Team Leader (Technology & Operations / MWS Operations / Trade Control Group / J1991)

  • Competitive
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad
  • 20 Feb 18 2018-02-20

Team Leader (Technology & Operations / MWS Operations / Trade Control Group / J1991)

Financial Markets Middle Office - FX, Rates, Credit and Commodity (FXRCC) derivatives - Analyst


Job Description
A Middle Office role within Financial Markets Operations, with a focus on FX, Rates, Credit and Commodity (FXRCC) derivatives business covering cash and derivatives products
Roles are directly aligned to business stakeholders with a goal of achieving best in class client service, process standardization, volume scalability and cost efficiency.

Key Roles & Responsibilities
· Provide support to the global FXRCC business but primarily focused on Asia.
o Trade/Portfolio Validation
o Trade/Position Reconciliation
o Brokerage Management
o Lifecycle event reporting
o Query management
o MI Reporting
o Drive process improvement/efficiencies
· Ensure that FXRCC transactions for both Vanilla and Structured products are correctly booked into the Transaction Processing system (Sabre & Murex) by verifying against source documents.
· Ensure that approved product programs and country addendums are in place for new deals traded whenever possible.
· Perform reconciliation between systems or between different desk by using TLM system
· Escalate all exceptions for "missed" "unresolved" trade, generic counterparty booking, unapproved product trading etc
· Closely monitor upstream systems as to ensure all deals feed into our Trading platform successfully. Any deals that fail to STP smoothly to Trading platform will require investigation.
· Highlight any discrepancies to the Front Office, relevant downstream departments and superiors
· Attend to deals booking r elated queries & investigations
· Manage, guide and lead the team to facilitate effective verification & escalation of the transactions
· Participate in evaluating system enhancements, UATs and projects
· Work closely with New Product Group and any relevant downstream departments in supporting any new products or businesses
· Constant review of DOI to ensure complete and accurate recording of process
· Escalat e of all exceptions and breaks in accordance to escalation metrics
· Ensure audit issues are being addressed and solutions provided.
· Escalate any new control gaps, all exceptions and ensure all discrepancies & escalations are investigated, responded & resolved by within acceptable timeline
· Ensure timely completion of KCSA and duly followed
· Ensure that all exceptions are reported to Manager in accordance to the Escalation policy
· Involve in Project/BOW meetings

Qualifications & Skills
· Middle Office experience from Sales / Trading support or Trade Control
· Preferred degree: Finance related degree (BSc/MSc) and/or engineering/statistics/ actuarial sciences degree
· Domain expertise (product characteristics, payoff, trade events and risk replication ) across Financial markets products, with focus in FXRCC
· Strong user knowledge of transaction capture and processing systems
o Murex 2.11
o Murex 3.1
o Bloomberg Trading System (BTS)
o Martini
o Omgeo CTM
· Good understanding of the process flow of Financial Markets transactions (from front to back)
· Analytical mindset, attention to detail
· Strong track record for delivering process efficiency and scalability
· Proficient presentation/communication skills
· Demonstrate strong teamwork with internal and external groups