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HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organizations in the world, with operations in 64 countries and territories.
We aim to be where the growth is, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realize their ambitions.
We are currently seeking an experienced professional to join our team in the role of Investment Counsellor Analyst
Why join us?
GPB is expanding its offshore footprint across multiple sites. This position will assist the investment counsellors with the delivery of investment solutions.
The Opportunity :
Responsible for supporting Investment Counsellor Associates (ICAs) and Investment Counsellors (ICs) with the delivery of investment solutions to clients and prospects of HSBC Private Bank
Collaborate with ICAs, ICs and Relationship Managers (RMs) to enhance the client experience through the provision of clear and accurate documentation.
Accountable - in conjuction with Investment Counsellors Associates for production of all necessary client documentation including reviews, proposals, costs & charges, regulatory documentation, managing provision of mandates to clients.
What you’ll do :
Key Accountabilities :
Impact on Business
Partner with ICAs, ICs, IWS, Compliance and Risk and RM teams
Produce regulatory documents for client discussions
Produce reviews and proposals for ICs and RM-led discretionary clients
Know your client , Increase share of wallet with clients
Successful delivery of considerable optimization & efficiency gain project undertaken
Timely completion of planned activities without any delay attributable to GSC functions.
Recorded evidence by Line Manager and business stakeholders
Customers / Stakeholders
Internal and external regulators
Leadership & Teamwork
Act with courageous integrity : adhere to HSBC Values and business principles
Provide constructive feedbacks on business, products, team members or strategy
Proactively engage with ICAs, ICs, RMs, Desk Heads and other product specialists.
Cross train with other regions within CCO team for optimal resource utilization
Identify opportunities of cost save / Process reengineering which may include and not limited to :
Lean ideas suggested / Implemented
Six Sigma Projects
Cost save initiatives undertaken
Realized Cost save
Realized considerable efficiency gain
Operational Effectiveness & Control
Maintain a strong control environment
Contribute to sustainable cost savings
Adhere to conduct and ensuring product match to customer requirements and putting the customers’ needs first
Contribute to development of automation and analytics
Nil evidence of breaches towards the bank’s policies & regulations like Data Protection and Privacy, Anti Money Laundering, Information Risk policy and regulatory requirements, process specific regulations.
Abide by Group Compliance policy
Clarity and proactive mode of communication and on time completion of deliverables
Positive feedback from agreed business and functional stakeholders
Feedback from agreed key stakeholders / local Teams / colleagues and Management teams
Engage our workforce to maximize contribution and commitment
What you will need to succeed in the role :
University degree in a relevant business discipline (e.g. Economics or a related field), ideally with a minimum of three years of working experience.
Expectation to work towards qualifications including CISI, CFA or equivalent
Strong knowledge of the financial markets, across all asset classes, with a good understanding of corporate analysis.
Good sense of judgment along with strong planning, organisation, project and time management skills, as well as a customer-centric mindset and strong attention to detail.
Analytical analysis, Process automation experience. Required knowledge of technical skills : R-Studio, Python, etc
Motivated with agility and creativity; able to work independently and efficiently, and manage multiple items simultaneously under tight timeframes.
Strong quantitative skills, that can be translated to into MS Excel and Powerpoint.
Good interpersonal skills and being able to collaborated effectively with internal stakeholders.
Excellent communication and writing skills; proficiency in English is required.
What additional skills will be good to have?
Management of Risk
The jobholder will ensure the fair treatment of our customers is at the heart of everything we do, both personally and as an organisation.
This will be achieved by consistently displaying the behaviours that form part of the HSBC Values and culture and adhering to HSBC risk policies and procedures, including notification and escalation of any concerns and taking required action in relation to points raised by audit and / or external regulators.
The jobholder is responsible for managing and mitigating operational risks in their day to day operations. In executing these responsibilities, the Group has adopted risk management and internal control structure referred to as the Three Lines of Defence’.
The jobholder should ensure they understand their position within the Three Lines of Defence, and act accordingly in line with operational risk policy, escalating in a timely manner where they are unsure of actions required.
Through the implementation the Global AML, Sanctions and ABC Policies, supporting Guidance, and Line of Business Procedures the jobholder will make informed decisions in accordance with the core principles of HSBC's Financial Crime Risk Appetite.
The following statement is only for roles with core responsibilities in Operational Risk Management (Risk Owner, Control Owner, Risk Steward, BRCM, and Operational Risk Function
The jobholder has responsibility for overseeing and ensuring that Operational risks are managed in accordance with the Group Standards Manual, Risk FIM, & relevant guidelines & standards.
The jobholder should comply with the detailed expectations and responsibilities for their core role in operational risk management through ensuring all actions take account of operational risks, and through using the Operational Risk Management Framework appropriately to manage those risks.
This will be achieved by :
Continuously reassessing risks associated with the role and inherent in the business, taking account of changing economic or market conditions, legal and regulatory requirements, operating procedures and practices, management restructurings, and the impact of new technology.
Ensuring all actions take account of the likelihood of operational risk occurring, addressing areas of concern in conjunction with Risk and relevant line colleagues, and also by ensuring that actions resulting from points raised by internal or external audits, and external regulators, are correctly implemented in a timely fashion.
Observation of Internal Controls
The jobholder will adhere to, and be able to demonstrate adherence to, internal controls and will implement the Group compliance policy by adhering to all relevant processes / procedures.
The term compliance’ embraces all relevant financial services laws, rules and codes with which the business has to comply.
This will be achieved by adherence to all relevant procedures, keeping appropriate records and, where appropriate, by the timely implementation of internal and external audit points, including issues raised by external regulators.
The following statement is only for roles with managerial or specific Compliance responsibilities
The jobholder will implement measures to contain compliance risk across the business area. This will be achieved by liaising with Compliance department about business initiatives at the earliest opportunity.
Also and when applicable, by ensuring adequate resources are in place and training is provided, fostering a compliance culture and optimising relations with regulators.
You’ll achieve more at HSBC
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