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Head of Operations

Job Seekers Japan Financial Services Operations Investment Banking

Job Description

A unique opportunity to manage front to back operations at a smaller financial institution in Japan, reporting into the CEO and COO in Japan.


  • This is a new role in Japan to support the COO with the management and leadership of all operations and post-trade processes, managing a small team in Japan and a larger team off-shore.
  • The organisation is growing in Japan with new product offerings, so the Head of Operations will be instrumental in develop strong governance, control and processes to support these offerings to clients in Japan.
  • Manage all operational duties from client on-boarding to post-trade processes, client services and settlement.
  • Ensure operational processes are efficient and provide the best value to our clients.
  • Motivate the team to ensure that they deliver at the highest levels.
  • Develop robust 1st-line risk management frameworks.
  • Manage projects to develop infrastructure and adapt to regulatory changes.

Required skills

  • Strong investment banking operations experience, with native Japanese to compliment the COO who is non-Japanese.
  • The ability to work in a small team environment, capable of developing strategy, management and day-to-day operational tasks.
  • Knowledge of equities, options or derivative products.

About our client
A global financial institution offering unique product offerings to clients in Japan.

Morgan McKinley Asia Pac is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Steven Howden
Steven Howden
  • Director | Financial Services Recruitment
  • 81 3 4550 6571