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Executive Compensation Analyst – Tokyo

Job Description

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at

The Role

As an analyst, you will work beside some of the industry’s top consultants while you develop cutting edge technical knowledge and skills.

You will have immediate exposure to real client assignments which will draw on your imagination and creativity as well as your ability to analyze data, draw conclusions and present results. These experiences will help build your technical knowledge and overall industry expertise while you benefit from more structured learning interventions that are tailored to the business area you join.

Performance Objectives:

Client and innovation

  • Provide project support on assignments by researching, analysing data, drafting reports and attending meetings under consultants’ supervision.
  • Contribute any of database work within EC Tokyo based on disclosed/non-disclosed executive compensation data accurately and efficiently


  • Develop technical knowledge and skills in the area of Executive Compensation, corporate governance and compensation committee advisory
  • Deliver on projects to meet or exceed client expectations


  • Meet chargeable hours targets 
  • Contribute to sales and marketing efforts by supplying information for proposals 


  • Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional/regional team



Specialist Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Economics, Finance, Mathematics or business related disciplines from leading universities in Japan; MBA, or other business certification would be a definite advantage. Good academic results are desirable
  • 1-2 years relevant working in domestic/international companies is a definite asset.
  • Having the sense or interest on corporate governance issue, capital market norm, Japanese regulation like business law, accounting standard, taxation and disclosure.
  • Strong numerical aptitude, analytical and critical thinking and research capabilities
  • Proactive learner, effective planning and time management
  • Self-initiator as well as a good team contributor
  • Computer proficiency with strong skills in MS Office
  • Japanese native speaker, with business English communication/documentation skill





Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.

Job Summary

Willis Towers Watson
  • Japan
  • Consulting
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
12 March 2019
Applications Deadline
27 April 2019

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