Money Market Trader – Treasury

International Bank is seeking a Money Market Trader at their Treasury Desk;

  • Trade money market instruments (Repo, NDC, Term Deposit, etc.) and execute all short-term funding needs under the direction of chief-trader.
  • Monitor credit lines for potential problems and devise solutions to minimize bank’s risk exposure.
  • Acquire and analyze market information and report daily market activities to other traders/management
  • Control, reconcile and adjust the OPICS system, ensuring accuracy of all trade’s details.
  • Prepare internal rates table for quotes to Loan Administration team.
  • Input internal loan transactions into the OPICS system
  • Suggests trade recommendations for liquidity management.
  • Establish and maintain customer relations, including the preparation of proper materials.
  • Maintain and update customer data.
  • Prepare materials and make presentation for internal committee.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business or related field.
  • Knowledge of the regulations which apply to the financial products being traded.
  • 3-5yrs’ money market trading experience
  • Excellent PC skills.
  • Superior communication skills and be able to demonstrate the ability to interface effectively with the team internally as well as external contacts/clients.

Base salary up to 110K+bonus

Accounting/Finance Manager

A global technology company is seeking an Accounting/Finance Manager who will be responsible for consolidate accounting, accounting of affiliates, financial analysis of affiliates, and other financial and accounting work.

Finances/Accounting Management-80%

  • Ensures timely and accurate financial reporting to the head office
  • Develops and documents business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Avoids legal challenges by understanding current and proposed legislation, enforcing accounting regulations, and recommending new procedures
  • Ensures annual financial audit by CPA firm to be complete on time and within budget
  • Oversees preparation of consolidated financials
  • Guides other departments by researching and interpreting the company’s accounting policy, GAAP and tax codes
  • Oversees accounting services to affiliates (3 or 4 affiliates)
  • Supports communication between parent company and subsidiaries for finance matters
  • Updates job knowledge by keeping up with new regulations, participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.

Other& miscellaneous-20%

  • Assures work is completed promptly and efficiently
  • Seeks constant improvement, more efficient and less expensive ways and means in work processes.
  • Performs special projects and other miscellaneous duties as assigned by senior management
  • Maintains good communication with the management, staff members, and outside contacts.
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field
  • Seven years of experience in finance and accounting
  • A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license is desirable, but not required
  • Experience in forecasting, financial diagnosis/analysis
  • Strong communications/interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, ERP

 

Base salary: up to 85K+bonus

 

 

 

Credit Risk Officer (AVP/Analyst)

International Bank is seeking a Credit Risk Officer (AVP/Analyst Level) skill who will be responsible for reviewing and approving select transaction approvals and ongoing monitoring documentation for corporates.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews / assesses credit and rating applications, including creditworthiness of relevant obligors, financial performance, industry / peer analysis, loan structure, and risk / return.
  • Presents requests for regulatory rating and local booking approval recommendations to senior management.
  • Proactively monitors assigned portfolio with consideration to market data
  • Demonstrates knowledge of regulatory expectations, specifically leveraged lending.
  • Acts as liaison between, gathers information from and exchanges views with the team members/senior managers regarding issues related to rating applications, monitoring, analysis, standards and policies.

 

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Business, Finance / Economics or strong quantitative background
  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience in Banking or Credit Risk-like role
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze the creditworthiness of a borrower and its financial performance
  • Clear understanding of Probability of Default and Regulatory Ratings
  • Formalized credit training from an accredited financial institution and proficient financial modeling skills preferred
  • Familiarity with Technology, Media/ Telecom, Consumer, Auto and Healthcare industries is a plus
  • Strong multitasking / time management skills and verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Capital IQ, Bloomberg, MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Bi-lingual in English and Japanese is a plus

Compensation: Base Salary 90-120K+bonus

Operational Risk Associate – Int’l Bank

International Bank is seeking an Operational Risk Associate who will be executing all aspects of operational risk management framework through oversight activities;

  1. Assists in various Operational Risk related projects and initiatives, including the AD-wide Risk Culture Project.
  2. Assists in the Vendor Risk Management activities.
  3. Assists with review and re-design of the Event Risk and Control Self-Assessment (“RCSA”).
  4. Prepares operational risk reports, schedules meetings, takes notes, prepares minutes, and maintains files for ORM department.
  5. Provides analysis and coordination support for the ORM department.
  6. Coordinates the Corrective Action Plan process.
  7. Coordinates the Policy and Procedures tracking process.
  8. Coordinates the New Product Approval process.
  9. Coordinates and supports in conducting Operational Risk Assessment, Vendor Risk Assessment & Vendor Performance Review, Model Risk Assessment, and Event Risk and Control Self-Assessment.
  10.  Researches any regulatory changes or/and risk trends applicable to area(s) of coverage and creates Operational Risk Newsletter.
  11. Creates presentations of key risk indicators to senior management.
  12. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management

Qualifications

  1. Bachelors Degree or equivalent.
  2. 1-3 years of related experience, in operational risk management, vendor risk management, model risk management, or Risk Analysis.
  3. Good computer skills in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  4. Good interpersonal, organizational, and multitasking skills.

Associate, Money Market and Treasury Investment

International Bank is seeking an Associate in Money Market and Treasury Investment Team.

  • Maintain money market desk position and the foreign currency account balances to ensure adequate liquidity.
  • Prepare trade tickets, tax hedge paperwork and input trades into the system for money market transactions such as deposit, margin call, CD, commercial paper, repurchase agreements, asset and liability swaps, depo swaps, currency swaps, and internal loans and deposits.
  • Conduct KYCs for market transactions.
  • Attend meetings and take minutes.
  • Update, output, email and upload various reports for money market activities.
  • Promote money market desk operational efficiency.

 Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in Finance/Accounting
  • 0-2 years of work experience in Treasury or Banking account
  • Basic knowledge for financial products. Ability to work with many complex transactions and understand balance sheet mechanics. Experience in Money market or other markets is a plus.
  • PC skills (Proficient with Microsoft excel).

Bilingual Japanese Relationship Manager – Int’l Bank

International Bank is seeking a Relationship Manager with Japanese language skills.

  1. Develops and maintains business relationships with customers and identify business opportunities. Pursues and generates new customers and new transactions from current customers.
  2. Reviews potential assets in assigned industries and prepares credit applications and makes investment recommendations. Prepares all applications and reports and makes recommendations on all amendments, refinancings and other ongoing activities.
  3. Monitors assigned assets and industries to maintain credit quality through asset/industry appropriate measures, i.e., financial analysis and trends, cross-sectional analysis and market value/liquidity.
  4. Ensures compliance with applicable investment guidelines and directives from Head Office and Branch Management.
  5. Contacts and negotiates with agent banks, holders and brokers to source potential new assets or dispose the existing assets in the portfolio and promote business relationships to enhance sourcing opportunities. Arranges agent deals, including structuring with customer and other lenders, if applicable.
  6. Maintain current contact with and intelligence on financial markets.
  7. Responsible for all Head Office and Branch monitoring and reporting requirements, including rating review, business review of documentation, regulatory review, booking and financial and portfolio review requirements.
  8. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

 

Qualifications; 

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Economics or equivalent with 2+ years related experience.
  2. Bilingual oral and written skills on a business level in both English and Japanese.
  3. Good knowledge of finance and basic accounting.
  4. Good knowledge of commonly used research resources, including Bloomberg, EDGAR, and rating agencies.
  5. Basic knowledge of corporate finance transactions and loan markets.
  6. Good computer skills in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word, PowerPoint, Access, and some modeling capabilities.
  7. Good oral and written communication skills.

Jr. Asset Analyst – International Energy Investment Firm

An International Energy Firm focusing on renewable energy investment is seeking a junior 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

Assistant Director, Real Asset Fund Investment

A global asset management firm is seeking a Assistant Director to support its rapidly expanding infrastructure portfolio. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of infrastructure and significant experience selecting, underwriting, and monitoring commingled funds in North America. Existing relationships with managers and knowledge across sectors and risk levels is particularly beneficial. The position is based in New York.

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BL Japanese Client Services – Int’l Asset Management Firm (remote)

An International Asset Management Firm is seeking a Client Services Analyst/ Associate with Japanese language skills who will support/manage wide range of clients service responsibilities;

  • Conduct and manage client service for East Asia Clients which includes but not limited to 1)handling the requests and inquiries from the client working with internal counterparties such as portfolio managers, traders, analysts, legal & compliance (guideline monitoring), client reporting team.
  • Using the internal and external tools such as Blackrock Aladdin, My State Street or Administrators’ portals such as BBH and MFS, and support investment team to handle and respond to the requests and inquiries.
  • Translate Japanese inquires into English and translate English answeres into Japanese.

Requirements

  • More than 3 years’ experience in investment management firms
  • Knowledge of financial markets, preferably fixed income, and interest in investment strategies and security analysis.
  • Analytical and comfortable working with and interpreting statistics and fixed income market data
  • Ability to communicate effectively with subject matter experts across multiple business functions.
  • Highly motivated team-player with a desire to work on a wide range of projects, collaborative and entrepreneurial mind.
  • Accountable with excellent attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and ability to prioritize work within a dynamic, deadline-driven environment.
  • 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.

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”.