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CIB - FX, Rates and Credit Sales - Associate

Req #: 170117295
Location: Hong Kong, , HK
Job Category: Investment Banking
Job Description:
About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
 
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 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.
 
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 nearly $20 trillion of assets under custody, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world. 
 
Job Description
 
Key Responsibilities covered by these areas:
 
This role sits within the front office and will be working in a dynamic and busy trading floor environment. You will help maintain relationships with clients and match our services and products to their needs. You will work with the trading and research teams to provide comprehensive client coverage, including fulfilling client requests for market updates, executing client orders and providing institutional clients with information about specific securities. You may also be involved in providing marketing ideas and help initiate transactions.  The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to gain wider exposure to other sales teams.
  • Supporting the day to day client requests and needs.
  • Implement selling as a continuum -- independently and effectively complete a transaction from start to finish (make the call; send the research; sell and close the deal; book the trade)
  • Understand drivers of relevant markets and establish a high degree of competence with clients around executing trades.
  • Understands firm's approach and policies for managing risks in relevant business and applicable legal and regulatory rules, and follows policies.
  • Build foundation of trust with clients by demonstrating an understanding of their needs, clearly articulating desk ideas, and being responsive.
  • Balance potentially competing needs across clients, internal partners and the firm.
  • Assist with the post trade process by ensuring the accuracy of all entries and to ensure internal controls are followed.
  • Conduct economic market research.
  • Prepare presentation materials and participating in deal pitches.
  • Performing financial valuation and analysis for product modelling.

 

These points have been carefully considered as being essential for the role.  Your background must accurately reflect all of these for your application to be considered. 
  • Entrepreneurial drive with strong analytical and quantitative skills.
  • At least three years of experience working within an investment bank, with FX / Rates selling/trading experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrable proficiency with market and product lingo. Well versed in the quantitative nature and framework of own product (e.g., pricing, models, etc).
  • Demonstrates creativity in solving problems. Always looks for new ways of doing things.
  • Understands the different types of risk and can discuss in detail ways of managing these risk.
  • Thoroughly understands drivers of relevant markets and can explain and anticipate market movements.
  • Understands transaction cycle and the steps in the process and is execution oriented.
  • Ability to thrive on the challenge of competitive pressures, being able to multi-task and remain focused on client need.
  • Ability to communicate concepts and ideas, both verbally and via documentation, and be able to defend their validity and target messages to different audiences.
  • Ability to interact comfortably with business clients and management. 
  • Self-directed, highly motivated, and able to work independently.
  • Being a team player and be able to cover for other team members on a day to day basis. 
Languages:
  • Fluency in English and Mandarin is essential.
  • Additional fluency in Cantonese highly regarded.
JPMorgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.

JPMorgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
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