Senior Japanese Translator (Native Speaker)

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Our client is a leading provider of transparent and independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide.


• Convert (translate/localize) high-level documents in the source language to the target language (English to Japanese or vice-versa)
• Relay the style and tone of the original language
• Quality Assurance of translated and localized materials
• Creating and maintenance language glossaries, dictionaries, and translation memories utilized for translation, online research of company-related information
• Drafting of language-specific style guides based on project requirements
• Understand the working of the data set, be aware of the workflows and have good working knowledge of work tools
• Deliver on predefined individual and team targets including delivering outcomes with quality and excellence.
• Stay abreast of updated guidelines and policies
• Daily reporting of work performed during the day in the reporting tools; fix errors as per quality feedback within specified time and report back after completion
• Work on new projects as assigned from time to time as per Company requirements
• Testing new tools, participation in calls and timely and appropriate response to mails from co-workers & Management Team
• Escalating concerns on time and with correct line of communication
• Ideate and execute Process improvement and Automation projects
• Manage work schedule to meet deadlines


• Native level fluency in Japanese, with excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Japanese, including familiarity with Japanese culture and customs, and financial markets
• Strong translation skills (English to Japanese)
• Language proficiency certification required
• Experience of working as a translator/localization specialist for at least three years
• Have worked on translation and localization projects particularly related to financial industry/markets
• BA or MA in Foreign Language, Linguistics, Translation, Interpreting
• Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills
• Analytical mindset and strong in logical reasoning
• Well versed with Internet searching and Microsoft Office
• An inquisitive and investigative nature
• A positive attitude, strong interest in research, flair for translation, and an eye for detail
• Knowledge of Accounting and Financial subject matter, concepts and terms is preferred
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
• Proactive, highly motivated, and has a positive attitude
• Ability to interact with many levels and deal with issues in a mature and professional manner (excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate effective communication across teams)
• Ability to work in a Team as well as independently
• Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and deliver with regard to work deadlines, SLA’s, and targets
• Office location – Silver Bldg. 2 Tiendesitas Pasig
• Shift – Dayshift but may require to extend working hours due to business needs



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