Chief Operating Officer, Family Office (buy side)

Hong Kong Permanent HK$120,000 - HK$200,000
  • Backed by a top property developer
  • Well set up team structure

About Our Client

Our client has a long history in Hong Kong and has diversified their business in various areas within the HK / China property market as well as building up their own family office to manage their own assets

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

  • Report to the Managing Director/CIO, the successful candidate will lead various operating functions responsible for Middle & Back office, Legal & Compliance, Technology, Support and Administration of the business
  • Lead the effort to manage external relationships with counterparties / brokers, vendors, custodians, law firms, and external consultants.
  • Manage and be responsible for Compliance team and SFC related matters, on all investment related and entity level compliance matters and reporting
  • Oversee investment related operations activities including portfolio administration, valuations reconciliations, performance and PNL reporting, liquidity management, investment compliance and regulatory monitoring
  • Coordinate with Group CFO and Group Finance Department on financial reporting, audits, and perform financial planning, budgeting and analysis
  • Work with the Legal and Investment team on investment structure, agreements and contract negotiation
  • Work with Group Tax team on tax related investment issues in both public and private securities markets
  • Lead recruiting / talent acquisition projects as needed
  • Drive operational efficiency initiatives and improvements

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate would be the person who is at a leading position with the operations team in the buy side firms / family office environment

  • Degree graduate with minimum 10 to 15 years¡¯ relevant experience in the finance/investment industry, including some period of experience in an investment management firm in a similar role
  • Previous experience in SFC Type 1,4,9 as RO and/or MIC is preferred although not mandatory
  • Exposure to both Public Securities across various asset classes and markets; and Private Equity, Fund, Alternative Investments
  • Solid all-round COO skills and knowledge across various non-investment functions inside an investment management firm
  • Up-to-date Regulatory knowledge relevant to Investment management business
  • Up-to-date knowledge on execution technology, OEMS, execution lifecycle and related operational flows
  • Proven leadership and team management experience
  • Knowledge of markets and experience with investors/clients a positive
  • Excellent communication and people skills, in addition to English, fluency in Mandarin or Cantonese are preferred but not required

What's on Offer

This is an exciting opportunity for a strong COO level candidate from buy side firms to join a well-established family office and take on a new exciting challenge

Lilian Yeung
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+852 2848 9518

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Lilian Yeung
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