JPMorgan Chase Corporate Finance – Firmwide Financial Accounting & Reporting - CIB - Markets - Associate in Newark, Delaware
Corporate Finance - Firmwide Financial Accounting & Reporting - CIB - Markets - Associate
The Financial Control function is primarily focused on ensuring the accuracy, integrity and timeliness of the Firm’s books and records with an emphasis on general ledger, operating systems and infrastructure controls across the entire lifecycle of the business. Some of the most common functions and activities that are owned by Financial Controllers are balance sheet reconciliation / certification, balance sheet substantiation and GLRS reporting & governance, inter-entity control & governance, manual accounting / bookings to the GL and operating systems and the month end close process & coordination.
The Financial Control Associate will be required to work closely with the line of business controllers, middle office and operations areas to understand the operational impact of trading strategies and settlement practices for the businesses globally.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Work with the middle office to ensure trade bookingsagree between front and back office systems and ultimately the generalledger;
Work with various areas to research, escalate, andclear cash and settlement exceptions in a timely manner;
Work with the businesses and financial control toensure understanding and sign off of monthly P&L;
Completion of monthly GLRS process.
The candidate must be a highly-motivated individual and must be able to handle a high level of complexity in their product coverage, be able to shift focus of task with relative ease and be flexible enough in shifting workload in accordance with changing priorities, and be comfortable dealing with a sometimes stressful and fast-paced trading and month end priority-driven environment.
Basic understanding of securities and derivativesproducts
Comfort liaising with business and risk managers
Ability to build and maintain partnerships within thevarious product aligned businesses and across other corporate financial,treasury, and accounting groups
Existing relationships and networks within JPMorgancommunity an advantage
Ability to understand business drivers and requirementsand influence middle and front office partners to deliver solutions tobusiness issues and problems
Strong analytical skills:
Ability to quickly understand workings of a complex processing system andgeneral ledger systems across the infrastructure and theirinterrelationships and dependencies.
Excellent desktop/spreadsheet/database skills
Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to multi-task in a constantly changingenvironment
Able to critically challenge with the goal of identifyingcontrol issues
3-5 years experience performing investment accountingpreferred
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business(or equivalent experience)
*Note: This role requires compliance with the Firm’s Consecutive Leave Policy. The policy requires certain employees in sensitive positions to be out of the office for a specified period each calendar year. Please ask the recruiter or hiring manager for additional details*
JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.