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Finance Relationship Manager in Edinburgh

Job description

Big Bank Funding. FinTech Thinking.                                      

Our technology teams in the UK work closely with HSBC’s global businesses to help design and build digital services that allow our millions of customers around the world, to bank quickly, simply and securely. We also run and manage our IT infrastructure, data centres and core banking systems that power the world’s leading international bank. Our multi-disciplined teams include: DevOps engineers, IT architects, front and back end developers, infrastructure specialists, cyber experts, as well as project and programme managers.

Following extensive investment across our Technology and Digital domains and with plans for continued expansion throughout 2023 and beyond, we are currently seeking several experienced Leaders to join HSBC Technology.

Role Description

The Financial Relationship Manager (FRM) is part of the MSS IT COO function, which supports the operations of MSS IT Asset Classes. The FRM team provides a Financial Management service globally to our MSS IT department ($1bn+ cost base; 7000+ people). The Financial Relationship Manager is responsible for delivering excellence in Financial Management, cost governance and control for the MSS IT Executive team, Asset Class CIO and Business stakeholders. To act as a trusted finance partner to help IT achieve operational and strategic success through provision of financial management information, forecasting and decision-support cost analytics


  • IT Stakeholders - the FRM partners with senior IT management (CIO) and the MSS IT COO Senior Business Management (SBM) team to provide oversight and support for all finance matters in IT.
  • Business/Finance Stakeholders - the FRM forms part of a virtual team with the business and SBM, owning the provision of IT cost reporting and articulating key messaging through monthly and ad-hoc reviews with business and finance counterparts (COO, CFO).
  • IT Transformation - providing financial support to the IT Transformation agenda.


  • Dedicated financial advisory to IT Asset Class, including all financial reporting and MI needs for recovery charges and direct costs
  • Preparation of ad hoc cost analyses, commentaries, trend analysis and presentation to senior stakeholders
  • SME on all financial tools, cost processes, governance and controls within IT COO
  • Lead for all IT COO finance matters associated to re-orgs and business (funding) boundary changes

Essential Skillset/Experience

  • Experienced Finance professional, with proven track-record of senior stakeholder partnering/advisory
  • Strong analytical background
  • Accounting qualification (CA, ACA, CIMA), or equivalent
  • High degree of financial acumen, with extensive experience in financial planning/forecasting, ability to distil large complex sets of data, prepare summarised and insightful analysis and present to senior management
  • Strong customer-centric focus, with proven ability to rapidly build relationships, trust and credibility with senior management and senior stakeholder groups
  • Organised, disciplined and understands the importance of accuracy and integrity of data
  • Articulate and able to influence decision-making and negotiate with senior stakeholder groups
  • Resilient and delivery focused, with an ability to work under pressure to adhere to strict deadlines
  • Ability to rapidly adapt to process change, portfolio reprioritisation and manage simultaneous tasks in a pressurized environment

The role will be based in Edinburgh, but some travel may be required. This role supports Hybrid working

Come Power a Business that Defines How to Power the World

HSBC is committed to being an inclusive employer and providing an inclusive and accessible recruitment process for all. We will provide reasonable adjustments to remove any disadvantage to you being considered for this role. We are proud members of the Disability Confident Scheme and will offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role. If you would like to receive any information in a different way or would like us to do anything differently to help you apply for our roles, please contact our Recruitment Helpdesk:

Telephone: +44 2078328500

Within the workplace you will have access to various employee resource groups which aim to promote and achieve a healthy work / life balance and support our diversity ambitions. HSBC has processes in place to avoid nepotism.  This means we will avoid circumstances in which the appearance or possibility of conflicts of interest may exist within the hiring process.”

We want everyone to be able to fulfil their potential which is why we provide a range of flexible working arrangements and family friendly policies.

As an HSBC employee in the UK, you will have access to tailored professional development opportunities and a competitive pay and benefits package. This includes private healthcare for all UK-based employees, enhanced maternity and adoption pay and support when you return to work, and a contributory pension scheme with a generous employer contribution.

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Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
Profession type
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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