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English/Japanese Translator - Professional

Req #: 170014539
Location: Tokyo, 13, JP
Job Category: Admin/Secretarial
Potential Referral Amount: 300000 Japanese Yen (JPY)
Translator
 
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm headquartered in New York with operations worldwide.  In Japan, JPMorgan provides financial services including investment banking, fixed income, equities, foreign exchange, treasury services, custody & fund services, and asset management through JPMorgan Securities Japan Co., Ltd., JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., Tokyo Branch and JPMorgan Asset Management (Japan) Limited.  
The position is a translator role which requires someone to work independently to translate materials/documents from internal clients.  Translation requests come from departments within the above JPMorgan entities in Japan.  Hands-on experience in translating all aspect of financial industry related documents in various topics from business, regulatory, risk and technology is highly desired.
Normal working hour is Monday to Friday 8:45am to 5:00pm occasional overtime if required to complete the necessary work with deadlines. 
 
Job duties
  • Document translation from English to Japanese or Japanese to English 
  • In-scope documents include:
    • Mainly materials for submission to the regulators
      • Translation of the original questionnaires from the regulators to English, and our submission written in English back to Japanese
      • Presentation/reports written in English to be submitted to regulators in Japanese
      • Any other reports requested by regulators
    • Other requests might include:
      • Internal discussion materials for management meeting such as board meeting, committees and forums
      • External marketing materials such as pitch books, meeting materials, information memorandums and financial reports
         
 
Qualifications
  • Prior experience and/or professional designation in written translation is preferable
  • Good knowledge of financial industry and terminology
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, etc.)
  • Capable of working independently without hands on management to ensure high quality of work by the required deadline
  • Strong time management including punctuality, appropriate sense of urgency, ability to review and prioritize high volume of work under intense deadline pressure
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Japanese (written and oral)
  • Team player
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