International Banking Specialist – Japanese Companies Coverage

Houston, Texas
May 04, 2023
Jun 04, 2023

Thank you for your interest in a career at Regions. At Regions, we believe associates deserve more than just a job. We believe in offering performance-driven individuals a place where they can build a career --- a place to expect more opportunities. If you are focused on results, dedicated to quality, strength and integrity, and possess the drive to succeed, then we are your employer of choice.

Regions is dedicated to taking appropriate steps to safeguard and protect private and personally identifiable information you submit. The information that you submit will be collected and reviewed by associates, consultants, and vendors of Regions in order to evaluate your qualifications and experience for job opportunities and will not be used for marketing purposes, sold, or shared outside of Regions unless required by law. Such information will be stored in accordance with regulatory requirements and in conjunction with Regions' Retention Schedule for a minimum of three years. You may review, modify, or update your information by visiting and logging into the careers section of the system.

Job Description:

At Regions, the International Banking Product Specialist develops and grows Regions' relationships and provides product expertise for a full suite of banking services to US-based subsidiaries of international firms. The International team partners closely with our Relationship Management and Treasury teams to provide treasury and credit solutions to clients and prospects. This is a fast-paced role that requires a candidate who can develop new, profitable relationships and deliver thoughtful and appropriate client solutions, optimizing client fees and revenue opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assists in developing basic market sales strategy to meet/exceed the stated new sales and portfolio goals
  • Maintains current knowledge of international variances in cultural, business, legal and regulatory issues as they pertain to banking
  • Achieves team performance and revenue goals
  • Develops partnerships with Banking, Treasury, and Product Partners to develop client solutions and drive portfolio growth, achieving a strong team go to market approach
  • Meets regularly with Relationship Managers to identify opportunities and provide information on products, services and unique applications
  • Calls on both prospective and current clients to identify needs, propose solutions and address any servicing issues

This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.

This position is incentive eligible.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Three (3) years of International, commercial banking or treasury management sales experience with deep knowledge of products, services, and risk


  • Experience in the financial services industry
  • Knowledge of banking (lending/savings/transactional) and investing products and services along the latest online and digital capabilities
  • Prior sales experience in a salary plus incentive environment with individual goals, where goals were routinely met or exceeded
  • Prior experience providing excellent service to high-end clients and excelling in that environment

Skills and Competencies

  • Applies strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills to meet clients' needs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent time management, planning and organization skills.
  • Proven ability to identifying and meet customer needs, delivering creative solutions
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong business acumen and knowledge of economic, cultural, procedural, and regulatory influences
  • Strong communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Strong credit assessment skills, including ability to assess complex facilities with international components
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills

**This position may be filled at a higher level depending on qualifications and experience**

----Bilingual English/Japanese strongly preferred----

----Experience in providing credit and non-credit financial products to multinational corporations, especially Japanese-owned companies, strongly preferred

Position Type

Full time

Benefits Information

Regions offers a benefits package that is flexible, comprehensive and recognizes that "one size does not fit all" for associates. Listed below is a synopsis of the benefits offered by Regions for informational purposes, which is not intended to be a complete summary of plan terms and conditions.

  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Associate Volunteer Program

Please note, benefits and plans may be changed, amended, or terminated with respect to all or any class of associate at any time. To learn more about Regions' benefits, please click or copy the link below to your browser.

Location Details

Regions Houston Headquarters


Houston, Texas

Bring Your Whole Self to Work  


We have a passion for creating an inclusive environment that promotes and values diversity of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sex, pregnancy, and many other primary and secondary dimensions that make each of us unique as individuals and provide valuable perspective that makes us a better company and employer. More importantly, we recognize that creating a workplace where everyone, regardless of background, can do their best work is the right thing to do.


OFCCP Disclosure: Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans  

Similar jobs

Similar jobs