Opportunity to become a key member in the Program Trading franchise. The role will focus on daily management of client flow through the PT Platform, primarily the firms Algorithmic trading offering and Smart Order Router. The candidate will be client facing, increasing penetration in to accounts and growing business with those accounts. Role is ideally suited to candidates with a Financial background and previous experience with electronic trading systems. The candidate must already hold active Series 7, 57 and 63 registrations as mandated by FINRA.
Close cooperation with the Sales Trading and Product teams across the Execution Services group will be required to leverage existing relationships in order to increase penetration and revenues from the Target client list.
The role will require the candidate to provide color on the markets, training on the algos and value add information on how to improve execution performance. TCA will be used to drive the business forward and help clients to better improve upon their Execution benchmark.
Support the delivery of commercial goals and objectives at regional and global level.
The candidate will need to articulate changes in market structure, product enhancements and inform clients how best to navigate the changing market structure
Ensure that strong working relationships are developed and maintained with all other global equity teams
The Program Trading Platform is undergoing a major investment program and the job will involve articulating client feedback and requirements gathered during client contact to help prioritize platform developments in the context of the wider team to maximize revenue collected from investment spend.
The job may include helping to shape external marketing initiatives to increase the HSBC profile in the Execution space including conferences, media and marketing collateral.
Impact on the Business
The New York based role will be the main point of contact for execution matters for both our external and affiliate clients, in particular for execution queries, analysis and incident escalation. The Electronic Sales Trader in addition will be responsible for monitoring all flow as well as driving IT projects related to the electronic stack.
Operational Effectiveness & Control
The job-holder will adhere to, and be able to demonstrate adherence to, internal controls and will implement the Group compliance policy by adhering to all relevant processes/procedures, keeping appropriate records and, where appropriate, by the timely implementation of internal and external audit points, including issues raised by external regulators
Management of Risk
The jobholder will ensure the fair treatment of our customers is at the heart of everything we do, both personally and as an organization
This will be achieved by consistently displaying the behaviors that form part of the HSBC Values and culture and adhering to HSBC risk policies and procedures, including notification and escalation of any concerns and taking required action in relation to points raised by audit and/or external regulators
The jobholder is responsible for managing and mitigating operational and conduct risk in their day to day operations. In executing these responsibilities, the Group has adopted risk management and internal control structures referred to as the 'Three Lines of Defense'. The job holder should understand their position within Three Lines of Defense and operate within operational risk policy, escalating in a timely manner where they are unsure
Observation of Internal Controls
Display an understanding of and adherence to internal controls, as well as relevant regulatory guidelines and controls, and promote the awareness of the same.
Maintain awareness of the Operational Risk scenario associated with the role and act in a manner that takes account of operational risk considerations.
Ensure compliance with operational risk controls in accordance with internal and/or regulatory standards and policies; optimize relations with regulators by addressing inquiries.
Employment eligibility to work with HSBC in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.
The candidate must demonstrate:
Cash Equities product knowledge - understanding of the front to back lifecycle.
Experience of supporting and growing the Program Trading desk to ensure high quality execution for global clients
Emerging market Cash Equities knowledge and experience (desirable)
Strong knowledge of equities market structure and technology/architecture
Ability to establish and effectively manage governance forums to support the business
Knowledge of cross border tax implications of a global equities business including booking models and regulation regimes
Strong academic record and good all-around knowledge of financial markets and business finance.
Experience in project management / proven track record in successful project delivery
Strategic thinking / pro-active 'can-do' attitude / ability to challenge the norm.
Track record in producing quality analysis with good analytical skills and attention to detail.
Ability to multi-task, prioritize and operate under pressure.
Team player/leader with strong communication skills to decompose and explain complex issues to all audience levels.
Excellent organization and time management skills.
As an HSBC employee, you will have access to tailored professional development opportunities to ensure you have the right skills for today and tomorrow. We offer a competitive pay and benefits package including a robust Wellness Hub, all in a welcoming, diverse and inclusive work environment. You will be empowered to drive HSBC's engagement with the communities we serve through an industry-leading volunteerism policy, a generous matching gift program, and a comprehensive program of immersive Sustainability and Climate Change Initiatives. You'll want to join our Employee Resource Groups as they play a central part in life at HSBC, including the development of our employees and networking inside and outside of HSBC. We value difference. We succeed together. We take responsibility. We get it done. And we want you to help us build the bank of the future!
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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