Job Title:  Analyst

Job Code:  2959
Country:  IN
City:  Mumbai
Skill Category:  Finance

Nomura Overview:


Nomura is an Asia-headquartered financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its four business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking), and Merchant Banking. Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit


Nomura Services India, (Powai) supports Nomura’s businesses around the world. Powai’ s world class capabilities in trading support, research, information technology, financial control, operations, risk management and legal support have played a key role in facilitating Nomura’s global operations and are an integral part of Nomura’s global expansion plans. The Powai operation is a critical part of the platform to support the growth of Nomura’s global business.


Divisional Overview:


The Corporate finance team performs global and seamless Finance operations including trading and product control, Group financial reporting and disclosure, management information and reporting for decision support, planning and development of financial strategy including funding policies and financial analysis, funding and cash management, tax planning and reporting, investor relations management, and much more.



Powai Entity & Department overview:
Powai entity (NSIPL) is an integral part of Nomura where mostly support functions are delivered out of this
entity. Mainly this entity is an extension of regional teams who are supporting the onshore teams through
offshore unit, which is Powai.
Financial Control & Regulatory Reporting (FCR) is a key function of the Finance Department, which has
an excellent reputation within the bank and externally. We pride ourselves on our professionalism within a
Department with a culture that encourages dynamism and flexibility. We mainly support Nomura
Wholesale business with limited support for Asset Management entities, which based out of Asia.
Senior management takes a hands-on approach within the department, and is keen to reward hard work,
enthusiasm and success. A willingness to constantly question established processes, and strive for
improvements is actively encouraged, leading to an ever changing and exciting environment. Nomura
presents a unique opportunity to learn and gain experience of a broad range of products and business
lines within a supportive setting and surrounded by skilled professionals.
The Reporting team is based both onshore and offshore in Mumbai. The team in Mumbai performs the
majority of reporting and a significant proportion of monthly reporting.

Role description:
The role is in the Financial Control department of Nomura's Finance Division, taking responsibility of financial reporting and any regulatory reporting as required for Laser Group Holding consolidation group (including the main broker dealer, Nomura International plc). It will include working with colleagues in Mumbai, London, Zurich, Dubai and Tokyo.
The role involves doing monthly processes, projects, annual accounts. This will cover both current reporting processes and the supporting the automation of these where possible.
 Monthly and year-end close for US GAAP / Local GAAP Financial Statements.
 Ensuring Financial statements are complete, accurate, prepared in a timely manner, and are in accordance with GAAP on a legal entity and a consolidated basis.
 Good working knowledge on month end closing process for any Legal entity, financial instruments reporting and disclosure as per US GAAP / IFRS.
 Understanding of cross border transactions between Laser and Nomura subsidiaries and ensuring all the Inter Company transactions are reconciled, breaks resolved and gets eliminated upon consolidation.

Liaising with the entity Controllers and Consolidation group to provide an understanding of
financial reporting and month end closing process.
 Needs to understand the Business, Structure and Regulatory Reporting requirements of the Legal
Entities assigned.
Key objectives critical to success:
 Ability to work to high degree of accuracy with logical and structured approach
 Ability to self-review, identify issues and investigate / escalate appropriately
 Flexibility and the ability to keep pace with ever changing International Regulatory landscape
including MAS and other regulators.
 Ability to embrace change including new technology and adapt to changing business processes
 Ability communicate effectively with colleagues and build relationships within the department and
across functions.
 Self-motivator who keeps abreast with the changes and ready to take up challenges
Key Skills and Competency required:
 Degree/ Qualified accountant with financial and management accounting background.
 5+Yrs experience in finance department preferably in Investment banking.
 Should have strong analytical skills to be able to understand business & structure of the Legal
Entities assigned to produce variance analysis for movements in financial statements.
 Strong MS-Office Skills, Excellent Analytical and USGAAP Knowledge.
 Well-developed PowerPoint and Excel skills. Additional knowledge of data
transformation/visualisation tools also useful (e.g. Tableau/Alteryx) but not essential
 Strong client/customer service orientation, consulting, interpersonal, and oral/written
communication skills with the ability to handle difficult situations.
 Investment banking product knowledge and other regulatory development around IB.