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CIO & Treasury - Corporate Oversight & Control - Control Officer - Vice President

Req #: 180032443
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Job Description:
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com.
 

Private Investments

J.P.Morgan Private Investments (JPMPI), which sits within the Corporate line of business, brings together the Strategic and Heritage Private Equity Investing activities of the firm into a single center of investing excellence. JPMPI has approximately 40 professionals (both Front Office and Finance and Business Management) located in New York, Chicago, London and Hong Kong.

 

Strategic Investments acts as a service provider to the Lines of Business and Corporate. It is a central resource to help identify, diligence, structure, negotiate, close, monitor and divest investments. Heritage Private Equity holds approximately $1.5 billion AUM and the Finance team oversees fund and partnership accounting, distribution management, treasury services, tax support services, waterfall/carry calculations, financial and regulatory reporting, and corporate entity administration and domiciliation services.


Oversight and Control

Firmwide Oversight and Control (O&C) was designed to ensure a strong and consistent control environment across the organization from front office to back office, regardless of line of business or functional area. With Control Officers appointed for each Line of Business, Function and Region, there is  a comprehensive coverage/accountability model that promotes firmwide dialogue and consistency in approach and solutions.   Control Officers partner with all other control disciplines, adding an additional line of defense supporting Compliance, Risk and Audit, among others.  The CTC Oversight & Control Group has team members also located in EMEA and APAC bringing a global perspective and globally coordinated approach to oversight.

 

Private Investments Control Officer

The Control Officer serves as a trusted advisor to Private Investments on operational risk and control matters.  Duties of this role include:

  • Owning the Private Investments assessment while serving as primary coordinator for that assessment

  • Becoming subject matter expert in Risk Control Self Assessment testing and review

  • Becoming a strategic, valued partner with all other control function teams throughout the firm (finance, operations, technology, legal, compliance, risk, internal audit)

  • Execution and implementation of business controls, risk governance and reporting priorities and strategy

  • Identification, documentation and remediation of control gaps, risk assessment and root cause issue analysis

  • Tracking of ongoing issue, action plan, and risk event activity and the maintenance of open/closure in system

  • Coordination and assistance in the preparation of the Business Control Committee (BCC) meetings and participate in other appropriate management committees/forums in conjunction with other functions

  • Coordination with various members of Private Investments team to ensure relevant updates are communicated as appropriate

  • In connection with all activities, improvement of the “user experience” for all stakeholders and partners, i.e., focus in enhancing transparency, efficiency and simplicity of control processes

The Role requires establishment of strong relationships with the business supported and a deep understanding of the business, its control challenges, its architecture and structure.  The candidate should be interested in working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, participating in key initiatives and becoming involved in a diverse set of issues that will have a direct impact on the organization


  • 7+ years of previous experience in a middle office, audit, operational risk, corporate or compliance function

  • Highly motivated, energetic self-starter who takes ownership

  • Strong organizational skills, able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks across different time horizons within deadlines

  • Strong understanding of controls and their application to different processes and businesses

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and process re-engineering skills

  • Excellent Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio skills  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong team player with excellent partnering and influencing skills

  • Ability to think holistically, out of the box and critically

  • Ability to learn new computer applications or systems quickly

 

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