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Equity Derivatives Trade Support - Associate

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Customer Service
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Job Description

Welcome to JPMorgan Chase.

Are you looking for a team which drives growth by refining technology-driven customer and client experiences that put users first, providing an unparalleled experience? You have found the right team.

As an Equity Derivatives Trade Support Associate, you will be part of the Equity Derivatives Middle Office which comprises of business-aligned support teams for the equity derivatives traders based in Hong Kong. You will be supporting APAC Delta One business. You will be responsible for supporting the traders from an operational perspective and maintaining stringent controls in daily trading activities and reconciliations. You will be part of a team who works in close collaboration with trading, sales, client servicing team, business managers, product control team, legal, compliance, settlement and control teams.

Job responsibilities

  • Trade capture and booking equity derivatives e.g. Listed Futures and Options, Equity Swaps, ETFs, ADRs/GDRs, FX, Vanilla and Exotics OTC Products, Structures Notes, Warrants, Certificates including New Issuances, Increase / Unwinds and Corporate Action adjustment
  • Ensure all transactions are capture timely and accurately in the Risk Management Systems
  • Complete intraday / end-of-day processes including completeness and reconciliation checks to ensure capture of new trading activity and general book management has been processed accurately
  • Work closely with Operations functions and infrastructure groups to support a ‘one team approach
  • Clear and concise communication with all support teams to ensure the timely and efficient resolution of queries
  • Ensure all controls are diligently performed, completed, and signed-off on a timely basis
  • Ensure regulatory obligations are fulfilled and participate to changes with regulation
  • Collaborate with Sales, trading and business management for any new business opportunities and help designing controls and process
  • Participate and contribute to the various strategic initiatives; keep improving and evolving processes and business architecture
  • Build an in-depth understanding of all trading structures from both a financial and operational perspective

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a middle office function supporting relevant role relating to Equity Derivatives
  • Strong proficiency with MS Office and the ability to pick up complex systems architecture easily
  • Strong Product knowledge on Equity Derivative Products, in particular – Equity Swaps, Options, Futures, ETFs
  • Knowledge of the front to back Operations process (including the key elements such as confirmations, settlements, regulatory reporting) and facilitate issue resolution across teams
  • Understand the key elements of other infrastructure groups (i.e. Finance, Market risk, Credit risk, Operational risk, Legal, Collateral etc.) and recognize the impact of the actions of the Trade support team on these areas
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Positive attitude; solid business acumen; strong level of professionalism
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a high-pressure environment to ensure tasks are dealt with appropriately within timely manner; maintaining a high level of client service, while at all times adhering to controls and policies of the business.
  • Great team player able to work in a pressurized and evolving environment

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Ability to pick up complex systems architecture easily
  • Knowledge of VBA / SQL and experience with digital tools such as Xceptor, Alteryx, Tableau, Robotics, etc. and language skills such as Mandarin would be an asset