AD- Fixed Income Middle Office

Location Hong Kong
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Contact Selene Ma
Email email Selene
Reference AFGB-015640_1660208800

Our client, a top tier Chinese Investment Bank, is looking for an Associate Director- Fixed Income Middle Office.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing a middle office team on trade flow from validating to settlement and working with front office, all operational support teams to ensure trading activities are properly booked in internal system. Working with the clients and custodians to resolve all breaks in a timely manner and ensuring daily deliverables are met.
  • Working on processing of corporate actions, post-trade events, trade lifecycle. Provide expertise advice to front office on trade booking such that all downstream reports are accurate.
  • Daily oversight of all trade booking, validation, life cycle management and settlement related activities.
  • Suggest and implement process improvements and utilize technology to improve efficiency in terms of reconciliations process and other operations workflow.
  • Ensuring Operational standards adhered to and any exception processes fully documented and approved.
  • Participate in new product approval process by analysing the impact on trade booking, settlement, end-of-day process, regulatory reporting, etc…
  • Initiate projects when required, to facilitate IT Development or Process change. Ensuring Project management, lifecycle standards and tasks adhered

Requirements:

  • University graduated in Business Administration, Finance or relevant disciplines.
  • Minimum 7 years' experience in trade support/ middle office from international bank environment
  • Strong understanding of Fixed Income and Structured Derivatives products, i.e. bonds, structured note, CDS and Repo, etc.
  • Control focused mind-set with track record in excelling in operation team
  • Proven track record of driving changes initiatives for efficiency and/or control
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment, able to manage front office expectation in meeting their request
  • Proactive and take ownership of the assigned tasks
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in written English and Chinese (both Cantonese and Mandarin)