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CIB – F&BM – Global Commodities Group – Agricultural Trading - Product Controller – Associate

Req #: 180018795
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Job Description:

Global Commodities Group – Agricultural Trading - Product Controller (Associate) - London


The Agricultural Trading and Macro Index Product Control team consists of 9 professionals supporting more than 20 traders.
The Agricultural (‘Softs’) business is a derivative trading and marketing group.  The mandate for the group is to provide ags/softs clients with derivative solutions/hedging strategies across agricultural commodities (coffee, cocoa, sugar, wheat, soy products, corn, livestock, dairy, etc.).
The trading books operate across 3 locations and time zones (London, Singapore and New York) requiring extensive interaction with Front Office and Operations in all locations.
The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of derivative products, combined with financial reporting experience and a strong control mindset.
Participating in the requirement setting & implementation of the Target State Architecture deliverable is an essential part of the role.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Run Risk and P&L explain for the Trading desk
  • Explain P&L residuals
  • Client Value and Portfolio Management analysis
  • Balance Sheet Monitoring, Analysis and Usage Review
  • Continually challenge the GCG Target Operating Model
  • Coordinate with IB Ops, IB Tech and Finance to progress delivery of Target State Architecture.
  • Month end management (P&L forecasts, Interaction with Valuation Control Group)
  • Quarterly Corporate external reporting / footnote presentation
  • New Business proposals (NBIA)
  • Managing a small team
Skills Required:
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Management/supervisory skills
  • Pro-activity in identifying control gaps, defining resolution and taking to closure
  • Ability to communicate effectively across the organization, both orally and in writing
  • Knowledge of derivative option products and/or commodities an advantage.
  • Motivated, positive "can do" attitude.
  • Influencing skills to manage interaction with diverse groups internally and externally.
  • A flexible proactive approach, ability to adapt to business change.
  • Finance background. Preferably qualified accountant, but not essential.
  • Previous Commodities and/or Product Control experience beneficial but not essential. 
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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