Middle Office Trade Support Specialist

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Contract, Full time
  • Morgan McKinley Singapore
  • 18 Jan 19

Middle Office Trade Support Specialist

Our client, a Global Investment Management company is looking to add a Middle Office Trade Support Specialist into their team. This is an initial 1 year contract with good chances of renewal or conversion.

Job Description

Middle Office Trade Support Specialist

Job Function Summary

The Middle Office Trade Support Specialist will be responsible for accurate and timely Trade Capture (T+0 affirmation/confirmation), covering multiple products and asset classes: Futures, Options, FX, Bonds, IRS, Cash Equities, Equity Swaps, and other OTC Derivatives.

Close daily interactions with Portfolio Managers as well as external counterparties are expected to ensure accurate Risk/Positions in the Firm's books and records on a trade date basis.

Candidate is also expected to liaise closely with Technology, Risk and Core Operations for timely resolution of daily issues as well as leading ongoing initiatives to enhance firm's processes.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Responsible for monitoring intra-day trading activity of all Fixed Income and Equities instruments. Establish procedures and methods for accurate Trade Capture within the firm on a trade date basis, in conjunction with Risk and Technology.
  • Ensure accurate and timely trade affirmation across multiple asset classes on trade date. Work with various stakeholders internally as well as externally in order to ensure timely resolution of breaks.
  • Be a central point of contact for Portfolio Managers and Trading teams to resolve any position, pricing, technology, risk and security related issues.
  • Work with various internal teams to streamline processes and enhance controls
  • Liaise with prime brokers, sell-side dealers and vendors on a regular basis to resolve issues and improve procedures

Qualifications/Skills Required
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Min 5 years of experience in Middle Office, Trade Support or Trade Assistant roles
  • Knowledge of full product life cycle, ideally across multiple products. Detailed understanding of at least one product is a must: Interest rates derivatives, Credit derivatives, FX, Equities or Commodities
  • Experience with at least one of following systems - Markitwire, CTM, Murex, Imagine, Bloomberg, Reuters
  • Strong attention to detail, problem solving capabilities
  • Quick learner, able to multi-task and prioritize work in a fast-paced environment; high sense of urgency
  • Ability to work well in a team environment; strong communication skills

Due to the nature of the role, only Singaporeans or Singapore PRs will be considered.

If you are interested in this position, please apply today or email Constance Cho ccho@morganmckinley.com.sg

Morgan McKinley Pte Ltd

Constance Cho

EA License - 11C5502

Reg No - R1876688