AVP, Traded Risk & Market Surveillance Analyst


Kuala Lumpur, MY, 50100

Category:  Permanent
Facility:  750

About Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad


Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad and its subsidiary, Alliance Islamic Bank Berhad, offers banking and financial solutions through its consumer, SME, corporate, commercial and Islamic banking. The Bank provides easy access to its broad base of customers throughout the country via multi-pronged delivery channels that include retail branches, Privilege Banking Centres, Business Centres, Investment Bank branches, and mobile and Internet banking.


We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our Group Market Risk department as a Manager or Assistant Vice President, Traded Risk & Market Surveillance.


The Role 


A successful candidate in this position will be responsible for monitoring trading in equity, derivatives, and fixed income products across the Group to detect trading activity that could adversely affect the firm and its reputation.

  • To work closely with experienced staff and develop the capacity to conduct high quality routine surveillance with minimal supervision.
  • To work with product and coverage teams, business lines, support functions (including IT and Operations) and other stakeholders to identify business changes and regulatory developments that warrant updating existing or developing new surveillance patterns to ensure the Group has comprehensive coverage.
  • To be responsible for responding to regulatory inquiries.


Key Responsibilities


Trade Surveillance

  • Timely analysis of alerts leading to the detection and prevention of market or misconduct;
  • Perform reviews of trading activity by analyzing complex situations, identifying high risk behaviours, and applying judgement to resolve issues in an efficient manner;
  • Contribute to design and development of controls to enhance surveillance coverage, including but not limited to various forms of conduct risk, and market manipulation;
  • Maintain relationship with Compliance, Audit and Business Units; and
  • Work with Technology teams and / or vendors in developing new tools and Surveillance controls.
  • Retrieve information for regulatory inquires for the Group
  • Work with Business Units, Legal and Compliance Coverage teams in responding to the regulators, where necessary;
  • Continuously work with IT to ensure the Regulatory Inquiry system/ tool is up-to date and accurate. 



Job Requirements



  • High attention to details.
  • Strong analytical and investigative skills.
  • Ability to manage multi task, and handle multiple compliance reviews and projects at the same time and meet deadlines.
  • Proactive in identifying risks and proposing solutions.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office Suite; Excel, Bloomberg



  • Exposure to trading desks, electronic trading market and securities industry.
  • Familiarity with market data and due diligence vendors (Bloomberg, Reuters, etc.)


Qualification & Experience

  • Experience in an asset class such as Equities / Equities Derivatives / FI / Commodities / FX.
  • Experience with surveillance and case management systems.
  • One year of relevant working experience in the financial services industry in Compliance or Internal Audit or with a securities exchange or securities regulator.