Technical Specialist, Counterparty Onboarding and Operations Control (Contract)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Contract, Full time
  • Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Ltd
  • 15 Apr 19

Seeking a contractor till the end of the year! Schroders Counterparty Onboarding & Operations Controls team is responsible for coordination of activities relating to operational and system controls amongst Portfolio Services teams, account set up with counterparties as well as oversight of custodian & counterparty service provision.

Role Overview

Main responsibilities:

  • Manage counterparty on-boarding process for new accounts – work with various personnel such as Schroders London counterpart for global trading options, external counterparties for different investment instruments including equities, bonds, forex, fixed deposits; as well as external clearing / executing brokers for exchange traded & over the counter derivatives.
  • Ensure counterparty adherence to Schroders requirements relating to account set up
  • Oversight of counterparty and custodian service provision to Portfolio Services teams
  • Undertake counterparty and custodian reviews.
  • Benchmarking for top tier counterparties and custodians.
  • Coordinate counterparty and custodian survey responses.
  • Coordinate regular reviews of operating memorandum
  • Ensure effective control of operational changes driven by regulation or business needs.

 

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Basic understanding of financial instruments
  • Good organizational & time management skills
  • Ability to multi task
  • Committed and enthusiastic

 

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience in on-boarding related activities / processes will be a plus.
  • Good understanding of forex and/or derivatives products.