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TRAINEE; Global Forex Operation and Technology Front Office Support

The Programme 

You will join a feature team supporting the Front Office in the Global Forex (Spot, Forward, Swap and Option) space. 
Your mission is to ensure all trades and events on the Front office position are correctly reflected in the relevant IT system/ database in order mainly: 

  • for the Operations chain to be able to ensure a smooth settlement/confirmation for all operations, 
  • for Front Office to have a clear and honest vision of their position and risk, 
  • for Front Office to have a good IT production 
  • for Finance to be able to compute/produce economic and accounting PNL in due time 

What You Will Do 

  • Assist with trade capture of product and deals in the in-house information systems (FO to BO) based on documentation (term sheets, tickets) provided by FO 
  • Control of bookings initiated by FO 
  • Ensure booking accuracy and timeliness, provide justification for any late booking and amend/cancel, develop and deploy relevant action plan to reduce the associated KPI 
  • Monitor of lifecycle events. Ensure integration of fixings, calculations of coupons and early termination decisions 
  • Support Forex desks in their daily IT requests 
  • Work with local and global counterparts: raise issues 
  • Create and maintain functional/technical/user documentation 
  • Morning Routine check on applications 
  • Investigate and propose solutions to automate processes and ensure production stability.
  • Contribute to improving the application through the initiation of enhancements and bug fixes and follow-up (UAT on deliveries) 

Required Skills and Abilities 

  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Finance, Engineering, Computer Science or similar 
  • Understanding of trader’s job and hedging decision making 
  • Strong and sharp analytical skills 
  • Good energy. Ability to handle high trade volumes and some pressurized situations  
  • Some knowledge in database programming including dealing with SQL. 
  • Some knowledge in IT systems and languages (C#, Python, VBA) 
  • Exceptional team-player mindset and excellent communication skills 
  • Fluent English is mandatory
  • Knowledge of Forex products is a plus  

Behavioral Skills 

  • Client - Understanding and Respect: I listen to clients and colleagues in order to understand and anticipate their needs  
  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority 
  • Innovation - Thinking out of the box/Creativity: I propose new ideas and solutions 
  • Commitment - Care: I demonstrate consideration for others  

Closed 3 months ago
Closed 3 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Banking and Finance, Computer Science, Engineering

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Hong Kong (Hong

  • Closing Date:3rd Jul 2021, 6:00 pm


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