The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) is an independent statutory body that regulates the activities of securities dealers, issuers and market operators such as the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. As well as promoting the fairness, efficiency and competitiveness of the securities industry, we provide protection and education to public investors, minimize crime and reduce industry risks. We have been consistently rated the best securities regulator in Asia, and we now have opportunities for high-calibre individuals to join us.
Assistant Manager - Investment Products (Ref: SCMP/AM/IP/161118)
Employer Ref.: SCMP/AM/IP/161118
In the ever-changing market conditions, regulators worldwide are facing increasing challenges posed by financial innovation and complex regulatory issues. As a securities regulator, the SFC is charged with the responsibilities to protect investors and to facilitate market development.
If you see yourself possessing the qualities to serve the Hong Kong market as a securities regulator, and being part of an expanding professional team in product authorization and policy formulation for fostering Hong Kong’s market development, we invite you to join us as a Manager in our Investment Products Division.
The successful candidates will be responsible for a combination of regulatory work, including the processing of applications for authorisation of retail investment products, their offer documents and marketing materials in accordance with SFC product codes; on-going monitoring of such products and analyzing market information and data; providing assistance to policy-oriented research and comparative studies on international securities regulation; assisting in research projects and analysing regulatory policies, macro-economics and financial matters in Hong Kong, Mainland China and overseas markets.
To be successful in this role, you should have a university degree in Law/Economic/Accounting/Finance, preferably with experience in financial services or related industries. Exposure gained in international investment banks or asset managers or multinational audit or law firms is preferable. You should have excellent analytical, writing, presentation and interpersonal skills, and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. An excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese is required, with proficiency in Putonghua a plus.