Corporate Trust Client Services Senior Account Manager (AVP)

Employer
Deutsche Bank
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary
NA
Posted
Jul 07, 2022
Closes
Jul 26, 2022
Ref
15724972
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Job Description

Job Title: Corporate Trust Client Services Senior Account Manager (AVP)

Team: Corporate Trust, Trust and Agency Services

Corporate Bank

Reporting To: Team Head, Debt & Agency Hong Kong

Responsibilities

Working as part of a front-office Client Services/Client Management product team to actively manage a portfolio of agency & trustee mandates including (but not limited to) the following products:

-Escrow, Account Bank and Specialized Custody

-Structured Finance and Securitization

-Eurobonds and MTN Programmes

Assist the Team Head to formulate and implement procedures and policies which meet with the bank's standard on control, risk management, operational efficiency and service quality.
  • Active participation in documentation review, deal structuring and execution in accordance with agreed procedures and policies together with internal or external legal counsel. The successful candidate is expected to provide comments on structure, mechanics and operational aspects. The candidate is expected to participate in deal review of all transaction structures with training and development to be provided as required or identified, and be able to provide appropriate solutions to clients by liaising and coordinating with both internal and external parties including infrastructure partners within GBS, DBOI, GAD and the ICSDs).
  • Ensure accurate transaction booking on all internal systems from initial transaction setup and ongoing administration. Perform the '4 eye' validation on the transactions principally managed by other team members as required including outgoing reports, notices, payment instructions etc in relation to the assigned transactions. Ensure the adherence of internal control procedures in the ongoing administration of such transactions.
  • Manage all ongoing portfolio management responsibilities linked to assigned transactions, including but not limited to placement of investments, review and preparation of reports, interest and collateral calculation, monitoring of quantitative and qualitative covenants, and maintenance of deal administration files.
  • Liaison with issuers/borrowers and noteholders/lenders to deal with waivers, consent solicitations and restructurings/default management with documentation amendments as required.
  • Work with internal business partners both locally and globally on projects and new product developments including with other regional and global hubs.
  • Where required, to assist with the preparation and validation of management / MIS reports and handling of control / compliance matters in accordance with Bank's and regulatory requirements.
  • To act as product SME, providing support and guidance to juniors as well as "extension of desk" functions supporting the front-office team in managing the portfolio of transactions.

Requirements

University degree in a Finance related discipline. Minimum 5-7 years experience in Banking and Finance (previous exposure to trust/agency, capital markets and/or structured financing products would be beneficial). Client facing experience, with excellent communications skills in both English and Chinese (written and spoken). Able to build strong relationships both internally and externally. Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, decision making skills with a good eye for detail and a team player.

The Candidate will also be:
  • Highly organized, efficient, and able to work without always being directed (self-starter).
  • Able to effectively organize and prioritize workflow while managing the expectations of stakeholders.
  • Able to explain complex issues in a simple way
  • The candidate will need to be able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment, and to be able to handle frequently changing business priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills (able to work with all levels within the organization).
  • Experienced in working with global, multi-region initiatives, projects and teams

Additional Job Description

Details of the Division and Team:

Deutsche Bank Trust & Agency Services ("TAS") group is a leading global provider of trustee, agency and depositary services to different types of issuers/clients ranging from sovereigns, state owned companies, corporate, financial institutions, insurance companies, asset managers to private equity firms; and we service on the most comprehensive range of products among all relevant industry players including public bonds, private placement bonds, MTN/CP/CD programmes, structured debts, ABSs, MBSs, Hong Kong and Singapore listed REITs, syndicated and secured loans, project finance, money and document escrows, SPAC escrows, American Depository Receipts and Global Depository Receipts.

Your key responsibilities:
  • Working as part of a front-office Client Services/Client Management product team to actively manage a portfolio of agency & trustee mandates including (but not limited to) the following products:
  • Escrow, Account Bank and Specialized Custody Structured Finance and Securitization Eurobonds and MTN Programmes
  • Assist the Team Head to formulate and implement procedures and policies which meet with the bank's standard on control, risk management, operational efficiency and service quality.
  • Active participation in documentation review, deal structuring and execution in accordance with agreed procedures and policies together with internal or external legal counsel. The successful candidate is expected to provide comments on structure, mechanics and operational aspects. The candidate is expected to participate in deal review of all transaction structures with training and development to be provided as required or identified, and be able to provide appropriate solutions to clients by liaising and coordinating with both internal and external parties including infrastructure partners within GBS, DBOI, GAD and the ICSDs).
  • Ensure accurate transaction booking on all internal systems from initial transaction setup and ongoing administration. Perform the '4 eye' validation on the transactions principally managed by other team members as required including outgoing reports, notices, payment instructions etc in relation to the assigned transactions. Ensure the adherence of internal control procedures in the ongoing administration of such transactions.
  • Manage all ongoing portfolio management responsibilities linked to assigned transactions, including but not limited to placement of investments, review and preparation of reports, interest and collateral calculation, monitoring of quantitative and qualitative covenants, and maintenance of deal administration files.
  • Liaison with issuers/borrowers and noteholders/lenders to deal with waivers, consent solicitations and restructurings/default management with documentation amendments as required.
  • Work with internal business partners both locally and globally on projects and new product developments including with other regional and global hubs.
  • Where required, to assist with the preparation and validation of management / MIS reports and handling of control / compliance matters in accordance with Bank's and regulatory requirements.
  • To act as product SME, providing support and guidance to juniors as well as "extension of desk" functions supporting the front-office team in managing the portfolio of transactions.

Your skills and experience:
  • University degree in a Finance related discipline.
  • Minimum 6-8 years experience in Banking and Finance (previous exposure to trust/agency, capital markets and/or structured financing products would be beneficial).
  • Client facing experience, with excellent communications skills in both English and Chinese (written and spoken).
  • Able to build strong relationships both internally and externally.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, decision making skills with a good eye for detail and a team player.

You will also be:
  • Highly organized, efficient, and able to work without always being directed (self-starter).
  • Able to effectively organize and prioritize workflow while managing the expectations of stakeholders.
  • Able to explain complex issues in a simple way
  • The candidate will need to be able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment, and to be able to handle frequently changing business priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills (able to work with all levels within the organization).
  • Experienced in working with global, multi-region initiatives, projects and teams

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