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CIB - Fund Accounting Specialist - Team Leader

Req #: 180010955
Location: Mumbai, MH, IN
Job Category: Operations
Job Description:

J.P. Morgan is a leading global financial services firm, established over 200 years ago:

o We are the leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management.

o We have assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide

o We operate in more than 100 markets.

o We have more than 243,000 employees globally.

Our wholesale businesses include J.P. Morgan’s Asset Management, Commercial Banking and the Corporate & Investment Bank which provide products and services to corporations, governments, municipalities, non-profits, institutions, financial intermediaries and high-net worth individuals and families.

Our corporate functions support the entire organization and include the following functions: Accounting, Audit, Finance, Human Resources, Operations, and Technology.

J.P. Morgan in India provides a comprehensive range of Corporate & Investment Banking, Commercial Banking, Asset & Wealth Management, and Corporate functions services and solutions to our clients, executing some of the most important financial transactions and providing essential strategic advice to our clients such as the government, large domestic and multi-national corporations, non-government organizations and financial institutions and investors. India is a key market for JPMorgan Chase globally and our employees in India are a critical part of how we do business globally and are integrated within our businesses. Our Global Service Centers (GSCs) are strategically positioned in Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad to support the firm’s operations regionally and globally. The centers provide comprehensive strategic support across technology and business operations processing to all lines of business and the corporate functions.

 

 

Department Summary

The Performance Analytics Team is responsible for providing an objective overview and in-depth analysis of portfolio performance.  This is achieved through the delivery of various analytical products to clients such as Performance measurement, Attribution analysis, Risk Analysis and Trustee Board reporting.  The Performance Team forms a part of Investment Analytics within WSS.  Performance Analytics key aim is to provide to clients with portfolio optimization solutions that drive enhanced investment decisions.

 

Position Purpose

As part of the team you will be focused on servicing the requirements of assigned clients through the timely and accurate delivery of investment performance reports.  You will also be involved in software migration activities in accordance with project milestones.  The reporting delivered to clients will facilitate clients to make more informed investment decisions and optimize their portfolios through customized, innovative and forward-looking solutions.   In this role, you will learn about all aspects of investment performance including performance measurement, attribution analysis, risk analysis, benchmarking, industry performance standards, the performance system (PRISM) and the reporting system (VPR).  You will also learn about the investment markets and develop performance information in a format suitable to meet the investment information needs of various clients.  It is expected that you will work closely with members in the team and have regular dealings with other operational areas, primarily Portfolio Analytics.  You will liaise with external fund managers and colleagues in other J.P. Morgan operational teams such as Managed Funds and Transitions.  You will assist the Senior Analyst in providing high levels of client service.

 

Responsibilities

Ø  Preparing monthend performance reports for specified clients with accurate results and analysis according to deadlines.

Ø  Research, understand and collect indices and securities information from data vendors and other sources.

Ø  Understanding the performance methodology used in the Performance system – relevant performance experience will be an advantage.

Ø  Review and up-date client procedures, to ensure the monthend process is efficient and executed with maximum control.

Ø  Providing accurate responses to performance related queries both from other areas within Investor Services and from clients within agreed timeframes.

 

Knowledge and Experience preferred

 

§  High level of proficiency in Excel is essential to be able to interrogate data where necessary and maintain customized client report templates

§  Work experience of an analytical nature would be an advantage with proven ability to effectively utilize the functionality    of core applications and analyze large datasets

§  Experience in the funds management industry in a performance measurement, operations or accounting role would be highly regarded

§  Good mathematical skills

§  Good knowledge of financial markets

 

Qualifications preferred

§  Degree level qualification in Accounting, Mathematics, Statistics or Finance

§  Current progress towards completion of a relevant postgraduate qualification such as FINSIA Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, Master of Applied Finance, CIPM or CFA.

 

Relationships

    Internal

§  Colleagues within Investment Analytics and Consulting

§  Portfolio Analytics

§  Unit Trust Pricing

§  Transitions

§  PRISM Product Support

    External

§  Assisting the Senior Analyst in relation to client service

§  Fund managers

 

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