• Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi
  • 23 Nov 17

APAC - Issuer Services - Hong Kong - Transaction Manager - Manager/AVP

APAC - Issuer Services - Hong Kong - Transaction Manager - Manager/AVP

  • Primary Location: HK,Hong Kong,Hong Kong
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Product Management
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Job ID: 17072688


Description

Job Background/context:

The Agency & Trust business delivers bespoke fiduciary and agency transaction services to a wide variety of clients including banks, corporations, lawyers and governments around the world. Specific transaction services are delivered in connection with Corporate Debt, Restructuring, Structured Finance, M&A and Project Finance.

Atransaction management is available within the Agency & Trust team based in Hong Kong. 

Key functions include: The primary purpose of the position is to handle an assigned portfolio of transactions, including, account opening, implementation, onboarding and transaction management needs.  This will involve ensuring all KYC related documents are in place before announcing / closing transactions, ensuring CADD renewals are performed and completed timely, transaction onboarding, account opening, billing, ongoing client servicing and ancillary related functions.

The role will involve a portfolio of structured finance transactions and the implementation and management of other bespoke transactions

The role will include some project management work, as required by the business.

The position will report into the Head of KYC & Transaction Management team

Key Responsibilities:
  • Implement new Agency and Trust transactions in Asia: including Know-Your-Customer due diligence and bank account opening
  • Be the primary transaction manager for structured finance transactions, maintain a good record of the deal portfolio and manage the periodic waterfall payments as a maker
  • Handle deal post-closing work: including billing, diarise critical periodic events/tasks in the system, liaise with operations team to hand off transactions, perform maker/checker function for internal transactional checklists; Follow up with clients on aged receivables or outstanding legal invoices
  • Handle all client enquiries for assigned transactions
  • Follow up with clients on issuer covenants under trust deed/indenture, including the collection of periodic financial statements and compliance certificates
  • Be the primary contact in relation to the Citi electronic banking platform, assist external clients or internal colleagues to set up electronic banking access by liaising with tech teams
  • Handle ad-hoc business projects, e.g. FATCA / CRS implementation


Qualifications

Knowledge/Experience:
  • The candidate should have a good understanding of the banking transaction services business and Capital markets experience is beneficial
  • A background in structured finance transaction would be a significant advantage
  • Experience in client on-boarding is an advantage
Qualifications:
  • Educated to degree level or suitable prior work experience
Skills and Competencies:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are critical
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise successfully in order to meet various deal deadlines often under tight timelines
  • Ability to read and extract key information contained within complex transaction documents
  • Attention to detail required in preparing KYC related information and ensuring appropriate documentation is received from the client
  • Co-operative, proactive with high sense of responsibility & teamwork