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Corporate Controllers - Valuation Control Group, Private Equity Associate

Req #: 170082268
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.


Our Group

The Valuation Control Group (VCG) is an independent function responsible for ensuring assets and liabilities that are held on the firm’s Balance Sheet are fairly valued. The group sets policy for reserves and pricing methodologies through interaction with traders and other stakeholders such as the Model Governance Group and Market Risk, while keeping dialogues with Product Control and Corporate Accounting Policy. 

 
Our team

The VCG Private Equity team is responsible for monitoring strategic and opportunistic positions in all private equity investment types, stages of business development, industry sectors, geographical locations, and during all market environments.


 
Key Responsibilities:

The candidate will be responsible for interfacing with internal (front office, middle office, back office, technology) and external partners to collect market data, perform research, and obtain comparable pricing information. The candidate will also execute many ad-hoc research inquiries from senior management, across all products in the Private Equity inventory. The candidate will be expected to maintain a close relationship with FO, to ensure accuracy of analysis and availability of all transaction information. Additionally, the candidate will assist in asset/liability valuation and methodology construction and analysis.


  • 2-5 years in Financial Services (Private Equity or valuation experience preferred)
  • Background in Finance, Accounting, or Economics
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to observe and interpret
  • Keen eye for potential control deficiencies and desire/ability to rectify
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong Excel, Access, PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to work in pressure oriented environment with tight recurring deadlines (mid month, month end, quarter end, year end, regulatory, audit)
  • Relationship Building & Management
  • Ability to seek efficiencies in work, leveraging VCG and the firm
  • Teamwork oriented, ability to work across management hierarchy
  • Eagerness to learn new skills and develop knowledge of the Private Equity and valuation role
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg and CAPIQ (is a plus otherwise will be required to learn)


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