Operations Specialist - Investment management firm

勤務地 東京都
雇用形態 正社員
給与 ¥10000000 - ¥13000000 (年収) + Bonus
専門 銀行・金融・保険,
職種 オペレーション / ミドル・オフィス,
お問合せ Yusuke Genma
JOB ID JO-2303-479436
about Yusuke Genma

・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

Operations Specialist

[Company Description]
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.

Principal Responsibilities

  • 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


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 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

[Language Requirement]

  • 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)

Social insurance

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-2303-479436
Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Finance