Vice President, Operations

Responsibilities

  • Support various equity and Fixed Income portfolios, products include Stocks, Listed Futures and Options, FX, Corporate/Convertible Bonds;
  • Act as Point of Contact to Portfolio Managers and external brokers/custodian/fund administrator to process Trade allocations, manage lifecycle events, Corporate Action, daily BAU function, Ad Hoc request in an accurately and timely manner;
  • Perform key Operation Reconciliations and Control, checking of P&L reports to ensure proper check and balance while supporting the business;
  • Perform root cause analysis and process improvement in order to enhance flow and operation efficiency;
  • Participate in ad hoc projects, streamline front to back operation flow, reduce manual touch points where possible;
  • Support Compliance in the maintenance and monitoring of various investment and business restrictions to ensure business is in compliance with all applicable laws, KYC/AML regulations and operational risk control procedures;
  • Maintain portfolio accounting records and secondary account transaction such as corporate actions, fees and cash movements;
  • Liaise with Fund Administrator for subscription, redemption and other requests for investors as well as assist in documents preparation for setting up or closure of private/public funds;

Requirements

  • Degree holder, major in business or finance related subjects;
  • Strong Equity and/or Fixed Income product knowledge;
  • 5+ years of relevant experience, preferably in Operation/Middle Office within an or investment banking setting;
  • Proven analytical skills and an interest in developing greater understanding of the products involved.  
  • The candidate will need to be able to determine a payoff from a term sheet, describe it and understand the risks associated with it;
  • Familiarity with impacts on risk and P/L;
  • An in-depth knowledge and high proficiency in Excel are required;
  • Strong control and risk awareness background critical.  Ability to recognize and flag high risk situations to management;
  • Strong sense of accountability and responsibilities for owning issues through to resolution;
  • Strong Communicator (articulate and literate), highly self-motivated, attentive to details, diligent and team player;
  • Desire to improve processes and implement STP essential;

We offer attractive remuneration package and fringe benefits to the right candidate. Interested applicants please send detailed resume stating present & expected salaries and date of availability to Human Resources Department by email (recruit@gfgroup.com.hk)

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