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Asset Management - Portfolio Analysis Group - Market Risk Reporting - Associate

Req #: 180014826
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Asset Management
Job Description:

J.P. Morgan Asset& Wealth Management, with client assets of $2.4 trillion, is a global leader in investment and wealth management. Its clients include institutions, high-net-worth individuals and retail investors in every major market throughout the world. The division offers investment management across all major asset classes including equities, fixed income, alternatives, multi-asset and money market funds. For individual investors, the business also provides retirement products and services, brokerage and banking services including trusts and estates, loans, mortgages and deposits.

Summary -  Portfolio Analysis Group


J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s Portfolio Analysis Group (“PAG”) is responsible for performance measurement and portfolio analytics.  The group also serves as a value-added source of independent analysis and thought leadership for internal clients including portfolio managers, front office advisors, sales & marketing and senior management.  Analysis types and activities include, but are not limited to, rate of return calculations, return attribution, market and liquidity risk analytics, competitive analysis and composite construction.  This analysis is instrumental to help external clients understand drivers of return in their portfolios and help us internally measure the effectiveness of our products and strategies. 

Market Risk function in the Portfolio Analysis Group is primarily responsible for reporting market risk exposures arising from the Firm’s assets under management.  The team works independently and helps measure, identify, monitor and report market risk profile to senior management including -  Risk Management group, Investment Directors, Portfolio Managers, Client Portfolio Managers and the Client. The role requires smooth execution of market risk measurement/reporting process, resolution of analytics issues, and effectively manage relationships with all key stakeholders.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Provision and analysis of Ex-Ante risk analysis (using multiple third party risk models)
  • Provision and analysis of Value at Risk and Stress Testing reports for fixed income and multi-assets solutions
  • Measurement of Solvency Capital Requirements II for insurance mandates
  • Collate and distribute risk analysis reports on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis
  • Partner effectively with the Investment Desk, Investment Directors and Risk Management to discuss risk issues and portfolio analysis
  • Liaise with Model Review and Governance group for performance assessment of the risk models owned by PAG
  • Assist Investment Desks in evaluation of  new risk models
  • Ensure proper business controls across all activities

Skills Required:

  • Experience in quantitative market risk measurement within fund management or other financial institution
  • Understanding of multi-factor regression modelling, value-at-risk, stress and risk sensitivities, Solvency II risk module
  • Functional knowledge is required for MSCI Barra and RiskMetrics applications
  • General knowledge of markets, investment research and products
  • Knowledge of programming skills(VBA) is a plus
  • Continuous improvement and change management mindset, questioning conventional ways of managing the business and driving change to improve processes
  • Proficiency in investment concepts, asset classes, and operations
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Good communication skills both written and oral
  • Advanced degree, CFA, CAIA, FRM or PRIMA preferred

JPMorgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.


JPMorgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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