・Applicants must have permission to work in Japan
・Applicants must be able to speak fluent ~ native level Japanese (Equivalent to JLPT N1)
☑English language required
☑Japanese language required
Global investment management firm
The company has a reputation for being highly selective in its hiring process and for fostering a collaborative and entrepreneurial culture among its employees. The company has also been recognized for its commitment to sustainability and social responsibility, with initiatives aimed at reducing its environmental footprint and promoting diversity and inclusion in its workforce.
Job Function Summary
The role involves managing trade lifecycle of daily trading activities of all portfolio managers trading Equity and Fixed Income products across APAC region, as well as leading projects and initiatives and providing control framework and supervision within the Asia Core Operations team.
Candidate will be required to review and analyze on ongoing basis the workflows and procedures across all product types, to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of the organization, as well as controls. Candidate should be able to work in a fast-paced environment and one that is continually changing. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with strong analytical and organizational skills.
Perform daily T+1 trade, position & cash reconciliations across multi-asset classes across all APAC markets, working with prime brokers and external counterparties to resolve exceptions and discrepancies
Analyze processes to enhance operational efficiency & controls, and participate in ad-hoc projects; work with internal stakeholders including global Ops/IT and wider Core Infrastructure teams to implement new systems and workflow
Products coverage: Equities, Bonds, Convertible Bonds, Equity Swaps as primary. May also be expected to cover Futures, Options, FX, Commodities and other OTC Derivatives
Establish good working relationship with Portfolio Managers and wider Operations & Middle Office organization. Be the primary point of contact for Japan (and wider Asia as necessary) based Portfolio Managers on operational queries as well as broader issues which may require escalation to Management
Run ongoing analytics to identify trends and gaps, devise formal governance over recurring issues and provide necessary analysis and evaluation for Ops Management
Liaise with brokers, external counterparties and vendors on ongoing basis to resolve issues and improve procedures
Fluent in Japanese and English - speaking, reading, writing
5+ years of relevant experience preferred. Strong knowledge in APAC markets a must, particularly in Equities and Bonds
Detail-oriented; demonstrable thoroughness and strong ownership of work
Ability to drive and lead process change; able to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment
Quick learner, highly analytical and strategic thinker; understands financial products and has the ability to grasp new concepts around products and processes quickly
Self-starter, solid organizational and time management skills, ability to multi-task effectively
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively with wider teams internally as well as with external counterparties and providers
Knowledge in SQL, Macros/VBA or relevant coding languages to perform analytics and build tactical solutions preferred
English Language level: Business level
Japanese Language level: Fluent - Native Level (Equivalent to JLPT N1)
Work permission in Japan required
10-13 million JPY+ bonus
(Experiences and skills will be considered)
Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays
New year's holiday
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Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Finance