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CIB Operations – Financial Reporting – Analyst - Edinburgh

Req #: 180011702
Location: Edinburgh, SCT, UK
Job Category: Operations
Job Description:
Our Business
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services.  The world’s most important corporations, governments, financial institutions, pensions, sovereign wealth organisations, states and municipalities, providing strategic advice, raising capital, managing risk, and extending liquidity in markets around the world.  Not only is our goal to help clients success, we are committed to contributing to orderly and well functioning markets and supporting global economics growth across our business.
Fund Services Operations
J.P. Morgan Fund Services Operations provides services including Fund Accounting, Fund Oversight, Fund Administration, Investment Operations and Transfer Agency to mutual and pension funds.  The Edinburgh Operations team provides services across Fund Accounting and Investment Accounting Funds on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.  Fund types range from, but are not limited to Unit Trusts, OEICS, Multi Manager, SICAVs and Life & Pension Funds.
Financial Reporting
The Financial Reporting Group in Edinburgh is responsible for the issuance of interim, final and other financial statements of the collective vehicles serviced by the site on behalf of UK and Luxembourg based clients
This role will support the financial accountants within the Financial Reporting Team and the role entails managing, tracking and supporting them in producing top-quality financial statement and regulatory reporting services to JPMorgan clients.  These services are high profile and vital to the continued development and success of JPMorgan’s Edinburgh operations group.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Client Deliverables
  • Delivery of service to clients ensuring that these meet regulatory and agreed service delivery targets, including the control of the preparation, the review and sign off of fund financial statements in accordance with accounting, regulatory and client requirements.
  • Review of accounts and files for audit and interim financials.
  • Management and implementation of any changes to service agreed with the client, according to internal policy and with regard for impacts on service level agreements.
Client Management
  • Provide support for the client, regulatory bodies and external auditors and ensure that queries/issues are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance the overall client relationship.
  • Initiate, maintain and develop effective working relationships with external and internal customers.
Control Management
  • Ensure quality control of team production is in place and regularly implemented.
  • Ensure checklists and internal control guidance is followed during accounts production.
  • Continually assess the process/procedures to identify areas for improvement
Key Skills and Knowledge
Behavioural Attributes
  • Dedicated with strong attention to detail.
  • Effective and timely escalation to all levels of business.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Time Management
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Self motivated, innovative and analytical. 
Technical Attributes
  • Knowledge of regulatory standard under which financial statements are produced
  • Knowledge of financial instruments and their accounting treatment.
  • Knowledge of funds and audit function.
  • Excellent knowledge of software packages (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint).
The above responsibilities, key skills and knowledge should be considered as indicative and not definitive.
  • A strong sense of ownership and responsibility
  • Comfortable with change, ambiguity, debate, conflict and informed risk taking
  • Multi-tasker who can manage multiple streams of work concurrently
  • Balance commercial mindset with Operational capacity and capability.
Required Experience:
  • Experience in Operations and client/audit management
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to interact efficiently with internal stakeholders and external Clients
  • Accounting knowledge
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to produce clear, concise, relevant and accurate documentation
  • Comfortable working across all levels of the organization
About J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.
JPMorgan offers an exceptional benefits programme and a highly competitive compensation package
JPMorgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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