Financial Investment Manager

Job title: Financial Investment Manager
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: $0 - $0
Reference: PR/080663
Contact details: Justin Wan
Contact email:
Job published: December 06, 2021 15:15
Our client, Japanese general trading company with a history of more than 160 years, is looking for Financial Investment Manager.

Management and operation for financial assets
  • Asset allocation recommendations for liquid portfolio based in Japan
  • Investment Manager will be based in HK with travelling to Japan
  • Report directly to CFO in HK
  • Selection of third-party managed fund products or other lower-risk liquid securities (e.g. interest rate products) or liquid structured investment products for the portfolio
  • Majority of the portfolio will be allocated to third-party managed funds within the Japanese market
  • Direct trading of a small number of plain vanilla equities and/or fixed income (conservative low-risk stocks and bonds), mainly within the Japanese market
  • Maintain relationships with brokers and banks in Japan
  • Trade and invest within the financial restrictions set between the Japanese financiers and Company
  • Agree on an investment mandate with CFO in HK and CFO in Japan
  • Work closely with the Finance team in Japan and HK for trade support, settlement and reporting
  • Compile weekly investment portfolio updates, monthly reports and quarterly reports in English for the CEO and CFO. Reporting will be supported from the HK operations team also
  • +years’ experience in equities and/or fixed income/ or other liquid securities trading with asset allocation and products screening experience for the Japanese capital markets
  • Ideally trained from a major financial institution (e.g., insurance company/ pension asset company/ wealth management advisers/ bank) or investment trading at larger non-financial corporations
  • Solid fundamental analytical skills with proven track record through at least one economic cycle (good and bad markets)
  • Conservative investment style, comfortable with plain vanilla "not high risk" investment strategy and products
  • Good interpersonal skills - frequent interactions with Japan staff, brokers, banks in Japan and head office in HK
  • Fluent in both English and Japanese (N1)
  • Willing to be based in HK most of the time and travels to Japan when COVID-19 subsides
Personal data collected will be used for employment-related purpose only. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified, thank you.