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Officer, Japan Equity Settlement Operations Analyst

Tokyo, Japan

Job Description:

About Bank of America Merrill Lynch:

Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 35 countries. In the U.S. alone, we serve almost all of the Fortune 500 companies and approximately 67 million consumer and small-business clients. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.


Connecting Asia Pacific to the World

Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 19 cities in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region’s leading financial services companies.

Position Description

Main task is daily settlement tasks for Yen equity products

  • Facilitate for JSCC and client settlement
  • Collateral Management
  • Reconciliation
  • Operational risk control

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for daily settlement process of Japanese equities for stock lending & borrowing, agency and prop trading.
  • Responsible for all trade have been matched and settled. Escalate potentiality fail risk and settlement status in a timely manner.
  • Perform collateral management for JSCC and Jasdec
  • Perform reconciliation for CCP (Jasdec & JSCC) vs House
  • Capture system issue and escalate to technology team and managers immediately.
  • Involvement of ad hoc projects for industry initiatives. 

Key Requirements

  • Over 2 years experience in working in Japan EQ settlement section. 
  • Relevant experience in Jasdec matching / settlement system 
  • Require product knowledge for Japanese equities (include Corporate action event)
  •  Proactive to capture and manage risk of whole Operations
  • Business level English with Japanese native level fluency to be able to communicate with eternal and internal stakeholders
  • Good ability to report/explain the current status and potential issues
  • Basic Microsoft Office Skill (Excel. Word, Power Point)
  • Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised. Candidate will be able to manage own time and know when to escalate.
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to present to an audience.

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Primary Location:
1-4-1 NIHONBASHI, CHUO-KU, Tokyo, 103-0027