Equity Derivatives reporting - Middle office

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Financial Services / Investment / Securities
Job function Banking / Finance > Asset Management
Banking / Finance > General / Operations
Banking / Finance > Derivatives / Equities
Published On 17/09/2019
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This newly appointed role is to aid the existing team and aid the reporting side of the Equity Derivatives team in the operations business arm from Hong Kong (regional hub).


My client is a large international investment Manager with its head quarters in Northern America. After very strong performance they are adding headcount to thier team to aid the growth and reaching further into the region.

With an insurance business to elverage from their international brand is recognised globally.


  • As a team take responsibility for the for regulatory reporting (HKMA, SFC, MAS, EMIR and JFSA). Understand the regulatory requirement and reporting platform (DTCC and HKTR) for various derivatives instrument under different regulators.
  • Provide advisory, analytical, project management and/or implementation services to business units in the roll-out of new derivatives products, system or strategies in support of business objectives for General Fund and Third Party businesses.
  • Support senior management & external reports, one-off issue resolution and operational activities as the need arises from the derivative space.
  • Assist on new derivative launches by setting up new reporting work flows.
  • Start, develop and maintain strong working relationships across various arms within the business including systems support amongst others to ensure workable solutions are derived.
  • Fully understand business unit requirements, products and time lines. Conduct qualitative and quantitative research into the business models of assigned business units to formulate a clear picture of the business model and understand the linkage between the products, the liabilities incurred, and the supporting assets and derivatives, and the reasons for certain management strategies being employed.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Project Management or Business with at least 5+ years experience in the securities industry and/or investment operations.
  • Hands-on experience with listed and OTC derivatives especially on on boarding, trading agreements, valuation, settlement and collateral management processes.
  • Working knowledge of exchange-traded and OTC derivatives and regulatory reforms in U.S. (i.e. Dodd-Frank), Europe and Asia for OTC derivatives, specifically the Clearing and Trade Reporting of OTC derivatives.
  • Knowledge in hedge accounting for derivatives under IFRS, U.S. GAAP or Japan GAAP would be an asset.
  • Sound understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the various business units that interact in a new fund launch, new client mandate, portfolio restructuring within an asset management company and/or custodial environment is a definite plus.
  • Direct experience working in an Insurance Company Investment Division, Asset Management Company and/or brokerage environment is a strong advantage.
  • Computer literacy with common PC applications and experience with portfolio management platforms such as Bloomberg, Portia, Simcorp, Findur, APEX, and/or an aptitude to grasp and use a new system quickly, relatively independently and with depth.
  • Strong communication and presentation skill to deal with various internal and external parties and able to work under pressure.
  • A capacity to frame and solve problems using sound reasoning, innovation and creative thinking skills.
  • Ability to work independently to deliver on commitments and resolve issues
  • Demonstrate strong organisational, multi-tasking and prioritise tasks with the ability to work in a fast changing


My client offers a very competative package as well as environment that sees promotions to push people into higher roles and develop their skill sets here in their Hong Kong.

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Nicholas Debbage on +852 2848 9525