Operations Officer

Akita Investment Management Pte Ltd| Date Posted: 15-Oct-2020
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Job Nature:
Permanent
Position Level:
Entry Level, Experienced
Qualification:
ITE/ NITEC/ Higher NITEC, Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description

Job Objective

  • Provide Back Office and Middle Office Support to assist in the day-to-day operations of the funds. The aim is to achieve +90% straight-through-processing capability.
  • Work with the fund administrator on the fund Net Asset Value calculation process and year-end financial statements and review other fund related reports.
  • Assist the COO with preparation of fund related and periodic regulatory reports, and fund annual audit process.

 

Job Description

  • Process reconciliation of trades and positions between internal systems, PB/broker statements and fund administrator system.
  • Process daily Exchange-Traded Derivatives (ETD) reconciliation and instruct margin transfers.
  • Resolve daily trade issues with prime brokers and execution brokers.
  • Monitor corporate actions, dividend accruals/payment, financing charges and commissions, option expiries.
  • Assist investor servicing activities, including investor on-boarding, subscriptions/redemptions and enquiries. 
  • Review and streamline processes to improve efficiency and control and assist in the operational due diligence process.
  • Monitor developments of market regulation impact (from operations perspective).

 

Successful Applicant:

  • Working knowledge in Fixed Income, Equities or listed derivatives with 3-5 years of operations/middle office experience at a hedge fund, asset manager, fund admin or related business.
  • Detail-oriented and well organized to stay on top of issues and projects.
  • Proactive approach to identifying and solving problems.
  • Comfortable using new technology and basic coding understanding/skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.

 

Preferred Skills & Qualifications

  • Working experience in accounting/fund accounting/NAV calculations
  • Experience dealing with OTC derivatives.
  • Working experience in coding and/or interest in digital assets
  • Proficient in Mandarin is an added advantage as this role requires interaction with clients based in China and Hong Kong.
Company Overview
Akita Investment Management Pte Ltd