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Senior Operations Manager

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We’re Building the Future of Capital Markets;

enabling entrepreneurship, job creation, financial inclusion, and economic resilience

As Asia's largest licensed digital securities exchange for alternative investments, Alta is at the forefront of building critical capital market infrastructure. We believe that access to capital markets are pivotal in all economies, we recognize that our role in building this critical infrastructure goes beyond facilitating trades; it paves the way for entrepreneurship, job creation, financial inclusion, and economic resilience, fostering a brighter future for emerging markets and economies.

Empowering Private Markets: Through our Digital Exchange, we enable the tokenization and digital custody of alternative assets. This end-to-end solution simplifies and expedites the trading of smaller asset blocks, ultimately facilitating access and liquidity in private markets. 

Innovative Financial Ecosystem: Our journey has seen us transition from securities trading and distribution of comprehensive products, including equities, private credit, funds, and asset-backed securities (“ABS”) (representing Real World Assets ("RWA") like whiskies, wines, art, watches, and real estate) to include fund management and digital custody services.

As the only integrated securities exchange, brokerage, and fund management group with the necessary regulatory licenses and a proven track record in Southeast Asia, we are actively exploring new channels and partnerships to extend our impact to entrepreneurs and investors globally. 

Established in 2016 and headquartered in Singapore, Alta operates offices globally. We welcome energetic and creative individuals to be part of this ambitious journey with us.

About The Role

We’re looking for analytical and passionate people to join our proven team as Senior Operations Manager, based in Singapore. This role involves overseeing and optimizing operational processes related to custody and trade settlement, taking the lead on projects to enhance efficiency, and maintaining strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure seamless operations in the financial domain.

Some Of The Key Responsibilities Include

  • Establish, manage and control operational processes across custody and trade settlement for Alta’s businesses in Singapore and Malaysia.  
  • Managing and driving projects.  The Senior Operations Manager will lead and drive cross-functional projects and new initiatives, in addition to recurring business-as-usual (BAU) tasks.
  • Lead and own key relationships with internal and external stakeholders across various functions including technology, compliance, etc.
  • Oversee daily processing of trades and ensure on-time settlement of all trades (across financial products including Equity, Fixed Income, and others) - this also includes processing of Corporate Action Events and product life cycle.
  • Manage post-trade settlement functions such as processing of trade instructions, ensuring instructions are communicated properly, relaying trade status back to clients and troubleshooting of trade queries and issues.
  • Undertake process and system enhancements to achieve optimum productivity and process efficiency
  • Ensure full compliance to all policies and regulations; manage and ensure effective service delivery to internal and external clients.
  • Ensure smooth and efficient settlement and custody processes and documentation, liaising with counterparties and custodians for any trade mismatches, failures/issues to ensure fast and effective resolution.
  • Lead and manage a team in a regional capacity, demonstrating strong leadership skills and fostering collaboration.

About You

  • At least 5 years of experience in a securities/banking-related role
  • Experience working for a smaller fintech or startup is a big plus as this role spans across a lot of areas and the candidate will need to deal with ambiguity
  • Good knowledge of securities operations workflows, custody procedures, settlement processes
  • Understanding of product parameters, policies, guidelines and regulatory requirements on domestic and global market operations
  • Product knowledge of financial securities
  • Experience in driving initiatives and change implementations
  • Excellent interpersonal and client-servicing skills
  • Effective communication skills with proficiency in writing and presentations
  • Adaptable and resilient, strong problem-solving skills, and intellectually inquisitive
  • Great team player, and willing to learn.

If you are interested, please send your resume to jobs@alta.exchange

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