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APAC Prime D1 Middle Office Analyst

Hong Kong, Hong Kong China

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Date live: Jun. 27, 2024

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Operations

Reference Code: 90389551

Contract: Permanent

APAC Prime D1 Middle Office Analyst

Hong Kong

As a Barclays APAC Prime D1 Middle Office Analyst, you will have an exciting chance to be collaborating with the team covering day-to-day support activities. You will support with the design and the implementation of projects. Middle Office Analyst is responsible for ensuring that the control framework existing at the IB is applied to all trading activity and mitigates all errors quickly and efficiently through dedicated reconciliation and control monitoring. This is an exciting opportunity to show your commitment, passion and enthusiasm for the role.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

What will you be doing?

  • Providing support to Delta 1 trading desk on Products include but not limited to Equity Swaps, Index Swaps, Listed Futures, Synthetic Futures, ETF Creation/Redemption, NDFs, Deliverable Forward
  • Monitoring control reports, exceptions, and queries and making sure they are resolved in a timely manner
  • Being responsible for monitoring life-cycling including corporate action events and their effect on derivatives
  • Collaborating with Trading, Product Control, Settlements, and other Operation teams on resolving queries
  • Actively questioning and challenging existing practices /procedures and making improvement suggestions
  • Engaging with Project and IT teams on all projects and UAT sessions

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or equivalent
  • Equity and derivative experience in trade support /middle office function preferably Prime
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written) in English and Chinese, experience dealing with traders and management
  • Driven, with the ability to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines with excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Experience in SME in Asia equities, ETF, equity derivatives, FX
  • Experience in delivering change at pace and a continuous improvement mindset
  • Possess an excellent risk, control mindset as a team player with ability to work autonomously and independently

Where will you be working?

Our offices are situated in the center of Hong Kong’s financial district, at 2 Queen’s Road.
Cheung Kong Centre is an investment banking hub that offers panoramic views of Victoria Harbour and Kowloon Peninsula. There is a variety of local amenities and you will be just a short walk from shopping malls, health clubs and multiple transport links.

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More about working at Barclays

Barclays has been in Asia Pacific for over 50 years, supporting corporations and financial institutions across the Asia Pacific region and connecting them to the capital markets of UK, Europe and the Americas. For more information click here.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

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