Japanese Speaking Junior Portofolio Manager

Job title: Japanese Speaking Junior Portofolio Manager
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50K - £80K
Start date: 01 Jul 2021
Job Reference: 11361
Contact details: Masue Kikuchi
Contact email:
Contact-phone: +44 (0) 20 7489 2990
Job published: 20 days ago

AVP, Investment Division



Upto £50-56K p.a.



Job Profile

This role is to implement equity trading transactions in response to the fund manager's recommendations. It is also expected to carry out ad-hoc jobs to ensure invetment team's smooth operations.


Main Responsibilities


·       To ensure the smooth, error-free and efficient implementation of investment advice received from Fund Managers – generating (where applicable) and uploading equity transactions, carrying out compliance checks, placing orders with external counterparties, checking and allocating executions etc.

·       To ensure smooth communications and cooperation with all relevant areas of the business (fund management, middle and back office, compliance & audit, business development, client custodians / fund administrators etc.)

·       To maintain and enhance contacts with investment teams providing investment advice to the group

·       To assist with client reporting for relevant investment portfolios

·       To monitor implementation of proxy voting

·       To support the Investment Team in monitoring externally outsourced funds and mandates

·       To support the Investment Team in developing and enhancing implementation of ESG and sustainability initiatives across our product suite, working collaboratively with colleagues in the wider Group

·       To support the Investment Team in preparing and where appropriate presenting to senior management business summaries including performance updates, portfolio
analyses, counterparty exposures etc.

·       To draft and maintain updated operational procedures and documents related to the Investment Division

·       To provide cover for other team members during their absence

·       To make a positive contribution to other members of Investment Management Division

Who we are looking for;


·       Experience working in a fast-paced, market driven environment

·       Experience with portfolio management systems, OMS/EMS, market data systems

·       Experience of processing transactions

·       Experience working in a global, multi-office organisation

·       Experience of ESG investing highly desirable

·       Fluent Japanese speaker

·       Good knowledge of financial system and regulations

·       Solid understanding of FCA/MiFID requirements

·       Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Macros / VBA

·       Knowledge of equity markets highly desirable

·       Good team worker

·      Flexible and adaptable



Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK without any restriction






Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Our Client

A reputable financial institution