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

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

Control and Risk Management Associate/Officer – International Bank

International Bank is seeking a Control and Risk Management Associate.   Read more

Credit Analyst/AVP – International Asset Management Firm

A global Asset Management firm is seeking a Credit Analyst who will analyze and recommend investment-grade corporate bonds to out-perform defined market benchmarks.

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Accounting Manager

International Manufacturing company is seeking an Accounting Manager who will be managing professional level accounting functions, preparing reports, and advising upper management regarding matters, such as effective use of resources and methods.

  • Conduct monthly and yearly closing financial statements
  • Maintain budget and compare actual to budget and conduct variance analysis
  • Handle the company’s transactions and debts and do cash flow forecasting
  • Conduct general accounting including GL, AR, AP and Asset management
  • Prepare accounting report to the management and Head Office
  • Coordinate payments with banks and coordinate audits with internal/external auditors
  • Advise other departments from accounting point of view to optimize SAP and the business process
  • Document accounting procedures and processes
  • Train/mentor accounting staff

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business or another related field required.
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of professional experience.
  • Knowledge in SAP. Experience in installing SAP a plus
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills and resourceful thinking
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills
  • Attention to detail and analytically driven

Fund Finance (Specialized Finance) Analyst/AVP/VP

International Financial Institution is seeking a Fund Finance professional at different level (Analyst/AVP/VP) in their Specialized Finance Team who will be leading the origination and structuring of the credit facilities for PE Funds, Fund of Funds and Asset Managers (40 Act).

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Asset Analyst – International Energy Investment Firm

An International Energy Firm focusing on renewable energy investment is seeking an4 asset analyst who has a wide range of responsibilities for commercial, contractual, regulatory, and reporting obligations of the large utility solar project in Texas in order to maximize project financial performance. The position will also work closely with the accounting team to meet accounting and tax requirements. The position will provide a perfect opportunity for a professional looking for asset management work within a small and rapidly growing team and developing their expertise in solar projects.

  • Support project-level annual budget and forecast, and monthly operating report to management with accurate explanations of variances to budget.
  • Coordinate closely with the accounting team and asset management service provider to ensure that monthly financials (USGAAP and IFRS) are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Administer tax equity investor compliance tasks including monthly reports, cash distribution, allocation, and HLBV by managing asset management service provider, and obtain internal and tax equity approval as needed.
  • Manage cash positions including cash distribution and payment to vendors.
  • Administer and manage major project documents, including leading resolution of significant agreement issues that stem from the operation of the project (e.g., financing agreement, LLCA, lease agreement, tax limitation agreement, and equipment warranties).
  • Renew insurance policies and manage claims by getting support from insurance brokers.

These can be additional responsibilities.

  • Support internal members to ensure that property tax limitation is applied to the project.
  • Oversee project-level compliance with all regulatory requirements including NERC and ERCOT, ensuring that all filings are completed accurately and on time.
  • Support project value up opportunities including utilizing new technology and unused land

Qualifications:

  • University degree in Business, Finance or related field (advanced degree or MBA preferred)
  • More than 2 years of relevant experience
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software and database development and management
  • US driver’s license
  • Analytical skills
  • Strong verbal, written communication, and presentation skills

BL Japanese Client Services Analyst/Associate – Int’l Asset Management Firm

An International Asset Management Firm is seeking a Client Services Analyst/ Associate with Japanese language skills who will manage wide range of clients requests and manage relationship with East Asia clients.

  • Manage wide range of inquires and requests including but not limited to market environment, individual credit fundamentals, trading activities, performance, guideline related matters and day to day operation from various channels along with preparing necessary data.
  • Involve in the roles to maintain and strengthen client relationship such as attending the client meetings and regular conference all including translation with investment teams, preparing client meeting material and hosting preparation meetings (leading prep-meetings).
  • Prepare daily reports in cooperation with US reporting team and deliver them to the clients
  • Handle ad-hock requests from East Asian team and solve them in the US hours.

Requirements

  • More than 3 years’ experience in investment management firms (especially client service or client reporting related area)
  • Fixed income related experience.  Market and investment strategy knowledge in Private Equity, Hedge Fud, and traditional assets a plus.
  • Experience in creating client reports.  Experience in investment review meetings (experience in presenting quarterly reviews for the clients) preferred.
  • Fluent in speaking, reading, and writing in both English and Japanese
  • BA/BS degree in Finance, Business, Science, Math preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office and Bloomberg.  Skills for Blackrock Aladdin, My State Street, Bloomberg, T-Star GX, TX and admin portal (BBH, MFS) a plus.
  • Strong communications/interpersonal skills who can effectively communicate with Japanese sales, product management team and US trading desk
  • Team oriented.  Can understand company’s culture as “Client First”.

Bilingual Japanese Credit Associate

International Bank is seeking a credit analyst with Japanese language skills responsible for credit risk management and related administrative work. Works with and assists the Account Officer to service the Bank’s corporate clients. Develops and analyzes all types of credit information, completes all documents (including projections), prepares analysis and makes appropriate recommendations. Assists in relationship management and promotion of non-credit business as required.

  • Financial statement analysis of borrowers and their parent companies;
  • Preparation of credit applications, for new, renewals, amendments and extensions;
  • Preparation of various applications relating to non-credit business such as fee waiver, daylight overdraft, etc.;
  • Credit rating, both for borrowers and for each facility;
  • Credit monitoring including conducting covenant checks;
  • Assist in asset quality assessment;
  • Assist in relationship management and promotion of non-credit business with clients;
  • Information gathering related to clients’ business, industries and market competitors;
  • Correspondence with clients to answer various requests and inquiries;
  • Correspondence with other company offices to exchange information regarding company’s business strategy toward a specific client, business conditions of a parent company, etc.;

Additional tasks ;

  • Maintenance and updating of credit files;
  • Preparation for regulatory examinations and internal/external audits;
  • Preparation of credit documents;
  • Preparation of documents related to both credit and non-credit business;
  • Arrangement of business meetings with clients
  • Obtain a basic understanding of the applicable rules and regulations that govern the Bank;
  • Understand that all questions and/or clarification about such rules and regulations should be directed to the Legal & Compliance Department;
  • Attend Annual Compliance Training presented by the Legal & Compliance Department;
  • Read and respond as necessary to all compliance-related materials received. Comply with the Bank’s “Code of Conduct.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Finance, Accounting, Business, or Economics
  • Work exp. in financial firms and public accounting firms preferred.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in both Japanese and English is required
  • Prior experience in financial statements / cash flow / credit analysis highly preferred
  • Good analytical, organizational and communication skills
  • Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint

 

Compensation: Base salary 60-80K+bonus