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Macro Research Analyst

Responsibilities


    • Conduct macroeconomic research on global financial markets worldwide, writing and publishing original and timely articles on equity and fixed income markets
    • Generating high-conviction and actionable investment ideas from across the global spectrum of markets
    • Work with other product (Stock & ETF, Unit Trust, Fixed Income) teams regionally to devise strategic asset allocation views, appropriate investment views and advice for institutional and retail investors
    • Communicate market-related views and investment ideas via in-house and external presentations (such as seminars and webinars)
    • Undertake additional functions and duties when required

Requirements:


    • A good degree in a related discipline (Economics, Finance, International Business/Commerce), with strong quantitative and qualitative analysis abilities
    • Less than 2 years of financial markets research experience, candidates without the relevant experience but with the right aptitude and attitude are welcomed to apply
    • Good understanding of macroeconomics and investment valuation methodologies
    • Resourceful, and able to multi-task and deliver high quality work under tight deadlines
    • Strong interest in global affairs, with a passion for investing across various asset classes and market segments
    • Possess an excellent command of both spoken and written English; proficiency in Chinese language to liaise with Chinese speaking customers will be a strong advantage
    • Self-motivated, able to work independently or as a team player
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Client Services Executive - 1 Year Contract

Responsibilities


    • Handle walk-in clients’ enquiries such as account opening and general account / transaction-related enquires / issues
    • To make following up calls/emails to customers on

      • Account applications
      • Transfer requests/ issues
      • Compliance related review such as ECDD, employment review, 3rd party payments, CKA/CAR review etc
      • FSM and Accredited Investors applications
      • Payments
      • Account update
      • Other ad-hoc follow-up tasks

    • Handle LiveChat and Email enquiries
    • Manage Fundsupermart and iFAST reception area
    • Work closely with various departments and other CSE team members
    • Other ad-hoc duties assigned including general administration and support at events

Requirements:


    • Minimum diploma in any discipline
    • Candidates without working experience or less than 1 year of working experience are welcomed to apply
    • Working experience in customer service will be an advantage
    • Service oriented and able to communicate effectively with all levels of people
    • Self-motivated and possess initiative
    • Easy-going personality with positive attitude
    • Able to multi-task and work independently as well as work as a team
    • Ability to converse in English and Mandarin is preferred to liaise with Chinese speaking associates


      Other Information

      • Suitable for people with part-time studies or commitments after office hours
      • Able to start immediately / short notice preferred
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Project Analyst (B2B Platform)

Responsibilities


    • Understand the business drivers and ensure projects deliver real business value
    • Actively manage stakeholder relationships
    • Actively take ownership and is accountable for the full project lifecycle
    • Define and manage project scope
    • Identify and resolve project issues and manages risks
    • Control project timescales and resources
    • Prepare and maintain project and quality plans and track activities against the plan, providing regular and accurate reports as appropriate
    • Manage the change control procedure, gaining agreement for revisions to the project
    • Escalate project issues as appropriate
    • Ensure adherence to Project Management processes
    • Understand the impact on process, people and technology
    • Ensure Quality Control in place

Requirements:


    • Degree in IT, Business Information System or related field
    • Meticulous and organized; able to be multi-tasked
    • Excellent time management, communication and interpersonal skills
    • Sense of urgency, attention to details, meticulous & precise
    • Good team player, and yet able to work independently when necessary
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Investment Marketing Executive

Responsibilities


    • Generate investment themes and ideas for articles, campaigns and media channels, based on market developments
    • Create necessary graphics and content to support marketing campaigns and social media channels
    • Lead marketing and education efforts in fixed income and participate in related projects
    • Participate in ongoing product maintenance and improvement
    • Lead and support the localisation of articles
    • Work with respective stakeholders to further the growth of fixed income business

Requirements:


    • Bachelor degree holder in a related discipline (accountancy, finance, business administration, marketing)
    • Strong marketing and analytical skills
    • Familiarity with marketing on various social media platforms
    • Creative and experienced with creating designs via Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, filming professional videos and producing podcasts.
    • Passion for design and thinking outside the box to optimize growth opportunities
    • Able to multi-task and meet constant deadlines
    • Adaptable, with strong interpersonal skills
    • Conversant in both English and Chinese language to liaise with Chinese speaking associates
    • Candidates without working experience or less than 3 years of working experience are welcomed to apply
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AML Manager

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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IT Specialist (Java/C++/Microsoft DotNet/FIX Protocol)

Responsibilities


    • Responsible for the development of Market Data and Trading Solution
    • System support for Market Data and Trading Solution
    • Involve in system testing and debugging

Requirements:


    • Required skills
    • Degree in Computer Science or related field
    • Good working experience in C++/Microsoft DotNet and SQL development
    • Good working experience in Java and Oracle Database
    • Familiar with HTML, Java, J2EE, JSP/Servlet, XML
    • Good working experience with Weblogic Application Server/IIS

      Other useful skills or knowledge
    • Knowledge in Message Queue system like Rabbit MQ or kafka
    • Familiar with FIX protocol and any other connectivity protocol
    • Knowledge of high frequency, low latency systems
    • Knowledge in scalability/high availability
    • Knowledge Electronic Trading
    • Knowledge in Financial Market
    • Highly motivated and able to work independently and as a team
    • Candidates without working experience are encouraged to apply
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Desktop Engineer

Responsibilities


    • Provide support for Windows and Mac computers
    • Provide support for VOIP system and phones
    • Maintain inventory of PC and software
    • Provide support for video and audio system
    • Provide support for windows servers
    • Provide support network infrastructure
    • Windows servers administration and patching
    • System upgrade, troubleshooting and performance tuning
    • Able to take on additional tasks or responsibilities when required

Requirements:


    • Diploma in IT
    • Working experience in Windows and Mac computers
    • Working experience Windows servers administration
    • Willing to undertake multiple tasks
    • Able to work on early duty shift from 6.30am or night duty shift till 12.30am (rotation)
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Junior Database Administrator

Responsibilities


    • Support Daily System / Database Administration Issues
    • Ensure System/Database availability and performance
    • System/Database backup and recovery
    • System/Database upgrade and patching
    • System/Database security audit and hardening
    • Maintain System/License inventory list and warranty
    • Able to take on additional tasks or responsibilities when required

Requirements:


    • 1-3 years in Database Administration
    • Familiar with Unix and Linux Operating System and Shell Scripting
    • Experience with Solaris 11 operation system
    • Experience in Oracle, MSSQL RDBMS system
    • Good to have RAC, Dataguard and SQL AlwaysON knowledge
    • Able to work on early duty shift from 6.30am or night duty shift till 12.30am (rotation)
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Equity Analyst

Responsibilities


    • The Equity Analyst will primarily be responsible for generating stock and ETF investment ideas in his/her assigned area of market coverage (SGX, HKEX and/or other exchanges), and communicating these ideas to the investing public predominantly through original research articles and presentations.

    • Conduct fundamental research on stocks listed in assigned area of market coverage (SGX, HKEX and/or other exchanges) using publicly available information sources, including financial statements, company annual reports, published research and online databases.
    • Generate high-conviction stock investment ideas, and work with other members of the research team to identify actionable ETF ideas across various geographical markets and/or sectors.
    • Communicate these ideas to the investing public through various channels, including original research articles and seminar presentations.
    • Participate in discussions to construct our internal focus lists, which aims to showcase some of our best stock investment ideas, and communicate the decisions to both the investing public, as well as internal stakeholders.

Requirements:


    • Strong analytical skills, with a deep understanding of financial statements and equity valuation methodologies. Able to distil large amounts of information into an investable thesis.
    • Excellent command of both spoken and written English, with a great story-telling ability.
    • Demonstrated interest in and passion for investing.
    • Able to multi-task and meet constant deadlines.
    • Bachelor degree holder in a related discipline (accountancy, finance or business administration).
    • As this is an entry-level position, prior experience is not required. Candidates without working experience or less than 2 years of working experience are welcomed to apply.
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Operations Executive (Custody) - 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
    • Reconciliations 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:


    • Minimum 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 details, hardworking and a 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
    • Strong sense of responsibility with strong analytical and organisational skills
    • Word document + Excel knowledge is a must
    • Candidates without working experience or 1-2 years of working experience in the financial services industry are welcomed to apply
    • Must be willing to work on rotating shifts and on Singapore Public Holidays
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Operations Executive (Corporate Action & Product Support and Services) - 1 Year Contract

Responsibilities


    • Setting up of financial products, which include but are not limited to unit trusts, bonds, ETFs and stocks and liaise with internal and external parties for the ongoing maintenance of financial products being distributed
    • Handling and processing of corporate action events which include drafting of correspondences to our end clients & business partners but are not limited to units trust, bonds, ETFs and stocks
    • Reconciliation of shareholdings against external custodians and administrator’s records for stocks product
    • Maintaining daily price admin and ensuring accuracy on data exchange with media publisher and business partners
    • Assisting on trade submission for UT to Fund Manager
    • Handling backroom enquiries from all internal stakeholders
    • Participate in User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for projects/applications in the team
    • Provide general administration and support to operations department
    • Other ad-hoc duties assigned by Team Manager

Requirements:


    • Degree with 1-2 years experience, preferably in the financial services industry
    • Candidates without working experience are encouraged to apply
    • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel is a must
    • Detailed, meticulous and able to work well in a fast pace environment
    • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams to achieve tasks under tight schedule
    • Strong sense of responsibility with strong analytical and organisational skills
    • Must be willing to work on rotating shifts and on Singapore Public Holidays
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Mobile Application Developer

Responsibilities


    • Contribute to our native apps
    • Integrate with our backend services to make sure we are delivering a great mobile user experience that’s super-fast for end users
    • Help improve code quality through writing unit tests, automation and performing code reviews
    • Participate in brainstorming sessions and have the chance to contribute innovative and original ideas to our technology, algorithms and product
    • Work with the product and design team to understand end-user requirements and use cases, then translate that into a pragmatic and effective technical solution
    • Dive into difficult problems and successfully deliver results within a schedule

Requirements:


    • Degree in Computer Science or related field
    • Experience in Android/iOS application development
    • Experience with JAVA, Android SDK, iOS SDK, frameworks or tools to create mobile web, native or hybrid apps for iOS/Android devices
    • Experience with JavaScript and H5/CSS is preferred
    • Experience with modern JS framework such as ReactNative/React, Redux, AngularJS, etc is preferred
    • Ability to showcase apps developed previously will be a plus
    • Must be analytical, self-driven and proactive in keeping up with new technologies and programming languages
    • Must have excellent problem solving skills and love technical challenges
    • Must be able to take initiative to be productive and efficient
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Unit Trust Analyst

Responsibilities


    • The analyst will primarily be responsible for generating high-conviction investment ideas via unit trusts on board the platform
    • Inculcate a good market sense and strong knowledge of investment markets and products, including but not limited to fixed income, equities, commodities, and other alternative investments
    • Conduct research on products, writing and publishing original and timely articles on unit trusts offered on the platform
    • Participate in the on boarding process of new offerings, review of existing products
    • Work with other teams to ensure appropriate product selection, investment views and advice for stakeholders
    • Communicate views and investment ideas via in-house and external presentations
    • Improve on current workflow processes

Requirements:


    • A good degree in a related discipline (Economics, Finance, Business Administration). Non-business school graduates are welcomed to apply
    • The candidate should have a demonstrated interest in and passion for investing
    • Good presentation skills
    • Strong analytical skills with an ability to connect the dots. Able to distil large amounts of information into a simple investment thesis
    • Resourceful, able to multi-task and deliver high quality work under tight deadlines
    • Excellent command of both spoken and written English; proficiency in Chinese language to liaise with a Chinese speaking audience will be a strong advantage
    • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Some experience using the Bloomberg Terminal and knowledge of VBA and other programming languages is a plus.
    • Self-motivated, able to work independently or as a team player
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Operations Executive - Account Services (1 year contract)

Responsibilities


    • Daily Trades processing
    • Check and resolve trade discrepancy
    • Involve in User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for system enhancement
    • Provide general administration and support to other Operations teams
    • Assist Team Manager in adhoc duties

Requirements:


    • Minimum Diploma in Banking & Finance/Business administration related fields
    • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel is a must
    • Meticulous and able to work well in a fast pace environment
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    • Candidates without working experience or less than 1 year of working experience are welcomed to apply
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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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Java Developer

Responsibilities


    • Responsible for development and maintenance of web applications and online portals, dealing with various investment products
    • Working with users closely, generating unique ideas and solutions that can better serve the needs of users and business
    • Involve in gathering user's requirements, translating requirements into system design and implementing it into a workable solution in the systems
    • Involve in system testing and debugging

Requirements:


    • Degree in Computer Science or related fields
    • 2-3 years of experience in Java, J2EE, JSP/Servlet, XML and HTML
    • Knowlegde of HTML5/CSS3/JS will be an added advantage
    • Familiar with Spring and Hibernate
    • Familiar with Weblogic and Oracle Database
    • Good command of spoken and written English and conversant in Chinese language to liaise with Chinese speaking associates
    • Excellent in problem solving and love technical challenges
    • Highly motivated and able to work independently
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Business Development Executive

Responsibilities


    • Conduct presentations and training
    • Actively source for new business and promote company’s products and services
    • Devise sales and marketing strategies
    • Service and support existing clientele
    • Identify new business opportunities and implement new strategies to grow the business
    • Research, gather feedback and involve in the process of improving services and products

Requirements:


    • Degree in any discipline, with marketing or mass communications will be an advantage
    • Good communication skills, verbally and in writing
    • Driven and hungry for growth
    • Great follow up and organizational skills
    • Must demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Strong presentation skills
    • Self-motivated, proactive and have a sense of responsibility
    • Strong interest in investment will be an advantage
    • Candidates without working experience are encouraged to apply
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Finance Assistant (6-months contract - convertible to permanent)

Responsibilities


    • Daily book keeping for receipts & payments
    • Checking daily cheque and cash deposit statement prepared by relevant team(s)
    • Work with existing Finance staff for the monthly closing of Finance’s books
    • Assist to prepare monthly audit schedules or Finance related reports
    • Assist to do testing of new system/module related to Finance
    • Filling of documents and yearly archive of documents
    • Any Ad-hoc projects assigned

Requirements:


    • LCCI/Diploma in Accounting or equivalent
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Good knowledge in accounting software
    • Willing to work under tight reporting timeline
    • Any ad-hoc duties that may assign from time to time
    • Immediate availability is preferred
    • Only Singaporean or PR need to apply
    • Candidates with no prior experiences are also encouraged to apply
    • This contract post will be convertible to permanent depending on individual performance

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