Head of APAC Cash Equity Settlements

Our client is one of the world’s largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk-management products and services.

Role overview:

Securities Operations are responsible for the delivery of operational services to cash equity and prime brokerage business across 16 different markets in Asia (ex – Japan). In collaboration with global functions, the head of APAC Cash Equity Settlements is expected to oversight the cash equity settlements functionalities in both Singapore and India. Cash Equity Settlements functions cover the pre-matching, settlements, fails management, buy-in management, value date reconciliation and Asia client services as well as various global projects, regulatory related projects and regional initiatives.

Key responsibilities:

  1. Provide a quality service to the Cash Equity business in an efficient and cost effective way
  2. Maintain appropriate control and risk management, escalate appropriately
  3. Drive the development of strategic goals and support the development of global objectives and the inclusion of APAC requirements
  4. Manage key metrics in line with agreed targets and risk tolerances
  5. Provide People leadership, including the development of key talent and the oversight of India team
  6. Ensuring regulatory compliance are met from the country and regional perspective
  7. Create an effective organizational model consistent to the global structure
  8. Execute local governance and supervision in accordance with Bank policy and regulatory and/or legal norms
  9. Support the maintenance of high performance culture and provide clear communication and consistent message
  10. Set clear goals and performance objectives, recognize success and raise awareness of key issues and opportunities across organization

Skills & experience required:

  1. Broad and deep knowledge of equities products, market and regulatory practices and client requirements
  2. Track record of delivering operational excellent across the APAC markets
  3. Experienced senior professional – manage across multiple locations and functions
  4. Leadership skills – influence across multiple business, peers, direct and indirect reports
  5. History of leading global and local strategies impacting product, function, process and technology
Hong Kong

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