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Analyst_Backtesting

Req #: 180011588
Location: Bangalore East, KA, IN
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
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.

Risk Reporting  & Middle Office (RRMO), a group within the Finance & Risk CFO organization, is responsible for providing reporting and analysis to internal Risk Management; monitoring controls and the quality of risk data, and accountability for the management and execution of key reporting projects. Examples of the group's work include the preparation of periodic overviews of Firmwide VaR and Economic Stress Tests results for the Firm's Board of Directors. Producing daily, weekly & monthly risk/ financial overview reports which are used by the firm's most senior management to monitor firmwide risk profiles. Performing daily, monthly and quarterly VaR backtesting for 10Q, Basel 2.5 and various Legal Entities. Reporting the Firm's external disclosures, i.e. Quarterly Press Release, and Form 10-Q/10-K filings. The group also has project management responsibilities for major projects within and outside the group.
 
This Analyst role is part of the RRMO group and lies specifically within the Market Risk Reporting Backtesting team (MRR Backtesting).  The team is responsible for performing daily, monthly, and quarterly VaR backtesting. The team also has development and project management responsibilities for initiatives within MRR and outside the group. MRR Backtesting liaises with Market Risk Technology, Market Risk Basel Group, Product Controllers, Market Risk Coverage, Regulatory Capital Management Office, Model Review Group and Market Risk Middle Office throughout the backtesting process. MRR Backtesting is comprised of Relationship Managers (RM) and Production Teams (PT). This Analyst role is part of the Production Team. Relationship Managers manages strategic requests, projects, and builds relationships with key stakeholders. The Production Team manages production of reports, distribution, report change requests, resolves business processing issues, and coordinates project timelines for strategic solutions with Relationship Managers.
 
 As an Analyst within MRR Backtesting Production Team you will:
  • Produce daily, monthly and quarterly VaR backtesting reports distributed both internally and externally
  • Maintain and update reporting templates, sustain and review data sources including the maintenance of data queries and other aspects of the MRR reporting infrastructure.
  • Identify data quality issues and liaises with the appropriate stakeholders to resolve issues
  • Maintain procedure documentation for all regularly-performed tasks
  • Manage the control processes for distribution of reports through periodic verification and recertification of the report’s content with report sponsors
  • Support the Relationship Manager by delivering responses to audit requests and directives of regulatory governing bodies globally
  • Align with the Relationship Manager’s strategic requests by providing backtesting analysis, implementing new reports and enhancing existing reports, complete process reengineering, and support migration planning with Market Risk Technology’s initiatives
  • Develop understanding of the products and business activities across the Firm’s lines of business that generate market risk
Qualification
  • 2-4 years experience in the financial industry preferred
  • Finance, mathematic and statistics major preferred
  • Market risk related experience such as understanding of VaR, Backtesting, Market risk modelled measures
  • Understanding of reform measures on market risk standards and capital requirements developed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
  • Strong data analysis, analytical and leadership skills
  • Skilled with using Microsoft products; strong MS Excel skills and ability to troubleshoot and develop VBA preferred
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to summarize information for and report to senior management
  • Ability to work and solve problems independently and work in a high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment
  • Ability to identify areas of improvement in current processes and recommend changes to achieve efficiencies
  • Self-motivated and comfortable  working with large amounts of data
  • MBA/BE degree required
 
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