OTC Derivatives Collateral Management Analyst / Associate

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 18 Jan 18 2018-01-18

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Collateral Management team provides collateral calculations and exposure monitoring for clients based in Asia that do not have a credit line with the firm. This team is responsible for all aspects of collateral monitoring and works closely with the business unit risk managers, sales, operations and documentation groups. The team performs margin calculation based on the margin documents and to ensure that the exposures are within the defined comfort levels. The team covers client accounts that trade under the ISDA CSA document and FX prime brokerage agreement.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
We currently have an opening for an Analyst / Associate role for Collateral Management team in Hong Kong. The successful candidate will join the team with the below responsibilities:

Perform day-to-day margining to ensure that margin calculation is in accordance with the policies set

Issuance of margin calls and monitor their status

Preparation of collateral movements

Management and customer reporting

Perform various control activities to ensure that the exposures are properly captured and monitored in the systems

Respond to enquiries from sales / sales assistants on collateral activities and resolve complex problems

Work with IT and global counterparts on system enhancements and continuous development of margin infrastructure

Work with business unit managers, operations, legal and documentations to determine the support model and necessary controls on new products

Participate in global initiatives and projects to improve existing controls and streamline the margin calculation process


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree
  • Fresh grad or 1 to 2 years of relevant working experience
    Candidate with more experience will be considered as Associate
  • Excellent command in English communication skills and spoken Mandarin skills preferred.
  • Understanding of financial products, including equity/fixed income OTC derivative, FX products and basic knowledge of ISDA/CSA is a bonus.
  • Accurate and detail-oriented, and proactive in resolving problems
  • High level of integrity and able to work under pressure
  • Good interpersonal skills