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Our client is a global multi-strategy hedge fund manager with headquarters in Hong Kong. They are looking to hire an Operations Associate as a member of their operations team. The associate would sit in the head office in Hong Kong, on the desk, and would be expected to make significant contributions to the team.
Daily Operations Tasks:
Trade Management - Work with traders and counterparties to ensure proper trade bookings, allocations, amendments, matching, and settlements for all asset classes
Trade Reconciliation - Confirm details match between client's bookings, fund administrator's system, and counterparty confirms/statements
Cash Management - Processing margin calls, derivative settlements, etc.
Margin - Compile broker margin statements into daily report, review and analyze trends, work with Director of Operations to ensure efficient allocation of positions
Corporate Actions - Process rights exercises, dividend elections, DR / CB conversions, etc.
Exercising options and trade expiries - ASCOTs, OTC Options, NDFs, etc.
Break Management - Clear trade / positions / cash breaks in conjunction with fund administrator
OTC Trade Confirms - Review and execute paper confirms and electronic confirmations
Assist Fund Accounting team & CRO with resolving PnL and/or risk-related issues
Compliance Monitoring - Assist with secondary review of short positions, long positions, etc.
Regulatory Filing Information - Assist Director of Operations Report to Director of Operations for ad hoc projects
Fluent in English
1-5 years relevant experience
An independent thinker who is highly intelligent and motivated
Comfortable working under tight deadlines in face-paced environment
Desire to grow and develop knowledge and skills, and to advance within the firm
Knowledge of asset classes, financial markets, and relevant current events
Familiar with elements of trade life cycle and resolution of cash equity trade settlement issues
Prior experience with trade booking or Order Management System (OMS)*
Knowledge of Corporate Actions mechanics, Convertible Bonds, OTC Products*
Systems: Outlook, Excel, Word, Bloomberg*, Paladyne / Broadridge*, Prime Broker websites*
* preferred but not required
If you are interested in this position, please complete the standard application form by clicking the Apply now button. You can also attach your tailored CV and Cover letter quoting reference JO#23569 in the subject header with your current and expected salary, which we will use to review applications. Only qualified candidates will receive a reply.