Asset Management, Trade Support Specialist, VP

  • Base Salary + Discretionary Bonus
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • J.P. Morgan
  • 09 Oct 18

Trade Support - Cash Equity Focused

JPMorgan Asset Management ("JPMAM") provides investment management products and services to institutional and individual investors worldwide. It offers the full spectrum of investment strategies - from equity, cash management, fixed income, currency and asset allocation to alternative asset classes such as private equity, real estate and hedge funds. The Asia Trade Support Group operates in 3 locations across the region, Hong Kong, Taipei and Tokyo supporting Investment Teams by performing transaction related activities across 14 markets, participating in new business initiatives and regulatory driven initiatives. We’re currently looking for a highly motivated and energized individual to join our Hong Kong Trade Support team as a senior specialist. The team supports our Hong Kong, Taiwan and China Joint Venture trading teams.  The functions primary responsibilities are trading desk support, trade capture, matching, settlements, all related inquiries, new business initiatives, regulatory matters, automation initiatives and, partnering closely with operations groups, technology and control functions on a day-to-day basis. Job Description: As a senior member of the Trade Support function you will collaborate closely with representatives across the Asset Management business including Fund Management & Trading functions, control functions, product functions and, technology and operations. You will play a key part in identifying solutions to support new business initiatives and also changes driven by markets initiatives or regulatory directives.

  • Foster a spirit and culture of continuous improvement across the function
  • Manage and drive automation initiatives identifying opportunities
  • Manage/support alignment initiatives across the region and globally, collaborating closely with operations groups, technology and control functions
  • Represent the function participating in new business initiatives, gather requirements for new operating models, collaborating closely with technology to design, build and implement related technologies
  • Represent the function on all regulatory related matters, working in close partnership with control functions and technology to design and implement the necessary change
  • Represent the function at working groups and committees as required by the Head of HK Trade Support
  • At least 7 years relevant working experience within the financial services industry
  • Experience of leading/supporting new business or market initiatives, from analysis through to execution
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of the end-to-end Equity & Fixed Income transaction workflow
  • Strong knowledge of Asia cash equities gained from previous experience
  • Intermediate knowledge of fixed income and currency markets
  • Experience of managing or participating in related projects
  • Experience working in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Comfort with ambiguity and shifting priorities, timelines, and demands
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills essential
  • Ability to network with internal stakeholder community to foster relationships across locations
  • Possess strong analytical skills, with great attention to details and ability to make sound judgment
  • Fluency (oral & written) in English & Chinese (Mandarin) is essential