Portfolio Management - Structured Finance - Middle office

Permanent contract|Tokyo|Corporate and Investment Banking

Portfolio Management - Structured Finance - Middle office

Tokyo, Japan Permanent contract Corporate and Investment Banking


Main Responsibilities:

  • Review of legal documentation for transaction execution.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders (such as front office, risk and compliance, back office and finance to ensure transactions are closed on a timely basis.
  • Credit analysis, assessment and recommendations of client requests.
  • Contribution towards various portfolio management reporting tasks (ad hoc client requests, specific request for internal partners, scarce resource management).
  • Managing syndicated, bilateral, and Agency transactions.
  • Portfolio will include transactions in real estate, aircraft financing, shipping, energy and export finance.

Profile required


  • Bachelor degree, preferably with a financial background

Past Experience:

  • At least 3-5 years with an investment bank, corporate finance or similar financial institution role, preferably with structuring experience.
  • Candidates from a risk management background familiar with project and structured finance transactions will also be considered.
  • Experience in Project Finance / Structure Finance Agency highly preferable.


Excellent spoken and written communication in English and Japanese.

Technical Skills: 

  • Strong operational skills
  • Familiarity with loan and project documentation drafting and transaction documentation process
  • Knowledge of structure finance agency roles
  • Product knowledge in structured finance
  • Credit analysis skills preferable

Personal Abilities:

  • Analytical mindset, detail oriented and conscientious
  • Ability to present and persuade
  • Team player, willingness to learn & to listen
  • Self-motivated with initiative
  • Commercial acumen
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Positive mindset and enthusiastic attitude
  • Problem solving mindset

Business insight

Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services group in Europe. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity and a strategy of sustainable growth. Our objective: to be the leading relationship-focused bank, a reference in its markets, close to its clients and chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams.

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking is a part of Global Banking & Investor Solutions (GBIS). Portfolio Management – Structured Finance works with the Global Financing (GLBA) platform to structure private debt to service the needs of our clients via risk monitoring and backend execution in line with the overarching ‘Originate to Distribute’ strategy. Portfolio Management – Structured Finance provides coverage over various sectors including energy, metals and mining, infrastructure, real estate, aircraft financing and export finance.


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: 21000IU0
Entity: Societe Generale Securities Japan Limited
Starting date: 2021/07/09
Publication date: 2021/06/10