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Junior Operations Analyst - Japanese speaking


Join our Commodity Market & Finance Support team in Sydney as a Junior Operations Analyst within our Market Operations Division.

The team manages all post-execution trade lifecycle processes across global financial Metals, Agriculture, Commodity Investor Products, Power, Gas and Emissions markets and provides client service to internal and external clients of the Commodities and Financing Markets Division.

In this role you will gain exposure to a wide variety of products traded by the Commodity Markets and Finance Division, including Swaps, Options, Futures, Physical Forwards and Structured deals. You will primarily be responsible for handling all post-execution trade lifecycle flows relating to the domestic Japanese Power market including verification of physical and financial Japanese Power transactions, generation of confirmations under ISDA and bespoke Japanese Master Agreements (JMA), settlement of transactions with Japanese clients and Japanese Electric Power Exchange (JEPX) and verification and settlement of transactions across all other commodities.

You will be working with our Tokyo-based traders, schedulers, Legal and Finance teams to resolve issues and provide client service to internal groups and external Japanese counterparties. The role will also see you compiling and submitting monthly Regulatory Reports to internal stakeholders and you will be working with both local and global Operations teams to identify, coordinate and implement improvements in operational processes.

You are a fluent Japanese speaker with 1-3 years’ experience within commodity or financial market’s operations role. Attention to detail, the ability to work well as part of a team and a strong learning mindset are all vital for this fast-paced role. Your excellent organisational skills coupled with exceptional communication skills will see you succeed in this role. You will need to be flexible to cover staff absences, busy settlement periods and work public holidays as required.

If this sounds like you, please apply now.

About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. We deliver service excellence to ensure Macquarie is open for business, deliver on transformational change, invest in our people and have deep relationships with our customers.

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: COG-958260
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Junior, Commodities, Derivatives, Operations
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Operations
Recruiter: Tatiana Stepanova
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