Banking Specialist (OTC Derivatives processing)

1 Fusionopolis Place, 138632 Singapore, Singapore | Full-timeApply Now

A bit about the role

The Banking Specialist provides operational support to Sales & Trading teams on the processing, settlement and confirmation of OTC Derivatives transactions within agreed ASAPs and Client policies and procedures. The Asset classes include Equities, Interest Rates, Credit, Commodities and FX.

Your key tasks

  • Timely and accurate validation and processing of OTC Equity and FX derivative products (Accumulators, Decumulators, Swaps, Dual Currency Investment, Structured Investment, FX related products).
  • Matching trade details on dealing blotter, counterparty term-sheet / advice and verification of trades in trade capture system.
  • Following-up with relevant parties to resolve any trade exceptions / discrepancies.
  • Prompt settlement of premium, and trade events e.g. knockout, expiry, exercise, periodic fixing, including posting of accounting entries and releasing of appropriate Swift messages (e.g. MT 202, 541 and 543).
  • Ensuring that client trade confirmations are prepared and sent on a timely basis.
  • Ensuring that counter trade confirmations are executed. Any outstanding confirmations are to be escalated per the escalation matrix and followed up for resolution.
  • Investigating and resolving all outstanding break items in Securities and Nostro as well as Internal accounts.
  • Handling all trade enquiries from both external and internal stakeholders.
  • Updating EOD checklist to ensure completeness.
  • Maintaining close working relationship with team members and cross function teams.
  • Ensuring operational delivery covering OTC activities are within agreed SLAs, KRIs and / or KPIs.
  • Escalation of any operational risks relating to OTC matters to Manager for mitigation / control solutions.
  • Ensuring that the bank's procedures and controls are complied with to prevent losses or risks due to errors, omission or non-compliance.
  • Ensuring that all trades alleged by counterparty in DTCC and Markitwire are affirmed on in a timely manner.
  • Performing User Acceptance Testing as and when required.

A bit about you

  • Tertiary education (Diploma / Degree in Banking and Finance/Accountancy preferred but not necessary).
  • At least 2 – 4 years of operations experience with products knowledge of OTC derivatives within Private Banking / Private Wealth Management.
  • Independent and proactive with good communication skills.
  • Good team player with a positive attitude and ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • High attention to details and good time management skills are essential
  • Familiar with Wealth Management products including front to back processes as well as end-to-end system knowledge in processing them.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel would be advantageous.
  • Preferably with knowledge of Avaloq system.

Additional information

We realize that managing work life balance is a challenge we all face in our daily lives and in order to support with this we are pleased to offer hybrid and flexible working for most of our Avaloqers to maintain work life balance and still continue our fantastic Avaloq culture in our global offices.

In Avaloq we are proud to embrace diversity and understand the success of our business is built on the power of different opinions, we are whole heartedly committed to fostering an equal opportunity environment and inclusive culture where you can be your true authentic self.

We hire, compensate and promote regardless of origin, age, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other fantastic traits that make us all unique, we have done our best to write this advert in an inclusive and neutral way.

Please be aware that we will not accept speculative CV submissions for any of our roles from recruitment agencies, and any unsolicited candidate submissions will be exempt from any payment expectations.



Annual bonus

At Avaloq we work hard to remain an industry leading provider and we love to reward our colleagues with a share of that success with an annual bonus, you will even remain eligible for annual bonus while you do the hardest job of your life – taking care of your children during parental leave.

Flexible working

We understand that fitting your life around your job can be challenging which is why in most roles we offer flexible working to allow you to thrive both in and out of work.

Instant recognition

We love to see people thriving in their roles and we have an instant recognition scheme at Avaloq to help managers reward the great work our colleagues deliver with a gift to say thanks.

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A bit about us

Founded and headquartered in Switzerland, Avaloq is continuously expanding its global footprint with around 2,500 colleagues in 12 countries, and more than 160 clients in 35 countries. We are an industry-leading provider of wealth management technology and services for financial institutions around the world, including private banks and wealth managers, investment managers, as well as retail and neo banks. Our research led approach and continual innovation is powered by the passion and creativity of our colleagues.
We are always looking for talented people to join us on our mission to orchestrate the financial ecosystem and democratize access to wealth management. Avaloq offers the opportunity to work closely with some of the world’s leading financial institutions as we jointly develop and shape careers. Championing a collaborative, supportive and flexible work environment empowers our colleagues to reach their full potential.

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