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Corporate & Investment Bank - Equities - Audit Manager - Vice President

Req #: 170082194
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 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


The Americas Equities Audit team provides coverage of the Cash Equities, Equity Derivatives and Electronic Trading businesses in the region as well as partnering with our global colleagues in the other regional Audit teams.


This position will be responsible for performing audit work in accordance with departmental standards, evaluating the system of internal controls and preparing risk assessment matrices, audit programs and audit planning memos as appropriate.


The individual will be involved in preparing detailed reports of audit findings recommending changes in operational processes and practices and must be able to complete assignments in an efficient manner with sufficient attention to detail to ensure accuracy and thoroughness of coverage.


The applicant must be a mature professional who possesses strong auditing skills, good knowledge of the Investment Banking industry, financial instruments and trading products, and an understanding of internal control systems within a financial institution. This includes a working knowledge of Investment Bank business activities, and some experience dealing with risk management principles and controls. This individual should be a strong team player, able to multi-task, demonstrate project management skills and work under pressure in a dynamic business environment.



  • Perform detailed test work independently, effectively and efficiently within defined targets in accordance with department and professional standards and complete assignments in an efficient manner.
  • Plan, execute, and document Audit work performed.
  • Implement an audit program of coverage which involves effective risk assessment and design of a risk prioritized coverage approach.
  • Partner with colleagues, clients and the control community to evaluate, test and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of management controls.
  • Communicate audit results and issues in a clear and concise manner, both verbally and in writing.
  • Disseminate best practice and lessons learned to colleagues and clients.
  • Identify and follow up on specific audit issues and ensure appropriate involvement with significant development efforts or projects.
  • Perform monitoring of periodic operational and financial related data to recognize patterns and trends with risk and control implications.
  • Build effective contacts and relationships with client management and colleagues through effective teamwork and innovating thinking.


  • Bachelor’s degree (or relevant financial services experience) required 
  • 8+ years audit or relevant business experience
  • Good understanding of internal control concepts
  • Enthusiastic, self motivated, effective under pressure and willing to take personal responsibility/accountability
  • Works well individually and in teams, shares information and supports colleagues
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently in an efficient and effective manner and with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management and influence change.
  • Strong analytical skills, particularly in regard to assessing the probability and impact of control weaknesses.
  • Flexible and adaptable to dynamically changing work environments, including travel where necessary

**Any candidate not meeting ALL the requirements can be considered for an AVP, Senior Auditor role 


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