Asset Stewardship Analyst for Financial Services Company (ESG)

Tokyo 23 Wards Permanent 13,000,000¥ - 22,000,000¥ Foreign Multinational
  • Very competitive salary and benefits
  • Brand name, global business

About Our Client

One of the largest financial service companies globally with strong banking coverage.

Job Description

* Engage with companies on topics ranging from long-term strategy and capital allocation to environmental, social (ES) and corporate governance-related matters
* Vote proxies at company shareholder meetings across global holdings
* Build and manage relations with key external and internal clients and consultant in the Asia-Pac region
* Develop and enhance SSGA's proxy voting policies, stewardship program and client presentations for the Asia-Pac region
* Oversee risks associated with SSGA's stewardship activities in the Asia-Pac region
* Represent SSGA at conferences and at industry association meetings/committees as a participant or speaker
* Assist in developing talent among junior team members
* Publish thought leadership articles on ES/corporate governance related matters
* Monitor and provide responses to developing ES/corporate governance -related regulation/legislation within the region
* Ensure that relevant matters are escalated to the head of corporate governance in a timely manner
* Commitment to client related activities including client interaction and reporting on stewardship and ESG matters

The Successful Applicant

* 5+years of experience in proxy voting and company engagement or relevant investment analysis
* Understanding of the interplay between business, strategy and ES/corporate governance factors; familiarity with the investment management business
* Proven ability to independently research and analyze an issue through multiple angles, identify viable alternatives, develop and communicate vote rationale and recommend solutions
* Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills to articulate complex concepts and issues in a compelling, persuasive, fact-based manner
* Background in working cross-functionally/ geographically and building relationships with investment, sales, operations, marketing and product teams
* Willingness to collaborate with members of the team to achieve group performance targets

* Degree in Finance, Economics or similar field
* MBA or CFA or equivalent Master's degree preferred

* Highly developed team player, within a multi-cultural environment
* Fluent in English and Japanese
* Self-starter, motivated and driven to succeed
* Sensitive to complexities within a global business
* Results oriented

What's on Offer

  • Very competitive salary and benefits
  • The opportunity to work at one of the largest financial service companies globally
Antonios Metalinos
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+813 6832 8947

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