Risk Officer - Asset Management Firm

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥8000000.00 - ¥20000000.00 per annum
Specialization: Banking & Financial Services,
Sub Specialization: Risk Management,
Contact: Kazuhiro Asaga
Reference: JO-1905-417719

[Company Description]
Global Asset Management Firm

[Responsibilities]
Overall role :

  • The designated Risk Officer is an independent officer to monitor various risk factors for front office activities with sufficient technical skills and experiences in Japan market. The Risk Officer reports to senior management.

Responsibilities:

  • The following operations related to in-house and outsourced funds
    • Identify investment risks, Improvement support
    • Analysis of risk factors for existing and new programs, including market, credit and liquidity risk and other financial impacts
    • Analysis of risk alarm using technology
    • Performance monitoring, Factor analysis(Sharp ratio, Information ratio, Tracking error i.e.) for total return assessment of investment portfolio
    • Counterparty risk analysis and confirm the consistency with client guideline
    • Analysis of risk factors in Derivative transaction or new products(strategy)
  • Provide quantitative support and business insight to senior management for different investment and risk management decisions.
  • Provide independent risk opinions to the Investment Committee, Risk & Compliance Committee and Board of Directors

[Requirements]
<Essential requirement>

  • Working experience on investment risk and operation planning
  • Advanced computer skill
  • Experience of general risk management tools such as Barra, Factset
  • Quantz business experience or literacy of Computational finance (Mathematical education)
  • Understanding of operation reports of outsourced funds, reading comprehension and interpretability in English enough to recognize and examine issues related to risk management items such as ISDA and contracts

<Desirable experience>

  • Experience in front office operations, trading, back office operations externally re-entrusted operation etc.
  • Speaking, listening, writing skills in English
  • Securities analyst qualification (CMA or CFA)

[Employment Type]
Full time

[Salary]
8~20M

[Location]
Tokyo

[Welfare]
Social insurance

[Holidays]
Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays
New year's holiday
Annual Leave

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