Assistant, Legal & Trust Management

Requisition ID:  9450

It’s never been a more exciting time to join Vistra. 


At Vistra our purpose is progress. We believe that our clients have the power to change the world and to do great things for global progress, and we exist to remove the friction that comes from the complexity of global business – to help our clients achieve progress without friction.


But progress only happens when people come together and take action. And we’re absolutely committed to building a culture where our people can do just that. 


We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as an Assistant, Legal & Trust Management in the Trust Operations Support. Reporting to the Associate Director, Legal and Trust Management, this full-time and permanent position is based in Malaysia and offers regional coverage, allowing you to make a significant impact to our Trust Operations Support and its’ growth.


Key responsibilities:


  • Support the Trust Relationship Managers in delivering a full suite of trust and corporate services to clients
  • Provide prompt, excellent and professional trust and company administration services
  • Ensure that clients’ data base is kept up to date along with clients’ records and accuracy of data being captured in the appropriate system
  • Conduct administrative reviews on existing trust and company structures.
  • Prepare and draft Trust-related documents
  • Conduct name screening of trust related parties
  • Ensure regulatory filings are conducted on a timely basis
  • Participate in transaction monitoring and review trust accounts
  • Comply with the Group’s internal control and audit standards
  • Participate in ad hoc projects or matters that are ancillary to trust administration, including but not limited to invoicing and credit control.

Key requirements:


  • Degree in Law and/or Certificate in Legal Practice (or equivalent)
  • Degree in related discipline or professional qualification would be considered subject to fulfilment of other key requirements
  • STEP qualification is an added advantage
  • Strong written and spoken English level
  • Chinese proficiency is an added advantage
  • Develop and maintain adequate trust knowledge to deliver full suite of trust and corporate services to clients
  • Develop and maintain technical knowledge of trust and corporate structures
  • Detail oriented able to work with minimum supervision in a fast paced environment and meet tight deadlines.
  • Develop interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic; professional and approachable
  • Able to multitask and is meticulous
  • Inquisitive and self-motivated
  • Strong knowledge of the regulatory and compliance regime
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision


Company Benefits:


At our Malaysia office, we believe in putting our employees’ well-being first! We offer a flexible hybrid working arrangement.


Additionally, we provide comprehensive medical insurance and dental coverage, wellness reimbursement and competitive leave entitlement to support your well-being and time to recharge or explore your passions out of work.


As advocates of continuous learning and professional development, we provide an internal mentorship program and reimburse professional membership fees like ICSA, CPA, STEP, ACCA, MIA etc. in ensuring you stay ahead in your field.


If you are excited about working with us, we encourage you to apply or have a confidential chat with one of our Talent Acquisition team members. Our goal is to make this a great place to work where all our people can thrive. We hope you join us on this exciting journey!





Johor, MY

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