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JGB Treasury Trader, Global Hedge Fund, Tokyo, JP

Non-disclosed Tokyo, Japan
Posted 10 days ago In-Office Job Permanent Competitive package + solid bonus potential
We are working with a top performing, collaborative hedge fund with a presence in Tokyo that are looking to add a Treasury Trader (JGB) to their, already established, team. The fund has a strong track record of performance and are looking to add complementary individuals to expand their capacity. The role will involve working alongside some of the most highly regarded talent in the market. The client is looking for a proactive individual working within a treasury or fixed income financing role from a hedge fund or top tier bank.

The preferred candidate would have 5+ years of experience within such a role. This candidate would be required to have a strong understanding of the JGBs and wider market. This is an exciting opportunity to join a top tier global hedge fund with excellent opportunities for career progression and personal development. Day-to-day responsibilities will include portfolio allocation and optimization, fixed income financing, disseminating repo and financing colour, and monitoring market events. This individual will work closely with external counterparties and internal trading desks on liquidity management and position-level funding.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in a Treasury, Fixed Income Financing and/or Fixed Income Repo position in either a Hedge Fund or top tier Bank. Outlier profiles will be considered.
  • Good understanding of local and international repo markets, including technical aspects of central bank money market operations and securities lending programs
  • Should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the JGB repo market and the different players involved
  • Applicants should be familiar with various financing arrangements and margining methodologies.
  • Proficient in Excel – programming skills useful but not essential
  • Fluent Japanese, English at working proficiency.
  • Keen attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a demonstrated interest in financial markets are all essential to this role.

The fund is in a good place and have an impressive track record. They have clear and exciting plans for growth. This leads to exceptional opportunities for individuals joining the business. This involves mentorship from a team that have top tier pedigree performance and an evident history in developing investment talent. This is combined with a culture and structure that allows for true meritocracy, with a huge amount of white space in terms of future career growth.

Due to demand, we are advertising this role anonymously. If you would prefer to speak to someone before submitting a CV, please send a blank application to the role and someone will be in touch to discuss.

We can only respond to highly qualified candidates.

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