Middle Office Associate – Documents & Compliance

Job Description

Overview

Grasshopper is an Asian proprietary trading firm and liquidity provider competing on the global stage. Our cutting edge in-house technology puts us at the forefront of developments in electronic trading. We are motivated problem solvers, thirsty technologists, and adept risk takers.

Working at Grasshopper

At Grasshopper, you will be working in a diverse and dynamic environment. With more than 10 nationalities working in open offices located in Singapore and Vietnam, communication is essential to performance. To remain as the “small giant” of proprietary trading, we give employees a high level of autonomy and encourage them to get creative, take risks, make mistakes and learn from them.

Responsibilities

JOB DESCRIPTION

You will support the Singapore Middle Office team across various middle office functions:

Documentation

· Responsible for the administration and documentation necessary across middle office functions (e.g., corporate agreements, investor fund documentation, investment management agreements, etc)

· Coordinate between internal parties and external service providers/brokers for the setup and maintenance of trading accounts and other non-investment functions

· Attending of Board Meetings and taking of minutes.

Compliance

· Maintaining of compliance registers and records.

· Monitoring and ensuring compliance with MAS Regulatory Instruments (i.e SFA, Notices, Guidelines etc) and internal compliance requirement including but not limited to accurate and timely regulatory filings (notifications, quarterly/annual fillings and surveys)

· Conducting initial and periodic due diligence on service providers and review of service level agreements in line with requirements under the MAS Outsourcing Guidelines.

· Preparation of training materials.

General Administration

· Other ad-hoc administrative tasks as required

Qualifications

Requirements

  • - Excellent oral and written communication skills to liaise effectively with counterparties
  • - Quick learner and possess flexibility in delivering efficient and innovative solutions
  • - Able to multitask and work independently but collaborate with and support colleagues where required in other areas of work when assigned to do so
  • - Strong team player & fast learner who can work independently with minimal supervision
  • - Organised, good time management, meticulous and great attention to details
  • - Diploma or Bachelor Degree holders in Business Administration / Accounting or the equivalent will be highly preferred

The kind of people who thrive in Grasshopper

About Grasshopper

Grasshopper is an Asian proprietary trading firm and liquidity provider competing on the global stage. Our cutting edge in-house technology puts us at the forefront of developments in electronic trading. An unbroken record of consistency and profitability is underpinned by firm values of curiosity, empowerment and flexibility that guide our future success.

At Grasshopper, you will be working in a diverse and dynamic environment with a flat hierarchy. With 65 employees and 15 nationalities working in an open office, communication is essential to performance. To keep our edge as the “small giant” of proprietary trading, we give employees a high level of autonomy and encourage them to get creative, take risks, make mistakes and learn from them.

We Value You

We respect and listen to all our employees. You will get the chance to make an impact by having your voice heard by everyone, including the management.

We are in the business of developing people. We focus on substance and delivery - as long as you perform and communicate, you will be recognized and rewarded. We are dedicated to supporting our staff and ensuring they develop professionally and holistically to maximize their potential.


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