Japanese Speaking Corporate Actions Research Analyst - Singapore/Tokyo

Employer
IHS Markit
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Sep 2022
Closes
11 Oct 2022
Ref
16359189
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Department overview:

IHS Markit's Corporate Actions service is a best-in-class centralized source of validated corporate action announcements for nearly two million equities, fixed income, and structured finance securities across global markets. MCA services customers as a single source that streamlines operations for the collection, validation and dissemination of corporate actions.

Position summary

The Markit Corporate Actions Product Services Team has an established presence in London, New York, India, Dallas, and Singapore. This team is responsible for corporate actions validation operations, customer support and new client onboarding, vendor management, quality control, and strategic support for new product initiatives.

The validation operations team monitors domestic and international corporate actions announcements from the point of notice of inception and conducts a stringent cleansing process.

The successful candidate ensures that the state of each corporate action announcement record clearly defines the terms of the corporate action in order for customers to pass notification on to their clients to conduct investment decisions and to allocate entitlements resulting from the corporate action.

The ideal candidate will be eager to learn and partake in a new initiative, collaborating in close partnership with colleagues across the globe.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Review corporate action announcements and conduct research to obtain details required to validate and complete announcements for publication of composite records to customers
  • Utilize various research sources (prospectuses, information circulars, exchange bulletins), including internet search engines and websites to successfully validate the corporate action
  • Interface with Domestic and Foreign Paying/Transfer/Information Agents, Vendors, Custodians, Banks, Exchange Officials, and with high ranking Issuer Officers (CFO, CEO), including Legal Counsel to obtain corporate action specifics
  • Review daily exception reports; research and resolve exceptions
  • Interface with external customers via emails and phone calls to address their questions on data integrity, service procedure and market practices.
  • Collaborate with local and global teams to improve procedures and identify and implement opportunities to realize efficiencies and improve quality for a better downstream product
  • Contribute to user acceptance testing and special projects in partnership with Product Services teammates in other locations and with local technology counterparts
  • Contribute to quality assurance testing and special projects in partnership with Product Services teammates in other locations and with local technology counterparts
  • Understand Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and their impact on revenue and operations


Education and Experience
  • Graduate degree/ Post Graduate or equivalent, preferably in Finance, Economics or Business
  • Fluent in speaking, reading and writing in Japanese to conduct research and support customers. JLPT Level I required.
  • Knowledge of equities and fixed income markets
  • Experience working with equities and fixed income markets preferred; knowledge of corporate actions a plus
  • Strong research and data mining skills required
  • Working Experience of Excel, SQL and VBA preferred
  • Knowledge of ISO/Swift feeds a plus
  • Experience in client service or partnering with technology counterparts a plus


Commercial Awareness

Proven interest in financial markets and desire to increase knowledge of equities and fixed income Equal Opportunity Employer:

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only:

The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.

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