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Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm practices disciplined entrepreneurship while building on a long tradition of serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership.
This is a position within Global Markets Middle Office team in Finance supporting the Rates, Proprietary and Treasury desks. In terms of product coverage, the desk trades in vanilla OTC and listed Interest Rate Derivatives as well as more bespoke and hybrid structures.
Ensure timely and accurate trade capture and deal maintenance for Asia-originated Derivative trades for Structured Rates and Cross-Asset Hybrid products
Ensure that the key middle office controls are performed daily such as trade validation, trade life-cycle management, position/risk reconciliations, exception monitoring and T+0 P&L flash
Develop and maintain a collaborative relationship with the Front Office and other key stakeholders
Coordination with other support groups to ensure proper settlement and timely break resolution
Maintenance of Middle Office procedures and ensure cross-training within regional groups.
Work with IT around implementing Middle Office initiatives, global/local system roll-outs and projects involving requirements gathering, migration and UAT
Identify process breakdown, issues and ensure escalation is performed timely and drive process improvements independently
Build and maintain strong working relations with on shore and off shore teams (e.g. Regional Middle Offices, Trading Desks, other Operations functional teams etc.)
Participate and/or lead "change the bank" initiatives and develop own functional skills. Continuously develop and stay abreast of latest developments with respect to fixed income products and regulatory changes
Key Experience & Skills
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education required
6-7 years of relevant experience preferred. Working knowledge of fixed income derivatives and structured products required
A self-motivated person with robust product exposure, good attention to detail, with ability to multi-task and troubleshoot
Possesses strong analytical skills and an ability to quickly learn new products and systems; needs to be able to thrive in a challenging constantly changing environment
Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to quickly adapt to a continuously evolving system/work-flow environment
Strong working knowledge of Excel required. VBA and Alteryx preferred
Regional Disclaimers / Diversity Statement
Nomura is committed to an employment policy of equal opportunities, and is fundamentally opposed to any less favourable treatment accorded to existing or potential members of staff on the grounds of race, creed, colour, nationality, disability, marital status, pregnancy, gender or sexual orientation.