Securities Lending Dealer – Associate/ AVP

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Location: Sydney

Salary description: Market rate depending on experience

  • $100-150k AUD Equivalent
  • Permanent
  • 3 to 7 years of experience

Our client is a large global diversified financial services firm with well-established offices in Australia and across APAC. They are seeking an Associate / AVP level  – Agency Securities Lending Dealer to join their Sydney team.

The Agency Lending team provides asset owners and asset managers with securities lending services out of desks in Sydney, Hong Kong, London, and New York.

The Agency Lending team acts as an agent for a variety of clients (sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, and other asset owners such as insurance companies and financial institutions including banks and credit unions). The main function is to lend securities for either cash collateral or securities as an agent for both custody clients and non-custody clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lend Equities and Fixed Income  for Agency Lending Funds
  • Maintain and assist in relationship management for brokers and counterparties
  • Analyse data and processes and identify efficiency improvements, product or business development opportunities
  • Managing the ‘recall’ lifecycle with both borrowers and operations
  • Monitor Daily P&L
  • Contribute to market commentaries and analysis
  • Understand and work within regulatory parameters for Asia and recognise global regulation
  • Preparation of the statistics, benchmarking, and presentations
  • Assist/create estimates for potential clients
  • Up-date the monthly statistics and analyse customer volumes for Agency Lending
  • Assistance with ad-hoc data analysis and support for product and business development
  • Assistance with projects around automation and efficiency improvements
  • May require flexible hours to support the Australian & NZ market or Asian markets
  • Some travel may be required
  • Interaction with Global AGL trading team, Operations, Client Management, Technical Sales Risk & Compliance.

Ideal prior experience:

  • Experience in Securities Lending is desirable
  • Degree in Finance, Economics, Commerce or other quantitative discipline preferred
  • Numeric skills with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to analyse data and processes and identify efficiency improvements, product or business development opportunities
  • Available in the evening for conference calls with Europe
  • Strong Powerpoint and Word skills, Advanced Excel (filters, pivot tables, simple macros)
  • Solution-oriented, creative, independent thinking, balanced communicator, able to adapt to different styles (cultural, business lines, working styles)
  • Familiarity with Bloomberg would be a plus

Contact Us in Sydney


Phone:+61 2 8246 8900

Hiring Staff: hire@antonmurray.com

Seeking Work: apply@antonmurray.com

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