• Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi
  • 2019-04-19

Stock Lending Middle Office

Stock Lending Middle Office

  • Primary Location: Hong Kong SAR of PRC,Hong Kong,Hong Kong
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Operations
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 19014280


Description

Job Purpose:
  • Responsible for providing support to the Stock loan Desk, Funding Desk, Prime Brokerage Client, and various operations teams within Prime Finance and Equities, and non-trading risks occurring within Prime Finance.
  • The primary role will incorporate all aspects of Equity Prime Brokerage operational client service and Stock Lending activities - covering trade handling, position coverage, fails management, account management, funding, exposure and collateral management.
  • This is a client focused role with large volumes & quick turnarounds.
Job Background/Context:
  • Prime Finance Middle Office supports the IPB and Stock Lending Business, and is part of the overall Prime Finance Business unit.
  • The PFMO department consists of SBL, Funding, International Prime Brokerage, Margin/Collateral Management, Prime Custody, and Synthetic ETFs products.
  • The successful candidate will cover a number of markets and client accounts, and will be the main point of contact for all operational queries related to the day-to-day duties.
  • The successful candidate will interact closely with clients and internally across Front Office, Middle Office and Operations.
Generally, the successful candidate will do the following:
  • Main point of contact for client/administrator operational queries
  • Documentation and publication of MIS where required
  • Completion of all daily processes and controls including ad hoc tasks that may be assigned
  • Trade handling across equity finance including trade processing, fail and short cover, exposures and collateral management, recalls/replacements, and borrow returns
  • Main point of contact for operational/desk SBL queries
  • Review exposures/margin
  • Provide SBL MO support for all APAC markets
  • Management of client settlement activity, liaising with settlements and clients to resolve any issues


Qualifications

Qualification:
  • Prefer University/College graduate or above; will consider depending on level of experience
  • Experience in Margin Calculation, Reconciliation & Control process is preferred
  • Self-motivated individual who is an experienced problem solver
  • Must work well under tight deadline and high pressure
  • Solid market knowledge for some or all the Pac Rim markets
  • Good understanding of Bloomberg
  • Rounded product knowledge of Prime Finance products, especially equities, swaps, futures, options and derivatives
  • Good understanding of corporate events and asset servicing
  • At least 1 year or above experience in Prime Brokerage, and/or Reconciliation and Control functions
  • Knowledge on operational support with settlement experience in Global markets is preferred but not essential