Lead Analyst, Middle Office

Employer
T. Rowe Price International
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
15 Dec 2022
Ref
17455266
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The incumbent will also be responsible for the transition activity on funds / client accounts including but not limited to account onboarding, custodian change, account termination etc. from investment operations perspective.

There is a place for you at T. Rowe Price to grow, contribute, learn, and make a difference.  We are a premier asset manager focused on delivering global investment management excellence and retirement services that investors can rely on today and in the future. The work we do matters. We invite you to explore the opportunity to join us and grow your career with us.

Responsibilities:
  • Execute on oversight activities surrounding derivatives operational processes. Oversight activities include independently researching escalated issues from external service providers and internal partners, such as investment, trading, legal, accounting, client operations, and technology, coordinating an appropriate response, and proactively monitoring operational processes. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for the development, monitoring, and reporting of KPIs and metrics related to operational support of derivatives.
  • Review and assess derivatives operational infrastructure, processes, and controls. Research processes, develop recommendations, process improvements, and policy & procedures review related to operational processes and new derivative and complex instruments spanning valuation, setup, corporate actions, trade communication, confirmation, and settlements. Provide analysis and business requirements to service provider partners and internal technology groups to support required solutions development.
  • Handle the transition activity on funds / client accounts including but not limited to account onboarding, custodian change, account termination etc. from derivatives and middle office perspective. Coordinate with external parties including but not limited to service provider partners, custodians, brokers, tax consultants etc. to perform the account transition activities. Analyze and review the requirements from the external parties and incorporate them into the existing processes / develop and build new processes to handle the requirements. Develop and review operational procedures to support the transition activity.
  • Represent the team as a SME in and potentially lead work stream meetings to support various initiatives.

Qualifications:
  • College degree and 4 years of related work experience, or
  • Associate degree and 5-7 years related work experience, or
  • High School diploma/equivalent and 7-9 years related work experience

Required:
  • Deep knowledge of various derivative instruments
  • 5+ years of direct derivatives related experience
  • Excellent communication skills, judgment, and the ability to interact with all
  • levels within the organization and external service providers
  • Superior analytic and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent systems and business knowledge
  • Strong organization skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in team environment
  • Ability to build strong controls and processes to mitigate risk
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Skilled in the use of Visio or other process or flow chart tool
  • Skilled in the use of Excel

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

We strive for equity, equality, and opportunity for all associates. When we embrace the power of diversity and create an environment where people can bring their authentic and best selves to work, our firm is stronger, and we create greater value for our clients. Our commitment and inclusive programming aim to lift the experience for each associate and builds allies for our global associate community. We know that a sense of belonging is key not only to your success at the firm, but also to your ability to bring your best each day.