Senior Finance Manager - DFIN - Beijing - 20180412001

Beijing, Beijing Shi, China


SG CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Société Générale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. SG CIB provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.


Main Responsibilities / Accountabilities / Tasks

Business Support and Change Management
  • Participate in various projects with DFIN sponsorship or involvement, including but not limited to core banking system upgrading, global GL roll-out, regulatory data repository system deployment, new accounting norm / standard implementation, etc. with responsibility over the definition of requirements, specifications and timelines, allocation of resources, preparation of the action plan, monitoring of progress and coordination with other departments
  • Conduct business and process analysis (organization structure, deal processing, accounting & reporting processes, etc.)
  • Document user requirements and draft functional specifications.
  • Prepare and carry out implementation plan and case studies.
  • Coordinate the development and simulation of new process or operational flows
  • Define and follow up action plan
  • Report progress and risks to the senior management team
  • Liaise with different teams from all business lines for the coordination of project roll-out
Accounting Control and Financial Management
  • Dedicated expert on accounting schemes & standards (IFRS and CAS) for local booking NPCs with strong supports from regional finance NPC correspondents and group Norm experts
  • Other assigned financial supervision tasks per management requirements, including but not limited to financial control, regulatory reporting, management reporting, cost control, staff management, etc


Academic Background

  • University or Business school graduate preferably with a higher degree or with Accounting and Finance qualifications

Working Experience / Technical Skills & Know how
  • At least 8 years experience with a consulting / accounting firm or within a similar position in the financial industry
  • Former experience(s) in commercial banking industry is a plus
Skills & Competencies

  • Solid product accounting skill in banking business (e.g. commercial banking business, treasury, FX and derivative products, taxation, etc.)
  • Good knowledge in financial reporting of both IFRS and CAS gaaps, understand the Chinese regulatory requirements and prudential monitoring guidelines
  • Ability to perform business analysis & prepare functional specifications
  • Ability to investigate, analyze and explain problems, able to implement changes and to facilitate process re-engineering
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills, independent with strong analytical mindset, able to manage multiple priorities and solutions simultaneously

Language Skills

  • Fluent in English, Native in Mandarin

Computer Skill

  • Proficient computer skills in M/S Office, Outlook, I/E, etc

Professional Qualification

  • Certificates of CPA, CGA, ACCA, or CIMA preferable