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Finance Back Office (with Middle Office support role) - Japanese speaker

  • Basic £23,000 + bonus + benefits
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 19670

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Your New Job Title:     Finance Back Office (with Middle Office support role) - Japanese speaker
The Skills You'll Need: Japanese, finance, banking, back office, settlement, credit
Your New Salary:         Basic £23,000 + bonus + benefits
Location:                    Central London

Who You'll Be Working for: Financial institution in the city of London
What You'll be Doing Each Day:

1) Back Office

·   Settlements
Carry out the settlement of all transactions carried out by the Branch’s treasury function:
-  money market deals, including CDs
-  securities purchases and sales
-  interest rate and currency swaps
-  repos/ interest rate and bond futures
-  loans/ forex.

Prepare and input instructions for payments (SWIFT, PC-based systems).
Prepare and input instructions for custodian movements (PC-based systems/SWIFT).
Prepare and input data into the GBS (computer) system.
Monitor and reconcile balances on settlement and custody accounts.

·  General
Prepare daily/monthly PC reports (treasury positions, bond portfolio).
Reconcile brokerage statements and prepare payments of amounts due.
File deal tickets/confirmations, account statements, bond and swap transaction documentation, PC reports, etc.
Process audit requests.


2) Middle Office, Systems, Accounting & Credit

Regulatory returns and other reports
Prepare regulatory returns (FSA/BoE) and Head Office reports.
Prepare other internal risk monitoring reports (PC-based).

·  Systems and accounting
Open/close GBS (computer) system.
Assist with periodic back-up tests.

·  Credit
Prepare monthly and other periodic reports relating to the bond and loan portfolios as required by Head Office.
Undertake credit reviews relating to the bond portfolio.

·  General Affairs
Data input into the GBS (computer) system for General Affairs section.
Other assistance to General Affairs Section when required.


The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:
·  Japanese fluency
·  Familiarity with settlement and custodian systems - CHAPS, eurocurrency payments, Euroclear.
·  Knowledge of relevant money market and securities products.
·  PC literate (Word, Excel)
·  Bloomberg
·  Codes of Market Conduct
·  Money Laundering Regulation

Job status:            Full-time/ Permanent
Start date:            ASAP
Working hours:      09:00-17:00

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