Cash Management/Trade Finance Lead

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Cash Management/Trade Finance Lead

 

 Responsibilities

  •  Banking and Diversified Financials
    Transformation –
    Drives teams to provide a set of comprehensive set
    of services to help clients with all aspects of their Corporate-banking
    transformation, that includes but is not limited to Cash Management, Trade
    Finance, Securities Services and Structured Credits

    • Thorough understanding of most of the following:
      Payments & Receivables, LCs & Open Account (Receivables Finance and
      Supply Chain Finance), Custody (Domestic & Global) and Corporate Lending;

    • Understands Core Banking, eBanking/mBanking
      channels (i.e. CitiDirect BE, JPM Access, HSBCnet etc), and Host-to-Host
      (Treasury Management System, ERP connectivity, SCORE etc) ].

    • Must understand the current business and technical
      drivers for change and have some hands on experience with payment initiation,
      transversal reporting, eBAM, channel entitlements systems, and the following
      message formats: BAI, SWIFT MT and ISO20022

    • Must understand the needs for the following client
      types: Financial Institutions, Large Corporates, Middle Market, and SMEs. 

    • Must have been involved with 3 to 4 banking
      transformations. Prefer North American or Western European implementations of
      Core and Channel Banking products. 

    •  

  • Business Development - Builds professional relationships
    with client stakeholders, establishing rapport with key players.  Builds mutually beneficial working
    partnerships with other areas or work groups; understands how each party adds
    value to the partnership.  Recognizes
    when changing Client or leader expectations require a new approach and takes
    necessary steps to meet new standards.  Understands
    and works with the Client's complex organizational realities and relationships
    in order to accomplish priority objectives. 
    Applies insights on market drivers to create/identify business
    opportunities and/or expand into new markets, products, or services.  Designs and guides proposal, RFP response and
    service offering summaries. Demonstrates understanding of Client needs and
    articulates interpretation and placement in value creation framework.          

  • Project and Program Management - Directs teams of
    global consulting, IT professional & subject matter experts in establishing
    complete business and functional requirements, then translating those
    requirements into actionable project initiatives with associated metrics.  Creates high performing teams where members
    regularly learn from each other and adapt processes for improved team
    efficiency and outcomes.  Communicates
    intentions, ideas and feelings clearly; listens attentively and actively
    confirms understanding to avoid miscommunication. 

  • Consulting Delivery - Leads team to develop concise and
    practical recommendations with a clear implementation path.  Defines executive recommendations resulting
    in measurable improvements in Client's operating performance.  Designs a deliverables roadmap and directs
    supporting data collection.  Seeks out
    client input to better understand needs; develops ideas for how to meet those
    needs.  Understands how to deliver in a
    Global environment, and the associated complexities. Systematically breaks down
    complex problems or processes into manageable parts, using advanced techniques
    and charts.

  • Thought Leadership – Provides leadership for
    operational excellence and emerging best practices within corporate
    banking.   This includes but is not
    limited to: strategic and tactical knowledge for NextGen Transaction Banking
    Portals, Service and fulfillment platforms, Sales & Risk Analytics, and a
    keen understanding in corporate structures for liquidity management i.e. sweeps
    and notional pooling.

  • Practice Leadership - Active member of Practice
    leadership.  Plays key role in attracting
    broader interest and expertise in the Practice. 
    Seen as the intellectual driver in key areas of the Practice.  Creates highly effective, mutually beneficial
    relationships with direct reports, peers, and leadership to achieve
    organization and performance objectives. Work with Practice Leadership to help
    build highly effective teams – through hiring and mentoring / promoting
    existing practice resources

    Skills

     

  • Banking
    and/or Diversified Financial consulting (big 4 or equivalent preferred)
    leadership experience.  Banking industry
    background can compensate for lack of consulting experience.

  • Experience
    with key core banking packages – specifically FLEXCUBE, Temenos, and/or SAP.

  • Experience
    with key channel banking packages – i.e. CitiDirect BE, CashPro, JPM Access,
    HSBCnet, and/or Vendor products such as ACI & Bottomline, FIS etc.

  • An
    expert understanding in corporate payments and receivables i.e. ACHs, Wires/
    Priority Payments, Book Transfers, and Controlled disbursements such as Checks
    and Drafts.

  •  Strong understanding on corporate customers
    i.e. personas for a senior treasurer, regional treasurer, liquidity manager,
    shared service head, AP clerk, and SME resources

  • Expertise
    and experience in Traditional Trade (LCs & Documentary Collection) and Open
    Account (Receivable Finance & Supply Chain Finance).  Firm understanding of factoring, electronic
    invoice presentment and payment and order-to-pay systems

  • Deep
    subject matter expertise in Banking and Digital Enterprise operations.  Aware of industry regulations and their
    business impact, and adds value via this knowledge to workstreams and
    engagement.

  • An
    understanding of regulatory & compliance guidelines such as SEPA, FATCA,
    OFAC, BASEL II & III etc.

  • A
    basic technical understanding of important emerging technologies Data lakes,
    digital signatures, new form factors

  • Ability
    to direct a cross-cultural team including flexibility to support multiple time
    zones when necessary.  Delivers timely
    and accurate efforts with attention to detail and within budget.

  • Directs
    and facilitates client communication sessions and workshops.  Ability to interact at all levels of clients’
    organizations.

  • Bachelor’s
    degree is required; prefer MBA or other graduate degree.

  • Consistently
    delivers accurate, clear, and concise messages verbally and/or in writing to
    effectively inform an audience.

    Willingness
    to travel four days a week.