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Transaction Processing Specialist - Associate

Req #: 180021502
Location: Bournemouth, ENG, UK
Job Category: Operations
Job Description:
About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
J.P. Morgan is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.1 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity. Information about J.P. Morgan is available at
Business Overview:  Global Asset Servicing
The Global Broker Dealer Asset Servicing organisation provides centralised asset servicing solutions for multiple products, businesses and client segments across Prime Services, Equities and Fixed Income.  Key services include the proactive management of Corporate Actions, Income, Taxation, Proxy Voting and Client Enquiries/Reporting.
Working with hubs in Asia Pacific and the Americas, the Broker Dealer Asset Servicing Team in Bournemouth is a dynamic organisation, providing a bench mark product to all CIB clients.
Team Description: Broker Dealer Asset Servicing EMEA
The Broker Dealer Asset Servicing EMEA team is responsible for all corporate actions for multiple EMEA markets.  This includes responsibility for the processing, confirming, settlement, reconciliation & control of cash equity trades on a daily basis across many international locations.  The department is also responsible for the collection and payment of all global income across all securities types held by the firm and its Prime brokerage clients. The role offers staff the opportunity to work within Prime, Equity and Fixed income business lines and build up comprehensive product knowledge.  We liaise closely with a large number of other groups across the firm, including trading desks, middle office and finance teams. This interaction enables employees to gain an insight into other operations and obtain a high level knowledge of the diverse range of the J.P. Morgan products.
Key Responsibilities:
  • End to end notification & processing of all corporate action events throughout the EMEA region
  • Investigation & resolution of breaks related to corporate actions
  • Liaising with internal/external counterparties to resolve any issues
  • Assisting other team members during peak work periods
  • Ensure discretionary corporate instructions are sent to custodians on a timely basis
  • Opportunity for direct supervision & involvement in project work related to improving efficiency and/or reducing risk
  • Processing of Dividends , Coupons and Manufactured Income  across a variety of markets 
  • Production of daily management reporting and daily reconciliations
  • Investigation and resolution of complex issues and enquiries
  • Risk Awareness and Escalation, regular review of breaks for potential risks and dealing with system issues
  • Work with multiple partners: Senior Management, Technology, Middle Offices, Finance, Product Control, OCM, Audit,  Front office and Clients to manage risk and provide an excellent global service
Your Background: These points have been carefully considered as being essential for the role.  Your background must accurately reflect all of these for your application to be considered. 
  • You must have a relevant Degree qualified and/or equivalent work experience.
  • Asset servicing knowledge and experience within an operations environment preferred
  • Knowledge of the transaction / trade lifecycle
  • You must be able to give comprehensive examples of your experience with large-scale project management within financial services.
  • You will be able to give examples of your risk awareness and operational control experience within financial services.
  • Adaptability is essential in order to learn the process quickly and efficiently
  • You will be able to discuss you process improvement experience, where you clearly articulate ideas, concepts, procedural changes to internal colleagues and clients.
  • You will be able to give examples of your reconciliation / problem solving skills and experiences
  • You will have proven experience within an arena where accuracy is critical within strict deadlines.
  • You will have proven communication skills, both written and verbal at all levels are necessary to meet the demands of the client base and to support management in an effective manner
  • A flexible proactive attitude towards work is required, as the individual must adapt to the needs of the business
The hiring manager for this job opening would be willing to have a conversation about flexibility.  This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.  The hiring manager is not committing to offering this, just highlighting an openness to having the conversation. 
J.P. Morgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.

J.P. Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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