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CIB Operations - Fund of Fund Custody - Professional, Dublin, Ireland

Req #: 180031548
Location: Dublin, L, IE
Job Category: Operations
Job Description:

J.P. Morgan Custody provides Institutional investors access to markets worldwide for the settlement, safekeeping and asset servicing of securities, along with ancillary services such as Foreign Exchange and Liquidity Solutions. This product suite, along with our Markets business, helps us service our core client segments: Asset Managers, Asset Owners, Insurance/GSEs, Banks/Broker Dealers and Hedge Funds and Alternatives. We are committed to delivering investor solutions that help clients protect their portfolios, optimize their efficiency and maximize opportunities in diverse global markets.

 

The CFS Middle Office Department is responsible for ensuring all aspects of operations for clients are completed, transactions are processed on time, exceptions are resolved proactively; provide single point of contact team and subject matter expertise to the clients. Middle Office covers trade instruction capture, settlement; fail management, cash instruction capture, projections, overdrafts, asset servicing instruction capture, dividends, foreign exchange, collateral, derivatives lifecycle management and bank loans.

 

Roles & responsibilities

 

Reporting to the Hedge Fund Custody Operations Manager, you will be responsible for the following:

 

There will also be a major focus on liaison with other third parties and departments within JP Morgan and globally. Some of the key activities are as follows:

       
  • Day to day monitoring of incoming client instructions eg subscription, redemption, transfer and switches
  • Timely and efficient processing of said orders into custody platform and onwards to external counterparties
  • Completion of all necessary paperwork to facilitate order processing eg subscription documents, stock transfer forms etc
  • Processing of all related cash processing for subscriptions/transfers and monitoring for incoming cash proceeds
  • Ensure compliance as appropriate with regulatory requirements and with the relevant short, medium and long-term goals, objectives and values of JP Morgan
  • Day to day monitoring of incoming administrator communications eg contract notes, statements etc
  • Monitor, analyze, input and process all corporate action activity on client portfolios in a manner consistent with client SLA’s eg proxies, equalization, roll ups etc
  • Provide regular feedback to managers and more senior colleagues with regard to workflow, issues etc.
  • Liaise with external counterparties and other departments in a competent and professional manner at all times as representative of JP Morgan and the Custody Dept.
  • Assist with ad hoc projects/requests as deemed appropriate by Managers and more senior colleagues eg portfolio transitions, system testing etc
  • Continually strive to develop hedge fund expertise demonstrating judgment and an understanding of the business
  • Ensure static data maintained on system is accurate and up to date by cross referencing and validating against Funds’ offering documentation, prospectuses

 


Core Abilities

  • Excellent prior custody & fund services, markets or prime brokerage operational experience
  • Ability to work closely with business partners and interact with all staff levels
  • Ability to be flexible, follow tight deadlines, organize and prioritize work
  • Experience of working on large scale, multi-stream programs
  • Strategic thinking coupled with practical execution
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills including taking the initiative to drive change and enhance controls
  • Ability to manage through a changing business landscape
  • Candidate must have a control focused agenda, and a thorough understanding of program/project risk
  • Anticipate issues and aggressively drive initiatives to ensure results
  • Self-starter and ability to learn quickly
 

People and Communication

  • Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills including the ability to communicate strategic messages clearly and consistently with the team, making linkages to individual goals and accomplishments
  • Strong relationship management and partnership with a large array of constituents; ability to manage by influence to promote change
  • Leadership with proven ability to manage by influence to promote change
  • Proactive in identifying and escalating issues
 

Business and Subject Matter Knowledge

  • Strong financial markets product knowledge and understanding of the transaction lifecycle in Custody and/or
  • Subject matter expertise in Equities, Fixed Income, FX, Collateral, Derivatives
 

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required or equivalent
 
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 www.jpmorgan.com.

 

JP Morgan Chase

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with 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 http://www.jpmorganchase.com/J.P. Morgan in Ireland is aligned with the firms’ Corporate and Investment Bank’s business. Services in this business are offered through the 3 regulated entities with a range of financial services concentrated on investor services and banking. 



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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