AVP, Global Treasury Research & Strategy

Singapore, Singapore
17 Jun 2022
17 Jul 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
OCBC Bank is the longest established Singapore bank, formed in 1932 from the merger of three local banks, the oldest of which was founded in 1912. It is now the second largest financial services group in Southeast Asia by assets and one of the world's most highly-rated banks, with an Aa1 rating from Moody's. Recognised for its financial strength and stability, OCBC Bank is consistently ranked among the World's Top 50 Safest Banks by Global Finance and has been named Best Managed Bank in Singapore by The Asian Banker.

Division Description
Global Treasury (GT) aims to be the centre of excellence for Asian financial products. Our market dominance is demonstrated by the numerous accolades we have received for product innovation and customer recognition.
GT covers four key functions:
  • Treasury Advisory and Institutional Sales to customers across Asia including corporations, financial institutions, high net worth individuals and retail markets.
  • Asset Liability Management to manage FX and IR risks arising from balance sheet activities and provide analytics on liquidity and funding management with the aim to optimise returns on a risk adjusted basis. The business also enhances management of the Bank's balance sheet with active reserve portfolio management and credit investment portfolio management.
  • Trading provides competitive pricing and market making to customers and interbank players across FX, fixed income, interest rates, equity and credit derivatives.
  • Business Management creates infrastructure and processes to support business growth, with a focus on intra-division risk and compliance management to ensure proper prudent controls.

Key Responsibilities:
  • You will be responsible for economic research and analysis of Asean economies, commodity markets and relevant ESG issues.
  • You will front economic presentations and seminars for both internal and external customers, as well as maintain a media profile.
  • You will model and forecast macroeconomic and market indicators for the relevant markets and publish daily and frequent research reports and strategic recommendations.

The ideal Candidate will meet the following requirements:
  • Good basic degree in Economics, but Masters preferred.
  • Fluency to speak, read and write in English and Chinese.
  • Good understanding of Economics, Financial Markets and Econometrics.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel VBA and programming, while knowledge of Bloomberg, Reuters and CEIC databases will be an advantage
  • Minimum 1-3 years relevant working experience
  • Highly motivated individual who can work well in a team
  • Results-oriented and able to deal with pressure
  • Willingness to learn with positive attitude
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

At OCBC, we recognise your drive, passion and talent. We will bring out the best in you and empower you to excel. Fulfil your life goals and career ambitions with us.

*We regret that only shortlisted Candidates will be notified

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