FI Settlements VP - Securities Firm

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥11000000.00 - ¥14000000.00 (年収) + Bonus
Specialization: Banking & Financial Services,
Sub Specialization: Operations / Middle Office,
Contact: John McCrohon
Reference: JO-2206-471538
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 ☑Hybrid (On-site x Remote)

FI Settlements VP

[Company Description]
Global Securities Firm


  • As the lead of Fixed Income settlement team, responsible to ensure a smooth daily fixed income settlement operation. Escalate the incidents to senior manager/compliance.

  • Assist regulators, external / internal audit on any inspection or audit mission. Manage the expectation on completion deadline and respect the agreed commitment. No overdue internal audit / inspection related recommendation / controls

  • Ensure the completion of mandatory training programs for staff

  • Execute mandatory market events and key business initiatives under the agreed budget and propose resource planning. Create a sustainable framework for market watch.

  • Be familiar with all necessary risk and controls framework under the scope of the Fixed Income Teams back office and proactively review risky area / processes needed to strengthen the processes itself or the corresponding control framework (e.g. order ticket process, fail trade monitoring)

  • Keep in touch with other competitors to understand their approaches on market event and other business strategy

  • Implement a strong BCP Resiliency: WFH / DR plan and setup are solid and be ready for high risk scenario (e.g.COVID virus pandemic situation)

  • Respect the regulations, internal rules and policy that are applicable to the role and the teams.


  • 8+ years experience in working in Operations (BO/MO). Hands on experience in Fixed Income securities settlement (e.g. Relevant experience in JASDEC matching, BOJ settlement, JSCC clearing, with exposure to Japanese BO systems) .

  • Solid experience in supporting Japanese sensitive clients. Able to Listen to clients/internal partners and colleagues in order to understand and anticipate their needs

  • Accuracy / Swiftness / Attention to detail / Ability to observe and propose improvement (including opportunity of cooperation / synergies)

  • Ability to navigate effectively in a global organization (departments and countries).

  • Basic IT Skills (MS Excel, Word, powerpoint), able to formulate functional specifications for the Technology department.

  • Proficient in both Japanese and English.

  • JSDA (Japan Securities Dealers Association) License

  • Shows able to take accountability for decisions taken by him/herself.

  • Business analysis skill is a plus.

[Language Requirement]

  • English Language level: Business level

  • Japanese Language level: Fluent - Native Level (Equivalent to JLPT N1)

  • Work permission in Japan required

11-14 million JPY + Bonus

Social insurance

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

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Reference: JO-2206-471538
Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Finance