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AWM - Oversight & Control - Global Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (GFICC) and Global Liquidity (GL) - Control Officer – Vice President

Req #: 170064420
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Asset Management
Job Description:
J.P. Morgan Asset Management, with assets under supervision of approximately $2.1 trillion and assets under management of $1.4 trillion, is a global leader in investment management. J.P. Morgan Asset Management's clients include institutions, retail investors and high-net worth individuals in every major market throughout the world. 
Oversight and Control’s primary function is to ensure the LOB has a sustainable end to end control environment, to identify and escalate issues with a sense of urgency, to ensure issues are addressed appropriately and timely mitigation of control issues.
O&C works as part of the business to identify, understand end to end, and effectively manage our risks in our current environment as well as in new business initiatives. O&C will also be assisting in immediate, real time critical control issues detection, escalation, root cause analysis, and remediation. In addition, O&C will be partnering with all other control functions – Compliance, Risk, Audit, and Legal.
The position requires a strong knowledge and background in controls management, process improvement, issues management, and audit best practices.
The role is to act as a control officer within the EMEA O & C team for the Global Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (GFICC) and Global Liquidity areas playing a leading role in the identification measurement and management of the overall operational risks (including conduct risks), and the development and implementation of a consistent and disciplined control management framework to mitigate those risks. You will ensure practices are in compliance with relevant risk and control standards, policies and regulations to maintain an effective control environment. You will be required to challenge the business and question existing controls to ensure the control environment remains robust and fit for purpose as well as being the central point of contact for any risk and control related issues related to the Global Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (GFICC) and Global Liquidity areas.
The role will be part of AM EMEA Oversight & Control Function. The function forms part of the first line of defense and is responsible for ensuring the LOB has a sustainable end to end control environment, to identify and escalate issues with a sense of urgency, to ensure issues are addressed appropriately and timely mitigation of control issues.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
    • Ensuring end to end control environment and policy compliance for their respective business area
    • Drive consistency of control standards and programs across regions and LOBs, Regions, Products, Locations, and across Functions
    • End to End process reviews
    • Oversight of the Risk Control Self Assessment process including the process around issues, action plans and risk acceptances.
    • New Business Initiative Approvals
    • Regulatory management including Pre-KEYS validation, Pre-audit testing, Pre-regulatory review prep, and Post audit action plan review.
    • Implementation of corporate O&C programs
  • Assist with error remediation including  error documentation
  • Assist with regulatory and audit remediation activities
  • Identify control gaps and  improve controls
  • Provide guidance and on the ground training on controls, controls substantiation, root cause analysis, etc.
  • Solid relevant experience at VP level within the business, operations, or project organizations
  • Excellent relationship building skills including the ability to inspire and motivate
  • Inquisitive and proactive in identifying risks and proposing solutions
  • High potential individuals looking to broaden business knowledge
  • Exceptional critical thinking, project management, analytical and communication skills (i.e. communicate effectively at all levels of the organization)
  • Possess sense of urgency, intellectual curiosity, resourcefulness, excellent analytical and problem solving skills, ability to synthesize large amounts of information and propose recommendations
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing business environment, quickly assess situations, and capitalize on change
  • Individual must be results driven, have attention to detail, has passion for driving best practices, and skilled at diplomatically breaking down barriers and obstacles
  • Ability to directly address conflicts and escalate issues where appropriate.
  • Demonstrated experience as a key contributing member of a high performing organization
  • Bachelor’s degree required


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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