Transaction Reporting - Investment Bank

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥6000000.00 - ¥8000000.00 (年収) + Bonus
Specialization: Banking & Financial Services,
Sub Specialization: Operations / Middle Office,
Contact: Minula Kariyawasam
Reference: JO-2210-475622

・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 ☑Remote ☑Flex time

Transaction Reporting

[Company Description]
Global Investment Bank

  • Work at one of the world's top tier Financial Institutions and gain first-hand insight of our business
  • A desirable compensation and benefits package including eligibility for an annual bonus
  • Professional development opportunities including access to our world-class internal trainings
  • Enriching challenges that provide opportunity for constant learning and advancement
  • A supportive and vibrant multinational environment, we accept individual differences and use them to better our work environment and culture

Transaction Reporting team operates in the Operations Risk & Regulatory Control. Team is responsible for creating, verifying and submitting regulatory reports to major Japan regulators such as FSA, BOJ, JSDA, etc., assessing the impact to those regulatory reports due to market changes or in-house system changes, and implementing necessary changes to the reporting system and procedure so that the Firm will comply with regulations at all time. Within Transaction Reporting, the team also provides oversight to Legal Ledgers across all products. Partnering with Legal and Compliance to learn local regulatory requirements and Technology to understand the system architectures, the team works with other Operations teams to conduct business analysis on any changes or new requirements to regulations that would require change management in the existing operations from front to back.

This position mainly focuses on executing the day-to-day processes such as report creation and submission, identifying, escalating risks/issues and resolving issues with relevant parties, analysing changes and requirement to develop the reporting system and exploring the process improvement to achieve accurate reporting and efficient process.

  • Create regulatory reports accurately and timely as a maker and expected to take on a checker role in 6 months.
  • Work with Legal & Compliance division to understand the rules and interpretations, and document them clearly.
  • Maintain thorough procedures manuals and all other risk control documents.
  • Identify and escalate risks and issues. Propose solutions and solve them with relevant parties.
  • Partner with ISG Product Operations to understand booking flow as well as assess the regulatory report impact due to new business, process/system change or regulation change.
  • Analyse the change and requirement, and document business requirements, and work with Technology to develop the reporting system to maximize efficiency and optimization.
  • Identify, escalate and mitigate risks associated with the Regulatory Reporting and areas for process improvement. Propose the solution.
  • Set the agenda and drive the discussion.

Skill Required:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Japanese (ability to communicate properly with Regulators in Japan)
  • Self-motivated with positive working attitude
  • Work and contribute as a team
  • Be adaptable to changes and new challenges
  • Good interpersonal skills and good communication skills, able to interact and communicate openly and effectively across cultural and hierarchical lines within the Firm
  • Ability to identify problems as they arise and understand when they need to be escalated
  • Ability to apply lessons learned to parallel situations
  • Adaptable and flexible to changes and new challenges
  • Keen to learn new skill sets and does so quickly
  • Ability to assess and develop own expertise by her/him-self
  • Demonstrates excellent attention to detail when analysing or interpreting data
  • Ability to prioritize own tasks
  • Advanced Excel skill (ability to write formulas like vlookup/sumif and utilize pivot table)
  • Ability to read and understand Japan regulations (FIEL, etc.)

Skills Preferred:

  • Knowledge of Japan regulations (FIEL, etc.), Japan regulatory reporting and legal ledger.
  • Financial Product knowledge and Operations experience
  • Technology related project experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Access and PowerPoint

6-8 million JPY + Bonus

Social insurance, retirement benefits, employee rented housing scheme, Childcare support programmes. Maternity leave, Spousal maternity (paternity) leave, Parental leave, Family care leave, Nursing care leave

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

Please click "apply" if you are interested in the job.
We will review your profile and contact you within five business days should we find that you satisfy the requirements of the hiring company.
Further details about the company and position will be notified at a later date.

Reference: JO-2210-475622
Seniority Level: Associate
Job Function: Finance