Fisher Investments Institutional Associate (2018-6221) in Tokyo, Japan

Fisher Investments Japan (FIJ) is seeking a bilingual finance professional to join its discretionary investment management operation in Tokyo. The ideal individual is energetic, enjoys working autonomously, and thrives in a flexible and dynamic work environment. The Institutional Associate will be responsible for the majority of materials production, creation of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Japanese client operations support. The position will work directly with institutional clients and prospective clients, trust banks and custodians, and FIJ affiliates to carry out the demands of the sales and client service efforts of FIJ.


  • Serves as primary point of contact for client and prospective client requests for various materials

  • Supports sales and marketing efforts by coordinating creation, language refinement, and Compliance approval for Japanese materials including: white papers, quarterly reviews, Request For Proposals (RFPs) and Due Diligence Questionnaires (DDQs) by collaborating with various employees of FIJ and its affiliates

  • Works with Japanese trust banks to facilitate institutional client needs on an ongoing basis including: producing client reporting, handling ad hoc service requests, and facilitating client distributions

  • Supports FIJ Compliance Department needs on an ad hoc basis

  • Administrative office support including various tasks with local vendors


  • University degree or equivalent combination of education/experience

  • Fluent in business English and Japanese

  • Experience working in the Japanese asset management industry

  • Knowledge of Japanese retail and institutional fund distribution channels a plus

  • Outstanding analytical, communication and organizational skills

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