ITM Operations, Associate- Investment Management Operations

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

See job description for details

Primary Responsibilities of the Team

  • Fund static data entry to T-STAR
  • Review market / fair value prices for foreign equities, foreign fixed income securities, and derivatives for accurate daily NAV calculations.
  • Instruct booking Corporate Actions into T-STAR.
  • Investment Trust fund cash management and related instructions
  • Oversight of NAV calculation outsourcing service provider and verify fund NAV with relevant benchmarks and indices.
  • Handling Subscription and Redemptions for Investment Trust funds
  • Fund book closing / Financial Statements related tasks
  • Fund Auditor liaison for Fund Audit
  • Production of Fund Report (Unyouhoukokusho) with utilizing Printing Firm?s platform
  • Production of reports for Fund Distributors, consultants, and underlying unit holders
  • Regulatory Reporting to relevant domestic regulators (JFSA, JITA, and BOJ)
  • Regulatory Reporting to relevant foreign regulators (US IRS, and FRB)


Skills Required

  • Japanese Investment Trust fund accounting / financial statement related skill and knowledge
  • Self-motivated and possess a positive working attitude
  • Works with a high degree of independence
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Work experience in the industry (Investment Trust Management Companies, Trust Banks, and / or outsourcing service providers)
  • Good knowledge of financial products and market
  • Business level communication skill in both Japanese and English.
  • Able to interact and communicate effectively across cultural and hierarchical lines within the firm.
  • Ability to identify problems and potential risks as they arise and understand when they need to be escalated.
  • Computer literacy (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.)

Skills Desired

  • Wide range of Investment Product Knowledge
  • Knowledge of Investment Trust Business related Japanese Laws and regulations
  • Investment Trust related reporting / documentation skill
  • Strong bilingual (Japanese / English) communication skills