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Up & Coming Roles within Financial Services

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Within Southeast Asia’s financial services industry, there is an increasing transition in human capital from traditional platforms to disruptive startups. This is mostly triggered by global fund managers perceiving the SEA market as a huge growth region for the next decade. We are also seeing banks, asset managers and insurers continuing to thrive in the current economic climate by focusing more on the retail market as compared to institutional. In fact, during this period, we have received more requests on relationship/account manager candidates than ever.

In comparison to 5 years ago, Southeast Asia’s financial services landscape has completely changed – a lot of great talent has migrated over to the technology and startup sectors. As such, the below positions are currently the hottest in the financial services market.

  • Relationship Management, Commercial Banking

  • Global Financial Crimes Compliance Testing, Corporate Banking

  • Loan Operations, Corporate Banking

  • Financial Crime, Private Bank

  • Compliance, Commercial Banking

  • Tax Compliance, Corporate Banking

  • Compliance, Commercial Banking

  • Finance Management, Corporate Banking

  • Compliance Testing, Private BankingKYC, Private Banking

Asset Management
  • ETF, Asset Management

  • Private Equity Analyst, Family Office


•Custodian Services, Insurance

•Regional Partnership, Insurance


•Account Management, InsurTech

•Business Development, FinTech

•Banking/Insurance Ecosystem Manager, FinTech

•Regional Insurance Partnerships & Product Development, FinTech

•Retail Insurance Product Development, FinTech

•Financial Institutional Sales Director, FinTech

•Managing Director, FinTech

•Head of Capital, FinTech

Service Providers

•Hedge Fund / Private Equity Fund Accountant, Fiduciary Services

•Valuations, Fiduciary Services

•Trade Reconciliations, Fiduciary Services

•Trust Management, Fiduciary Services

•Account Management, Accelerator

Others (functional)

•Business Development, Financial Services Sector, Cloud

•Investment Management, Real Estate

•Asset Management, Real Estate

•Portfolio Management, Real Estate

•Private Capital Markets, Real Estate

•Financial Institutional Sales Director, NGO