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Corporate Treasury Middle Office- Financial Analyst

Req #: 170117522
Location: Newark, DE, US
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Job Description:

Overview of Treasury and CIO
Treasury and the Chief Investment Office (CIO) manage the balance sheet of one of the world’s largest global financial institutions with more than $2.5 trillion in assets. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Deploying the firm’s excess liquidity
  • Managing the firm’s funding and liabilities
  • Aggregating and managing the structural interest rate and foreign exchange risk of JPMC’s four main businesses
  • Managing the firm’s liquidity risk and its regulatory compliance

The Corporate Treasury Middle Office team (CTMO) sits within CIO and facilitates the production of both liquidity risk and structured interest rate risk (SIRR) reporting. Key responsibilities include:

  • Partnering with Corporate Treasury, JPMC core lines of business (LOBs) and other internal risk stripes to produce key reports and metrics for regulators and senior leadership on JPMC’s liquidity and structural interest rate risk.
  • Overseeing the operating model supporting the sourcing and flow of data from LOB systems of record to ensure data integrity through variance analysis and reconciliations to the Firm’s general ledger.
  • Management of change to the operating model, system architecture, and risk models where the team’s functions are dependent.

 

The team has locations in North America (Delaware and NYC), Europe (London) and Asia (Hong Kong).

Role Description
CTMO is hiring an entry level analyst for its middle office team located in Newark, Delaware. The analyst will be individually and jointly responsible for the following functions:

·         Producing key firm wide and LOB liquidity and interest rate risk reports including Federal Reserve 5G, Daily Available Collateral, Basis Point Value (BPV), Economic Value of Equity (EVE), and Earnings at Risk (EaR).  This includes responsibility for the execution of more than a hundred predefined and ad hoc scenarios on a weekly basis.

·         Reconciling source data to the firm’s balance sheet and other golden sources to maintain the integrity of the data used in the reporting process.

·         Partnering with contacts in the firm’s lines of business, control and oversight and interest rate risk strategy team to investigate and explain threshold breaches and period on period variances in all reports.  This involves analysis of the underlying report data and model assumptions.

·         Participating in weekly MIS meetings and formal risk review sessions with internal business and risk stakeholders to review reporting results and status of key issues and change management initiatives.

·         Continuing to improve the end to end data model by participating in initiatives to streamline the data sourcing model and improve the quality of data sourced.

·         Participating in process improvement initiatives across the team as needed.

 

The chosen candidate will have an opportunity to:

  • Improve their understanding of asset and liability management principles for a large financial institution with a balance sheet in excess of 2.5 trillion.
  • Develop a good understanding of the key risk and liquidity metrics and model scenarios used by a financial institution to manage its interest rate risk and liquidity exposure. 
  • Stay connected to changes in the industry and the regulatory landscape as they apply to liquidity and interest rate risk. 
  • Interact with senior executives and external regulators on a frequent basis.  The team's analysis and reports are regularly presented to both on a periodic basis.
  • Learn how CTMO sources, transforms and reconciles data using in the end to end reporting process and how data is loaded and modeled in JPM’s risk management systems.
  • Improve their technical skills specifically around data management and ad hoc data analysis using Tableau, Excel, Access, and VBA.  The team frequently completes ad-hoc analyses for specific regulatory initiatives and senior management requests for data and analytics.
  • Develop relationships with contacts in each of the Firm’s main lines of business and a high level understanding of each of their balance sheets.
Qualifications
    • 1-3 years experience in financial operations. An understanding of asset and liability management principals is a plus.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or other quantitative field.
    • Strong technical skills (particularly in MS Excel). Knowledge of VBA, SQL is a plus.
    • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, critical thinking, investigative problem-solving and decision making talents.
    • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize, multitask, and bring tasks to complete closure.
    • Organized and able to execute responsibilities with minimal supervision.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to prepare executive level presentations.

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