Investment Operation, Assistant Manager / Manager Investment Operation, Assistant Manager / Manager …

JH Partners Asia Company Limited
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Oct 21
JH Partners Asia Company Limited
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Oct 21
Posted by:
Katy Cheng • Recruiter
Posted by:
Katy Cheng
The Investment Operations Manager is responsible for all aspects of operational day-to-day trade life cycle support and collaborate across internal functional teams: Portfolio Management, Legal & Compliance, Financial Control, Risk, Actuarial and Technology. In addition, he/ she will regularly engage with external parties such as broker dealers, custodian banks, investment advisors and third-party trading platforms

Our Client is a well-known life insurance asset manager with sizeable AUM size . Due to the Strong business growth, they are looking for a qualified candidate to join them as a Manager or assistant manager under Investment Operations team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support day-to-day operation duties for all asset types (equities, fixed income, FX, derivatives, Private equities...etc.) including trade capture, settlement, corporate action processing, payment processing, distribution processing, cash management and forecasting
  • Perform investment portfolio reconciliation to ensure completeness and accuracy. Resolve breaks identified in a timely manner to minimize risk exposure
  • Arrange broker trading account setup and fulfil brokers’ KYC documentation
  • Review and support data management tasks in different systems with high level of data quality
  • Manage margin call process, including calculation, issuance, agreement and settlement of collaterals for margin calls from and to counterparties
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders including Portfolio Managers, Finance, Actuarial, Risk & Compliance, brokers, custodian and external service providers; resolve any queries raised proactively
  • Participate in UAT (User Acceptance Test)/ parallel testing and resolve issues raised
  • Review operational workflows regularly for SOPs update; ensure any exception processes are fully documented and approved
  • Suggest and implement process improvements and utilize technology to improve operation workflow efficiency; participate in ad-hoc projects as assigned
  • Prepare regular investment reporting

Job requirements

  • University degree in Accounting/Finance or related fields 
  • 5-7 years of experience working in investment operations function;
  • Strong product knowledge across a varied product scope from derivatives, equities, fixed income products with knowledge of alternative investments beneficial;
  • Proficiency in in Microsoft Excel (Macro, formulas, pivot tables), PowerPoint and SharePoint and systems such as Bloomberg AIM will be an advantage;
  • Excellent command in written and spoken English and Chinese;
  • Strong communications, interpersonal and problem solving skills;
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