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Associate/AVP, Trade Management

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Investment Services
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  7525

Investment Services Public Markets

 

Investment Services Public Markets, or ISPM, is an integrated team that leverages data and emerging technology to provide investment services for public market investment activities strategically and tactically.  The team is responsible for business management functions for all public market investment strategies, as well as GIC’s global execution, trade and collateral operations, asset servicing, investment monitoring, market data management, network management and custody control.   The coverage extends across a spectrum of products such as equities, bonds, money market, foreign exchange, futures, collateralized securities and other derivatives. 

 

We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our Trade Management team as an Associate / Assistant Vice President. The successful candidate will cover trade support for Fixed Income & Currency portfolio.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Support the business in the trading activities of Fixed Income & Currency asset classes:
  • Perform trade processing of various instruments, including:
    • Cash Securities: Cash Bonds, repo, collateral swaps, term loans
    • Exchange- traded Futures & Options.
    • OTC Derivatives: Interest Rate Swaps, Credit Default swap, Swaptions, Cross Currency Swaps, Volatility and variance swap etc
    • Foreign Exchange & Money Market instruments: FX, deposit, repos
  • Ensure prompt receipt and matching of trade confirmations;
  • Ensure timely settlement for all trades across the global markets. This includes ensuring sufficient funding and meeting both the internal and custodian banks’ cut-off times.
  • Ensure prompt follow up on trade matching, trade confirmation, settlement, and other operational matters.
  • Support asset servicing functions of all investments throughout the life cycle of the trade including exercise/ assignment, novation, income collection, corporate action and credit event processing.
  • Assessment for implementation of new products and markets for investment by portfolio managers.
  • Work with external counterparties, brokers and service providers to resolve operational issues, and be able to assess their service levels. Ensure service level is met for all services.
  • Work with external vendors (brokers, counterparties, clearers, custodian banks, industry groups) to keep track of market developments.
  • Drive process improvements for productivity and quality enhancements; design solutions to integrate into processes.

 

Requirements

 

  • You should have a good Degree in Accountancy, Business or Finance.
  • At least 2 years of experience in operations.
  • You possess a drive to deliver excellent work, an eye for details, a creative bent and a meticulous nature.
  • You should also possess strong analytical abilities, and have excellent communication and collaborative skills.
  • A good team player, self-motivated and enjoys working in a dynamic environment.
  • Knowledge of macros, SQL, Tableau, python would be an advantage.

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.