We are Mizuho Financial Group and one of the largest financial services organisations in the world. Mizuho International is the investment arm of this bank located in London, with a primary focus on client based activities and a wide range of services including, sales and trading in both debt and equity securities, derivatives, and the underwriting of new issues and merger and acquisitions advisory services. The Group employs 60,000 people across the world in 38 countries. 

Here at Mizuho International we are looking for new generations of knowledge workers as this is what every economy needs to thrive and grow. It’s your capacity for thought that we’re really after, the kind of thinking that shapes economies, changing them for the better as this is what we’re all about. Therefore we are looking for highly motivated individuals with strong academic qualifications to join our collaborative culture. It’s not just anyone we want working here, it’s those who bring innovation and intellect to our team. If that includes you, why not talk to us.

Opportunities include:

Global Markets

Mizuho has become a major global player in recent years, growing outside Asia, with revenues in our European securities division doubling in the last five years.

We offer an entrepreneurial environment where your responsibilities would include and give exposure to both senior management and a range of product areas and teams in sales, trading, structured solutions and research.

Business Change

Looking at the New Product Committee function as well as wider change initiatives across the organisation, the projects undertaken vary in nature and size; they are usually regulatory or front office driven. Responsibilities include defining governance of a project, planning and status reports, leading entire projects or segments of large scale projects and performing specific analysis tasks.

Risk

Here is an opportunity to join Risk Management, with a strong presence in the primary and secondary markets, so the bank is exposed to the full range of risk management practises and responsibilities. Expect to work in a dynamic and innovative environment where they take on early responsibility to deliver on daily processes and projects which have a material impact on the business.

Operations

This department works in partnership with multiple business lines in front office, providing pre/post trade support for transactions executed in fixed income, equities, and financing and derivative markets. Operations plays a key role in delivering an optimal, full-spectrum service for all clients supporting functions including middle office, collateral management, client on-boarding and settlements. This allows members of staff to develop an understanding of the business and an appreciation of the end-to-end processes supporting the life-cycle of a transaction.

IT

Interacting with many aspects of the bank's daily operations, working on agile projects of all sizes - some self-contained, others encompassing many teams around the organisation. You will be developing your technical skills and business knowledge with the support of suitable mentors and technical leads to help you grow in the role.

Global Markets and Graduate Debt Capital Markets (Tokyo)

The Global Investment Banking division of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd provides institutional clients with a range of services via debt and equity capital markets financing, structured financing and mergers & acquisition business areas. Clients include corporate and public sectors. To serve global clients worldwide, they frequently collaborate with overseas entities across the Mizuho Group network.

Global Markets and Graduate Debt Markets (Frankfurt)

Mizuho Securities Europe is our Frankfurt-based office, offering opportunities to gain exposure to a growing business. With continuous learning, early responsibility and networking opportunities, presenting a great way to start a career in originating debt products for a range of clients and enhancing customer relationships through the provision of financing solutions.