Associate, Equities Portfolio Assistant

Role Summary

The role will report directly to Head of Asia Equities.  The role of the Portfolio Assistant is to provide operational and administrative support to the Fund Managers within the Investment Group and ensuring controls are appropriately managed.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for assisting the fund managers to ensure portfolios adhere to relevant regulation and fund mandates through the effective implementation of operational controls.
  • Portfolio monitoring and risk reporting, reverting to the operational risk, trading and portfolio monitoring, and compliance teams to ensure all internal and external rules are complied with and any breaches are managed and rectified.
  • Provide support for fund managers, including assistance with the order generation, management currency balances and FX transactions and adding operational control to the derivatives process.
  • Maintain desk procedures and risk registers, ensuring the processes and controls are captured and adhered to by those involved in the investment process.
  • Ad hoc support for fund managers.

Education Qualification

  • Diploma or Degree holder, preferably in Finance, Economics and Accounting or related field.

Experience and Skills

  • At least 1-3 years of relevant working experience.
  • Good knowledge of multiple asset classes (Equities, Fixed Income, FX and Derivatives).
  • Good understanding of investment products and the asset management industry.
  • Proficiency in Python and programming knowledge.
  • Hands-on experience in Microsoft applications and macros.
  • Good team player who is also able to take ownership and work independently.
  • Good written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to work under pressure and timeline, with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.


  • Competitive and reward for performance.

Register your interest for the position by writing to with your CV, resume and transcript (for internships only).