Vice President, AEJ Cash & Delta 1 Middle Office, Hong Kong

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Nomura Asia
  • 13 Apr 18 2018-04-13

Nomura is now hiring Vice President, AEJ Cash & Delta 1 Middle Office, Hong Kong

Nomura Overview   

Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm practices disciplined entrepreneurship while building on a long tradition of serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership.
Functional Overview   
Operations Asia ex-Japan provides support to the Sales & Trading Front Office and ensures that business activities are carried out in an efficient, controlled, risk-free and timely manner. The Asia ex-Japan region has over 150 people based in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan.

Job description   

Role Overview

AEJ Cash & Delta1 Middle Office provides the support and control to the Facilitations, Delta One and Principal Trading Desk that cover global markets. The candidate will act as the face-off between the Trading desk and other departments, as well as drive strategic change, identify and remediate control risks, new product offerings, end-to-end flow analysis, process re-engineering, system enhancements, etc.

 Role Description / Areas of responsibility:
•Representing the team in the wider Equities MO management team
•Liaising with the Front Office and Middle Office teams on day to day controls and issues
•Performing team governance and ensuring all day to day queries / concerns are handled in appropriate and timely manner
•Actively contribute in new business or process change initiatives through collaboration with other departments. Drive best practice and ensure control standards are met operationally.
•Be able to take a lead role in the review, automation and streamlining of any functions.
•Verification and production of various regulatory reports. (ie SEBI, FSS, SFC, MAS).
•Build a strong network across multiple departments within the firm such as Trading, Product Control, Compliance, Audit, Technology and other areas of Operations.
•Maintain team continuity and ensure proper support coverage at all times.
•Maintain oversight of onshore and offshore tasks to ensure timely and accurate completion of team responsibilities. This will involve continuous review of KRI’s and EOD wrap up summaries.
•Drive the operations control agenda for the team. Proactively identify and remediate control gaps.

Key Experience & Skills   
•Flexibility and ability to work under pressure
•Multi-tasking skill in handling urgent and ad hoc requests
•Detail oriented and strong awareness on cost and control
•Good interpersonal and communication skills.
•Team player / Able to contribute to team meetings
•6-8 years’ experience within a trade support / desk assistance role acting in a team supervisory / management capacity in an investment banking environment
•Experience in supporting Derivatives business and knowledge of equity products (i.e. Listed FnO, Stock, Swaps, Options, and Pnote etc.)
•Knowledge of different Asian markets including legal, compliance, settlement and tax rules would be a plus.
•Strong management skills
•Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office software.  Knowledge of Microsoft Project, Visio would be a plus.
•Strong business sense and control mindset

Regional Disclaimers / Diversity Statement   

Nomura is committed to an employment policy of equal opportunities, and is fundamentally opposed to any less favourable treatment accorded to existing or potential members of staff on the grounds of race, creed, colour, nationality, disability, marital status, pregnancy, gender or sexual orientation.