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Trade Support Analyst role with Commodity Trading MNC

Keywords / Skills : Has Mandarin proficiency as this role will support its China office

3 - 6 years
Posted: 2019-03-12

Comodities Trading
Purchase/Logistics/Supply Chain
Other Purchase/Supply Chain
Posted On
12th Mar 2019
Job Description
Trade Support Analyst role with Commodity Trading MNC
-Role sits in treasury ops Team. Focuses mainly on trade validation and confirmation with some process/system implementation requirement.
-Require around 4 to 7 years exp covering trade confirmation and trade settlement exp

-Commodity trading / banking/ brokerage houses industry experience required

Our client is an international global commodity trading MNC who is also a market leader in its field. It is located in town.

For this role, you will report to a Senior Treasury lead and will manage the back-office and collateral management processes for the financial trading activity of a global Marketing Business Unit. In this role, your main task covers the trade confirmation and trade settlement of all the financial trades covering various products.

Key work functions:

Trade validation and confirmation (main portion)

• Perform validation and confirmation processes for financial (cash settled) trades, ensuring accuracy of inputs into risk reporting, settlements and margining processes

• Issuance of trade confirmation to relevant counterparties

• Participate in User Acceptance Testing for the Aspect trading system implementation for treasury activities, looking for opportunities to systemize activities for efficiency and accuracy

• Document workflow instructions detailing operating procedures

Margining and collateral management

• Margin administration for trading position with clearing partners and other counterparties

• Issuance/verification of collateral settlement advices

• Ensure accuracy of margin calculation by the banks and ensure prompt payment and refund.

Financial trade settlement

• Perform settlement processes for financial trades

• Issuance of settlement advices to relevant counterparties

• Ensure adequate funding for financial trade settlement

EMIR processes

• Perform regulatory reporting of required trades

• Perform monthly checks for trades reported by counterparties

Onboarding of trading counterparties/banks (minor portion)

• Maintain the authorised list of traders and confirmations personnel, and communicate any changes to our trading counterparties

• Assist with the KYC/onboarding process with trading counterparties/banks

Improvement projects

• Identify and drive the need for efficiency-related system improvement projects in the back-office and collateral management area.


- 4 to 7 years of experience covering back office confirmation/ settlements gained in a commodity or banking environment

-Added collateral mgt experience is useful but this is not a must

-Open to cands with relevant trade confirmation and settlement exp from commodity firms, investment banks or brokerage houses

-Able to deal with hands on manual work (as systems are not fully automated yet)

-Strong in multi-tasking and follow up

-Some excel experience (covering formulas) will be useful.

-Has Mandarin proficiency as this role will support its China office

-Good and positive attitude, self driven and work independently.

-Detail orientation and systematic process orientation

-Results oriented, capable of holding self and others to account on delivery

-Strong ability to prioritise deliverables under pressure

- Stable cv

- Open to working some long hours (sometimes till 730 to 8 pm).

-Given the nature of the ops role, working on PH (e.g. Chinese New Year, Deepavali, Hari Raya Puasa) is required.

The co has a global MNC work culture and offers attractive perks (e.g. 25 days leave, good medical/insurance benefits). There are also opportunities to be exposed to other work such as cash management and future career rotation opportunities.

To apply, please send your cv in word doc to Please also include details of your current salary, expected salary and notice period in your cv.

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Posted by :

CAP Consulting (EA licence : 14C7175)

Caroline Poh (EA registration : R1105649)

About Company

About CAP Consulting

The CAP Consulting Group Pte Ltd (UEN: 201417121C | Licence: 14C7175) is a private limited company registered in Singapore. It is a recruitment firm specialising in mid to senior level searches for all roles spanning across all industries in Singapore and parts of Asia ( China, Malaysia, Indonesia etc). The co’s website is at

We adopt the CAP approach (stands for Committed, Advisory and Partnership approach) to help clients and candidates achieve greater success and enhanced result delivery. Staffed by seasoned search consultants with established track records in the industry, we offer an unparalleled ability to match talents with job opportunities via a thorough and rigorous search process which also ensures that the most suitable professional is identified for our client within a short turnaround time.

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