Equity Flow Trade Support

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • 23 Apr 19

Equity Flow Trade Support


Primary Objectives:

Trade Support 's mission is to ensure all new trades and life cycle events are correctly reflected in the relevant information systems / database:

  • for Front Office to have a clear and accurate view of their positions and risks,
  • for Operations to ensure smooth settlement for all trades,
  • for Finance to compute economic and accounting PnL in due time.

  • As the first link in the Operations chain, Trade Support is also the first level of control for the business.


    Major Accountabilities/Principal responsibilities:

  • Product scope: Vanilla Equity Derivatives Products including Delta one and financing products (DPS, ELS, EMTN, CB, Repo..) and Volatility products (Options, Futures, Warrants, Variance Swaps and Volatility Swaps)
  • Ensure all the bookings are properly booked in Front Office database
  • Improve/control quality of database inputs
  • Ensure booking timeliness; provide justifications for any late bookings and amendments
  • Streamline booking workflow through automation and process review
  • Contribute to defining specifications and performing UAT for new information systems or booking scheme
  • Write down / update procedures linked to sensitive processes and controls
  • Assist Front Office on their specific requests with effective and innovative solutions
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure the smoothness of the operational flow
  • React in a timely manner to incidents and develop action plan for the long term
  • Work closely with other teams ((Traders, Engineers, Sales, Other Middle Offices, Product Control teams, Back Offices, IT) in different regions (Asia, Europe, America) to deliver a seamless client experience

  • Profile

    Key Skill Areas & Knowledge required:

  • Good equity and derivatives products knowledge
  • Strong and sharp analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Accuracy, swiftness, ability to work under pressure in trading environment
  • Able to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Responsible, proactive and autonomous
  • Being able to work and tackle challenges as a team
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and spoken); required to work with various internal partners.
  • Client oriented: Always strive for the best for our clients (internal/external)
  • English compulsory
  • Knowledge of VBA / Python programming is an advantage

  • Behavioural Competency required:
  • Team player
  • Result oriented
  • Thinking outside the box
  • Positive mindset
  • Change oriented