Interface with borrowers and Northern Trust’s global securities lending trading desks to optimize revenue by effectively lending client securities in accordance with client, bank, and regulatory guidelines.
Negotiate with borrowers to price transactions based on market supply and demand factors with the ability to make prompt decisions and react to daily market changes.
Establish and maintain strong relationships with borrowers and Northern Trust partners including global trading desks, trade support, product and client servicing teams.
Monitor the trading book closely and ensure effective risk management to avoid any exposure to both Northern Trust and clients, particularly around corporate actions and liquidity management in those markets with punitive settlement regimes.
Work closely with operations teams to minimize all risk situations. Liaise with trade support, collateral and corporate actions teams to promote efficiencies throughout the trading process.
Provide analytical support to senior traders to help maximize return from Northern Trust’s lending portfolio. Analyze and interpret data, in order to make, support, and articulate trading decisions.
Assist the trading team in the review, integration and deployment of new and existing technology tools to further automate trading processes.
Evaluate client portfolios for the purposes of performance reviews and future revenue estimates.
The successful candidate will benefit from having / being :
A confident communicator, capable of influencing discussions, managing negotiations and developing borrower relationships
The ability to quickly become proficient with new concepts and use relevant skills to enhance and improve processes
An ability to work diligently under pressure, multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment
Comfortable mining, analyzing and interpreting data in order to make, support and articulate trading decisions
Knowledge of securities lending markets and processes
Fluency in English and Mandarin or Cantonese
1-5 years of working experience within the financial services industry or relevant internship experience.
The competencies we will be assessing include :
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About Northern Trust
Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally.
With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.
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As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability.
Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!
We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018.
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