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Dealing Assistants

Descriptions & Duties

  • Dealing Assistants assist the dealers to carry out clients' orders and perform clerical duties in the dealing room.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity


Importance:1 (Max:5) 

Skill is rarely required


Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Trade Specific Competencies

Customer-service skills

Dealing Assistants must be persuasive and make clients feel comfortable with their recommendations.

Detail oriented

Dealing Assistants must pay close attention to carry out clients' orders.

Computer skills

Dealing Assistants need basic computer skills. They must be good at using spreadsheets and dealing software.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • usually have secondary 5 or above education level. Holder of a Certificate/Diploma in Banking/Finance or related discipline is an advantage.

Career Path & Salary

Private Sector

Monthly Salary $10,000-$20,000

Monthly Salary $20,000-$30,000

Monthly Salary $40,000-$80,000

Related Education & Training

Work Environment

  • Dealing Assistants usually work regular business hours. They may work many hours under stressful conditions. They sometimes have to work during evenings and weekends.

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