Goldman Sachs & Co. Operations - Banking Investing Lending Ops - Investment Banking Ops - Vice President - Tokyo in ku, Japan



Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to provide banking, securities, and asset management services to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and controls to preserve and enhance the firm's assets and its reputation. For every new product launched and every trade executed, it is Operations that develops and manages the processes and controls that enable business flow.


Are you looking to join a dynamic and fast paced team, applying your analytical and problem solving skills for maximum impact, whilst deepening your knowledge of Investment Banking? Investment Banking Operations is seeking a professional who is looking to partner with our business and other internal/external stakeholders to provide market leading front-to-back execution and settlement of transactions. This is a highly dynamic role with exceptional exposure to IBD, numerous Operations / Federation teams, and external counterparts (syndicate banks, agent banks, local brokers in certain markets).


Investment Banking provide operational support throughout the lifecycle of a Corporate Advisory or Financing Deal. The department is structured as five functional teams within Asia, Europe and the US, including locations in Bangalore and Irving. The teams are set up to manage each deal through logistics of marketing, deal execution, settlement and invoicing of fees and expenses.

Principal responsibilities of the Syndicate Operations Group are:

  • Coordinating syndicate operations activity for the Japan Equity and Debt Capital Markets business

  • Providing a control framework to manage the operational risk of the business

  • Orchestrating stock and cash movements associated with primary and secondary deal activity

  • Providing support and advice to bankers with regards to operational processes impacting deal activity



  • Prepare deal executions, including deal structuring and coordination of multiple stakeholders

  • Providing settlement advisory to Investment Banking Division for new business pitching / deal execution

  • Announcing deals street wide and manage the timeline towards deal closure

  • Review of prospectuses and deal documents for proper syndicate language

  • Ensuring all client allocations are properly handled and balanced before settlement date

  • Submitting deal information to regulatory bodies such as BOJ, JSDA, TSE etc.

  • Monitoring deal-related cash / position movements in internal and external accounts

  • Participating in formal closing calls with Issuer, Transfer Agent, Investment Bankers, working parties to ensure a smooth settlement process


  • Demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills both written and oral

  • Strong analytical, logical and strategical thinker

  • Effective team player, highly collaborative, team-oriented, and strong consensus builder

  • Self-starter, able to work towards targets with minimal supervision

  • General understanding of basic capital markets functions

  • Ability to drive projects, deals and initiatives across multiple teams

  • Excellent Japanese language skills (mandatory)


  • Prior experience in an Investment Banking Operations environment, or similar, is preferable


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Job ID2018-44966

Schedule TypeFull Time

LevelVice President/Executive Director




Business UnitInvestment Banking Operations

Employment TypeEmployee