You will be required to maximise profits and ensure a robust operating infrastructure for two Hong Kong based equity-based trading businesses, namely Equity Finance and Strategic Equity Solutions. You’ll be working with each Desk Head to understand, establish and prioritise business initiatives for each business. You’ll then be responsible for delivery of these initiatives from inception through to implementation.
To be successful in the role, you’ll need an understanding of front to back setup of the business activities including legal, technology, operational process and regulatory setup. You will reduce operational risk and increase efficiency by actively identifying and proactively mitigating potential exposures, whilst identifying process improvement and streamlining opportunities.
You will ensure compliance with applicable prudential and regulatory initiatives, including establishing the required framework(s) and implementing on-going controls, monitoring, review and education.
You’ll be responsible for effective co-ordination and tracking of engagements, agreements and delivery artefacts from various stakeholders including Front Office colleagues, Finance, Legal, Operations, Tax and Risk teams (Market, Credit, Compliance and Operational).
Providing analysis and commentary to business stakeholders by generating regular and useful management information reports and developing business plans, budgets, targets and presentations will also be crucial to your success.
As the successful candidate you will have a strong understanding of Equity markets and products, specifically in relation to Over-The-Counter (OTC) products (swaps and p-notes) and Securities Finance transactions (stock loan and repo).
You’ll have exceptional analytical skills and knowledge of front to back Equity lifecycle operations, documentation (ISDAs, SLAs, CSAs, GMSLAs, GMRAs), funding, margining and collateral requirements is required, as is exposure to legal, accounting, regulatory, capital and tax drivers such as entities, treaties, limited liability, P/L, balance sheet, cash flows and so on.
You’ll also need to be able to understand and navigate the structural and regulatory environment across different Asian markets and have an ability to deal effectively with external parties such as regulators, legal and tax advisers, clients, counterparties, brokers, service providers and custodians.
Having strong numeric (including Excel VBA) skills in addition to an analytical mindset and an ability to quickly learn new products and systems, you’ll thrive in a challenging and constantly changing environment by demonstrating initiative, judgement, and tenacity. Lastly, you’ll have the skills to ensure the delivery of timely, accurate and high- quality solutions to business opportunities and challenges.
If you are ready for your next challenge and believe you can fill the role requirements, we invite you to apply online.
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