Lead Specialist Portfolio Services (Derivatives Operations)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Ltd
  • 20 Jul 18 2018-07-20

As the Lead Specialist Portfolio Services for Derivatives Operations at Schroders, you will be part of a team that is primarily responsible for the administration and settlement of all derivative trades post execution based in Singapore.

Key responsibilities include:

  • daily processing of all Exchange Traded and OTC instruments;
  • investigating and resolving all breaks with our counterparties and custodians in a timely manner;
  • setting up new accounts with our clearing agent, custodians and broker counterparties for  trading and collateral purposes;
  • management of margin and collateral processes internally and externally including dispute resolution;
  • working with the team to improve existing processes and minimise risk;
  • collaborate with other team members in creating an organised structure of record-keeping and issue tracking;
  • monitoring counterparty performance and involved in periodic review meetings;
  • building good working relationships with internal departments;
  • assisting internal stakeholders in reviewing and follow-up of ISDA and CSA during negotiation phase.

To be successful in this role, you should possess the following requisites:

  • A degree graduate with at least 5-8 years of relevant experience within a financial institution;
  • A results oriented person and enjoys working with numbers;
  • Likes learning new functions and applying the knowledge;
  • Enjoys solving problem and at times in a creative manner;
  • Enjoys working in a team and strong in both written and verbal English
  • An appreciation of derivative instruments and complex investment products
  • Strong interest in investment processes and loves delivering against tight deadlines.