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Corporate – Market Risk Middle Office - Associate

Req #: 170104942
Location: Bournemouth, ENG, UK
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Job Description:
Business Description:
Market Risk Middle Office is a group within the Corporate Risk function. It is responsible for Market Risk data control and high level risk analysis. Examples of the group’s work include daily Value-at-Risk, Market data and Stress analysing and verification, Legal Entity, Regulatory VaR and Stress Testing reviews. Market Risk Middle Office has regular dialogue with Market Risk Management, Product Control, Regulatory Reporting, Market Risk Quantitative Research and Technology teams across all areas of the bank with respect to data feeds, reporting and hierarchy changes. The group also performs high level review and operations functions for Country Risk and Single Name Default Exposure Processes.
We are looking to fill an Analyst position within Market Risk Middle Office; the role offers an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to work in a developing area with significant potential for personal and career development. The position will be based in Bournemouth.
  • Perform various daily data quality checks on risk measures within agreed controls.
  • Develop reconciliations & diagnostic reports
  • Research and resolve Line of Business Finance, MRM and Audit inquiries with respect to risk measures.
  • Perform risk system front-end training, demonstration and administration to local staff and Product business middle office clients, when necessary
  • Maintain daily procedure manuals, ensuring that all local regulatory requirements are met
  • Professional, self-motivated, and adaptable person who can work effectively under pressure
  • Ability to understand business processes and their risk implications, analyse complex situations, reach appropriate conclusions, and make value-added and practical recommendations
  • Basic understanding of product knowledge across a range of asset classes – Credit, Rates, Equities, Commodities an advantage.
  • Ability to work and solve problems independently, be able to work in a deadline oriented environment working with large amounts of data, and be able to dynamically prioritise workload
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to create and present training materials. Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to develop effective credible relationships with the business and functional partners
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel is required,
  • VBA experience desirable
  • Knowledge of databases and statistical analysis packages useful
  • Proficient with using other Microsoft products including PowerPoint, Word, Outlook an advantage etc.
  • Strong team player who can work well with colleagues of various levels and internal clients across regions
  • University graduate


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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