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Bilingual Japanese Professional

New York City, NY
October 13, 2020

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Tomoko Mayer

New York, NY 212-***-****

Goal-focused, confident and driven Bilingual Japanese Professional with 10 years of applied experience in custody bank and asset management firm as well as system integration. Possess a background that comprises work across various professional fields; able to learn and adjust knowledge base and skillsets quickly to adapt. Excel both independently and in teams to achieve organizational success as well as risk management. Strive to improve performance standards and foster lasting relationship with both colleagues and customers. Seeking a Finance role that will call on bilingual ability and allow for career advancement.

Core Skills

Operations Coordination Sales Marketing Problem Solving Strategic Planning Project Management Supervision Training

Business Improvement Organization Time Management Organization Communication (Bilingual Japanese) Fast Learner

Data Analysis Internet Research Bloomberg MS Office Mainframe Windows & UNIX OS QuickBooks FIS Phase 3

Professional Experience

IHI Americas Inc., New York, NY Treasury Finance and Accounting, 06/2019 – 05/2020

In charge of maintaining Cash Management System(CMS) for the seven group companies in US using Treasury Management System (Kyriba) to analyze cash balance and recommend daily, weekly, monthly treasury activities to the CFO and the VP

Provide and monitor the group companies’ various cash flow forecasts for short-term investment and borrowings from the bank as well as bank cash account reconciliations

Prepare checks, ACH, and wire transfer and journal entries of cash accounts and assists monthly, quarterly, and yearly close activities

Participate in installing, modifying, documenting, and coordinating the implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures

DAIWA CAPITAL MARKETS AMERICA INC., New York, NY International Operations, 08/2017- 12/2018

Work intensively with counterparties to reach trade settlements for Asian markets via email and phone

Partner with Traders and the Middle Office Team to resolve trade issues, as well as create daily trade status reports for Tokyo and Hong Kong; also manage cash reconciliation to match General Ledger entries with Tokyo accounts

Lead Japanese Government Bonds trade settlements and provide client pair-off cash figures

SUMITOMO MITSUI TRUST BANK (U.S.A.) LIMITED, Hoboken, NJ Custody Admin Fee Management (Senior Associate), 05/2008-08/2017

Guided daily operations including the supervision of two professionals within a four-person team to drive increased productivity; Ensured billing accuracy by investigating securities prices, MBS factors, FX rates and corporate actions

Called on MS Access and Excel to develop a new data verification method; reduced processing time by 1/3 and the paper print need by over 95%, thus providing increased accuracy in monthly custody fee invoice verification across 1K+ accounts

Launched the use of an internal system to reduce ongoing human errors by 70%

Achieved and implemented risk management to eliminate and minimize the risks within the department

Forged strong client relations by implementing custom reports, paperless invoice delivery and introduced Citrix file-sharing systems

Created and analyzed reports including custody fee accrual, actual, and income reports; also handled analysis, statistics, comparison, reconciliation and asset transfer reports for internal managements and the Tokyo head office

SUMITOMO MITSUI TRUST BANK (U.S.A.) LIMITED, Hoboken, NJ Custody Admin Account Management Administrator, 07-10/2007

Oversaw daily sales, interest and weekly dividend swifts, along with monthly lending fee swifts

Processed security and stock lending products, as well as led operations for a web custody report service

NTT SOFTWARE CORPORATION, Tokyo, Japan e-Enterprise: Sales Assistant Manager, 12/1999-01/2003

Recruited to develop a solid, effective System Integration sales team; worked together to recruit new customers, develop relationships with each and manage projects so that the company excelled in securing external clientele using information gathering from existing clients

Spearheaded the launch of a web-based customer service system; worked with client companies to offer related training and support

Created a new business plan for a voice recognition system; determined customers’ goals and proposed business solutions

Developed contracts for all projects; managed all related costs and time expenditures to ensure smooth, cost-efficient operations

ASTEC, INC., Tokyo, Japan Sales and Marketing Agent, 04/1995- 08/1999

Thrived in selling services for a Tokyo internet provider; offered various contract options to businesses

Swiftly became the top sales person as the company started developing internet connection services and network server integration service, a totally new segment for the company; solely excelled in attracting new customers to achieve company’s goal

Finalized about 15% of the company’s sales each year for three years straight, earning a Presidential Prize each year; discovered new client bases and created enterprise network systems based on UNIX OS to aid clients in meeting their business needs,

Instructed end-users in customers’ branches and trained newly-hired internal employees for three-month periods in group settings

Directed the projects; controlled expenses, schedules and outcomes for each; managed costs based on the size of each project and profits

Awarded Presidential Prize three consecutive years for outstanding performance

Education & Credentials

Project Management Certificate, Baruch College

Associate in Applied Science, Business Management, LaGuardia Community College (Dean’s List, Foundation Award Scholarships)

Licenses: Registered Architect, Lighting Consultant, Kitchen Specialist and Project Management Certificate

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