Operations Associate, Asset Management

Hong Kong Island Permanent HK$500,000 - HK$700,000 per year
  • Opportunity to join a stable firm
  • Good culture and excellent benefits

About Our Client

Our client is a leading UK-based asset management firm with a strong and established presence in the Asian market. With a strategic focus on Hong Kong, Singapore, China, and India. Their capabilities span equities, fixed income, alternative investments and multi-asset solutions. They are looking to hire a new Operations Associate to join its team.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in day-to-day operational tasks, including trade settlement, collateral management, cash management, and reconciliations. Ensure timely and accurate processing of transactions, adhering to regulatory requirements and internal policies.
  • Collaborate with the client services team to address client inquiries and resolve operational issues. Maintain strong relationships with clients, custodians, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Conduct research and analysis on market trends, regulatory changes, and industry best practices in the Asian markets. Provide insights and recommendations to support decision-making.
  • Continuously review operational processes and identify areas for improvement. Propose and implement enhancements to increase efficiency, reduce risk, and streamline workflows.
  • Assist in maintaining compliance with applicable regulations and internal control procedures. Support the implementation of risk management initiatives and ensure adherence to risk policies.
  • Prepare and distribute operational reports, metrics, and documentation as required. Maintain accurate records and documentation in accordance with internal and external requirements.
  • Collaborate with various teams, including portfolio management, trading, legal, and finance, to ensure seamless coordination and support across the organization.



The Successful Applicant

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, business, or a related field.
  • Prior experience in operations or middle office functions within the asset management industry, with exposure to Asian markets preferred.
  • Strong understanding of investment products, trade lifecycle, and operational processes.
  • Proficiency in using relevant systems and technology platforms, such as order management systems, portfolio accounting systems, and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize effectively, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Self-motivated and proactive, with a demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Fluency in English and Mandarin is required. Ability to read Chinese is essential.

What's on Offer

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of our organization in the Asia market.

Contact
Jeremy Lam
Quote job ref
JN-012024-6301683
Phone number
+852 2848 4711

Job summary

Function
Banking & Financial Services
Specialisation
Operations / Middle Office - Asset Management
Industry
Financial Services
Location
Hong Kong Island
Job Type:
Permanent
Consultant name
Jeremy Lam
Consultant phone
+852 2848 4711
Job Reference
JN-012024-6301683

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