Manager, Middle Office Manager, Middle Office …

Lion Global Investors Ltd
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Sep 20
Competitive salary
Lion Global Investors Ltd
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Sep 20
Competitive salary
The Middle Office team sits within the Operations Department. The team supports the front and back office on all operational matters relating to new product / fund launch initiatives and set up new markets and open new accounts with brokers/ counterparties for existing funds and fulfilling counterparties KYC requirements.


• Coordinating COO’s team responses on existing fund docs review, RFPs and tenders before the deadline
• Advise BD on operational process, constraints, costs and other potential implications associated with the impending launch of a new product / new fund / new SA account, from COO division’s perspective
• Ensure all operation activities within COO teams are complete and all required service providers engaged
• Keep track of all operational issues raised by the COO teams / service providers to ensure that the fund / account can be launched / injected on time
• Responsible for setting up new cash accounts, custody markets, and trading accounts requested by front office; and arranging to close the relevant accounts upon termination of funds/portfolios
• Responsible for onboarding and periodic review of brokers/counterparties
• Liaise with legal, compliance, and front office on the documentation required for account opening and work closely with custodians, counterparties and brokers to furnish required onboarding documentation
• Address brokers/counterparties queries on KYC, SSI and authorised signatories lists, etc
• Update process documentation / procedural manuals
• Recommend areas for improvement and implement new workflows/controls
• Perform ad-hoc duties assigned by manager


• University degree preferred
• 3 – 5 years of relevant working experience
• Good understanding of asset management industry and operational workflow
• Good understanding of instruments such as EQ/FX/FD/FI/Derivatives
• Good understanding of trading account opening and KYC process
• Strong follow up skills and able to multi-task
• Analytical and strong process improvement mindset
• Demonstrate strong teamwork with internal and external groups
• Fast learner with the ability to think out of the box and provide solutions
• Proficient in Excel (e.g. pivots, lookups etc.)
• Meticulous and able to deliver under pressure

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