Fund Manager / Reporting Manager in Lyxor AM Japan

Permanent contract|Tokyo|Asset Management

Fund Manager / Reporting Manager in Lyxor AM Japan

Tokyo, Japan Permanent contract Asset Management


Main Responsiblities:

Within the Investment and Product Development Department:

1) As a Fund Manager

  • Supporting the Deputy Head of Investment and Product Development Department for investment management function to run the daily investment operations of LAMJ onshore funds and discretionary accounts:
    • manage fund investments along contractual guidelines
    • perform due diligence of invested strategies
    • analyze risks and sensitivities of OTC transactions, document their valuation procedures and thresholds used in price reconciliation
    • trades execution including on structured notes, Offshore funds, Stocks/JGBs, OTC derivatives, FX, etc.
    • cash management
    • proxy voting
  • Participate to the investment management developments, including investment process, operations process but also systems to manage funds and report on their performance

2) As a Reporting Manager

  • Report on the funds and strategies performance:
    • producing monthly reports and investment reports relating to onshore funds and discretionary accounts managed by Lyxor Japan, and provide them to distributors and clients
    • producing regular report relating to offshore funds (only funds distributed in Japan) managed by Lyxor Paris, including ETFs, and provide them to distributors and clients
    • preparing reporting template for new funds; organize data sourcing; process automatic ongoing production
    • coordinating the preparation and review of BIS reporting
    • translate (English to Japanese) comments on markets and fund performance comments
    • improve existing process to reduce risks and strengthen controls to lead to efficiency

Profile required

Key Skills Required:

  • At least 5 years’ experience of fund management in Japan + Reporting function
  • Experience in JGB / Japanese Equity / OTC Derivatives (Forward, TRS)
  • Attention to detail, organized and autonomy within both fund management and reporting functions
  • Flexible and can-do attitude under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Understanding of regulations, financial markets and asset management products, including hedge funds
  • PC skills – MS office suite + VBA, ACCESS (programming capability is a plus)
  • Native / very advanced level of Japanese and strong command of English
  • Preferably good all-round know knowledge of the different client segments (pensions, financial institutions and retail)
  • CFA charter-holder is a plus

Business insight

Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. Societe Generale provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.

Today, Societe Generale in Japan consists of four core businesses: Societe Generale, Tokyo Branch; Societe Generale Securities Japan Limited, Lyxor Asset Management Japan and Societe Generale Aircraft Leasing Company Limited. These four entities are in line with our worldwide focus on Investment Banking, Global Finance and Global Markets, and Asset Management.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 21000AQB
Entity: Lyxor
Starting date: 2021/05/05
Publication date: 2021/04/04