New York, New York
COO Office – Banking Division, Associate. Responsibilities: Analyzing the performance of the business against competitors through internal databases & external sources (i.e. Dealogic) & providing insight into the direction of the market & the company’s position in the key product areas of equity capital markets (ECM), debt capital markets (DCM), & M&A as well as across various sectors. Driving the creation of monthly / quarterly / yearly performance presentations around pipeline activities, client calling efforts, business initiatives, & other business developments within banking to be presented to Banking Americas, regional senior management & the global investment banking division in Tokyo head office. Building out the infrastructure of the Banking Americas platform including creating templates, processes and tools to be used by the investment and corporate bankers and the COO team. Acting as a liaison to the global investment banking division in Tokyo head office to drive dialogue & reporting around cross-border deal activities & the overall build-out of the investment banking coverage teams. Ensuring that the business & the COO Office maintains compliance with Japanese & US regulations & work with compliance team partners to drive ad-hoc compliance related tasks. Working with partners to enhance front office technology infrastructure & driving various internal projects to ensure delivery of the necessary services & products to internal clients. Supporting the management of external vendor relationships, budget approval processes & execution of implementation to users. Supporting management in other strategic & operational projects to support business growth in the region. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in economics, finance, public policy or a related field. 7 years of experience in the financial industry. Skills required: Experience in investment banking. Product knowledge of ECM. Product knowledge of DCM. Product knowledge of M&A. Experience working in a multi-national financial institution. Experience in a business management, strategy, or a planning role. Experience in coordinating & liaising with overseas offices for the purposes of managerial reporting, including reporting of deal pipelines, revenue, & costs. Knowledge of global markets & economies. Experience in IT infrastructure, including but not limited to client relationship management (CRM) systems. Company Overview. Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution comprising several legal entities, which together offer clients corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. Mizuho’s operations in the Americas connect a broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector groups to local markets and a vast global network. Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG), which is comprised of offices in nearly 40 countries, approximately 60,000 employees, and assets of more than USD 1.8 trillion. Learn more at mizuhoamericas.com. Mizuho offers a competitive total rewards package. We are an EEO Employer -M/F/Disability/Veteran. #LI-MIZUHO.