Officer, APAC Securities Operations, Settlements

Officer, APAC Securities Operations, Settlements

Bank of America
2-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description



Job Description:
Your background
.Quantitative, analytical, proactive, a team player, able to work under pressure while adhering to tight deadlines.
.Attention to detail and the ability to process tasks accurately and in a timely manner.
.Control focused with a good understanding of risk and the impact of errors. Able to initiate solutions to remediate problems.
.Confident and articulate communicator.
.Microsoft Office knowledge and skills particularly MS Excel.
.Business level spoken and written English language.
.Knowledge of financial markets is essential.
.Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised
.The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of Banking/Financial Services Industry experience, preferably in one or more of support functions listed below as key responsibilities.
.Understand the front to back flow between trading desk and operations including custody services.
Other Qualifications
.Strives to bring new thoughts and ideas to teams in order to drive innovation and unique solutions
.Excels in working among diverse viewpoints to determine the best path forward
.Experience in connecting with a diverse set of clients to understand future business needs - is a continuous learner
.Commitment to challenging the status quo and promoting positive change.
.Participate in and drive collaborative efforts to advance tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve an evolving client base
.Believes in value of diversity so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world
What you can expect
The role is responsible for the clearing, pre-matching and settlement of equity executions on behalf of global clients trading in Hong Kong markets. The role undertakes a high degree of regulatory responsibility for the safeguarding of client assets, stringent internal controls around segregation of key dutiesas well as performing reconciliation to uphold the necessary custodial service requirements.
What you will do
.Performing cross-border settlement in HK market.
.Check booking/settlement accuracy
.Post journal entry
.Perform reconciliation on stock and cash as well as investigate and follow up on breaks resolution
.Follow up outstanding settlement items
.Initiate stock borrow for failed trades
.Monitor stock return for borrowed stocks
.Liaise with internal/external client and local custodians
.Funding of trade settlements
.Performing front to back ETF creation and redemption process
.Monitor trade settlement via CCP terminals to prevent buy in
.Prepare stamp duty payment
About Bank of America
Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 35 countries. In the U.S. alone, we serve almost all of the Fortune 500 companies and approximately 67 million consumer and small-business clients. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.
Connecting Asia Pacific to the world
Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 19 cities in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region's leading financial services companies.

The Bank of America Corporation (commonly referred to as Bank of America; often abbreviated as BofA or BoA) is an American multinational investment bank and financial services holding company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. The bank was founded in San Francisco and took its present form when NationsBank of Charlotte acquired it in 1998. It is the second-largest banking institution in the United States, after JPMorgan Chase, and the eighth-largest bank in the world. Bank of America is one of the Big Four banking institutions of the United States.It serves approximately 10.73% of all American bank deposits, in direct competition with JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo. Its primary financial services revolve around commercial banking, wealth management, and investment banking

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