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Company: Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.

SMBC Group is a top-tier global financial group. Headquartered in Tokyo and with a 400-year history, SMBC Group offers a diverse range of financial services, including banking, leasing, securities, credit cards, and consumer finance. The Group has more than 130 offices and 80,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (SMFG) is the holding company of SMBC Group, which is one of the three largest banking groups in Japan. SMFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York (NYSE: SMFG) stock exchanges.

In the Americas, SMBC Group has a presence in the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Peru. Backed by the capital strength of SMBC Group and the value of its relationships in Asia, the Group offers a range of commercial and investment banking services to its corporate, institutional, and municipal clients. It connects a diverse client base to local markets and the organization’s extensive global network. The Group’s operating companies in the Americas include Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. (SMBC), SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc., SMBC Capital Markets, Inc., SMBC Rail Services LLC, Manufacturers Bank, JRI America, Inc., SMBC Leasing and Finance, Inc., Banco Sumitomo Mitsui Brasileiro S.A., and Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Co., Ltd.

The anticipated salary range for this role is between $159,000.00 and $220,000.00. The specific salary offered to an applicant will be based on their individual qualifications, experiences, and an analysis of the current compensation paid in their geography and the market for similar roles at the time of hire. The role may also be eligible for an annual discretionary incentive award. In addition to cash compensation, SMBC offers a competitive portfolio of benefits to its employees.

Role Description

Treasury BA Tech Lead is a part of the Treasury & HOMIS group within JRIA. This role plans and implements treasury applications in coordination with other technical teams in JRIA, business departments in SMBC and Tokyo application support teams.

Treausry BA Tech Lead supports the FOREX and Treasury Dealing Support System that interface with various internal/external applications in NA/EMEA and the Tokyo Head Office. FOREX system handles Foreign Exchange (Spot, Forward, Option and Swap) trading/booking system for internal bank staff. SMBC staff operates Treasury Dealing Support System to book Money, CD, CP, Time Deposit, Facility, Security Trade, Security Inventory, Derivative, Repo, Reverse Repo and Collateral.
SMBC is driving System Grand Design (SGD) initiative to restructure global treasury technology ecosystem. This BA role is expected to build capability to drive the SGD projects and also support the newly introduced applications post Go Live.

Role Objectives: Delivery

  • Daily routine include servicing business user inquiry, production issues and on-going application maintenance activities.
  • Acts as a business analyst with technical expertise who is the main contact from business users including treasury back office, payment, risk management department and treasury front office.
  • Works cross-functionally on multi-disciplinary projects to assist the creation of business requirement documents.
  • Reports to the Head of JRIA Treasury & HOMIS.
  • Oversee end-to-end delivery against a portfolio of programs for a dedicated business unit and/or region.
  • Deploy team resources against individual programs.
  • Establish clear framework to define program stakeholders, scope, timing, resource requirements and deliverables.
  • Design and implement standardized templates and communication channels to drive transparency and consistency across program effort.
  • Supervise creation of program management offices (PMOs) and assignment of clear roles and responsibilities to establish ownership of program work-streams and deliverables.
  • Guide program leads in identifying and mobilizing subject matter experts throughout the organization to contribute as required.
  • Monitor delivery across portfolio of programs under coverage to ensure completeness, sustainability and adherence to budgets.
  • Review and sign off on milestones and completion proposals.
  • Direct modifications to program plans, budgets and/or timelines as necessary.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in both Japanese and English are required.
  • Acts as a business analyst with technical expertise who is the main contact from business users including treasury back office, payment, risk management department and treasury front office.
  • Advanced knowledge of financial products including but not limited to Money, CD, CP, Time Deposit, Facility, Security Trade, Security Inventory, Derivative, FX (Spot, Forward, Option and Swap), Repo, Reverse Repo and Collateral.
  • Back office business analysis and design experience including payment, settlement, cash flow, accounting and reconciliation is a plus.
  • Meets with business users to gather requirements including facilitating discussions and necessary follow-ups to close all outstanding questions and concerns.
  • Gathers and documents functional requirements and produces detailed functional specifications.
  • Develops use cases with the business and ensures the proper testing is completed.
  • Works on large projects to follow-up on plans, mitigate issues and risks, and coordinates relevant parties including Tokyo Head Office teams. Ability to work on cross-functional teams in a fast-paced development environment. Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Works on system maintenance and business user support.
  • Basic knowledge of project management methodology/SDLC processes in IT financial services environments is a plus.
  • Experience managing IT projects in international banking environment is a plus.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience preferred but not required.
  • Experience with SQL, UNIX/LINUX, MQ is a plus

Additional Requirements

D&I Commitment

Responsible for fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion, holding leaders accountable for creating an inclusive environment through awareness and practice of equity in recruiting, developing, and promoting diverse talent.

SMBC’s employees participate in a hybrid workforce model that provides employees with an opportunity to work from home, as well as, from an SMBC office. SMBC requires that employees live within a reasonable commuting distance of their office location. Prospective candidates will learn more about their specific hybrid work schedule during their interview process.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. SMBC provides reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants with disabilities consistent with applicable law. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please let us know at

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