o Develop, articulate and implement the global Finance and Product Control strategy
o Act as an essential part of the appropriate local and global Product Control management committees that shape and drive decision-making pertaining to medium and long-term improvements, understand the big-picture and work towards resolution of firm-wide issues across the business and geographical boundaries.
o Communicate and implement global and local Finance and Product Control strategy
o Develop long term goals within own functional area to align with the Finance and Product Control objectives and strategy.
o Form an integral part of local Finance and Product Control leadership which helps define and influence long-term strategy
o Accountable and lead for the project management, migration and receiving of roles and processes inbound to Chennai from global locations
o Ensure excellence in process transition by establishing and monitoring controls, culture, standards and metrics
o Monitor and drive plans to achieve successful completion of critical daily and monthly processes per agreed deadlines and to agreed quality and standards
Stakeholder Management and Leadership
o Provide leadership to local and global Credit Product Control teams, including oversight for issue resolution
o Create an environment that encourages employee retention, promotes high levels of employee engagement and ensures continuous improvements in employee satisfaction
o Embed a culture of regular reviews and performance management aligned to global Finance Product Control standards
o Serve as a single point of senior management contact for senior management and local and global stakeholders as appropriate
o Act as a champion for change within company
o Set and communicate common business goals and objectives
o Leverage and integrate the capabilities of resources across all levels of the firm to accomplish complex objectives
o Deliver clear and consistent communication on the Vision and Strategy for the development of the Finance and Product Control practice
o Drive through the business strategy and initiatives
o Recruit and retain top talent and ensure that the right HR framework is in place to attract staff at all levels
o Constantly review and develop organisational structures that best support Finance and Product Control locally and globally
o Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with key stakeholders locally and globally; within Finance and Product Control, local and global infrastructure, and the global Credit businesses supported
o Work with appropriate local and global functional owners to ensure cohesion between individual, departmental and firm-wide goals
o Establish and contribute to appropriate Governance and Relationship forums locally and globally
o Manage cross functional relationships
o Participate in the local and global Finance and greater community as required
Decision-making and Problem Solving
o Set and meet all service level agreements and embed a culture of constant improvement vs control metric measures
o Plan and forecast for business growth while driving value added operational performance, develop new strategies to generate change initiatives and promote efficiency to solve business problems.
o Contribute to building new or enhanced process capabilities strategically and operationally; oversee transitions while ensuring operating standards with governance, risk, control and compliance being maintained.