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Financial Journalist

Responsibilities


    • Create original investment content through investigative research and on-location interviews with people who can provide insights into specific investment ideas.

Requirements:


    • 2 years’ experience in journalism preferred.
    • Good command of English with a strong understanding of investment concepts and information
      will be advantageous.
    • A demonstrated ability to capture complex ideas and express them clearly and concisely in writing and on video.
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Chief Risk Officer

Responsibilities

  • We are looking for suitable candidates to fill the position of Chief Risk Officer of the Group. The CRO oversees enterprise risk management of the Group, and is expected play a leadership role in ensuring risk status of the Group is healthy. This role reports directly to the Group CEO and key tasks include:







    • Review and enhance the enterprise risk management framework for the Group
    • Lead the risk management team in managing risk and control activities, from identifying, assessing, developing mitigating solutions to monitoring risk exposures across the group entities
    • Work with functional departments in implementing the mitigating solutions and monitor the progress of risk mitigation activities
    • Communicate effectively and provide training to build risk awareness within various business and functional departments
    • Create and disseminate risk measurements and reports to the Senior Management and Board Risk Committee
    • Conduct special reviews / risk assessments when required

Requirements:


    • Candidates who have 8 to 12 years of experience in risk controls and risk management related functions in banks or other regulated financial institutions
    • Strong leadership skills including effective interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment
    • Knowledge and familiarity with risk management guidelines and expectations of regulators in Asia
    • Some travel is expected in the Asia region where the Group operates
    • Professional certifications such as CIA, CRMA, CCSA is an added advantage
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AML Executive

Responsibilities


    • Provide timely and accurate AML/CFT compliance advisory to the relevant stakeholders to ensure that the company complies with applicable rules and regulations
    • Keep abreast of AML/CFT regulatory changes and provide timely dissemination of regulatory updates to ensure that the business units and relevant departments are aware of the latest rules and regulations
    • Implement and maintain robust framework for AML/CFT compliance reviews to assess the implementation of applicable rules and regulations
    • Devise and maintain AML/CFT training materials and conduct regular trainings to all staff
    • Undertake additional functions and duties when required

Requirements:


    • A good degree in Accountancy, Economics, Business or Banking & Finance
    • Minimum 3 years of experience in AML related roles in the financial/banking industry
    • Good command of English and communication skills
    • Independent, analytical, meticulous and self-motivated
    • Able to cope with pressure and tight deadlines
    • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
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Human Resource Executive

Responsibilities


    • Responsible for all-rounded HR functions in Recruitment, Compensation & Benefits, Training and Development, Performance Management and Employee Relations.
    • Positively influence decisions to improve business results by optimizing HR processes and acting as the voice of the employees
    • Develop and implement HR projects to improve HR services and administration and continually review HR policies for effectiveness and relevance
    • Support department managers and staffs on HR related issues
    • Liaise with regional office for all regional messages and tasks to be delivered appropriately

Requirements:


    • Degree in Human Resource Administration / Management with 1 – 2 years of working experience in HR generalist role
    • Candidates without working experience are encouraged to apply
    • Familiarity with local legislative requirements is an added advantage
    • Possess a high level of initiative, strong communication, analytical and interpersonal skills
    • Independent, driven, resourceful and meticulous
    • Enjoys multi-tasking and administrative work in a fast paced environment
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iGM Investment Adviser

Responsibilities

  • Many people avoid adviser-assisted financial planning due to a lack of trust. iFAST Global Markets (iGM) is an investment advisory business launched to tackle this issue head-on – by giving clients full commission transparency in insurance and investment products. Advisers on iGM share a common goal – to provide transparent, ethical and suitable advice to benefit their clients. With us, you will be empowered with FinTech to provide personalised wealth management solutions and develop a personal wealth management hub.




      We are looking for someone:
    • To provide personalised wealth management solutions to clients and help them grow their assets
    • To recommend a range of wealth management products (unit trusts, ETFs, direct bonds, stocks, insurance) to fulfil clients’ needs
    • To actively source for new clients on your own initiative
    • To service clients acquired by the company’s lead generation capabilities
    • Keep abreast of customer needs and investment market trends
    • Deliver effective and efficient support to clients, within and beyond office hours

Requirements:


    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Client-oriented, pleasant, meticulous and obliging disposition
    • Strong interest in investment products. Candidates with the relevant experience will have an added advantage.
    • Holds either one of the following qualifications:
    • A full certificate in GCE ‘A’ Level;
    • An International Baccalaureate Diploma qualification;
    • A diploma awarded by a polytechnic in Singapore; or
    • Any other academic qualification equivalent to the qualifications above
    • Certificates or exemptions from the following CMFAS/IBF modules will be advantageous: M1A, M5, M6, M6A, M8, M8A, M9, M9A
    • Candidates without working experience are encouraged to apply
    • Solely on an attractive commission base scheme structure
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Custody Executive (1 year contract)

Responsibilities


    • Check and ensure timely recording/process of all investment transactions and scrutinize daily trades submitted by financial advisory firms and financial institutions
    • Comfortable with liaising with external counterparties, including Banks and Fund Managers
    • Follow up in resolution of trade discrepancy to ensure accuracy and completeness of daily transactional and settlement
    • Coordinate with various parties to ensure compliance in all operational areas
    • Reconciliation processing, data population and identifying irregularities during project testing and User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
    • Provide general administration and support to operations department
    • Assisting Team manager in adhoc duties

Requirements:


    • Diploma/Degree in Banking & Finance/Business administration related fields
    • High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work with little supervision
    • High level of attention to detail, hardworking and strong sense of responsibility
    • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams to achieve tasks
    • Strategic and abstract thinking
    • Meticulous and able to work well in a fast paced environment
    • Proactive person and good problem solving skills
    • The incumbent must be willing to work on rotating shifts and on Singapore Public Holidays
    • Convertible to perm depending on performance
    • Candidates without working experience or less than 1 year of working experience are welcomed to apply
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Client Services Executive (B2B - 5 months Contract)

Responsibilities


    • Facilitate the processing of daily submissions, including the resolution of transactional and operational issues.
    • Follow up on outstanding issues including those from front-end team.
    • Handle email and telephone enquiries from financial advisers.
    • Act as a middleman between the backend and frontend teams to ensure that all client-related matters are well communicated and resolved.
    • Send scheduled / ad-hoc reports and data requests.
    • Perform assigned testing for website / system enhancements.

Requirements:


    • Minimum Diploma holder with at least 1 year of working experience.
    • Customer-centric mindset with good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively in English and Mandarin (in order to liaise with Chinese speaking associates).
    • Multi-tasker who can work independently, exhibits initiative and possesses excellent time management skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
    • Must be able to commit for 5 months.
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Internal IT Auditor

Responsibilities


    • Perform internal audit engagement (ie. review of security and controls in operating systems, application systems, network infrastructure, databases and internet) to provide assurance to Group Management on internal control
    • Ascertain compliance with regulation and security within areas in IT
    • To highlight forward looking indicators of potential risks within areas in IT
    • Special/adhoc audits, where required

Requirements:


    • Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or related field
    • At least 2-4 years of experience in IT audit, IT security & IT networking
    • CISA-trained preferred
    • Familiar with Java, Weblogic Application Server & Oracle Database
    • Candidates should be comfortable as a self starter with the ability to work independently and conduct hands-on fieldwork
    • Good communication skills
    • Fluent in English and Chinese Language (spoken and written) to liaise with Chinese speaking associates
    • Willingness to accommodate a very manageable amount of travel

Applicants are invited to email us a comprehensive resume with qualifications, skills and working experience, and expected salary to The Human Resource Manager at hrmanager@ifastfinancial.com

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified. Applicants who have written to us earlier need not re-apply.

Note: Job responsibilities/requirements are representative and are not intended to be a detailed list. Other tasks/abilities may be required of the incumbent, relative to the specific assignment.