Derivative Specialist - Investment Bank

  • Competitive Salary
  • Hong Kong
  • Contract, Full time
  • Hays Malaysia
  • 30 Oct 17 2017-10-30

Are you detail oriented, even when multitasking? Do you know how to shine in a supporting role?

Your Role

We’re looking for someone like that to help us:

  • undertake preparatory work, transaction processing, and control and reconciliations tasks (eg. confirmations drafting, derivatives instrument setup, trade validation, risk reporting, periodic review of controls etc.)
  • provide support and advice for front and middle office staff
  • interface with internal and external clients to provide operational and administrative support as needed
  • facilitate project delivery (eg. collect user requirements, participate in testing etc.)
  • see that Operations processes – OTC derivatives businesses – comply with regulations, guidelines, standards and policies

Your team

You’ll be working in the OTC Derivatives team in Hong Kong. Our role is to support line managers and employees across all business divisions (including facing off senior Ops management; strategic change groups; and risk governance committees). We help by taking ownership and accountability over the production and service delivery of OTC Derivatives Settlements to businesses across Investment Banking and Wealth Management functions.

Your experience and skills

You have:

  • a university degree
  • an understanding of the trade lifecycle of the OTC business landscape (minimum 1 year of industry experience)
  • strong risk-controlled mindset in examining design and operating effectiveness of established controls
  • track record of being client focused
  • an awareness of the industry / regulatory environment within the OTC Derivatives Market and specifically developments around CCP
  • interacted with middle/front office to resolve trade discrepancies and articulate risks
  • great computer skills and the willingness to learn new programs and process flows


You are:

  • adaptable, with strong interpersonal skills
  • are able to challenge the status quo with an aim of enhancing the quality and efficiency of our service delivery
  • able to work under pressure (you secretly love deadlines)