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Director, Business Support Manager, APAC COO, Shanghai

Shanghai, , China

Job Description:

About Bank of America

Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 35 countries. In the U.S. alone, we serve almost all of the Fortune 500 companies and approximately 67 million consumer and small-business clients. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

Connecting Asia Pacific to the world

Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 19 cities in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region’s leading financial services companies.

Job Description

Bank of America operates in multiple countries and markets outside of the U.S., offering a wide variety of products and services to clients. In China, product offerings are currently centered in corporate and investment banking and securities and global markets. Business plans are developed by business group, product, and client segment globally with local implementation. At the same time, the local economic environment, client needs, and regulatory requirements create the need for a country-level governance of the company’s business. 

The role of Chief Operating Officer (COO), China is to support the regional COO and China Country Executives/President and to enable the LOBs to fulfill their governance obligations. The COO also provides advice and leadership towards the achievement of the combined organization’s philosophy, mission, strategy, and its performance plans (goals and objectives). This role is part of the COO’s team and will report to COO, China.

In this capacity the Business Support Manager (Director) plays a key role in assisting COO, China in the firm’s execution of its strategy and business controls in China. We are looking for an exemplary, self-motivated individual to perform a broad range of functions on strategic and market-based analysis for various new business opportunities, e.g. Global Markets, Corporate Investment and Banking, and coordination with the line of business and support partners to drive new business initiatives and to satisfy the governance requirement both internally and externally.

You will utilize your extensive business acumen to understand the business models within the industry. You will be a highly effective communicator at all levels of the organization and have the ability to produce financial and other business analysis, and deliver high quality presentations that convey highly confidential and sensitive information.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a consultative role in translating measuring, analyzing and reporting business performance for Senior Management

  • Conduct structured strategic analysis in relation to market competitors including financial data

  • Proactively identify and deliver relevant analytics to address key business needs and drive business growth

  • Manage strategic projects and analyses to identify key insights and ensure integrity and accuracy of results

  • Establish and execute efficient processes for updating recurring business reporting packages

  • Derive business intelligence from internal and external sources and identify new relevant data metrics to assess business performance

  • Collaborate with all lines of business to ensure data availability

  • Assist with the design, development and the implementation of any China metrics system and dashboards

  • Work with other COO teams on key projects and initiatives

  • Act as key contact point for all regulatory, business and employee issues impacting China

  • Take a lead role in the governance routines for China

  • Provide leadership and support on regulatory exams in terms of exam management, content and quality of submissions

Requirements

  • Strong business acumen that develops relationships with line of business associates that foster strong ties

  • Experience in project management and implementing governance routines

  • Communicates effectively with senior management

  • Confident and willing to deal with problems or new issue with can-do attitude

  • Good knowledge of Chinese financial regulations and extensive experience in China financial markets and securities industry, e.g. Global Markets, derivatives, securities, corporate banking & investment

  • It’s a plus to hold similar position in Research/Strategy/Consulting

Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • Financial Services knowledge

  • Strong communication skills in relation to people at all levels of the organization

  • Superior analytical skills with an ability to relate them to business opportunities

  • Strong organization and planning skills with the ability to prioritize

  • Ability to communicate and present complex information to a broad audience in both en & cn

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint and Bloomberg. Demonstrated skills with query, reporting and analysis tools

  • Ability to navigate complex/matrix management

Bank of America is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Band:

H4

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

About Bank of America

Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 35 countries. In the U.S. alone, we serve almost all of the Fortune 500 companies and approximately 67 million consumer and small-business clients. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

Connecting Asia Pacific to the world

Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 19 cities in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region’s leading financial services companies.

Job Description

Bank of America operates in multiple countries and markets outside of the U.S., offering a wide variety of products and services to clients. In China, product offerings are currently centered in corporate and investment banking and securities and global markets. Business plans are developed by business group, product, and client segment globally with local implementation. At the same time, the local economic environment, client needs, and regulatory requirements create the need for a country-level governance of the company’s business. 

The role of Chief Operating Officer (COO), China is to support the regional COO and China Country Executives/President and to enable the LOBs to fulfill their governance obligations. The COO also provides advice and leadership towards the achievement of the combined organization’s philosophy, mission, strategy, and its performance plans (goals and objectives). This role is part of the COO’s team and will report to COO, China.

In this capacity the Business Support Manager (Director) plays a key role in assisting COO, China in the firm’s execution of its strategy and business controls in China. We are looking for an exemplary, self-motivated individual to perform a broad range of functions on strategic and market-based analysis for various new business opportunities, e.g. Global Markets, Corporate Investment and Banking, and coordination with the line of business and support partners to drive new business initiatives and to satisfy the governance requirement both internally and externally.

You will utilize your extensive business acumen to understand the business models within the industry. You will be a highly effective communicator at all levels of the organization and have the ability to produce financial and other business analysis, and deliver high quality presentations that convey highly confidential and sensitive information.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a consultative role in translating measuring, analyzing and reporting business performance for Senior Management

  • Conduct structured strategic analysis in relation to market competitors including financial data

  • Proactively identify and deliver relevant analytics to address key business needs and drive business growth

  • Manage strategic projects and analyses to identify key insights and ensure integrity and accuracy of results

  • Establish and execute efficient processes for updating recurring business reporting packages

  • Derive business intelligence from internal and external sources and identify new relevant data metrics to assess business performance

  • Collaborate with all lines of business to ensure data availability

  • Assist with the design, development and the implementation of any China metrics system and dashboards

  • Work with other COO teams on key projects and initiatives

  • Act as key contact point for all regulatory, business and employee issues impacting China

  • Take a lead role in the governance routines for China

  • Provide leadership and support on regulatory exams in terms of exam management, content and quality of submissions

Requirements

  • Strong business acumen that develops relationships with line of business associates that foster strong ties

  • Experience in project management and implementing governance routines

  • Communicates effectively with senior management

  • Confident and willing to deal with problems or new issue with can-do attitude

  • Good knowledge of Chinese financial regulations and extensive experience in China financial markets and securities industry, e.g. Global Markets, derivatives, securities, corporate banking & investment

  • It’s a plus to hold similar position in Research/Strategy/Consulting

Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • Financial Services knowledge

  • Strong communication skills in relation to people at all levels of the organization

  • Superior analytical skills with an ability to relate them to business opportunities

  • Strong organization and planning skills with the ability to prioritize

  • Ability to communicate and present complex information to a broad audience in both en & cn

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint and Bloomberg. Demonstrated skills with query, reporting and analysis tools

  • Ability to navigate complex/matrix management

Bank of America is an equal opportunities employer.

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Full time

JR-22029211

Band: H4

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Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Benjamin Yiu

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
8 Century Ave, Shanghai, 200120