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Associate / AVP, 1LOD Trading Risk & Control

  • International Markets Build-out
  • Innovative Hedge Fund / Leader in its Field
  • Chinese Language is a MUST

Our Client is an expanding international arm of a leading Hedge Fund headquartered in China. The firm is currently undergoing strategic growth in the international markets with Hong Kong being the hub for the overseas development. As part of this expansion, the business in Hong Kong is seeking an experienced First Line of Defence Trading Risk & Control professional to join the firm, based in Hong Kong.

The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • Reporting to the Head of Business Risk & Control, being part of the expanding international markets business in a First Line of Defence Trading Risk build-out function.
  • Conduct First Line of Defence duties related to trading activities for the hedge fund business.
  • Perform intraday risk monitoring, surveillance, alerts, escalations, risk mitigations and post-trade investigations.
  • Assist in the design and implementation of the first line regulatory risk and control framework and programs for Asia and other international markets trading activities.
  • Ensure adequate controls are in place for identifying and addressing trading risk issues according to regulatory and internal risk management requirements.
  • Manage trading execution controls and threshold limits.
  • Work closely with the wider business such as traders, portfolio managers, quant team, technology, compliance and risk functions to assist in risk and control related matters.
  • Contribute to the strategic development of risk programs and policies as well as to promote a strong risk culture internally.

Successful applicants will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree qualified in STEM related subjects.
  • Around 6 – 8 years risk and control experience in First Line Risk gained from a trading environment, hedge fund, asset management, investment banking and / or securities brokerage.
  • Good markets and regulatory knowledge in Equities trading, other asset classes in FICC would also be considered.
  • Solid understanding of trade order lifecycle, exposure to quantitative trading and / or electronic trading.
  • Familiar with the rules and regulations for the Asia markets.
  • Must have strong coding and programming skills Python.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English AND Mandarin Chinese.

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