Swaps Middle Office - Analyst/Associate

Location: 
Tokyo
Job Type: 
Permanent
Ref: 
BBBH761906
Salary: 
¥8M to ¥11M
Japanese: 
Fluent
English: 
Intermediate/Business
Consultant: 
Steven Howden

Roles/Responsibilities

  • Support the trading of OTC products, including currency and interest rate swaps, with the firm's institutional clients both in Japan and overseas.
  • Book, confirm, clear and reconcile vanilla, options and exotic/hybrid products, working alongside the front office trading desks.
  • Check all trades and complete day day risk management and control throughout the lifestyle of the product until maturity.
  • Work with the back office teams in Japan and overseas to ensure trades are settled accurately and within the settlement-cycle deadlines.
  • Liaise with front office, back office, compliance, risk management, clients and regulators to ensure that the firm is providing a high level of service to clients and delivering on its regulatory reporting obligations.
  • Work closely with technology to deliver global projects as well as looking for opportunities for local initiatives that could improve control, efficiency and service to clients.

Required skills

  • Strong analytical skills to understand the product life cycle and where issues may arise in the future.
  • Fully bilingual (Japanese and English): Ability to communicate with internal colleagues in English and also product regulatory reports in Japanese, as well as speaking with Japanese clients.

Preferred skills

  • Investment Banking Middle Office experience, with knowledge of Fixed Income products, including Swap Derivatives.

About our client

A leading global Investment Bank with a established and growing business in Japan.

Morgan McKinley Asia Pac is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Steven Howden
Associate Director
+813 4550 6571
showden@morganmckinley.com