Business Analyst – Change Management (Fixed term contrng 12/31act endi/2017) : 00008NYF

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Author pmnationtalk
Date February 24, 2017
Type Full Time
Company HSBC Bank Canada
Location Vancouver, BC
Category Banking / Finance
Client HSBC Bank Canada
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Business Analyst – Change Management (Fixed term contract ending 12/31/2017) : 00008NYF

Employment Type: Fixed Term

Supports financial operations and systems through monthly maintenance / administration of key systems and operations that support financial, regulatory and management information reporting.

Provides support in the end-to-end delivery of projects and change delivery within Finance Department

Principal Accountabilities: Key activities and decision making areas

Impact on the Business

  • Oversee the maintenance /administration of financial systems and the General Ledger System ensuring that appropriate updates or change requests and other system and access requests are serviced by liaising with concerned teams from local or other IT, development, or related offshore teams that support the financial systems infrastructure.
  • Collaborate, communicate and work effectively with team colleagues, Senior Finance SMEs and Change Delivery Team to deliver assigned projects’ tasks.

Customers / Stakeholders

  • Act as a Relationship Manager with key stakeholders and service providers to Finance (e.g. Global Finance Centre, IT, Change Delivery)
  • Represent the team on working committees and as a subject matter expert in a consultative role when required.
  • Actively participate, support and assist the HBCA Finance Change Program in achieving their objectives as well as other bank initiatives in support of financial systems and change delivery.
  • Assist in identifying and communicating relevant business and financial control issues, ensure all data adhere to established accounting principles and corporate procedures, and make appropriate recommendations to business managers.
  • Fosters high-quality work ethics, provide exceptional service and professional support to our customers.

Leadership & Teamwork

  • Work with the resources within the Finance Operations and Change management team, Global Finance Centres, the Finance SMEs, and Change Delivery team etc. in delivering monthly FTP production, maintenance and project objectives/tasks within budget and scheduled timelines.
  • Complete other responsibilities, as assigned.
  • Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the HSBC brand.

Operational Effectiveness & Control

  • Proactively determine, analyze and identify risks and issues and escalate them to the management team.
  • Develop and maintain production / project related procedures and provide training necessary to support new interfaces or processes.
  • Ensure that all employees are aware of and effectively identify and manage applicable money laundering (ML), terrorist financing (TF), sanctions and reputational risks.
  • Complete other responsibilities, as assigned.

Major Challenges (The challenges inherent in the role that require a continual test of the role holder’s abilities)

  • Large volumes of work generated across multiple global regions must be completed within short timeframes in accordance with Group standards and timelines. Strong decision-making skills are required to prioritize and oversee large volumes of work, manage projects, sundry team and people related issues and knowing when to escalate issues.
  • The individual will often have to work with complex unique theoretical or incomplete requirements from both Global and local teams and users assessing the impact to the local environment to correctly identify resources to develop and implement functional solutions for locally managed projects.
  • The position will have to address unique unforeseen issues and risks as they arise from working in a global environment he/she will have to develop effective solutions that can meet not only local requirements but effectively escalate to meet requirements.
  • Incumbent will participate in Global delivery project initiatives by forming strong alliances with both Finance and I.T. colleagues in other Implementation teams including. A good understanding of how to work in a Global environment to provide solutions to new and unique challenges will be required. He/she will demonstrate strong leadership to effectively direct teams within a Global multiple project environment.
  • The individual will have to monitor a suite of projects to identify, communicate and escalate complex problems to the appropriate levels of local and global senior management for resolution.

Role Context (The environment and operating conditions of the role including the extent of guidance and authority)

  • The ability to make sound decisions within short timeframes, sometimes based on limited data is essential in this role.
  • Substantial work-effort is required to meet target completion dates.
  • Standard office environment.

Management of Risk (Operational Risk / FIM requirements)

  • Ensure compliance of both general and anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing (AML/ATF) compliance controls as well as operational risk controls in accordance with HSBC or regulatory standards and policies; and optimize relations with regulators by addressing any issues.
  • Assist in identifying and communicating relevant business and financial control issues, ensure all data adhere to established accounting principles and corporate procedures, and make appropriate recommendations to business managers.
  • Foster high-quality work ethic by providing exceptional service and professional support to our customers.
  • Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the HSBC brand.

Observation of Internal Controls (Compliance Policy / FIM requirements)

  • Maintains HSBC internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators.
  • Apply compliance; maintain HSBC internal control standards, including the timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators; adhere strictly to compliance and operational risk controls in accordance with HSBC and regulatory standards, policies and practices; report issues and operational loss events. Abide by human resources and other HSBC policies in support of our ethical and respectful work environment.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business, finance, related field or equivalent experience, with qualified post-degree certification (CA, CPA, CGA, CMA, MBA, and CFA) or equivalent
  • Minimum of five years proven and progressive financial systems including in depth knowledge of General Ledger System and/or project management experience supporting assigned businesses or functions, or equivalent..
  • Proven hands-on experience either in using, operating or developing large-scale financial control and management reporting systems. Knowledge of the existing HBCA systems (especially FTP) and operating environment would be a definite asset.
  • Excellent problem solving, managerial, communication, analytical, organizational, negotiation, and leadership skills. Experience in working within a large, complex organization. Experience in dealing with regional and or global related entities is an asset.
  • Ability to manage multiple integrated projects which transcend over multiple work streams in a global project team environment. Large volumes of work generated across multiple departments must be completed within short timeframes in accordance with project standards and timelines. Strong decision making skills are required to prioritize and oversee the work and knowing went to escalate issues.

Job Field : Accounting & Finance
Primary Location : North America-Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver
Schedule : Full-time Shift : Day Job
Type of Vacancy : Country vacancy
Job Posting : 23-Feb-2017, 16:54:11 Unposting Date : 11-Mar-2017, 23:59:00

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