Hsbc New York , NY 10007
The role consists in providing oversight and guidance to the near shore team supporting the North America Core Prime Brokerage and Client Derivatives businesses. HSBC Prime Brokerage is a leading provider of clearing and custody, financing, securities lending, client technology and customized reporting services to hedge fund clients and asset owners globally. The will support the following businesses:
Equity Prime Brokerage/Finance
The role requires a person with strong knowledge of how Equity products work, risk based attribution and understanding of existing processes. Those skills are needed to help the team troubleshooting daily issues, identify errors and their sources before reporting P&L and help on understanding main drivers of P&L movements. Also provides oversight to relevant reporting and analysis of financial metrics (P&L, Attribution, Various control functions, etc.) to the business and Finance management.
Daily responsibilities will include:
A good understanding of the equity business and functions related to product control which includes understanding of the P&L process, P&L explain process and performing various controls.
Provide value-add analysis to business/client and Senior Finance management on weekly/monthly/quarterly basis.
Provide meaningful commentary on the P&L drivers on a daily basis. Explain the attributes of the daily profit & loss (P&L) based on underlying risk components
Partner with various support groups to help facilitate the daily BAU process. Act as a liaison between Finance and Front Office to analyze the accuracy of trade / position valuations.
Take full ownership of the daily P&L process and perform oversight function for near-shore team.
Be able to Research and resolve P&L discrepancies between Front Office and Finance which will include working with Operations, the Trading Desk, IT, Financial Reporting, and Market Risk Control.
Perform daily due diligence for new trades and explain any difference between estimates vs actual P&L.
Month End responsibilities will include:
Assist in tie-out to General Ledger and deliver final month end P&L briefing reports.
Project and Other Responsibilities:
Document and maintain our Groups' policies and procedures.
Preparation of P&L reports and analysis. Examples include business review and ad hoc requests from the Front Office.
Attend to internal/external audit and regulatory inquiries.
Sponsor and help with delivery of strategic change projects and its implementation.
Sophis knowledge is must, should know the system and understand how the system works for calculating P&L and Attribution.
Strong Excel skills required.
Strong analytical skills required and ability to multitask.
Ability to build relationships and partner with staff at all levels, including senior management.
Must have good communication and writing skills. Self-starter and highly motivated.