Western Asset

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Securities Operations Specialist

Securities Operations Specialist


Opportunity Details


Individual is responsible for ensuring accuracy and timeliness in day to day operations, interacting with trading desk, execution and clearing brokers, maintaining trade and confirm records as well as assisting various departments within the company.

  • Hands-on trade processing and settlements.
  • Accounting data maintenance of portfolios.
  • Custodian reconciliation and cash projection.
  • Account opening/closing for investment advisory funds.


  • Control trade instructions after the trade matching against brokers’ confirmations.
  • Set-up a new security master.
  • Maintain portfolio data in global system applications.
  • Open/close client accounts and maintain existing ones with local counterparties.
  • Oversee ITM (Investment Trust Management) administration.  



  • Good knowledge of the investment management processes.
  • Several years of trade processing or trade support in fixed income portfolios.
  • Good communicator.
  • PC skills (Word, Excel)

Personal Characteristics

  • Team player
  • Highly motivated
  • Problem solving-minded

Language Skills

  • Native-level Japanese skills
  • Business-level English skills