Operations Officer

  • Competitive
  • Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 10 Dec 17 2017-12-10

Operations Officer


SG CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Société Générale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. SG CIB provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.


Major Accountabilities / Principal Responsibilities

Primary Objectives

  • Matching and Settlement for cash equity, F&O and other products covered by SG Japan Securities (SGKK) Back office
  • Client confirmation generation
  • Reconciliation between internal systems and BO tools
  • Day-to-day settlement process of Japanese equities for equity financing trade (Stock Lending & Borrowing), agency and prop trading (Cash Equity, Futures and Listed Options)
  • Ensure all trades have been matched and settled. Escalate any issue and complete resolution in a timely manner
  • Manage margin call process, including repricing, matching and settlement
  • Engage the Technology department, by raising issues and ideas to improve applications and upgrade our operational control framework
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the team's activities by proposing and implementing new ideas and participating to process reviews
  • Support transformation projects (Information systems, processes) by sharing knowledge, contributing to the design of new processes and rolling them out successfully within the team


Key Skill Areas & Knowledge Required

  • 2+ years' experience in working in Operations (BO / MO)
  • Product knowledge for Japanese equity and Investment Trust
  • Relevant experience in JASDEC matching/settlement, with exposure to Japanese BO systems
  • Solid experience in supporting Japanese sensitive clients
  • Accuracy / Swiftness / Attention to detail
  • Positive thinking and change mindset
  • Ability to navigate effectively in a global organization (departments and countries)
  • Basic IT Skills (MS Excel, Word), able to formulate functional specifications for the Technology department
  • Proficient in both Japanese and English
  • JSDA (Japan Securities Dealers Association) Licences: Sales Representative 1 & 2