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AVP/MGR, Business Analyst (FX & IR Derivatives) (1 yr contract), Global Markets in Singapore at UOB Group

Date Posted: 2/15/2019

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Job Description

Functional area: Grp GM - Business Management Singapore
Employment type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent

Job responsibilities:
The candidate(s) will report into the Global Markets/Global Business Management/Product Support Department as part of the Global Markets Platform (GMP) implementation team and will primarily be responsible for new system implementation, maintenance and daily Business-As-Usual support of Global Markets front office risk systems. His / Her responsibilities include:
  • Working with front office traders to understand the business needs for trading, including derivatives payoff variations, product specifications, risk reports, trade-related reports etc
  • Translating new front office requirements into proper Business Requirements Documents
  • Working with Technology to participate in system design, user acceptance test, troubleshooting and ensuring that new front office system needs are being met in any implementation.
  • Provide presentation and knowledge sharing to all downstream users for new product rollouts
  • Working with Operations, Risk and Finance divisions to create a seamless end-to-end process covering all aspects of the trade life cycle
  • Regular communications with front office on implementation activities that requires their attention
  • Investigate and deduce issues raised by FO relating to trading systems, product payoff variations, PnL distortion, risk variations, trade life cycle and work process
  • Collaborate with vendor to resolve system issues, making sure all issues are addressed effectively and timely
  • Provide training on the proper use of Global Markets Platforms
  • Actively manage all user queries on functional, system or processes, and ensuring that all cases are logged, closed or worked upon appropriately on a daily basis.
  • Process documentation
  • Meeting tight deadlines and schedules
  • Products under support includes Foreign Exchange, Money Market and Interest Rate derivatives
Job requirements:
  • A Bachelor or Master degree in Applied Finance, Computational Finance, Computer Science, Technology and relevant discipline from reputable institutions
  • A minimum of at least 2 years’ work experience in front office support or middle office role
  • Knowledge of Treasury products in particular FX, FX Derivatives, IR Derivatives and money market products
  • Knowledge of Treasury applications in particular Murex is a major advantage
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong presentation and meeting skills
  • Good programming skills in languages such as Python, SQL+, Java, or any others
  • Good Design Thinking skills
  • Proactive and has initiative to thrive in a fast-paced environment to deliver and meet deadlines
  • Highly resourceful, self-motivated and conscientious with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good user relationship management
  • End-user focused and empathy