(Senior/Associate) Financial Analyst | Japanese Speaker

  • Depends on Experience
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Eames Consulting Hong Kong , EA Licence No: 16S8091
  • 20 Feb 18 2018-02-20

My client is a leading Insurance Rating's agency, who are looking for sharp, bright individuals to join as a Financial Analyst. There are a few openings to focus on the Japanese and Korean Markets, so fresh graduates with relevant degrees/internships are welcome. More senior candidates will also be considered for a Senior Financial Analyst / Financial Analyst position if they have the relevant experience and insurance experience. This is a great opportunity for individuals to develop their Financial Analysis careers in a well respected international organisation.

Job Summary

  • Conduct thorough, objective and efficient industry and company research in respect of financial and non-financial information, including audited financial statements, public accounts and other relevant management information.
  • Perform accurate and timely credit rating and peer analysis.
  • Produce timely, high quality credit reports to support the assigned ratings, documenting analysis and recommendations to be reviewed and updated by the analytical team leader or senior financial analyst.
  • Present analysis at rating committee.  
  • Conduct on-going monitoring and surveillance of assigned portfolios, including rating changes, market/industry/regulatory developments, news events etc. under the support and guidance of the analytical team leader or senior financial analyst.
  • Keep up to date with relevant industry, market and professional developments through continued professional development and learning, including, for example, undertaking research, attending seminars, market briefings and presentations etc. 
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with clients in respect of information requests and rating decisions, actively participate in discussions at management and other meetings.
  • Maintaining accurate and timely records of ratings documentation in accordance with company policy.
  • Be knowledgeable in and follow the policies, procedures and rating criteria used in rating and project work related to your functional area and regulatory requirements.
  • Contribute to initiatives to help improve the business process. 

Key Requirements


Required Qualifications & Attributes:

  • Bachelor degree minimum entry requirement (ideally in Economics, Finance, Business, Accounting or Actuarial Science).
  • Minimum four to five years’ experience within the insurance, banking or finance sector for Financial Analyst
  • Strong financial analysis skills gained, for example from working within accounting, financial planning & analysis, underwriting, capital management, risk management or actuarial department
  • Solid understanding of financial markets; economic / industry trends, financial ratios and financial statement analysis
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in English
  • Fluency in Japanese and/or Korean language is preferred
  • Knowledge of Japanese and/or Korean economies and culture  is essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; superior time management skills; the ability to absorb ideas and facts quickly while maintaining a strict eye for detail
  • MS office proficiency