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Commercial Analyst - APAC MID (Hong Kong)

Employer
TP ICAP
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 24, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The TP ICAP Group is a world leading provider of market infrastructure.

Our purpose is to provide clients with access to global financial and commodities markets, improving price discovery, liquidity, and distribution of data, through responsible and innovative solutions.

Through our people and technology, we connect clients to superior liquidity and data solutions.

The Group is home to a stable of premium brands. Collectively, TP ICAP is the largest interdealer broker in the world by revenue, the number one Energy & Commodities broker in the world, the world's leading provider of OTC data, and an award winning all-to-all trading platform.

The Group operates from more than 60 offices in 27 countries. We are 5,300 people strong. We work as one to achieve our vision of being the world's most trusted, innovative, liquidity and data solutions specialist.

Role Overview:

The Management Information Desk (MID) provides a central hub for key business analysis in the APAC region. Key tasks include preparation of feasibilities for new hires and exiting employees, restructuring and scenario analysis, new business investment proposals, management of hiring pipeline and the standardization of process and procedures to ensure informed decision making and best possible regional performance.

The role of the Commercial Analyst - MID APAC is to prepare timely and accurate management reports to assist the Head of MID, APAC COO and APAC GB Head with Commercial decision making. The individual needs to have strong attention to detail, be able to prioritise and manage workload, and be passionate about pursuing a career in commercial analysis and reporting. Prior experience working with a 'Inter-Dealer-Broker', Trading Bank, or 'Other trading business' is not necessary, but an interest in financial markets is recommended. The individual will need to adopt a structured and investigative approach to their workload and be able to present all information in a clear, comprehensive manner, both verbal and written.

The individual will report to the Head of MID - APAC but will field requests from the APAC GB Head, APAC COO and regional MD's directly from time-to-time. Tasks need to be completed in a timely and accurate manner and the individual will be assessed on the accuracy, timeliness, and quality of responses.

The role will require ability to learn on the job and build a strong analytical skillset over time.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Provide timely and accurate contract summary and P&L models for new hires, renewals and employee exits (the CRF process). Present the financial impact to desk, business, and region to assist MD, COO and CEO decision making.
  • Maintain the CRF tracking file and be able to advise on the status of CRF's at any point in the approval process. Produce statistics on CRFs in aggregated fashion across multiple metrics at the request of APAC MID Head, APAC GB Head.
  • Work with HR to ensure contracts are prepared in accordance with CRF guidelines and chase up signed contracts in timely fashion. Ensure that MID have a complete database of contracts for easy access.
  • Prepare post-hire performance analysis and communicate to management at set intervals after their start date so that appropriate action can be taken.
  • Administer and manage the APAC regional hiring pipeline. Have a strong working knowledge of contractual terms and assist with modelling and analysis needed for negotiations.
  • Refresh and send monthly management packs to MDs in APAC. Work with finance to ensure the GL is closed prior to refresh and ensure regional consistency of key performance indicator metrics.
  • Prepare Executive committee packs for APAC and Group meetings that take place monthly. Ensure insightful commentary and analysis.
  • Maintain datasets and databases used by MID for reporting and analysis.
  • Prepare accurate and timely adhoc analysis as requested by manager, APAC GB Head, COO and MDs.
  • Build strong working relationships with MD's, Desk Managers, and support teams to achieve respect and trust in the role.
  • Be willing to attend calls/meetings after-hours if required.
Experience/Competences:

Essential
  • Genuine interest in pursuing a career in financial analytics and management reporting.
  • Task orientated and strong work ethic to meet deadlines.
  • A team player with a collaborative, proactive and responsive mind-set.
  • Ability to work with highly confidential information and be trusted. Integrity in dealings.
  • Displays excellent written and oral communication skills and is articulate with attention to detail.
  • Strong excel skills or ability to learn quickly on the job. Must be a self-starter who can figure out how to do things without much instruction or formal training.
  • Basic understanding of P&L, BS and Cashflow and understands how a chart of accounts feeds into financial statements.
  • Must be able to interrogate financial systems and seek answers when/if data not as it should be or forthcoming.
  • Ability to manage monthly management reporting packs production in autonomous fashion
  • Good written communication skills in Microsoft Office - Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree qualification in accounting, finance or business required.
Desired
  • Ability to manage workload and prioritise tasks in an organised and efficient manner.
  • Strong personal organisational skills with the ability to deliver under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • Experience working in an accounting team in junior accounting capacity is preferred.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management including C-level executives.
  • Experience with an Inter-Dealer-Broker or Trading bank would be preferable.


Not The Perfect Fit?

Concerned that you may not meet the criteria precisely? At TP ICAP, we wholeheartedly believe in fostering inclusivity and cultivating a work environment where everyone can flourish, regardless of your personal or professional background. If you are enthusiastic about this role but find that your experience doesn't align perfectly with every aspect of the job description, we strongly encourage you to apply. You may be the ideal candidate for this position or another opportunity within our organisation. Our dedicated Talent Acquisition team is here to assist you in recognising how your unique skills and abilities can be a valuable contribution. Don't hesitate to take the leap and explore the possibilities. Your potential is what truly matters to us.

Company Statement

We know that the best innovation happens when diverse people with different perspectives and skills work together in an inclusive atmosphere. That's why we're building a culture where everyone plays a part in making people feel welcome, ready and willing to contribute. TP ICAP Accord - our Employee Network - is a central to this. As well as representing specific groups, TP ICAP Accord helps increase awareness, collaboration, shares best practice, and holds our firm to account for driving continuous cultural improvement.

Location
Hong Kong - 20th Floor - One Hennessy - Wan Chai

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