Derivatives - Officer (or AVP) Derivatives - Officer (or AVP) …

State Street Corporation
in Fukuoka, Fukuoka-ken, Japan
Permanent, Full time
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State Street Corporation
in Fukuoka, Fukuoka-ken, Japan
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
State Street Corporation
Derivatives - Officer (or AVP)
Major Responsibilities & Tasks
  • Leads and manages the assigned team and takes complete ownership for strategic initiatives
  • Responsible for the setting and achievement of specific team performance targets and objectives
  • Ensure that the team and department's projects and other strategic initiatives are effectively managed
  • Exercise operational oversight within the department and make sound operational decisions
  • Contribute to the development of the organisation in terms of financial planning, business strategy, service offerings and HR policies
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal & external clients
  • Cultivate a culture of collaboration within the team and across the business
  • Drive the implementation and adoption of new technology
  • Support the optimization of the operating model and capacity creation
  • Maintain managerial oversight of all operations within your team
  • Ensure the team is properly resourced to deliver high quality service
  • Monitor adherence with the corporate compliance and risk management policies and controls within the teams;
  • Conduct performance planning and reviews for direct staff members
  • Own all aspects of resource planning including succession planning, staff development and staff retention initiatives; promote cross training, resource sharing and job rotation across teams/departments; participate in the recruitment process
  • Active participation in forums across the business such as Town Halls, FLM forum, working groups, global inclusion committees
  • Constantly review the risks applicable to your area and ensure these are adequately mitigated through controls and BCP strategy
  • Identify and secure resources required by the department and ensure effective utilisation
  • Provide regular feedback to managers and other senior colleagues regarding the operations and business
  • Initiate and oversee tasks within a continuous improvement drive to ensure that the team and Department is efficient and seen as customer and quality driven
  • Ensure participation in the completion and implementation of department wide projects as required and lead local team initiatives

Job Requirements

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor degree or above
  • 10+ year experience in financial services and/or a back-office operations environment managing people and multiple functions
  • Domain specific experience is crucial with strong knowledge of Derivatives products; experienced in managing complex operations
  • Good leadership, negotiation and analytical skills, proven track record of efficiency creation, proven track record of staff development
    Experience / Qualification / Key Skills / Attributes
  • Excellent understanding of financial instruments and its workability / application
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; ability to effectively challenge and influence
  • Exceptional analytical and critical thinking abilities; strong attention to detail and ensures accuracy
  • Excellent administrative, organisational and business support skills, with the ability to multi-task and to work calmly under pressure.
  • Possesses ability to motivate and drive staff to achieve organisational and people goals
  • Possess excellent organisational, planning and co-ordination skills.
  • Ability to work accurately to tight deadlines
  • Proactive and able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Handle and resolve complex or unusual operational and managerial problems faced by the business unit
  • Ensure that procedures, policies and processes are adhered to so that a high quality service is delivered to the customer. Drive procedural changes to improve performance of the department or of related business areas
  • Maintain and develop expertise, demonstrating judgement and an understanding of the business
  • Experience of managing multi product / same product multi-functional environment within the same / similar Industry
  • Expert accounting knowledge in relation to different financial products
  • Be able to review inter process and inter resource variations to enhance the controls and improve the SLAs / KPIs
  • Engage the team to seek feedback on process improvements and champion end to end process improvement programs
  • Enforce and monitor adherence to the corporate compliance and risk management policies and controls within the fund group;
  • Financial Acumen: demonstrate good knowledge and understanding about financial markets; be able to interpret the market news and build up market knowledge of the staff
  • Ability to interpret technical views to enhance business outcome and impacts.
  • Drive and manage the business changes with respect to the process, people and stake owners
  • Act as a role model and be committed to model appropriate executive behavior at all times; consistently 'live' the organizational values.
  • Be able to prepare, interpret, analyze and present the data specific to business questions to the senior management
  • Interact with the home sites to clearly understand the local legal and statutory reporting requirements and direct the team with workarounds to produce the results
Company Overview

From technology and product innovation to corporate responsibility and community development, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people - strengthening markets, building communities and creating opportunities for growth.

We owe that longevity to the commitment, expertise and creativity of our employees. Our continued success depends on our ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry. That's why we're keenly focused on employee development, corporate citizenship and inclusion.

For us, success comes in the mark we make as an organization - for the industry, our clients, our communities and each other.