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Asset Management/GWM - Technology - Audit Manager - Vice President

Req #: 170105688
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 http://www.jpmorganchase.com/.

 

Our Internal Audit Function

Internal Audit is an independent function that provides objective assurance guided by a philosophy of adding value to improve the operations of the organization. It assists the organization in accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the organization's governance, risk management, and internal control processes. The team’s priorities are focused on strong governance, transparency, strategic engagement and fostering a diverse and inclusive culture that focuses on people development.

 

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in Asset Management with over $2 trillion in assets under supervision, including over $1.4 trillion in actively managed portfolios, and annual revenue of approximately $10 billion. AM serves institutional, high net worth and retail clients in every major market throughout the world through the following client businesses: J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Highbridge Capital Management, and Global Wealth Management which includes the Private Bank and J.P. Morgan Securities. AM offers global investment management in equities, fixed income, real estate, hedge funds, private equity and liquidity, including money market instruments and bank deposits. AM also provides trust and estate, banking and brokerage services to high-net-worth clients, and retirement services for corporations and individuals.

 

The Asset Management (AM) Audit Team is responsible for assessing the adequacy of the control environments across all the AM businesses including Global Wealth Management, Global Investment Management, and Highbridge. This is achieved through a program of audit coverage which is performed and managed by a global team of integrated technology and financial business specialists.

 

This Technology Audit Manager position is based in New York and responsible for audit coverage of the Global Wealth Management Americas Technology environment, reporting directly to the GWM Americas Team Lead based in New York. Key areas of focus for this role will be the Global Wealth Management business.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in audit engagements covering the Asset Management businesses including risk assessments, audit planning, audit testing, control evaluation, report drafting and follow-up and verification of issue closure.
  • Identify risks, evaluate, test and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of management controls;
  • Finalize audit findings and use judgment to provide an overall opinion on the control environment;
  • Build and maintain key relationships with stakeholders, establishing a culture of engagement while adding value;
  • Document audit results and communicate issues to management, identifying opportunities for improvement in the design and effectiveness of key controls;
  • Effectively manage audit engagement teams, performing timely review and providing honest and constructive feedback;
  • Liaise with global and regional Audit management;
  • Stay up to date with the global regulatory and market environment, especially as it pertains to Asset Management and its supporting technology;
  • Build effective contacts and relationships with client management and colleagues through effective teamwork and innovating thinking;
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, effective under pressure and willing to take personal responsibility
  • The position may require up to 15% travel
  • Bachelor's degree in Computing, Accounting, Finance, or other related area. All relevant educational, business or accounting qualifications will be taken into account;
  • Minimum of 5+ years of work experience in auditing or technology with exposure to financial services industry, preferably asset management;
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, strong interest in learning, effective under pressure and willing to take personal responsibility/accountability;
  • Ability to build strong partnerships across the technology and business audit teams through a proactive, open and communicative approach;
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently in an efficient and effective manner and with minimal supervision;
  • Knowledge of security concepts, technology operations, the development lifecycle, project and program management concepts, and corresponding controls;
  • Ability to evaluate and determine the adequacy of internal controls by considering business, IT and infrastructure risks in an integrated manner;
  • Excellent communication (i.e., verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management and influence change;
  • MBA /MS degree and/or other professional certifications, such as CISA, CISSP, CPA, CFA, or PMP are a plus

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