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Position: Manager, Financial Modeling (Japanese speaker)

Location: Tokyo

Time Type: Full Time

The Role:

We are currently looking for a Manager (Japanese speaker) to join our Financial Modeling team based in Tokyo. The manager will lead a team of modelers who cover Japanese related workflows for our client base. Financial Modeling specialists spend their time consulting on our Excel based valuation solutions, creating, converting, and validating financial models for our clients who include Corporates, Investment Banks and Asset Managers. As part of a global seasoned team, they also maintain pre-built models and specialize in onboarding of related solutions. The Financial Modeling specialists are charged with understanding our clients’ needs and objectives, providing solutions which enhance ECM, DCM, Credit, Investment Management, and other general analytical workflows. The role provides exposure to a wide array of products and processes globally and requires extensive client facing interaction, often with the potential for travel.

The Team/ The Business:

Comprised of former investment bankers, MBA’s, CFA charterholders, and technical professionals, the Financial Modeling team is the primary touchpoint for our clients and are the face of the company. Going above and beyond in their service offering is where the team adds value. Bringing a powerful synergy of diverse skills, talents and cultures spread across multiple locations, the team is both customer-focused and results-oriented.

Essential accountabilities:

  • Analyzing, creating, and reviewing complex financial models across sectors and verticals.
  • Acting as the corporate finance expert to the organization.
  • Supporting both existing business and the onboarding of new clients, taking ownership of our Excel based and related workflows with the specific mission of showing how these capabilities solve market problems.
  • Meeting with clients to understand their needs, working closely with Commercial and Technology teams to continuously enhance our solutions.
  • Thought leadership, including providing insight into industry best practices and in-house education and training.

Knowledge, education and experience:

  • Applicants must be fluent in Japanese with a strong command of English.
  • Applicants must have a strong foundation and work experience in at least one of the following: (i) Accounting (ii) Building financial forecasting models (iii) Corporate finance.
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, or equivalent practice.
  • Related postgraduate or professional qualification, such a CFA or MBA preferred.
  • Exceptional mastery of Microsoft Office suite; Excel and PowerPoint in particular.
  • Excellent analytical capabilities and very strong attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in VBA is a strong plus.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in a team environment and across departments.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of capital markets and products, across sectors.
  • Experience using market data terminals.

What’s in it for you:

We nurture open and transparent communication, with a positive work culture where team members are recognized for their work. You will leverage your financial market knowledge to help our clients with their requests, while showcasing your vast knowledge of our tools, our data and the sectors we cover. This is a highly visible role within the organization with significant client facing exposure and potential for travel. We also foster a continuous learning and development environment.

About S&P Global Market Intelligence

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, a division of S&P Global we understand the importance of accurate, deep and insightful information. Our team of experts delivers unrivaled insights and leading data and technology solutions, partnering with customers to expand their perspective, operate with confidence, and make decisions with conviction.

For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence.

What’s In It For You?

Our Purpose:

Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology–the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence®, pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

Our People:

We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide—so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We’re committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We’re constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

Our Values:

Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.


We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That’s why we provide everything you—and your career—need to thrive at S&P Global.

Our benefits include: 

  • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.

  • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.

  • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.

  • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.

  • Family Friendly Perks: It’s not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.

  • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards—small perks can make a big difference.

For more information on benefits by country visit: https://spgbenefits.com/benefit-summaries

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation – Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn’t stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.


Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law.  Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.  


If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.  
US Candidates Only:  The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law. 


20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), OPRTON202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 297923
Posted On: 2024-04-10
Location: Tokyo, Japan
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