Asset Management, Fixed Income Middle Office, Associate - Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Sep 11, 2022
Sep 25, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Our team

The Hong Kong Fixed Income Middle Office team is a team of professional and well-diversified experts who work dynamically with the Portfolio Managers (PM) and Trading Desk to manage investment trade activities and support development of new businesses for Fixed Income portfolios. Our client coverage includes Funds and Institutions while our investment coverage covers major global markets.

As part of Fixed Income Middle Office (MO), you will benefit through:
  • Deepening knowledge of the business from front to back, end to end
  • Partnering with a global team such as regional Middle Office teams and Investment Desks
  • Taking charge of change and transformation
  • Working in an environment where teamwork and partnership are the foundation of success
This role you will:
  • Oversee the Investment Book of Record (IBOR) to ensure any securities and cash position discrepancies are identified and escalated to the Portfolio Managers in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders (portfolio managers, trading desk, business management, compliance, controls, risk, client service, operations, internal and external service providers) to design and drive comprehensive solutions that meet business requirements
  • Partner with Client Onboarding Management teams to set up new products and design new operating models
  • Oversee offshored and outsourced activity whilst ensuring performance and service levels are met
  • Keep informed of market and regulatory changes impacting the Fixed Income business and ensure processes/controls are in place to support changes
  • Manage projects and initiatives, such as process improvement, business model changes, system implementation, new product or new market initiatives rollouts, and other ad hoc projects
  • Ensure that a highly robust 1st line control framework is put in place to avoid and mitigate trading and settlement risks
You will be successful in this role if you have:
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in Fixed Income Middle office / Asset Management operational process
  • Exceptional expertise in the Fixed Income market, with a strong understanding of the evolving market structure and regulatory environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with good command of written and spoken English
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and hybrid environment, a "can do" attitude and the willingness to learn new applications in an ever-changing environment
  • A strong team player, passionate, detail-minded and keen to develop career in asset management industry
  • Excellent in excel and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Fluency in English required with Mandarin and / or Cantonese a definite plus
  • Hold CFA is an advantage

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