FX and EM Trading Valuation Controller

  • Job category
    Banking and Finance
  • Job level
    Senior Executive
  • Contract type
    Permanent, Full Time
  • Location
  • Salary
    S$7200 - S$10500

Job Description

FX and EM Trading Valuation Controller


As a Barclays Foreign Exchange (FX) and Emerging Markets (EM) Trading Valuation Controller you will support Product Control-Valuations team. Requirements for this role has been driven directly by Barclays’ expansion of the Global Structured FX & EM business and the need for enhanced support for valuation issues relating to structured FX & rates products. This will be a high profile role with excellent exposure to the business.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

What will you be doing?

· Working closely with the Front Office, QA, PC-Line & IVU on projects in relation to New Product Sign-Off, Limited Trade Approvals and other technical project work in PC Valuations

· Gaining knowledge of the Price Testing, Fair Value Adjustment & Market Data Uncertainty calculation methodologies that apply to positions in the Global Structured FX & EM business

· Applying technical skills and knowledge of complex derivative products in performing the role and be in a position to advance and improve existing processes and methodologies

· Collaborating closely with the Chennai, Singapore and London Rates PC-Valuations teams

· Providing independent valuations challenge, analysis, reporting and adhoc investigations, covering the full spectrum of products in these business lines

· Communicating proactively and escalating valuation or Business related observations and concerns on an ongoing basis to Macro PC-Valuations management

· Collaborating and communicating with other control functions such as Risk and PC-Line and address questions or requests from BIA and Risk & Controls team as required

· Being responsible for maintenance of the general Control governance, completeness, IPV and documentation surrounding these businesses

What we’re looking for:

· Degree in mathematical / scientific discipline

· MSc in finance / quantitative discipline

· Top level IT skills: Python

· Excellent analytical skills required to problem solving and flexibility to adapt to rapidly changing business events

Skills that will help you in the role:

· Excellent communication skills and ability to present and discuss complex issues with counterparts from Trading, Finance, Market Risk and other areas

· Ability to clearly present arguments and defend views under challenge from others

Where will you be working?

Our office is located in Marina Bay Financial Centre, which has been carefully crafted into a “city in a garden”. Overlooking the scenic skyline along the Marina Bay waterfront, the green spaces and rooftop terraces have been designed to optimise employee well-being. The centre provides an integrated live-work-play development, surrounded by shops, restaurants, gyms and an alfresco dining area. Our convenient office location means you’re just a 5-minute walk from the nearest MRT station.

Closing on 13 Mar 2021

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