Our client is an international asset management firm, they are now seeking for a high calibre candidate to join them.
Assist in Derivatives onboarding for new fund launches, new client mandates and new brokers to trade derivatives. Manage and coordinate derivatives documentation e.g. ISDA/CSA, Clearing Agreement, NDA, CDEA and MCA. Be responsible for expanding counterparty choices of derivatives trading for the business by ensuring internal approvals & system readiness and external counterparties & custodians set-up. Conduct qualitative and quantitative research into the business models of assigned business units to formulate a clear picture of the business model and understand the linkage between the products, the liabilities incurred, and the supporting assets and derivatives, and the reasons for certain management strategies being employed. Liaise with global and Asian offices to share best practices and establish consistent derivative onboarding policies and procedures. Ensure that the derivatives usage policies, key controls in derivatives operations, hedge accounting policy and documentation are followed. Support senior management & external reports, one-off issue resolution and operational activities as the need arises from the derivatives space. Provide support and setup regulatory reporting platform adherence to global regulatory rules of Risk Mitigation and Trade Reporting for derivatives. Provide advisory or analytical derivatives reporting services to business units in the roll-out of new derivatives products or strategies in support of business objectives.
To qualify for the position, you should be a Degree holder with a minimum of 3 years of investment operations/accounting experience, with at least 2 years of hands-on experience in derivatives products. Working knowledge of exchange-traded and OTC derivatives and regulatory reforms in U.S. (i.e., Dodd-Frank), Europe and Asia for OTC derivatives, specifically the Clearing, Risk Mitigation and Trade Reporting of OTC derivatives. Experience with Findur and an aptitude to grasp and use a new derivatives trading platform quickly. Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Interested applicants should send a detailed resume to Michelle Ho by email to quoting reference eFC3206.
(Applicants not contacted within 4 weeks should consider their application unsuccessful.)