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Asset Management - Solutions Middle Office Operations, Associate

Req #: 180035330
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Operations
Job Description:
Asset Management Solutions Middle Office Associate
 
 
Business Description
J.P. Morgan Asset Management is one of the largest asset and wealth managers in the world, with assets under management of $1.7 trillion (as of 28 Feb 2018).  J.P. Morgan’s investment professionals are located around the world, providing strategies that span the full spectrum of asset classes.
 
The Asset Management Solutions Group uses its capital markets, asset allocation, portfolio construction, and active risk budgeting capabilities to deliver custom, cross-asset class solutions to the investment management needs of individuals, pension plans, retirement plans, insurance plans, endowments, and foundations.  The Middle Office Operations Group supports the Solutions Group, performing these primary functions:  (a) ensures the accuracy of investment data used within the Front-Office suite of applications,  (b) acts as a central point of contact for the Front Office for problem resolution,  (c) oversees the broader Operations team in their support of Solutions’ portfolios, and  (d) provides extended operational support for complex client relationships.  While the Middle Office Operations Group resides within the Operations organization, it is tightly integrated with portfolio managers, portfolio implementation specialists, and technologists.
 
 
Role Outline
The incumbent is responsible for providing ongoing operational support to the Front Office by performing such tasks as:
  • Overseeing the data environment of Front Office systems
  • Ensuring data integrity of these systems by overseeing ongoing data validation tests performed by an offshore team
  • Partnering with the Front Office, Operations, and Technology teams to resolve issues
The incumbent is also responsible for supporting various process improvement and technology deployment projects for the Front, Middle, and Back Offices.  The incumbent will work closely with the rest of the Middle Office Operations Group to:
  • Provide business requirements for system enhancements
  • Test functionality and validate data environment prior to technology deployments
  • Collect and analyze data, interpret results, and make recommendations
  • Define, document, and implement improvements to processes
 
 
 
 
  • Bachelor’s degree (or better) from an accredited, high-quality institution
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Ability to manage concurrent assignments effectively and efficiently
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, time management, interpersonal, and written and oral communication skills
  • Team player and adaptable to a changing environment
  • Experience overseeing or reviewing the work output of other teams
  • Ability to influence people, lead discussions, and troubleshoot issues
  • Proficiency with Microsoft products – Excel, Word, PowerPoint
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