Head of Operation

  • Competitive Package
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • QHire Ltd
  • 15 Oct 18

QHire, boutique executive search firm, with the mission of connecting professionals with “the right” opportunity to benefit both employers and employees from the advice of a reliable partner throughout business and career development.

Responsibilities   

Oversee the entire operational functions of various businesses of the Group to ensure strict adherence to the operating procedures and compliance with internal guidelines and regulatory requirements
Formulate and review operating policies, procedures and manuals to improve risk control and support new business / product development
Provide operational support to Investment & Financial Services department including equities, mutual funds settlement, withdrawal & transfer, transaction confirmation etc.
Manage and oversee investment products settlement functions including deal matching, day-end procedures, daily financial settlement, nominee services and CCASS operations etc.
Lead the evaluation of system enhancement projects, coordinate/oversee UAT and implementation 
Handle ad hoc projects as assigned

Requirements 

Degree holder in Finance / Business Administration or related discipline
Minimum 10 years relevant experience in banking, with at least 5 years prior management experience
In-depth knowledge of operational controls, workflows and regulatory requirements with strong compliance sense
Familiar with settlement operations for HKMA regulated activities, including traded finance, FX, treasury, etc
Strong leadership and good communication and interpersonal skills
Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese
Immediate available is highly preferred