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VP, Identity and Access Management
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Description Key Responsibilities for VP, Identity and Access Management: Manages projects primarily focused in scope to IAM products, processes or functions although some may have cross-functional or
Business Analyst
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Description VP/AVP, Financial Information Management (MAS610, Basel III, Management Reporting), Group Finance Job Description: As part of Financial Information Management team within Group Finance
Senior Credit Analyst - Project Finance
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: S$120000 - S$160000 per annum
  • Description Our client is a leading International Investments firm with strong presence across Asia Pacific. We are hiring a Senior Credit Analyst to be based in Singapore and this role will cover project finance
Legal Counsel - Financial Institution
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: S$120000 - S$140000 per annum
  • Description Top tier International Financial institution seeks In house Legal Counsel to join the business in Singapore on a 1 year contract - possible extension. Our ideal legal candidate for this Legal Counsel
Credit Risk Manager, Financial Services
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: S$110000 - S$150000 per annum
  • Description Our client is a International financial services firm with strong presence across Asia Pacific. Singapore is the HQ for APAC business and we are hiring a Credit Risk Manager to be based in Singapore
Senior Credit Risk Analyst - Bank, Commodities
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: S$110000 - S$140000 per annum
  • Description Our client is a International Bank with strong presence across Asia Pacific. Singapore is the HQ for APAC business and we are hiring a Senior Credit Risk Analyst to be based in Singapore
Quantitative Trader
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Salary: US$140000 - US$170000 per year
  • Description Quantitative Trader | Junior Trader | San Francisco A Quantitative hedge fund located in the San Francisco Bay Area is looking to expand its quantitative investment strategies team
EM NDF Trader, VP - Top Japanese Bank
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Description Responsibilities: Trading of FX Derivatives as designated with assigned limits to achieve of revenue targets.Deep understanding about Asian Currencies especially in South Asia region
Data Lead
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Salary: US$150000 - US$250000 per year + + Bonus
  • Description One of our most well-established clients in the Bay Area, is looking to build out their Engineering team. They apply some of the most sophisticated machine learning techniques to investment (trading)

Cross asset sales and structuring professionals are responsible for delivering structured, cross-industry and cross-asset solutions to a diverse set of businesses and clients.  They develop and distribute investing, hedging, financing and optimization strategies for all client segments including corporations, asset managers, banks, pensions, insurance companies and endowments.
Cross asset sales and structuring specialists work to understand their clients’ risk management needs (including legal, regulatory and tax) in depth, and propose solutions which address these needs with the use of derivative and financing products. 

Job Specification, Salary, Outlook
Cross asset sales and structuring professionals are responsible for conducting in-depth and comprehensive industry and company research in connection with product management and investment strategy. As part of the role, they lead negotiation and documentation sessions with partners and clients. They are typically required to liaise with clients, internal partners and third-party advisors, as well as preparing marketing materials and transaction screening memos for syndication efforts. 

So how much do cross asset sales and structuring professionals earn? It depends on a number of factors, but the average salary for cross asset sales and structuring professionals in the United States is $55,973 per annum, with a range of $37,000 - $83,000. Factors that affect the level of salary include job location, technical skills, experience and academic background. In the UK, an average salary of £33,433 per year can be expected, with a range of £20,000 - £69,000.  

Job Description
Cross asset sales and structuring professionals are involved in developing and executing different structured derivative solutions, which are linked to cross-asset quantitative investment strategies, as well as funds, equities and hybrid underlying. This is a diverse and varied role, with the opportunity to work across a number of clients and products. Cross asset sales and structuring professionals will typically manage several projects at once, both individually and as part of a team.    

Typical Responsibilities

  • Booking and tracking different types of trades 
  • Finalizing the price and executing primary and secondary market transactions of structured products
  • Producing marketing documents 
  • Interacting daily with the marketing and structuring / pricing teams 
  • Providing a high level of operational support to the sales team
  • Managing client requests and producing reports
  • Working with IT teams, back-offices and middle offices, to solve operational or business issues related to products sold
  • Ensuring compliance with internal guidelines and procedures 
  • Maintaining the accuracy and integrity of client databases   
  • Improving processes and identifying areas to reduce costs and fix broken workflows 

Key Skills & Qualifications      
Cross asset sales and structuring candidates should have relevant experience in capital markets or investment banking. They must possess a strong quantitative background with a solid understanding of derivatives and bonds. Cross asset sales and structuring candidates must have creative and strategic thinking capability, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Cross asset sales and structuring professionals should have a degree in finance, accounting, economics or a related field. You should have an interest in financial markets, and candidates with relevant experience in the field of derivative marketing/structuring are preferred. 

Required job skills:

  • Ability to work under pressure, both from clients or internal contacts 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Reliability, attention to detail and the ability to take the initiative 
  • Capacity to organize and prioritize 
  • Analytical skills
  • Solid interpersonal skills in order to develop relationships with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Keen interest in financial markets 
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Some knowledge of FX/ equity derivative products/ interest rates 
  • Sound knowledge of the main structured products mechanisms and features (mechanisms, pricing parameters, rationale)
  • Proficiency in various types of software (VB, Bloomberg, Microsoft XL)

Job Trends  
With present worldwide economic expansion and challenges, many banks, financial institutes, share markets, and other financial companies are establishing a physical presence in various emerging markets around the globe, so there are good opportunities to work abroad. Promotion usually involves specialized roles and movement into the management of larger units of financial management. 
There are excellent career progression opportunities in this fast-moving and innovative industry, particularly for those who take advantage of professional training and development.