysis skills, including developing business / functional requirement, user test strategy and test scripts.

  • Experience in SQL, MS PowerPoint, Excel and Word

  • Experience in vendor solutions e.g. Moody’s (Risk Authority), Oracle (OFSAA), etc. is a plus

  • Experience and confidence in dealing with various levels of management

  • Proven team player with strong interpersonal skills, possesses drive, initiative and is a self-starter

  • Strong communication skills and superior attention to details

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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