Operations Associate/Assistant – International Financial Firm

International Financial Firm is seeking an Operations Associate/Assistant

  • Confirm all daily trades; resolve any discrepancy with the counterparties; confirm all aspects of trades via various sources and ensure prior day settlement.
  • Perform daily collateral management of TBA in accordance with MSFTA including exposure review, collateral valuation, monthly interest calculations, and communicating with counterparties for margin calls.
  • Reconcile cash balances between internal accounting system and custodian banks.
  • Check daily price, and enter daily rates and benchmarks in the accounting system.
  • Monitor and check any irregularities for funds’ daily and monthly performance reports.
  • Check position reconciliations between internal systems and custodian banks, and investigate any discrepancies.
  • Prepare proxy, corporate action, and class action notices for front office
  • Verify future variation margin statements.
  • Monitor funds’ guideline rules, and investigate any breaches.
  • Generate internal notices and reports; distribute to relevant parties.
  • Prepare reports for counterparties, and client.
  • Participate in special projects assigned by Supervisor or Department Head.
  • Support all system requirements for the Operations Team.
  • Communicating with Japanese counterparts and affiliates.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, or equivalent work experience.
  • 2-3 years of experience in a buy-side asset management, or equivalent sell- side experience in trade confirmations, settlements, and collateral operations.
  • Strong knowledge of domestic and global Fixed Income required. Equity securities/instruments knowledge helpful.
  • An understanding of funds’ guidelines is a plus.
  • Ability to work 9:00am – 5:30PM, with flexibility to work overtime as needed including meetings with Japanese business affiliates.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and effectively interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment: ability to prioritize, perform with high accuracy, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of standard computer software, including MS Excel, MS Word.

Base salary up to 70K+OT+Bonus

Accounts Payable Associate

An international technology company is seeking an Accounts Payable Associate

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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

 

 

 

Bilingual Japanese Compliance/Internal Audit Associate

International Firm is seeking a Compliance/Internal Audit Associate who has Japanese language skills;

Responsibilities

  • Reviewing legal documents such as agreement and contract
  • Drafting agreement, contract, and corporate minutes
  • Responding to correspondences by Head office in Japan and US subsidiaries.
  • Drafting company regulations/ policies and their revised edition
  • Drafting compliance documents including but not limited to presentation materials and training materials
  • Coordination of compliance event such as Compliance Conference and compliance trainings
  • Drafting internal audit plan and reviewing internal audit materials
  • Coordination of internal audit schedule Preparing internal controls materials
  • Preparing Risk Management Activities materials

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experiences for legal review and support of compliance & ethics program and internal audit (Attorney license/ Paralegal experience are not required)
  • Fluent in both English and Japanese language
  • PC operation skills such as MS-Office 365, Adobe softs, etc.
  • Strong interpersonal/communications skills both verbal/written.

Work can be hybrid or remote.

Compensation: Base Salary 80-100K+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 Administration Associate – International Bank

International Bank is seeking an Administration Associate with Japanese language skill who will be supporting General Affairs and Facility Management.

Facility Management Related

  1. Assists the Facilities Manager in completion of various projects.
  2. Assists the Facility Manager to oversee IST facility service/operation.
  3. Manages and handles office facilities such as furniture, cabinets, HVAC, and others.
  4. Plan, schedule, and coordinate general maintenance, major repairs, and remodeling or construction projects for properties
  5. Monitors and resolves internal service requests that come through the facilities ticketing system.
  6. Inputs office supply orders, verifies order accuracy, and distributes office supplies, furniture, and equipment as needed.
  7. Manages office supply inventory to ensure efficiency.
  8. Executes space planning and internal moves. Manage telephone (DID) number. Assists with vendor management related to facilities. Interfaces with building management as needed.
  9. Liaises with building, monitors tasks relating to elevator, fire drills and other items as needed and/or in compliance with local law.
  10. Manages and monitors the vendors and cost for purchasing material and vendor services related to Facilities. Supervises and reviews vendor services quality and maintains the service contracts.
  11. Completes inventory of Bank fixed assets.
  12. Performs GA related and other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.
  13. Liaises with Head Office, facilities related tasks.
  14. Available 24/7 to assist with any facility related emergencies

Security System Management Related

  1. Operates USIS Security System and requests ID cards from building management.
  2. Produces, monitors, and files activity reports. Monitors weekend access.
  3. Manages and reconciles monthly logbook for dealing room access and general access to office based on Access Level Charts
  4. Manages access cards, important keys, cabinet keys, and desk keys. Monitors access cards Inventory. Issues and deletes access cards. Reconciles the USIS Security System with employee list, authorization log, and status report. Handles long term visitor access.
  5. Troubleshoots any security related irregularities with company staff, security manager, and the security company. Prepares incident reports as needed for security alarms.
  6. On call 24 hours a day for system irregularities.
  7. Manages and coordinates the Company Fire Evacuation Team with Company Manger and Building.
  8. Monitors the security cameras and keeps video images for required period of time.

Vendor Management Related

  1. Monitor’s security vendors’ performance.
  2. Verifies repair and maintenance by vendors.

Qualifications

  1. Experience Building management or security certificate preferred.
  2. Minimum of five (5) years recent experience in facility management or related experience.
  3. Knowledge of General Affairs is preferred.
  4. Excellent organizational, problem solving, and multi-tasking skills.
  5. Bilingual oral and written skills on a business level in both English and Japanese.

Bilingual Japanese Trading Assistant

International Bank is seeking a Trading Assistant with Japanese language skills who provides support to traders by processing trades, maintaining position records, and preparing trading-related reports. Responsible for trade captures, trading activity reports, and risk calculations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Analyze MBS/US Treasury and FX markets to support making an investment decision.
  2. Assist investment activities of Treasury Team such as execute trades, prepare trade tickets and input in the system.
  3. Conducts the Investment/ALM desk operations and addresses/troubleshoots irregularities with a senior trading assistant.
  4. Develops and enhances the desk/procedure manual in the Investment/ ALM desk and trains other new persons to standardize the operational quality.
  5. Supports the enhancement of the Investment/ ALM desk operational workflow to reduce operational burden and irregularities.
  6. Assists in all the planning and execution of Treasury Team tasks under the supervision of the Head of Treasury Team.
  7. Prepares periodic and on-demand reports and documents to the Senior Management and Head Office.
  8. Abides by all Compliance related procedures.
  9. Conducts the Treasury Team-related administrative tasks.
  10. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in business, finance, economics or law.
  2. 1-3 years of experience as a funding or trading assistant or in bank operations preferred.
  3. Excellent oral and written communications skills on a business in Japanese preferred.
  4. Good business mathematical skills with the ability to calculate quickly.
  5. Proficient in Microsoft 365 (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Access).
  6. Advanced proficiency in Excel, including VBA and building Macros preferred.
  7. Ability to work in a team environment.