Bilingual Japanese Loan Operations Associate

International Bank is seeking a Loan Operations Associate.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Captures credit related transactions and payments in ATLAS. Maintains operational ledgers and files of various forms in accordance with the Bank’s policy.
  2. Handles domestic loan administrative work (funding arrangement, preparing Information Sheets, processing payment, etc.) based on the instructions received from agent banks and/or Lending front office on routine matters. Verifies that these instructions are in compliance with the terms set by the binding agreement.
  3. Processes assigned non-routine loan activities such as purchases, refinancing, amendment, termination and sale.  Establishes new customers and facilities in Loantel/Nicotel, ATLAS, and Loan Management Systems, as necessary.
  4. Monitors and applies incoming fees and interest payments. Investigates cash discrepancies associated with the responsible accounts. Claims compensation when necessary and follows up on reconcilement file.
  5. Ensures that all cash movements are properly recorded on Cash Position Sheet and reported to Funds Transfer and other relevant departments according to the procedure.  Conducts daily nostro reconcilement.
  6. Prepares various Information Sheets, tickets and confirmation forms for Japanese Corporate Finance transactions based on written instructions once deal is established.
  7. Handles back-office operations for bonds acquired by Lending Group. This includes: capturing new bond products in Loantel and ATLAS systems, processing purchase, sale, redemption and coupon payments as well as timely funding of floating bonds.
  8. Prepares various reports as requested by the supervisors.
  9. Reports irregularities to the Supervisor(s) and/or Department Manager on a timely basis.
  10. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. High school diploma.
  2. 2+ years of experience in either banking operations or bookkeeping.
  3. Basic accounting knowledge and good mathematical aptitude.
  4. Proficiency with PC in business-related applications.
  5. Good communication skills.
  6. Japanese language skill a plus.