Team Leader – Middle Office Post trade**

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About Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Crédit Agricole CIB)

Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Credit Agricole Group, the 12th largest banking group worldwide in terms of tier 1 capital (The Banker, July 2021). Nearly 8,600 employees across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world. Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital markets activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade. The Bank is a pioneer in the area of climate finance, and is currently a market leader in this segment with a complete offer for all its clients.

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Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Operations

Job title

Team Leader – Middle Office Post trade**

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Management position


Job summary

**This position will be under the Employee Referral Program in Hong Kong.


Department: Capital Markets Operations

Team: Capital Markets Back Office


Operations & Country COOs (OPC) in Hong Kong is made up of four main teams:

  •  Financing & Trade Operations (FTO) including Documentary & Guarantee Operations, Credit & Loan Operations
  • Transaction Banking Operations (TBO) covering client account operations
  • Capital Markets Operations (CMO) including Middle Office, Back Office and Transverse Operations functions
  • Asia & Middle-East Operations Projects (AOP) covering CMO, FTO, TBO and Transversal projects


Within Capital Markets Operations (CMO), Middle Office teams (CMM) are in charge of controlling the booking of transactions in CACIB’s Front Office and Back Office tools and managing the life cycle of operations.

MO Post Trade team is in charge of the management of the stock and life cycle of Capital Markets transactions within the Back-Office tools for several CACIB entities (e.g. Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Tokyo).


Key Responsibilities

Trade Processing & Monitoring

  • Ensure the proper integration of transactions initiated by the Front Office into the Back Office systems of the Bank. Capital markets transactions including FX, MM, Rates, Offshore deposit covering Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo
  • Deal checking against trade supporting documents and liaise with internal teams and external counterparties for any trade discrepancy.
  • Investigation related to internal queries (deal searching, request for information, FO-BO reconciliation).
  • Conduct controls related to the integration of operations in respect of local regulations and internal policies.
  • Management of requests from Control / Reconciliation / accounting teams.
  • Management of fixing within back office systems.
  • Booking of non STP operations in the Back Office System according to the documentations.
  • Management of transverse tasks: Brokerage value, Structure Id and other tasks.
  • Monitor and carry out common projects / global initiatives



  • Manage and ensure all daily activities and controls are completed on a timely manner
  • Inform Head of Middle Office of any new requests and process change request
  • Manage operational risk with a duty to alert Management.
  • Provide and arrange training to ensure all teammates are knowledgeable and updated with the current processes.
  • Ensure adequate cover to undertake duties in the event of temporary needs, holidays, sickness, …
  • Initiate change to improve team organization, including but not limited to process change, internal workflow


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Position location

Geographical area

Asia, Hong Kong



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

·        Degree holder from discipline in business administration, banking or finance-related discipline preferred

Level of minimal experience

11 years and more


·        Minimum 8-10 years of experience in a Capital Market Operations, back or Middle Office environments, including 2-4 years of managerial experience

Required skills

  • Good judgment, alertness and common sense
  • Good analytical, organizational and interpersonal skill
  • Comfortable with multi-tasking, project management and able to work under pressure
  • Fluency in English. Proficient in French or other Asian languages is a plus
  • Versatile with PC tools and applications, e.g. VBA
  • Perfectly at ease in a multi-cultural environment

Technical skills required

  • Knowledge of financial products and understanding of operational risks involved in Fixed Income and FX products

  • Good knowledge of China processing framework and regulatory environment will be beneficial


Fluency in English. Proficient in French or other Asian languages is a plus