Financial Data Associate (Japanese Speaking) Financial Data Associate (Japanese Speaking) …

in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Apr 21
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Apr 21
Posted by:
Blair Zhang • Recruiter
Posted by:
Blair Zhang

The Role / Responsibilities:

  • Support new deal set-up, data capture (e.g., amendments), lifecycle data maintenance, data quality assurance and tracking support to the rating analysts within the designated Line of Business (LOB)
  • Performs administrative tasks including but not limited: to data updates, prepares rating action, bulk rating actions, publishing ratings, research and press release templates and disclosures consistent with regulatory requirements, internal policies and guidelines for designated LOB support; participates in projects
  • Monitors designated mailboxes to ensure timely and effective handling of internal and external client requests.  Organizes work to meet deadlines and time sensitive requests/projects. 
  • Facilitates resolution to technical issues and/or more complex external inquiries with supervision by Senior Financial Data Associate/Specialist/Team Leader
  • Builds positive relationships with clients to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Demonstrates the ability to deal professionally with clients.  Delivers high level of service across high volume of transactions.
  • Promptly and efficiently escalates conflicts/problems/database/data inconsistency
  • Able to identify and research issues and/or discrepancies with data and/or requests for follow up with the analyst. 
  • Resolves basic client inquiries (both internal and external clients)
  • Demonstrates increasing awareness of procedures, guidelines and regulatory requirements as it pertains to their job function by asking relevant questions.
  • Liaison with Rating Teams and other Moody’s departments (Commercial, Information Technology, etc.) as required
  • Provide back-up coverage for designated associate in the event of absence and holidays to ensure seamless service to GMO clients
  • Willing to accept new challenges
  • Demonstrates flexibility with last minute changes in commitments and deadlines
  • Contributes positively to the team even under pressure or when performing routine and/or administrative tasks
  • Places interest of the team above individual self-interest
  • Continue to develop broad based knowledge of financial instruments, terminology, and related business practices


  • Fluent in English, native Japanese is a good plus. 
  • Entry level position.  Some relevant work experience and/or relevant internship experience preferred. Previous financial data or product experience would be advantageous.
  • Undergraduate/first-level degree 
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to complete repetitive process with no error
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills with an ability to communicate complex business concepts to a senior audience.
  • Highly organized and efficient
  • Competency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.)
  • A strong client focused orientation with the drive and enthusiasm required to achieve results and assume customer satisfaction. 
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Works using own initiative and without close supervision
  • Strong administrator with excellent administrative skills
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