Finance - Exotic Trade Reviewer - Assistant Vice President

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Deutsche Bank APAC
  • 23 Jan 18 2018-01-23

Finance - Exotic Trade Reviewer - Assistant Vice President


It is crucial for the bank to understand how profitable each businesses activity is and Finance has a responsibility to understand precisely the resource commitment the bank makes to any given client or transaction e.g. cost, capital, funding, liquidity and risk. Finance is playing a central role in keeping the bank focused on simplification and financial resource management.

With our diverse teams in 47 countries, we offer a broad portfolio of capabilities. Our key functions range from Group Finance, Treasury, Planning and Performance Management, and Investor Relations to enabling functions such as Finance Change and Administration. These teams make sure we cover all Finance specific aspects for our internal and external stakeholders such as shareholder, employees, clients and regulators. Together, it is the role of Finance to oversee all financial details for Deutsche Bank globally.

Sound financial principles are at the core of everything we do. That's why Finance is vital to the way we run our business. In a global marketplace that's constantly evolving, being adaptable, decisive and accurate is critical.

Join us and you'll be able to make a real difference in a dynamic global team with multiple career opportunities.

Position Overview

As the Exotic Trade Reviewer you will review Deutsche Bank's portfolio of complex trades within CIB Rates primarily. This will be an independent, detailed review of all significant new transactions executed by the business to ensure that the documentation has been correctly represented in the P&L/Risk bookings. You will be responsible for all APAC exotic trades (complete ownership including review, resolving issues, escalation and MI) and help the Global ETR team with reviews across CIB global as required.

Key responsibilities:

  • Review of Deutsche Bank's complex Rates trades in line with the required processes
  • Reading, understanding all of the documents relating to a specific trade to understand the purpose of the deal
  • Develop a detailed understanding of the deal review process, including the underlying trades and different Deutsche Bank systems
  • Work with business partners to resolve booking issues, standardise booking practices and reduce operational risk surrounding exotic bookings
  • Facilitate process improvement both within and outside of the group.
  • Provide interface to local and global senior management

Key skills:
  • Strong financial mathematics experience and experience in modelling trades, or
  • Experience in reviewing complex transaction legal documentation, or
  • Experience within a structured product business
  • Ideally background across multiple asset classes but particularly within Rates
  • Ideally CFA, PhD, degree in Finance or Maths
  • Highly numerate, professional, thorough and proactive
  • Able to develop strong working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Able to question and challenge in a constructive fashion with a strong attention to detail
  • Able to demonstrable previous experience in this area

Deutsche Bank offers a challenging and rewarding career where your contribution is valued and rewarded. We have an inclusive and friendly working environment coupled with excellent facilities and benefits.

Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.