Chief Operating Officer, Family Office (buy side) Chief Operating Officer, Family Office (buy side) …

Michael Page
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 12 Jul 20
Michael Page
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 12 Jul 20
• Backed by a top property developer• Well set up team structure
About Our Client
Our client has a long history in Hong Kong and has diversified their business in various areas within the HK / China property market as well as building up their own family office to manage their own assets

Job Description
Job Responsibilities
  • Report to the Managing Director/CIO, the successful candidate will lead various operating functions responsible for Middle & Back office, Legal & Compliance, Technology, Support and Administration of the business
  • Lead the effort to manage external relationships with counterparties / brokers, vendors, custodians, law firms, and external consultants.
  • Manage and be responsible for Compliance team and SFC related matters, on all investment related and entity level compliance matters and reporting
  • Oversee investment related operations activities including portfolio administration, valuations reconciliations, performance and PNL reporting, liquidity management, investment compliance and regulatory monitoring
  • Coordinate with Group CFO and Group Finance Department on financial reporting, audits, and perform financial planning, budgeting and analysis
  • Work with the Legal and Investment team on investment structure, agreements and contract negotiation
  • Work with Group Tax team on tax related investment issues in both public and private securities markets
  • Lead recruiting / talent acquisition projects as needed
  • Drive operational efficiency initiatives and improvements

The Successful Applicant
The ideal candidate would be the person who is at a leading position with the operations team in the buy side firms / family office environment
  • Degree graduate with minimum 10 to 15 years¡¯ relevant experience in the finance/investment industry, including some period of experience in an investment management firm in a similar role
  • Previous experience in SFC Type 1,4,9 as RO and/or MIC is preferred although not mandatory
  • Exposure to both Public Securities across various asset classes and markets; and Private Equity, Fund, Alternative Investments
  • Solid all-round COO skills and knowledge across various non-investment functions inside an investment management firm
  • Up-to-date Regulatory knowledge relevant to Investment management business
  • Up-to-date knowledge on execution technology, OEMS, execution lifecycle and related operational flows
  • Proven leadership and team management experience
  • Knowledge of markets and experience with investors/clients a positive
  • Excellent communication and people skills, in addition to English, fluency in Mandarin or Cantonese are preferred but not required

What's on Offer
This is an exciting opportunity for a strong COO level candidate from buy side firms to join a well-established family office and take on a new exciting challenge