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Corporate – Audit – Asset & Wealth Management Audit Manager – Associate/VP (Geneva)

Req #: 180011785
Location: Geneva, GE, CH
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Job Description:
Corporate – Audit – Asset & Wealth Management Audit Manager – Associate / Vice President
- London or Geneva Based
Department Description:
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Audit Department is an independent function within the corporation, reporting to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and administratively to the Chairman/CEO. Audit helps the organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate risk management, control and governance processes. Audit's mission is to provide the Audit Committee, executive and senior business management and our global and regional regulators with an independent assessment of the firm’s ability to manage and control risk and to influence and advise business managers on ways of enhancing their business’ capacity to manage risk.
The Asset & Wealth Management Audit Team is responsible for assessing the adequacy of the control environments across both the Asset Management (AM) and Wealth Management (WM) businesses. This is achieved through a program of audit coverage which is performed and managed by a global team of integrated business, technology and corporate sector specialists.  The AWM Corporate Sector Audit team in EMEA covers the relevant financial, operational and regulatory risk teams in the region, and also works closely with other Internal Audit teams to ensure appropriate coverage of key topics.
We are looking for a London or Geneva based Auditor in the EMEA AWM Corporate Sector Audit team with a strong audit, assurance or controls background at a private bank or financial institution, in particular, with experience reviewing fiduciary or operations activities. This role is responsible for audit coverage of the EMEA Wealth Management Operations business reporting directly to the team lead. The role focuses predominantly on Wealth Management businesses in EMEA; however, the successful candidate will also have the opportunity to participate in audits covering other areas of the AWM business (for example, the Asset Management), where opportunities arise.
This individual will lead and participate in audits in accordance with departmental and professional standards. They will also evaluate the system of internal controls and prepare risk assessment matrices, audit testing programs and audit planning memos as appropriate.  They will review and prepare detailed reports of audit findings, recommend changes in operation as appropriate and complete assignments in an efficient manner with sufficient attention to detail to ensure accurate and thorough coverage. This role will include opportunities to manage audits, interact with senior management and executing planning, fieldwork and reporting. This role provides an opportunity to gain an understanding of the AWM business and work with the stakeholders to improve the control environment and implement operational efficiencies.
Key responsibilities:
  • Work closely audit team colleagues to ensure that key risks are identified and assessed in the program of audit coverage.
  • Lead and participate in audit projects from planning to reporting with supervision and deliver a quality product in line with department standards and expectations.
  • Identify risks, evaluate, test and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of management controls; finalize audit findings and use judgment to provide an overall opinion on the control environment; and document audit results and communicate issues to management, identifying opportunities for improvement in the design and effectiveness of key controls.
  • Monitor and analyze key performance indicators to identify trends and build and maintain key relationships with stakeholders, establishing a culture of engagement while adding value.
  • Effectively manage audit engagement teams, performing timely review and providing honest and constructive feedback.
  • Stay up to date with the global and regional regulatory and market environment, especially as it pertains to Wealth Management.
  • The position may require up to 20% travel.
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent (preferably in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related discipline).
  • Relevant financial services industry experience, preferably within Audit or risk and control functions.
  • Knowledge or previous experience in one or more of the following areas preferred: private banking, fiduciary investment and administration and/or knowledge of products and services provided within Asset & Wealth Management business.
  • Relevant audit/accounting (e.g. ACA, CIA etc.), business (e.g. MBA) or industry qualifications (e.g. CFIRS, CFA, CAIA, FRM, IMC, CAMS).
  • Excellent communication (i.e., verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management and influence change.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and banking regulatory requirements in EMEA.
  • Proven ability to build strong partnerships with key stakeholders, desire to learn quickly, be flexible and think strategically.
  • Proven ability to be able to multi task and be able to change priorities.
  • Works well individually, and in teams, shares information, supports colleagues and encourages participation.
  • Strong skills in time management, problem solving, written and oral communication.
  • Strong analytical skills particularly in regard to assessing the probability and impact of an internal control weakness.
About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank 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.  Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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