Analyst, Trade Capture (Synthetics, Global Equity Financing)

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan McKinley Hong Kong
  • 21 Sep 18 2018-09-21

Analyst, Trade Capture (Synthetics, Global Equity Financing)

My client, a Global Investmet Bank is looking for an Analyst, Trade Capture for Synthetics, Global Equity Financing

Members of the Trade Capture team are primarily responsible for providing trade capture assistance including trade input, amendments, life-cycle events management and trade allocation processing. The team acts as a first point of contact for all front-line issues regarding trade capture specific queries across the Trading desks covering the products mentioned below. It also works closely with Operations to deal with other queries.

Main Products

  • Synthetics Product such as Total Return Swap, Contract for Difference, Portfolio Swap etc
  • Cash Equities
  • Stock Borrowing and Lending
  • Markets: Mainly Asia, but also have exposure to Global Markets

Main Functions
  • Act as the main contact point for traders. Booking accurate books and record among the above products. Process all new, amend and cancellation booking (including life cycle events on structured products) in the risk system.
  • Establish high quality control procedure for operational, market or regulatory risk on existing and new flow to ensuring trade capture are complete and clean from front to back by end of day
  • Provide coordinated efforts in aiming to establish joint workable solution, pro-actively chase, and liaise with the concern parties to pursue the goal, and resolve execution or risk position queries for traders and other stakeholders.
  • Assist with break root cause analysis and break resolution. Be creative, automate with a view to minimize manual processing as much as possible
  • Develop a business requirement and brainstorm ideas with a view to improving work flow by compiling all functionality to be implemented with intense collaboration with other Infrastructure Group (ie Operations, Product Control, Legal, Market Risk etc)

Main Duties
  • Ensure daily routines are running smoothly and escalate for potential risky and important issues
  • Create instrument set up on derivatives and book cash and derivatives products into risk system and ensure all life cycle event are capture accurately by end of day.
  • Provide explanation on trade capture incidents and investigate breaks as necessary with Middle Office
  • Perform cash projection and work with traders and treasury support to ensure sufficient funding is set aside to meet market commitment
  • Participate UAT (User Acceptance Test) and parallel testing for Equity, and provide resolution on issues till completion.

  • Diploma holder or above, preferably in Banking & Finance related disciplines
  • At least 2 years' relevant experience in supporting Asian/Global equities, preferably acquired from multinational securities houses
  • Good understanding of securities brokerage operations
  • Good product knowledge in Equity (Cash and Derivatives)
  • Strong knowledge about Asia regulatory requirements
  • Excellent user of Microsoft Excel
  • Escalates breaches of policies and procedures appropriately
  • Must be regarded as proactive and assertive in driving control improvement for their area
  • Strong understanding and has the mindset to strive to identify potential control breakdowns in process, also demonstrated with effective procedure manuals
  • Ability to streamline processes in an efficient manner not only within the team but also within the firm, and if required, negotiate / persuade other department to accept the change