The Asia ex-Japan Cash Equity Trades Processing team is responsible for the operational processing of trade activities for institutional clients trading equities in global markets.
This is an intense, fast-paced role that requires associates to be focused, detail-oriented and calm under pressure.
The associates interact continuously with internal counterparties such as trading desks and Settlements as well as externally with clients.
• Provide operational support for Agency Trading desks.
• Responsible for trades allocation and confirmations processing for institutional clients trading in Asia ex-Japan equity markets.
• Ensure transactions are booked accurately and investigate and resolve all trade exceptions and manage queries within the agreed SLAs.
• Identify, report and escalate issues in a timely manner.
• Adhere to control procedures, identify risk gaps and ensure controls are implemented to close those gaps.
• Review processes to identify issues within the flows and work with senior management to drive process changes and enhancements.
• Build and maintain relationships with the trading desks, clients and other Operation teams.
• Engage in ad-hoc projects and initiatives, including liaison with internal and external counterparties globally.
• 5+ years of investment banking experience within Operations, preferably in the cash equities domain.
• Good understanding of the life cycle of a trade and related interactions between internal stakeholders.
• Quantitative, analytical, proactive, able to work under pressure while adhering to tight deadlines.
• Strong team player able to work well independently and collaboratively with peers and stakeholders.
• Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and prioritize deliverables efficiently.
• Control-focused with a good understanding of risk and the impact of errors.
• Able to initiate solutions to remediate problems and think strategically outside of functional role and responsibility.
• Confident and articulate communicator with experience in communicating with external parties.