Bilingual Japanese HR/GA Assistant – International Firm

An established International Firm is seeking a HR/GA assistant who has Japanese language skills.

1. Human Resources
• Assist with the day-to-day operations of the HR group
• Assist in payroll preparation and data entry (Semi-monthly and Monthly)
• Assist with group health insurance (medical, dental, vision, life, etc.) enrollment and inquiries from employees
• Maintain employee information by use of the ADP system
• Administer all aspects of accommodations of new expatriates and business visitors of related companies.
• Administer expatriate tax process working with outside accounting firm.
• Undertake various projects as assigned by senior management

2. General Affairs
• Perform a variety of administrative duties
• Coordinate meetings for the managers
• Administer various administrative related contracts

Qualifications:

• Degree in Human Resources or related field
• At least 2 years of experience in Human Resources or 3 years of experience in an administrative role
• Proficiency in English, Japanese is a plus
• Must have strong communication skills
• Must be able to quickly resolve problems

 

Base salary: 50K+OT+bonus

Bilingual Japanese Corporate Planning Associate

International Bank is seeking an Associate in Corporate Planning with Japanese skill.

  1. Support planning and control related units with administrative matters, including, but not limited to: expense payment, business travel arrangement, arrangement of office supply, coordination of meeting, and conference, and entertainment arrangement.
  2. Other ad-hoc duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  1. Excellent organizational and time management skill
  2. Proficiency with MS office
  3. Fluency with both Japanese and English

Base salary up to 80K +bonus

Bilingual Japanese Business Risk & Control Associate

International Bank is seeking an associate with Japanese language skill in their Business Risk & Control – Data Loss Prevention (BRC/DLP) team, who is a 1st Line of Defense (LoD) focused on Information Security. Liaison between Information Security Office, IT Security and the Business Control Teams to be in line with the Information Security Framework. The DLP Monitoring Team role is to prevent, detect, monitor and report the loss or unauthorized dissemination of proprietary information from various vectors (physical, email, web, etc.) across the organization.

Responsibilities

As a member of the BRC/DLP team a key focus for the individual will be monitoring external electronic communication across the organization, provide consolidated DLP Event Reporting, Incident management – identification, review, escalation and resolution of DLP events, update/revise classification and DLP rules/policies working with the Business/Control Teams. Focused on Data Protection which includes awareness/training, data classification, secure email, and scanning to identify information security gaps in unstructured data.

  • Day to day triage of Data Protection solution generated reporting and/or centralized incident logs
  • Performing ongoing tracking of alerts for individuals (repeat offenders, anomalies, issue severity, significance etc.)
  • Performing research to sort through false positives
  • Email Forensic Monitoring to detect a violation of policy.
  • Collects findings, identifies root cause, and proposes long‐term solutions which support business processes
  • Provide input on the maintenance and design of DLP rules
  • Escalate incidents/alerts to Business Unit/Team Leads when necessary.
  • Perform incident response tracking and reporting; incident closures following resolution
  • Contribute to the KPI/KRI Reporting for Risk Committees or other governance activities
  • Suggest improvements of Data Protection awareness campaigns and training sessions for various employee profiles
  • Conduct a full inspection of Japanese documentation and escalate to supervisors.

Qualifications

  • Industry Background: Corporate Banking/Capital Markets – Financial Services
  • 2-3 years in related field; Analyst
  • Relevant Risk / Functional Experience: Information Security, Data Protection/Loss Prevention, Incident Alert Reporting/Processing, Case Management, Root Cause Analysis, working within SLA timeframes, Executive Management Reporting and Collaboration, Experience with Electronic Investigation, Forensic Tools and Methodologies, Log Correlation.
  • Must be able to read fluently in the Japanese language with speed, accuracy, and understand business terms.
  • Behavioral Competencies: Complex workflow management; Strong interpersonal and communication skills, Ability to handle highly sensitive information in a very professional and confidential manner, and with the highest integrity; Problem solver; Possesses strong organizational and analytical skills; Team player; Self‐motivated and willing to adapt to an evolving work environment; Fosters cooperation, communication and commitment among groups and teams
  • DLP tools – accustomed to one or more DLP tools such as Microsoft DLP, Symantec, Netskope, Global Relay, Archer, and/or Titus classification tool. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Certifications: CISM, CISSP, CISA, CIA – Preferred

Base salary 70-130K+bonus

Sales & Marketing Manager/Assistant Manager – Specialty Chemical Products

International Chemical Company is seeking a Sales & Marketing professional at Manager/Assistant Manager level for their Electronics and Innovative products such as Advanced Specialty Materials, Electronic Products, Adhesive & Solutions Products in North America and China.

  • Develop/Accomplish department goal and budget.
  • Manage a team and analyzes performance/take necessary action.
  • Negotiate with customers/distributors/agents for commercial terms, and troubleshooting
  • Maintain key accounts and expand new projects
  • Monitor and manage inventory
  • Travel and visit customers in Norh America
  • Provide product/service support in order to establish proper channels of information and communication.
  • Work with management on projects dealing with media relations, business communications, success stories
  • Implement marketing plans, including product positioning, campaign strategies, and market strategy insights.
  • Discover strategic business opportunities through cross function collaboration with sales, HR, etc.
  • Marketing opportunity for revenue

 

Qualifications

  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills
  • Strong planning and management skills
  • Must be able to travel up to 50% of the time
  • Proficient in MS Office

Base salary up to 95K for Manager level, up to 85K for Assistant Manager level

Bilingual Japanese HR/GA Assistant

International Firm is seeking a HR/GA assistant who has Japanese language skills.

1. Human Resources
• Assist with the day-to-day operations of the HR group
• Assist in payroll preparation and data entry (Semi-monthly and Monthly)
• Assist with group health insurance (medical, dental, vision, life, etc.) enrollment and inquiries from employees
• Maintain employee information by use of the ADP system
• Management and operation of the internal communications website
• Assisting in the planning of company events

2. General Affairs
• Perform a variety of administrative duties
• Maintain an inventory of office supplies and equipment
• Liaising with facility management vendors, including cleaning, catering, and security services
• Communication with building management and reservation of meeting rooms, etc.
• Mail sorting and shipping
• Assistance with the company relocation (in 2023)
• Assistance when ad hoc tasks arise

Qualifications:

• Degree in Human Resources or related field
• At least 2 years of experience in Human Resources or 3 years of experience in an administrative role
• Proficiency in English, Japanese is a plus
• Must have strong communication skills
• Must be able to quickly resolve problems

 

Base salary: 65-72K+bonus

Junior Compliance Officer

International Financial Firm is seeking a Junior Compliance Office who can assist Compliance Officer in implementing/managing firm’s compliance program and coordinating legal matters.  Instill a culture of compliance in accordance with legal, regulatory, and IT guidelines.

  1. Assist Compliance Officer in the following:
    – Develop regulatory and compliance policies, procedures, and processes in accordance with applicable laws and regulations; analyze applicable laws and regulations for impact on the regulatory and compliance monitoring function.
    – Perform Regulatory and compliance oversight and testing to ensure the adequacy of the compliance programs as they relate to insider trading and other securities-related matters, including e-mail monitoring policies and procedures.
    – Implement procedures to address new regulatory rules and requirements; prepare and maintain various regulatory filings.
    – Coordinate and respond to Regulatory and/or compliance examinations conducted by internal or external parties.
    – Prepare and conduct ongoing Regulatory and compliance training for employees.
    – Review and draft various documents and provide general consultation and/or commentary.
    – Liaise with relevant external counsel and senior management to assess legal risks and plan actions to control or minimize such risks.
    – Conduct internal audits and surveillance of departmental adherence to corporate rules and regulations.
  2. Assist the Corporate Secretary in scheduling and preparation for Board and Compliance Committee meetings (the “Meeting”), preparing the Meeting materials, agendas, and minutes, maintaining corporate governance documents including by-laws and charters, prepare state filings.
  3.  Miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with a strong academic record required. Preferably in Finance, Law, Business, or Financial Services.
  • 2-5 years of Compliance, legal, corporate planning or related experience, preferably at a registered investment adviser, other regulated financial institutions, the SEC, or a regulatory consulting firm.
  • General understanding or ability of understanding of Federal Securities Laws, especially the Investment Advisers Act of 1940; ability to comprehend and apply applicable laws and regulations.
  • Effectively and concisely identify issues and communicate findings to others.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills, including prioritizing, multi-task, and proactively following up.
  • A flexible team player able to adapt to change.

 

Base salary up to 95K+bonus

Compliance Manager- Int’l Bank

International Bank is seeking a Compliance Manager.

• Assist in information gathering and tracking of Open Issues based on the Issues Management framework to ensure timely tracking and completion of Issues.
• Work with Third Party Risk Management (“TPRM”) group to onboard, maintain and terminate vendor relationships.
• Maintain system access for FCC team members, vendors and relevant SMEs.
• Monitor and maintain the Compliance systems (i.e., Actimize, FIS Prime, Open Pages and EGRC) up-to-date based on daily business communication or a request for assistance from relevant stakeholders.
•Complete daily reconciliations of the data flow between the source files to target Compliance systems (i.e., Actimize and FIS Prime) to ensure accuracy.
• Update documentation for Actimize Transaction Monitoring application, and FIS Prime Sanctions Screening application based on Model governance framework.
• Execute Performance Monitoring of various Compliance systems (i.e., Actimize, FIS Prime and Fircosoft) to ensure applications are working appropriately for use.
• Review and respond to quarterly Quality Assurance observations on BSA AML pillars from the 2nd line testing, execute testing of the quarterly Risk Control Self-Assessment, and monitoring, measuring, and analyzing AML compliance risk, and assist in information gathering for annual Financial Crimes Compliance risk assessment.
• Assist in investigations and escalations of daily sanction alerts.
• Attend annual external training to keep abreast of BSA/AML industry changes.
• Prepare memorandums to request senior management approval.
• Based on changes in the business work environment, job responsibilities can change, and additional functions and tasks may be added or removed accordingly. Additionally, this position will perform other duties as required, and participate in special projects as deemed necessary and appropriate by Management.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’ degree
  • 4-6yrs relevant work experience.
  • Versatile, able to work effectively, independently, and as a part of a team.
  • Ability to deliver practical solutions in a demanding high-pressure environment.

Base salary up to 90K+bonus.

Operations Loans Administration Manager/AVP

International Bank is seeking a Loans Administration in Operations Team at Manager or AVP level.

• Process, monitor, and check all required daily operations for Syndication and Bi-Lateral Fund Finance Loans and Customer Time Deposits.
• Execute Loan Funding Request to Trading Room, booking/checking Loans in Loan G/L system and Calypso Trade system, and processing payments. Ensure all required systems/records are updated.
• Verify loans and Time deposits operations against pertinent instructions/documents (e.g.Terms & Conditions, loan agreements, loan or time deposit confirmations/applications, and/or Agent Notices).
• Monitor Emails/Loan Notices from all Agent Banks for New Borrowing/Repayment/Repricing requests for Syndication Loans and assist Group in all communications with Agent Banks, as necessary.
• Review loan agreements and other related requisite loan documentations. Safekeeping of any transferred critical documents for Fund Finance Group. Prepare/check daily USD and currency positions for Loan Group.
• Investigate and resolve operational issues and any reconciliations.
• Enhance and validate payment and loan data to ensure transaction monitoring data are captured.
• Prepare, check, and save various reports; file and archive documents in accordance with the retention requirements.
• Periodic review and timely updates of the group’s policies, procedures and operation manual to ensure transactions are in adherence to the applicable rules and regulations and requirements.
• Assist and support the Operation’s Group for audit and exam matters, including functions assigned by the managers (e.g. UAT for any new application/system or system updates). Execute work in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.
•Based on changes in the business work environment, job responsibilities can change, and additional functions and tasks may be added or removed accordingly. Additionally, this position will perform other duties as required, and participate in special projects as deemed necessary and appropriate by Management.

 

Education: Bachelor Degree in finance, accounting or related field preferred
Experience: 4-8 years of relevant work experience in related Loan Operations field
• Skills: Team player, good written and verbal communication skills, detail oriented, and good organizational and analytical skills.
Familiarity with formats for SWIFT MT103, MT103/with MT202COV, MT202, MT210 Message types is necessary.
• Systems: Knowledgeable/Background with Loan G/L Systems, and SWIFT and OFAC; advanced Excel skills
• Any experience using FLEXCUBE and CALYPSO systems can be a plus.
• Must be versatile, able to work effectively, independently, and as part of a team.
• Ability to deliver practical solutions in a demanding high-pressure environment.

 

Securities Investment Manager/Assistant Manager

International Bank is seeking a Securities Investment Analyst at Manage or Assistant Manager level.

  • Prepare comprehensive credit analysis reports in order to evaluate the credit risks of the corporate bonds in assigned sectors and proposed transactions.
  • Keep Chief Analyst and portfolio managers abreast of external events that may impact the portfolio.
  • Arrange written reviews of investments in the portfolio of assigned eecsors and proactively monitor the portfolio holdings.
  • Review documentations and assist with negotiation of credit terms.
  • Assist other group members with various tasks related to credit analysis, trading, vendor arrangements and related compliance matters pertaining to the desk.
  • Execute interest rate swaps and corporate bond trades, as well as other derivatives hedges such as credit default swaps based on sell/buy instructions by Portfolio Manager.
  • Based on the changes in the business work environment, job responsibilities can change, and additional functions and tasks can be added or removed accordingly.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-6 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in covering the following sectors: Technology, Communicaiton and Healthcare
  • Strong analytical and financial modeling skills.  Ability to work with cash flow data sets and understand balance sheet mechanics.
  • Must be versatile, able to work effectively and independently or as part of a team on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficient in MS Excel. Word and other products.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written with attention to details.

 

Base salary up to 115K+bonus

Bilingual Japanese IT Project Manager

International Bank is seeking an IT Project Manager with Japanese language skill who can follows established guidelines for day-to-day, routine operational and administrative work.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Consults with the Section Manager, Department Manager, and Senior Management and liaisons with Head Office and the IT System Promotion Department to establish departmental strategies and promote business process re-engineering.
  2. Prepares the semi-annual IT budget and coordinates with relevant parties prior to submitting the budget to the relevant Head Office Department.
  3. Manages, promotes and coordinates the IT related projects with the relevant departments.
  4. Makes necessary changes/updates to IT-related procedures by coordinating with relevant IT staff.
  5. Responds to internal/ external auditors and coordinates with relevant IT staff and other departments to monitor and check the timeliness of audit findings.
  6. Communicates system-related activities and implementation with Head Office and other Branch locations.
  7. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Requirements; 

  1. General IT knowledge and experience.
  2. Basic knowledge of banking operation.
  3. Basic knowledge of finance.
  4. Knowledge and skills in project management.
  5. MS-Windows and MS-Office knowledge a plus.
  6. IT infrastructure related knowledge a plus.
  7. Bilingual in Japanese and English required.

Base salary up to 130K +bonus.