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CIB Operations – Equity Derivatives Middle Office, Prime Trader Assistant - Analyst

Req #: 180020779
Location: Hong Kong, , HK
Job Category: Operations
Job Description:

About J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank

J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.



Working in the team located in Hong Kong:

• 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.

• Drafting and/or reviewing Final Terms and Pricing Supplements pursuant to issuer's EMTN program;

• Undertake ad-hoc projects, relevant to EDG documentation

Essential Skills/Experience:

• Strong experience in drafting structured equity ISDA confirmations and basic understanding of Final Terms and Pricing Supplements

• Strong understanding of the ISDA 2002 Equity Definitions and the ISDA 2006 Definitions;

• Good understanding of standard EMTN program and Euro-medium term note T&Cs;

• Good understanding of the regulatory environment related to confirmations in the US and Europe. Experience with current project(s) and/or roll out of CFTC and EMIR confirmation rules is essential.

• Equity Derivatives product knowledge; and

• Strong communication and negotiation skills;

• Project management skills an advantage.

Education / professional qualifications:

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

Language requirements:

Excellent command of English (native level), both written and spoken are mandatory

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