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Senior Vice President - FX Trading

Mizuho Bank
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Jun 15, 2023

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Job Function
Portfolio Management: Fixed Income
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Overview of Division/Department

Based out of Singapore, Mizuho Bank's Asia & Oceania Treasury Department (AOTD) oversees FX & Derivatives Sales, Trading, Macroeconomic/Mark et Research, Banking and Planning for Asia (outside of Japan and Greater China).

Company Profile
Mizuho Bank, Ltd. is a subsidiary of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and NYSE) and is one of the largest financial services companies in the world. Mizuho Bank, Ltd. provides financial and strategic solutions for the increasingly diverse and sophisticated needs of its clients with offices located in all the major cities of the world such as Tokyo, New York, London, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Job Responsibilities
  • Trade actively and manage own portfolio well within the given authorization and limit to achieve own profit target in compliance with all relevant regulations.
  • Communicate closely and work together with sales staff and provide competitive prices to their customers to expand our Forex business. Collect market information and share it with the team (and sales staff, if necessary) in a timely manner. Contribute to exploring opportunity to develop customer-related Forex business.
  • Provide smooth market-making function to inter-bank, branches and FI customers.
  • Watch customers' and other centers' orders with ensuring professional and transparent execution.
  • Supervise and train junior and regional staff, support operation of the desk, and share relevant regulatory updates.
  • Acquire deep knowledge and understanding in operation procedures and related systems, and cooperate with other sections/departments for stable and improved operation.
  • Provide ideas and recommendations to enhance the organization development.

  • Job Requirements
    What you should have:
    • A Bachelor Degree with at least 5 years' experience working in a FX trading role in a Bank or a Financial Institution.
    • Market Making experience in FX Forward market* (preferably in Asian currencies)
    *Spot FX traders are not within our scope
    • Preferably a broad knowledge of the Financial Market Business and a basic knowledge of financial regulations on FX and Derivatives (such as Basel 3, ISDA, XVA, Global Code of Conduct).
    • High motivation and teamwork, able to communicate effectively and interact confidently across all levels.

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