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CIB Operations- HK Equities Middle Office Documentation- Associate, Hong Kong

CategoryTrading Services
Job typeFull Time
CountryHong Kong
CityHong Kong
Job Description

Job Description:
  • Drafting and/or reviewing term sheets and corresponding ISDA confirmations for structured equity products based on ISDA confirmations, supporting the APAC region;
  • Negotiating with internal departments (legal and/or front office) on bespoke templates, language and/or specific provisions/clauses related to the confirmation or the relevant ISDA Definitions;
  • Assisting with the preparation and negotiation of equity based Master Confirmation Agreements for the APAC region;
  • Negotiating and resolving legal language queries on trade confirmations;
  • Assist with preparation of MIS and providing suggestions for areas of improvement;
  • Contribute to establishing Asia's regulatory landscape for confirmations related to equity derivatives;
  • Represent JPMorgan in industry working groups;
  • Communicating to front office and/or middle office for trade amendments;
  • Communicating to front office and/or middle office for regulatory changes/market initiatives
  • Continuous process improvement to streamline and deliver efficiency gains to both processes, controls and increase STP (Straight-Through-Processing) rates; and
  • Undertake ad-hoc projects, relevant to EDG documentation.

Essential Skills/Experience:
  • Minimum of 3 years of working experience in Financial Services industry.
  • Meticulous and attention to detail.
  • Strong experience in drafting structured equity ISDA confirmations, including the ISDA 2002 Equity Definitions and the ISDA 2006 Definitions.
  • Good understanding of the regulatory environment related to confirmations in the US and Europe.
  • Equity Derivatives product knowledge.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Project management skills is an advantage.

Education / professional qualifications:

University graduate with major in Finance or Law, but not limited to it.

Language requirements:
  • JP Morgan is a global company whose primary business language is English and so fluency in English is required.
  • Good command of mandarin (Putonghua), both written and spoken are preferred as this role will be supporting the China Market.

About Us

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world's most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

About the Team

The Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across investment banking, wholesale payments, markets and securities services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. We provide strategic advice, raise capital, manage risk and extend liquidity in markets around the world.

Operations teams develop and manage innovative, secure service solutions to meet clients' needs globally. Developing and using the latest technology, teams work to deliver industry-leading capabilities to our clients and customers, making it easy and convenient to do business with the firm. Teams also drive growth by refining technology-driven customer and client experiences that put users first, providing an unparalleled experience.
EmployerJP Morgan Chase

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