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Head of Compliance, Macquarie Asset Management Japan


Macquarie Asset Management Japan is seeking an experienced Compliance professional to provide compliance advice, monitoring and oversight as part of the broader global Compliance team supporting the Macquarie Asset Management.  While your primary responsibilities will be in support of Macquarie Asset Management, you’ll also be a key member of our Japan and Asia Regional Compliance team, which supports all our business groups.

In this role, you will report to both a senior-level Macquarie Asset Management Business Compliance lead and the Japan Country Head of Compliance. Located in our Tokyo office with our Macquarie Asset Management Japan business, you’ll provide advice to the front office, manage and respond to regulatory inquiries, perform monitoring and testing of key controls and processes, be responsible for maintaining Compliance owned policies and procedures, and help create and administer training.

You will have the requisite skills and experience to undertake the role at a senior level, including strong experience in asset management regulatory matters. The ability to analyse regulatory requirements and interpret them in a practical manner across a range of relevant products, businesses and locations, as well as having the effective interpersonal skills, particularly the ability to develop relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels, will be necessary to be successful in this role.  Experience in dealing directly with regulators and acting in regulated roles is expected. Experience in an international firm is preferred. You will benefit from being part of a strong team, with support of and engagement with a diverse range of colleagues locally and internationally.

About the Risk Management Group

The Risk Management Group (RMG) is an independent, centralised unit responsible for ensuring all risk across Macquarie are appropriately assessed and managed. Its divisions include Behavioural Risk, Compliance, Credit, Financial Crime Risk, Internal Audit, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Regulatory Affairs and Aggregate Risk, and RMG Enterprise Support.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 16,000+ employees and offices in 32 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

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Job no: RMG-957022
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Tokyo
Category: Mid-level, Compliance, Legal & Regulatory, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Compliance
Recruiter: Mehreen Naveed
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