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Asset Management – Solutions Multi-Asset Middle Office – Associate/VP

Req #: 170106973
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Asset Management
Job Description:

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in asset and wealth management services. The Asset Management line of business serves institutional, ultra high net worth, high net worth and retail clients through its Global Investment Management and Global Wealth Management businesses. With client assets of $2.4 trillion and assets under management of $1.7 trillion, we are one of the largest asset and wealth managers in the world.

 

Throughout its long and distinguished history, Asset Management has been steadfastly committed to putting its clients' interests first. This fiduciary responsibility defines our relationship with clients and informs every decision we make on their behalf. The Asset Management business is also guided by its strategic objective and business priorities.

 

Asset Management

 

J.P. Morgan Asset Management (Investment Management) is a leading investment manager of choice for institutions, financial intermediaries and individual investors, worldwide. With a heritage of more than two centuries, a broad range of core and alternative strategies, and investment professionals operating in every major world market, we offer investment experience and insight that few other firms can match.

  • Clear focus on managing client assets and delivering strong risk-adjusted returns
  • More than 1,300 investment professionals providing strategies spanning the full spectrum of asset classes, including equity, fixed income, cash liquidity, currency, real estate, hedge funds and private equity
  • Leadership positions in the U.S., U.K., Continental Europe, Asia, and Japan

J.P. Morgan Asset Management is the marketing name for the investment management businesses of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and its affiliates worldwide.

 

The Multi-Asset Solutions Group uses its capital markets, asset allocation, portfolio construction, and active risk budgeting capabilities to deliver customized, cross-asset class solutions to the investment management needs of individuals, pension plans, retirement plans, insurance plans, endowments, and foundations.

The Role:

 

This is an Associate or VP level role located at 60 Victoria Embankment, London. The London based team consists of a team of Associate & VP level team members across product support and will serve as the primary contact point for 20+ portfolio managers & traders. The Solutions Middle Office team is currently involved in the implementation a new suite of front-office applications and is undergoing a process re-engineering effort aimed toward 100% straight-through processing (STP).

The individual will be responsible for providing ongoing support to the Front Office by performing such tasks as:

  • Monitoring and maintaining the data integrity of Front Office systems
  • Conducting ongoing portfolio validation tests
  • Partnering with the Front Office, Core Operations, and Technology teams to resolve issues
  • Owning and driving process improvements for the Solutions business

As a member of the Middle Office, the individual will be also responsible for supporting various projects for the Front and Middle office and will work closely with the rest of the Middle Office team to:

  • Analyse and document current state business processes
  • Collect and analyse data, interpret results, and make recommendations to the Front Office.
  • Define, document, and implement improvements to processes

As part of the team’s strategy the individual will align themselves with one of the 4 EMEA investment teams within Solutions. This will enable them to more deeply understand the investment portfolios and what is needed by the investment teams to support them. 

  • Degree or relevant qualification/certification and/or relevant commercial experience
  • Strong understanding of Financial Services Ops including experience in areas such as Guidelines, PAG, Trade Support, Oversight
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to articulate complex issues
  • Dynamic leadership; must be able to lead discussions and influence people
  • Organizational skills; track & troubleshoot complex issues and drive solutions
  • Understanding of financial instruments – Equities, Bonds, & Derivatives (listed & OTC)
  • Strong technical & analytical skills, expert level MS Excel skills
  • Familiarity with financial data vendors (Bloomberg / Thompson)

JPMorgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.

 

JPMorgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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