This position is within the Funding Team in the Planning Department in the Americas Division of SMBC. The Funding Team primarily focuses on working with the Treasury Department to set and implement the Funding Strategy of the New York Branch of SMBC.
We are looking for person to fill the VP position in the team. This person will be expected to work between front, middle, and back offices to coordinate funding initiatives of the Bank. Additionally, from time-to-time a person in this position will be expected to meet with the bank's institutional debt investors to market and explain the bank strategies. Finally, this person would be expected to help in managing a small team, overseeing it's daily activities, and managing the team's existing support infrastructure.
-Communicating and liaising with various front (Marketing, Treasury), middle (Compliance, Controllers, Legal) , and back office groups (Operations, Settlement) on a variety of items including: deal structure, client approach, pricing and liability mangement
-Reporting and overseeing reports to Tokyo Head Office (requires Japanese)
-Participating in Debt Investor Relations activities to U.S. institutional investors
-Assisting in managing team activities, training staff
-5 to 10 years experince in Debt Capital Markets or Treasury or Asset Liability Managment
-Understanding of Fixed Income products and markets
-Experience working in a Japanese organization favorable
-Strong managerial skills
-Japanese and English ability needed