Performance Steering Analyst - Transversal

London, United Kingdom
11 Aug 2022
18 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Global and Integrated Finance Division ('DFIN') department's aim is to add value to the Group and its business lines' development, through a transformation of our organisation and operating modes. DFIN provides a key contribution to the Group value creation, through our activities of strategic advisory, steering, data production and certification. We are engaged in all dimensions of performance evaluation across the Group and provide a transversal and objective vision to support informed decision-making for the management and development of the Group and its business lines.
  • Support and challenge all business lines, at every level of the organisation;
  • Organise an agile adaptation to strategic and regulatory challenges;
  • Ensure the security and reliability of financial information through operational excellence;
  • General management, pillars, business lines and corporate functions, regulators, auditors, markets and investors;
  • Performance assessed with operational indicators and financial information;
  • From strategic analysis to decision-making and execution monitoring;
  • Transversal vision of the Group, of all business lines and geographic regions;
  • Objectivity and the ability to take the broad view;
  • As trusted advisors, we are an essential partner to the managers;
    International function (paths and career) and diversity;

Summary of the key purposes of the role

DFIN PFS (Performance Financial Steering) is responsible for steering the financial performance of the UK platform (GBIS).

It measures and analyses the profitability of activities portfolio whilst optimising the use of all available resources. It ensures the necessary support and the right level of expertise is provided to the UK business partners and the management of GBIS. Taking a cross-business view of the financial steering processes, PFS streamlines and provides momentum in terms of simplification and standardisation.

UK DFIN PFS mainly covers the performance steering of: Market Activities (MARK), Global Banking and Advisory (GLBA), Global Transaction Banking and Payment Services (GTPS)

Summary of responsibilities
  • Responsible for the deliverables related to the strategic and financial performance of the UK Business / Service Units for UK finance (DFIN/DIR) and the CEO Office.
  • Support ad-hoc business/financial studies (e.g. profitability analysis, normalized profit, cost allocation, etc.) on behalf of Head of DFIN/PFS for DFIN/UK/DIR.
  • Support the PFS Business Line team, especially in building forecasts, cost reviews, P&L analysis and optimising reporting by utilising the digitalisation platform
  • Identifies trends and improvement areas in terms of business evolution, and advises on potential profitability improvement areas
  • Be a business partner to CFOs, BU & SU Heads, and CEO of the UK


- Analytical capability: Able to break down complex problems into simple manageable units, develops solutions for each unit, and integrates them back into the whole. Can absorb ideas quickly and apply then pragmatically.

- Results oriented: setting goals and priorities that maximize the use of resources available to consistently deliver quality results

- Ability to work as part a team, approachable, experience in developing/coaching team members

- Ability to quickly give a synthetic overview (good oral & written communication) & communicate with top management


- Strong written and verbal communication skills

- Experience in process improvement analysis, business process reengineering and transformation/Integration projects.

- Office pack, Project Management skills, understanding of new Digital Technologies (SG Markets, Alteryx, Power BI and Internal IT architecture (FO to Accounting) would be a plus.

- Functional background expected on one of the following areas: Accounting norms and standards (IFRS, local GAAP is a plus), Regulatory Reporting processes, Liquidity and Scarce Resources Management, Product Control, Market Risk, Credit Risk


Minimum of 5 years of experience working in Financial services.

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND: Engineer degree, Bsc/Ba, Msc/ Ma, MBA, CPA/CA, CFA, FRM would be a plus.

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