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.