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Domestic Securities (Yen Equity) Settlements–JPN–Markets Operations

Job Req ID 23653462 Location(s) Chiyoda, Japan Job Type On-Site/Resident Job Category Transaction Services
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Job Title: Sec& Derivatives Intmd Analyst-C11

Business: ICG Markets Operations

Division: ICG O&T

Grade/Level: C11

Location: Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Organization Overview:

Citi Market Operations and Operations Technology is currently at a pivotal point in its evolution and journey to implement a target operating model. We take pride and are passionate about our People and our culture.  We are invested in people and their development. We are transforming and simplifying our operating model creating an exciting environment which encourages diversity of thought and inclusion. 

We are a dynamic, global and diverse Organization, with a presence in over 60 Countries; covering all front post execution Operations teams including product aligned Middle Office groups, Settlements, Margin, Asset Servicing, Listed Derivative & Commodities Operations. We support an extensive range of Capital Markets products and services including Fixed Income (FX, Rates, Credit, Muni, Cash and Derivatives) where Citi is consistently a dominant top 3 player in the market, Equity (Cash, Derivatives, Prime Brokerage, Futures, Listed Derivs, FXPB) where Citi has a significant growth program to continue to build out its capabilities and services; and Syndicates where we support both FI and EQ new issues and IPOs.

Our Operations groups are core to the success of the Markets business and has significant impact across the lifecycle of a Trade.  We partner extensively with a range of internal stakeholders including Front Office Sales and Trading Desks, Compliance, Legal, Finance and HR; alongside having significant interaction with our external client base, playing a key role in the overall client experience. We have a Client relationship group dedicated to overseeing the group service performance and strategic partnership for our top tier client base, where we play a key role in supporting our global clients to ensure they have a first class experience when doing business with Citi.

Our Digitization and Implementation group works alongside our Operations teams delivering automation solutions to solve for operational challenges.  We partner with Citi’s innovation labs to drive optimization and overall play a pivotal role in enabling us to transform to achieve our target operating model.

Our Technology groups develop and implement a wide range of applications that support the Operations, Change, Design and Implementation groups in providing innovative products and solutions. We have re-imagined how to provide technology and service in our domain through the alignment of our team vision, culture, and aggressive retirement plan for legacy applications and adoption of a micro-based containerized cloud environment. We encourage our people to create, explore and be adventurous whilst taking measured risk, adopting safe practices to protect the firm. Data lineage and optimization is core to how we develop our eco system. We are growing our capabilities using artificial intelligence, natural language processing and machine learning. 

Our roles entail ensuring we operate in a robust control environment, whilst in a fast-paced workplace.  We comply with global regulations and internal policies and adopt a proactive approach to identifying opportunities to reduce risk through the continuous evaluation of our controls; to protect our clients, the firm and our reputation.

We work closely with our external global peers, partners and regulators, and play an integral part in leading an agenda at the forefront to optimize and streamline processes, and drive strategy across our industry. 

Organizational Oversight:

  • Pursuing daily core operations maintaining a culture and environment where processes, risks and controls are continually monitored, and potential risks escalated on a timely basis
  • Developing an effective control framework that fully meets Audit, Compliance and Regulatory requirements; delivery of periodic presentations to external regulators as required
  • Ensuring the infrastructure and tools are in place to effectively manage risk and service our clients to a high standard

Job Purpose :

  • Involves in providing day-to-day Yen Equity settlement which includes processing securities settlement, making payments, performing reconciliations, inputting general ledger entries and (complex) calculations. In addition, there will be possible interaction with other counterparties around settlement.
  • Supports an expansive and/or diverse array of products (risk and control) /services.
  • Follows established procedures to identify and resolve problems that require investigation or research.
  • Makes recommendations to management to support process improvement.
  • Resolves problems by identifying and selecting solutions through the application of acquired technical experience and will be guided by precedents.
  • Makes evaluative judgments based on the analysis of factual information, and provides assistance in the implementation of process improvements.
  • Minimizes risk to the firm through increased knowledge of procedural requirements - understands and monitors errors to suggest solutions to reduce errors, and to adhere to audit and control policies
  • Timely management and escalation of all inquiries and issues related to settlements
  • Has direct interaction with external customers to disseminate or explain information
  • Demonstrates an intermediate level of understanding of products and processes, and of how duties relate/integrate with others in the team and closely related teams
  • Utilizes communication, interpersonal and diplomacy skills to interact with colleagues and stakeholders, and to exchange potentially complex/sensitive information, while being sensitive to audience diversity
  • Individuals at this level exhibit executional capabilities
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team atmosphere
  • Ability to perform well in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Detail-oriented
  • Can work well under pressure and multi-task
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills in Japanese and English.

The Securities & Derivatives Intmd Analyst is an intermediate level position responsible for processing orders and transactions originating from trading desks and branch offices in coordination with the Operations - Transaction Services team. The overall objective of this role is to facilitate the clearance, settlement and investigation of client securities and derivatives transactions.


This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.

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Job Family Group:

Operations - Transaction Services

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Job Family:

Securities and Derivatives Processing

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Time Type:

Full time

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