TK Ops, Fixed Income CCP, Associate

  • Competitive
  • Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 25 Sep 16

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Background:
The Fixed Income Cash Client Processing (CCP) supports a wide range of products/ markets and clients where this extends to fixed income cash products settling via Euroclear and domestically (some of the products we support are EUR / US government bonds, Japanese Government Bonds, EUR / US corporate bonds,). The group is responsible for all client-related activity from the point of trading through to settlement. The CCP team always seeks to respond rapidly to client needs and connect to development market within the industry locally and globally, making it a constantly changing environment, which demands high performance from the individuals in the team.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Owner of RTB/CTB project management
- Participate in New Product Approvals as necessary, Testing System Changes
-Daily liaison with local and regional FID, answering queries they have in relation to the FID Cash Trade flow and assisting in the facilitation of their business
- Ad-hoc Taps trade bookings on the back of the various reconciliations
-Preparation of Risk and Metrics Reports
-Regulatory Reporting creation and checks
-Referential Data Setup (Products, Broker Accounts, Broker Delivery Instructions)
-Ad-hoc Taps trade bookings on the back of the various reconciliations

We are looking for a high calibre person who possesses the following competencies:
- Experience in the financial services industry
- Customer focused & a team player
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with colleagues at all levels
- Self-motivated, independent & focused worker
- Strong analytical, numerical and inter personal skills.
- Prioritization and time management skills.
- Problem solving through initiative and tenacity.
- Ability to multi-task and grasp new concepts quickly.
- Ability to take ownership of issues and ensure resolution.
- Ability to work under pressure and achieve results, whilst maintaining a professional, friendly and client service manner
- Flexibility, in particular around working hours.

Qualifications:

- 2-5 years experience in operations
- Strong leadership skills and ability to run a cost center at all levels
- Must be able to effectively collaborate across multiple operational areas and communicate with Senior Ops Management, Sales, Trading, Legal, Compliance and Non Market Risk.
- Must be able to drive a agenda global agenda
- Must thrive in a time sensitive environment managing against multiple and at times conflicting priorities
- Strong Stakeholder Management Skills a must
- Focus on Career Development
- Experience in the financial services industry
- Customer focused & a team player
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with colleagues at all levels.
- Self-motivated, independent & focused worker
- Strong analytical, numerical and inter personal skills
- Prioritization and time management skills
- Problem solving through initiative and tenacity
- Ability to multi-task and grasp new concepts quickly
- Ability to take ownership of issues and ensure resolution
- Ability to work under pressure and achieve results, whilst maintaining a professional, friendly and client service manner
- Flexibility, in particular around working hours