Controls Specialist

14 Jul 2020

Our client, a reputable Global Bank is looking for a Controls specialist for a 12 months contract role.

Our client, a reputable Global Bank is looking for a Controls specialist for a 12 months contract role.

The team is an independent control function performing trading surveillance. Located within Regulatory Operations, the team is closely aligned with front office whilst maintaining segregation to perform a review and challenge control - identification and prevention of potentially fraudulent trading activity.

The platform provides sophisticated analytics to generate meaningful alerts, automated workflow and management reporting to support the monitoring and fraud detection process

Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct analysis of trading data, providing insights into trends and trader behaviour across all businesses and regions.
  • Manage risk cases covering investigation and follow up within the defined timeframes.
  • Apply this analysis to refine and improve Key Risk Indicators used in the platform (including definition and acceptance testing)
  • Identify opportunities for improving data quality, reducing 'noise' and false positives
  • Process ad-hoc support for requests from Front Office Supervisors, Front Office Business Managers or the Oversight Committee for granular information and reports relating to Trading behaviour / activity
  • Co-ordinate efforts in implementing the changes to processes, system feeds, Key Risk Indicators, management information and workflow changes (including definition and acceptance testing)[Soft Break]


  • Strong operational and business understanding of processes and trade flows
  • Excellent Communication Skills with a reliance on stakeholder engagement
  • People management experience
  • Knowledge of Debt Asset Classes, operational models, product types and lifecycles
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to solve problems independently
  • Advanced knowledge in MS (MS Office) products
  • Intermediate SQL ability. Python experience a positive, but not essential
  • A relevant degree or equivalent experience

You must be someone who:

  • Someone who loves learning, across both a technical and interpersonal level
  • An excellent team player who invests in their fellow team members, sharing information and championing the value of the team vs the individual
  • Excellent at communicating to all levels
  • Able to work in fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Inquisitive nature, a willingness to ask questions and challenge

Due to the nature of the role, only Singaporeans will be considered.

If you are interested in this position, please apply today or email Constance Cho

Morgan McKinley Pte Ltd

Constance Cho

EA License - 11C5502

Reg No - R1876688

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