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Manager, Investment Operations (Investment Office)The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Manager, Investment Operations (Investment Office)The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Job Highlights

  • Operational Due Diligence
  • Portfolio Administration
  • Legal

Job Description

The Department 

Our Investment Office oversees the Club’s financial assets and manages the investments and their related risks in order to support the achievement of the Club’s mission and objective.


The Job 

This job entails the implementation of all investment related operational controls and activities across the Club’s investment portfolio. Investment related operations activities comprise:


  • Managing relationships with the Club’s counterparties from an operational perspective comprising custodians, administrators, investment managers and service providers.
  • Conducting operational due diligence of existing and prospective counterparties.
  • Assisting with legal negotiations & contracting between the Club and counterparties.
  • Providing administrative, technical, monitoring, assessment, reporting and operational support for portfolio management, performance, valuation, liquidity and risk systems.


Responsibilities include: 

  • Operational Due Diligence: Reviews existing and prospective external investments for operational risks, and plays an integral role in the ongoing oversight and monitoring of the operation of these investments.
  • Portfolio Administration: Provides administrative and operational support for portfolio management, performance reporting, liquidity management and risk systems.
  • Legal: Works with investment team to structure, negotiate and monitor investments, coordinates with counterparties and outside counsel to negotiate investment management agreements, subscription agreements and related documentation.
  • Accounting and Finance: Supports Finance to ensure all investment activities are properly recorded and accounted for in the Club’s books and annual audit.
  • Information Services and Investment Technology Solutions: Assists in the assessment, onboarding and deployment of Information Services and Investment Technology Solutions to enhance operational workflows and efficiencies.
  • Regulatory & Tax Compliance: Monitors and follows up on investment related tax compliance and tax reporting needs as well as administers operational compliance.
  • Team Leadership: Maintains a stable team by attracting and retaining quality staff.  Aligns individual and team’s interest, develops talent and builds team capabilities towards execution of BAUs as well as spearheading of strategic initiatives.


About You

You should be/have: 

  • University graduate with major in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance and/or Legal.
  • More than 10 years of institutional experience in an investment operations capacity.
  • Requirement for candidates to have acquired CPA or in process of completing certification; CFA candidates also a plus.
  • Professional expertise gained in Asset Management, Fund-of-Funds, Fund Administration, Investment Consultancy and/or Fund Accounting; Audit, Operations & Technology experience would be highly valued.
  • Sound knowledge of financial markets and in-depth know-how in operations of asset managers.
  • Possess strong and effective management, interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Solid communications skills set underpinned by high level of English fluency & proficiency (spoken and written).
  • Effective user of information technology & services as an aid to decision-making.
  • Leadership experience managing a team of professionals.
  • Excellent organizational skills to coordinate efforts among stakeholders and multiple parties to bring projects through to timely completion.
  • Ability to work with internal and external parties at senior level.
  • Competency and comfort in handling multiple tasks with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Unquestionable ethical standards.


Terms of Employment

The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


How to Apply

Please send your resume, complete with expected salary and job reference by clicking the Apply Now button or to:
Mail: The Human Resources Department, The Hong Kong Jockey Club, 1 Sports Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong

Additional Information

Years of Experience
10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
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Company Overview

Remarkable Careers

Founded in 1884, The Hong Kong Jockey Club is a world-class racing club that acts continuously for the betterment of our society. The Club has a unique integrated business model, comprising racing and racecourse entertainment, a membership club, responsible sports wagering and lottery, and charities and community contribution. Through this model, the Club generates economic and social value for the community and supports the Government in combatting illegal gambling. In 2016/17, the Club's total direct return to the community was HK$30.5 billion. It is Hong Kong's largest single taxpayer, one of the city's major employers and one of the world's top ten charity donors. The Club is always "riding high together for a better future" with the people of Hong Kong.

香港賽馬會(「馬會」)成立於1884年,是致力建設更美好社會的世界級賽馬機構。馬會透過其結合賽馬及馬場娛樂、會員會所、有節制體育博彩及獎券,以及慈善及社區貢獻的獨特綜合營運模式,創造經濟及社會價值,並協助政府打擊非法賭博。2016/17年度,馬會直接回饋香港社會305億港元。馬會是全港最大的單一納稅機構,也是香港主要僱主之一,同時位列全球十大慈善捐助機構。馬會將繼續與香港市民「同心同步同進 共創更好未來」。


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