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The Transaction Fees & Expense Team Leader will have oversight over all aspects of unusual Transaction Expense Management System (EXCALIBUR) including the expense line control function.
EXCALIBUR is a key system to make Credit Suisse best in a class in variable expense efficiency among our peers. The platform gives our user community the transparency and use needed to strategically manage and optimize the $1.
5 billion BC&E expenses that the bank incurs annually.
You will be responsible for ensuring that the team deliver on their day-to-day responsibilities covering rate maintenance, data validation, data integrity, reporting, accrual lifecycle, payment validation, balance sheet substantiation and control.
The team lead is expected to manage, develop and organize the work of direct reports in line with Performance Management and Credit Suisse Code of Conduct aiming to achieve business goals and important metrics.
This role being a part of Global Markets Operations is key to identify and drive fundamental efficiency improvement across Credit Suisse businesses.
You will be expected to :
Provide management and oversight over the product and regions within his / hers scope of responsibilities
Actively participate in the MyPerformance Objective setting and feedback process to clarify expected behaviors and competencies and set team & individual contribution objectives based on business strategies / plans
Manage block leave schedule for designated staff to ensure holiday schedules are met and agreed upon, with special focus on Block Leave compliance
Foster a positive and high energy team spirit by providing a stimulating work environment
Assume responsibility for the successful onboarding of vendors onto the EXCALIBUR Accounting module for the respective products and regions in scope
Organize, manage and lead team meetings on a regular basis cascading information to the wider team about HR topics, Education & Training, Risk & Control, Leave & Absence Planning, Metrics etc.
Support the development of each team member when it comes to relationship management, interpersonal skills, analytical skills, product knowledge and presentation skills
Work with direct line manager to define development actions for key population and drive potential future human capital requirements to identify and source new candidates
Lead the training, mentoring and supporting new / junior staff
Identify and document IT issues and / or required improvements related to the EXCALIBUR platform to IT on an ongoing basis and provide consolidated reports to IT leads for prioritization meetings
Excellent organizational skills as well as English communication skills both oral and written
Proven track record of being able to multi-task and deliver polished and accurate output to key clients
Ability to work independently, prioritize, multitask and be effective and enthusiastic
Service oriented, enthusiastic attitude and ability to work under pressure and deliver on tight deadlines
Strong work ethic, attention to detail and desire to work in a fast-paced and high pressured environment
Highly self-motivated self-starter, disciplined and enthusiastic with a great appetite to learn
Strong analytical skills and can-do approach to problem solving with proven ability to develop and implement solutions
Previous experience managing people is preferable
Good understanding of control framework and accounting practice