Citibank

Global Fund Services – Senior Product Manager

Citibank
Full Time
Lead (more than 10 years)
Non-specified
English, Cantonese

Job Description

Global Fund Services – Senior Product Manager

Location: APAC-HKG-Hong Kong-Hong Kong

Overview:

 

Markets and Securities Services, a division of Citi's Institutional Clients Group, securities and fund services to multinational corporations, financial institutions and public sector organizations around the world. With a network that spans more than 100 countries, SS supports over 65,000 clients, delivering client-focused, innovative and industry-leading Securities Services solutions and service.

Position Objective:

 

The role is the Business Manager and Global Fund Services Product Head. He/she will be responsible for product pricing and deal review for fund services deal in Asia and also act as Product Head for APAC. In addition, he/she will work closely with regional Custody and Fund Services Product Head to define and execute the APAC fund services business strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee development and pricing of fund services for Asia
  • Work with various GFS Product SMEs (i.e. fund accounting and transfer agency) to develop fund accounting solutions for mutual funds and exchange traded funds for APAC region
  • Ensure that we have a robust operation in performing fund accounting and fund compliance monitoring operation and solution
  • Perform product documentation review on client on boarding, e.g. FASA etc.
  • Set up and implement a robust monitoring and reporting of fund accounting services sales pipeline, revenue and product profitability
  • Ensure the implement fund accounting related deal review process and monitor and manage product deviations is implemented in Asia
  • Highlight any fund accounting business risk to senior management
  • Support business growth and development fund accounting product expertise especially in the area of new product or client segments
  • Conduct fund accounting training to team and other internal Citi teams
  • Provide coaching and development opportunity to staff
  • Work with product risk on Risk Oversight Committee (ROC) review in the region
  • Stay abreast of market and regulatory developments in the fund services industry and analyse the opportunities and challenges of these developments on the business.
  • Ensure the conduct of the fund accounting services business is conducted in accordance with all relevant internal policies and external rules and regulation.
  • Represent Citi SFS Asia in the funds services industry.

Qualifications

Knowledge/Experience:

  • Solid knowledge of banking products and operations, preferably securities related services.
  • More than 15 years of extensive experience in the financial and/or funds industry
  • Formal fund accounting training
  • Experience in dealing with regulators is preferred

Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Conversant in written and spoken Chinese
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to operate independently
  • Acute awareness of business risk areas

Technical Skills

  • Accountancy
  • Compliance
  • Fund Accounting
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Mutual Funds
  • Sales
  • Training