Compliance Manager - Finance Company

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥10000000.00 - ¥14000000.00 (年収)
Specialization: Legal & Compliance,
Sub Specialization: Compliance,
Contact: John McCrohon
Reference: JO-2209-474481
John McCrohon


  • Applicants must have permission to work in Japan
  • Applicants must be able to speak fluent ~ native level Japanese (Equivalent to JLPT N1)

☑Foreign business ☑English language required ☑Japanese language required ☑Flex time ☑Remote work

Compliance Manager - Regulatory Changes and Management

Global Finance Company


  • Drives/enhances compliance programs, policies and procedures
  • Provide advice to the business on BAU basis; participate or lead regulatory projects/initiatives
  • Proactively partner with the business, and liaise closely with colleagues in the region and global teams
  • Develops compliance-related training by benchmarking regulatory & external best practices, tailors compliance trainings to the business
  • Conducts 2nd line reviews on sales/marketing materials, new products and business processes/controls
  • Helps drive compliance culture awareness efforts (e.g., messaging, training)
  • Manages regulatory exams and regulatory reporting; maintains relationships with and interfaces with local regulators
  • Conducts 2nd line risk assessments and designs and execute 2nd line oversight activities
  • Effectively reports to senior leaders on Compliance matters to ensure transparency and proper oversight
  • Participates and presents on local risk and senior management governance committees


  • A Bachelor Degree a MUST, Master degree desired. A minimum of 5 years of experience in regulatory compliance, risk management programs, or audit. Hands-on regulatory compliance in the areas of Anti-money laundering, Privacy or Sales Practice a PLUS.
  • Experience in financial services industry, Big 4 audit/consulting is preferrable.
  • Experience with local authorities is essential - direct experiences in creating and managing regulatory communications, interactions and exam handling with Japan regulators and regulatory authorities.
  • Preferred: At least 2 years of people management experience, demonstrated leadership skills and enthusiasm on team building/coaching and talent development
  • Excellent communication skills in both Japanese and English, both written and spoken
  • Excellent report writing skills, presentation, coordination, facilitation and influencing skills
  • Relationship building with senior management and stakeholders at various levels is critical; proactively set the agenda, and bring others along
  • Experience in supporting digital solutions from compliance perspectives a plus
  • Able to think out-of-box, proactively identify issues, and provide solutions to business and/or Compliance process and activities
  • High standard of integrity, able to build relationship with the business and handle conflicts constructively

10~14 million JPY+ Bonus
(Experiences and skills will be considered)


9:00 - 17:30

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Reference: JO-2209-474481
Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Compliance