Tokyo Ops, Japan Transaction Reporting - Vice President

  • Competitive
  • Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 22 Oct 18

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Transaction Reporting team operates in the Operations Risk and Regulatory Control. Team is responsible for creating, verifying and submitting regulatory reports to major Japan regulators such as FSA, BOJ, JSDA, JPX etc., assessing the impact to those regulatory reports due to regulations change, market change and in-house system change, and implementing necessary controls to the reporting system and procedure so that the Firm will comply with regulations at all time. Within Transaction Reporting, the team also provides oversight to FIEL Legal Ledgers across all products. Partnering with Legal and Compliance to learn local regulatory requirements and Technology and Data to understand the system architectures, the team works with other Operations teams to conduct business analysis on any changes or new requirements to regulations that would require change management in the existing operations from front to back. This VP role is expected to lead such changes, provide the supervisory review on the regulatory reports and legal ledgers, liaise with various stakeholders to enable efficient and controlled process and remediate the risks. The role is also expected to manage the team and support the members? career development.
Responsibilities:
? Oversight the accurate production and timely submission of regulatory reports and legal ledgers.
? Provide the necessary controls to the procedure / system design to mitigate risks in regulatory reports and legal ledgers.
? Work with Legal and Compliance to understand the regulations and interpretations and document them clearly.
? Partner with Product Operations to understand booking flow and assess regulatory report impact due to new regulation, business and system.
? Maintain procedures manuals and all other control documents and supervise the team to comply with agreed controls.
? Work with project team to analyse and document the requirement and develop reporting systems.
? Identify, escalate and mitigate risks associated with the regulatory reporting and areas for process improvement. Propose the solution.
? Manage the team and support the members? career development.

Qualifications:

Skill Required:
? Good communication skills, able to interact and communicate effectively across cultural and hierarchical lines within the Firm
? Ability to identify problems and understand when they need to be escalated
? People management
? Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Japanese
? Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
? Work and contribute as a team
? Self-motivated with positive working attitude
? Adaptable and flexible to changes and new challenges
? Keen to learn new skill sets and does so quickly
? Set the agenda and drive the discussion

Skills Desired:
? Knowledge of Japan regulations (FIEL), Japan regulatory reporting and legal ledger.
? Financial product knowledge and middle office experience
? Technology related project experience