Careers

Careers

Join us and discover a rewarding and challenging career with us. We are seeking dynamic and highly motivated individuals who are interested to develop a career in the Securities and Derivatives Industry.

Responsibilities

    If you are a self-motivated individual equipped with trading skills and a wide personal network, we welcome you to join us as a Trading Representative.

    Here at KGI, we are committed to help you develop & grow your business. A comprehensive training programme will be provided to arm you with the knowledge and skills required to be a competent and successful Trading Representative.

    Very competitive commission package will be offered to the right candidate. You should have minimum education of full “A” levels or above with at least 2-3 years' relevant working experience and passed CMFAS accreditation; Module 1A, 5, 6 and 6A (optional).

Requirements

    • Be your own boss! Achieve work-life balance by enjoying flexibility at work
    • Unlimited income potential - your rewards and remuneration are based on your performance
    • Build your own network of clients and provide diligent after-sales service

Responsibilities

    As a Wealth Advisor, you will be expected to provide comprehensive, one-stop financial advisory services to KGI clients through our wealth management products that will include Insurance, Unit Trust, Exchanged Traded Fund (ETF), Fixed Income and Structured products. As part of portfolio construct and re-balancing, you are to actively cross-sell our Brokerage, Futures & Forex products into wealth products and vice versa. The successful candidate will be expected to play a critical role in expanding the company's onshore base through the acquisition of new and the development of existing clients. To strengthen the wealth planning process, you will be engaging high net-worth and affluent clients for relationship management, financial health check and fact-finding.

    You are to achieve agreed financial targets. To help you succeed in your role and sharpen your financial planning and advisory skills, you will be guided and trained for 4 weeks by product specialists and product partners. You will need to be comfortable hitting the ground running and leveraging your existing network to add value to the business.

Requirements

    • Local Diploma/ Degree holders are welcome
    • Keen interest in the Finance industry
    • More than 1-2 years of wealth experience
    • Career progression to Senior Advisor or Assistant Wealth Director
    • Attractive salary package of up to $4,000 Basic + Incentives + Monthly Commission + Production Bonus
    • Basic salary in excess of $4,000 depending on qualification, experience and performance
    • Highly driven to excel and be able to thrive within a challenging environment
    • Good people management and interpersonal skills
    • Possess CMFAS certificate in M5, M8, M8A, M9, M9A, HI

Responsibilities

    • To oversee the market and credit risk across all of the company’s business lines, including equities, futures and fixed income markets
    • To develop and maintain programs and database for the automation of Risk BAU operations
    • To support the continuous development of our Risk Management System (such as Janus) as well as the various risk modules within the trading front-ends
    • To develop solutions to enable effective and timely risk management

Requirements

    • Degree holder with major in Computer Science or Information System
    • Minimum 2 years’ relevant experience in database design/programming, knowledge of utilizing BI tools (e.g. QlikView etc.)
    • Prior experience in financial industry is advantageous
    • Meticulous, positive attitude, team player yet able to work independently 
    • Ability to work well within tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong in Excel preferably with VB & SQL knowledge

Responsibilities

    • Monitoring of the Company’s overall exposure in equities and futures
    • Management of client’s positions, including putting up of stop loss orders, force liquidation 
    • Performing stress loss and reporting of threshold breaches
    • Tracking of intraday margin positions and ensuring policy and regulatory compliance
    • Project work which would also include quant modelling for various product classes to assess risks

Requirements

    • Degree holder in related discipline
    • 1-2 years exposure to Forex markets, either in Risk or as a Trader
    • Prior experience in brokerage industry is advantageous
    • Meticulous, positive attitude, team player yet able to work independently 
    • Ability to work well within tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong in Excel preferably with VB & SQL knowledge
    • Able to do shift work on rotating basis and Public Holiday

Responsibilities

    • To interpret economic and market trends and recommend trading and investment strategies to clients on a weekly basis
    • Develop financial models for forecasting and undertake financial statement analysis
    • Prepare equity research reports that are backed up by industry and company-specific data, as well as insights from industry experts and company management
    • Conduct weekly presentation of trading and research ideas to internal sales and external clients
    • Keeping abreast with market developments, e.g. new investment ideas etc., that can affect markets across different asset classes

Requirements

    • University graduate preferably in Accountancy / Finance
    • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in equity analysis and/or some audit working experience
    • Strong analytical skills and attention to details
    • A team player, self-motivated, independent and able to work under pressure
    • Able to interact/communicate with internal/external clients with good presentation skills
    • Multi-tasker with ability to meet deadlines
    • Proficient in spreadsheets, databases and Bloomberg

Responsibilities

    • Provides 1st line support by responding to clients' calls and emails inquiries including questions about trading platforms' functionalities, platforms setup, connectivity and troubleshooting
    • Ensure users' queries and problems are followed up and resolved promptly/effectively through a systematic tracking/follow up process
    • Conducts trading platforms update and liaise with vendors on technical and infrastructure issues
    • Ensure IT deliverables have proper quality control through unit/integration test, UAT and proper handing over to production
    • Ensure end user satisfaction of IT deliverables through formal UAT and sign-off
    • Performs analysis and compare with competitor's platforms. Suggest improvements and enhancements
    • Working closely with eFX and Sales Department to collate and communicate their requirements into visible project plans
    • Running the project on a day-to-day basis within specified quality, time and cost constraints

Requirements

    • University graduates preferably with Bachelor’s Degree / Diploma (min) in IT, Business Administration, Finance or related fields
    • Minimum 1 year relevant experience
    • CMFAS M1A, M2A, M5, M6 and M6A or equivalent license an advantage
    • Knowledge of financial products
    • Good command of both written and spoken English and Mandarin in order to liaise with Chinese associates.
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to deal with clients
    • Client centric with a passion to go the extra mile for clients
    • Self-motivated individual who is able to multi-task and results-oriented
    • A committed, and confident team player with the ability to respond positively to request for assistance
    • Highly independent with good planning and interpersonal skills
    • Competency in Excel, Powerpoint and Word

Responsibilities

    • Represent the department in project meetings and new business initiatives discussions
    • Work with BAU teams on project schedule and resource allocation
    • Perform in depth analysis, collate and prepare user requirement documents for vendor and project team
    • Perform the role of a coordinator in the department for projects that involve several teams within the department
    • Anticipate, identify and manage issues, risk and dependencies within work stream and work with respective team leaders on deriving solutions
    • Ensure all testing are completed and issues are promptly escalated and resolved
    • Provide tracking and update to Head of Operations and the team managers on the progress and overall status of all projects and new initiatives
    • Maintain the book of work for system enhancements and work closely with IT on meeting the implementation datelines
    • Assist Head of Operations in keeping track of the Operations department KPIs and its overall productivity

Requirements

    • 5 to 7 years' direct experience in project delivery/business analysis roles in back office functions
    • Strong securities & futures product knowledge is required
    • Knowledge of Customer Due Diligence/Anti Money Laundering in account opening will be advantageous
    • Ability to plan and coordinate resources and effort across the department
    • Ability to multi task, work proactively and independently
    • Possess strong analytical skill, communication and organisational skills
    • Able to perform under pressure

Responsibilities

    • Actively involved in understanding your customers’ financial needs as well as providing them with timely information, advice and recommendations to fit their investments portfolio
    • Secure sales and cross sell our wide range of  investment products
    • Emphasis on consultative selling to meet customers’ needs
    • Continually deepen relationships with new and existing customers

Requirements

    • Degree qualified candidates with more than 2 years of relevant financial advisory experiences and proven sales records.
    • Thrive in a fast paced environment with a passion to excel in a career in the finance industry
    • Prossess CMFAS certificate in Module 1A, 5, 6 and 6A
    • Results oriented go-getter who works well under pressure
    • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills combined with drive and initiative
    • Good command of both written and spoken English and Mandarin in order to liaise with Chinese associates
    • Able to work on staggered hours, weekends and public holidays

Responsibilities

    • Assist in developing trade surveillance policies and procedures for monitoring trading activities for any trading misconduct and money laundering suspicious transactions
    • Conduct daily review of trade surveillance exception reports, follow-up on exceptions noted and determine and recommend remedial or preventive actions  
    • Review trade error reports and follow up on any irregularities noted
    • Escalate any breaches of regulatory requirements or misconduct or company policies
    • Conduct periodic review of company trade surveillance policies and procedures with the view to implement enhancements, if any to existing practices
    • Conduct investigation into any complaints or feedback received on any potential trading irregularities
    • Liaise with relevant regulators, Head Office on any major findings
    • Conduct awareness training to trading representatives and relevant department employees on trading practices that are prohibited under applicable laws, regulations and exchange rules
    • Assist Head of Department to carry out specific compliance tasks or projects as and when assigned
    • Any other ad-hoc responsibilities as assigned

Requirements

    • Degree holder with 3-5 years relevant experience
    • Familiarity with the relevant laws, regulations and exchange rules in the securities and futures market is an added advantage.
    • Meticulous, positive attitude and pro-active
    • Strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills
    • Team player yet able to work independently and interact with people at all levels
    • Relevant experience in exchanges (e.g. in market surveillance or supervision departments) public accounting firms, securities and futures brokerage firms and other financial institutions are encouraged to apply

Responsibilities

    • Trade forming, amendments and reconciliation
    • Contract generating and regulatory reporting
    • Instrument maintenance and commission rate Maintenance
    • Projects support – UAT etc.
    • Any other ad-hoc responsibilities as assigned

Requirements

    • Diploma/Degree holder in Finance or Business related discipline
    • Preferably 1-2 years of working experience in Securities or Futures industry
    • Able to perform in a fast paced environment
    • Process excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills
    • Resourceful and able to resolve trade issues effectively
    • Meticulous, positive attitude, team player yet able to work independently
    • Work on staggered hours and public holidays

Responsibilities

    • Assist in reviewing and drafting all legal matters and issues
    • Maintain and monitor all agreements
    • Managing external counsels
    • Administration duties
    • Any other ad-hoc responsibilities as assigned

Requirements

    • Degree/Diploma in Law from a Commonwealth jurisdiction with 1-4 years of relevant experience
    • Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Ability to work independently and interact with people at all levels
    • Able to perform under pressure
    • Experience in the financial services industry is strongly preferred

Responsibilities

    • Assessment of clients for limits
    • Operational force selling of T+6 positions
    • Contra loss management
    • Daily filing of documents
    • Margin administration

Requirements

    • Candidate must possess at least a Diploma / Degree in Finance or equivalent
    • Meticulous, positive attitude, team player yet able to work independently 
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • At least 1- 2 years of relevant experience, experience in Securities industry will be advantageous

 

We offer attractive salary package and long-term career development to the successful candidates. You are invited to email your cover letter and full resume to [email protected]

We thank you for your interest and please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


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