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Corporate - EMEA Compliance - Compliance Officer (Quality Assurance) - Associate

Req #: 170116364
Location: Geneva, GE, CH
Job Category: Compliance
Job Description:
Description
 
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries.  The firm is a leader in Investment & Corporate Banking; Financial Services for consumers, small business and commercial banking; financial transaction processing; asset management and private equity.
The Wealth Management division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. is part of the Asset & Wealth Management business segment. It has offered for over 160 years customized solutions and client service of the highest quality to solve the complex needs of wealthy individuals and their families around the world. With assets under management of $1.25 trillion, it is one of the largest asset and wealth managers in the world.
A Swiss regulated subsidiary of the JPMorgan Chase & Co. Group of companies, J.P. Morgan (Suisse) SA is a leading provider of asset & wealth management and global custody services, employing more than 1000 people at both its Geneva headquarters and Zurich branch.
The Compliance department is responsible for supporting and leading aspects of the firm's Anti-Money Laundering (AML) program. The group works closely with the AML Program Management Office, Global Financial Crimes Compliance and the enterprise-wide control program teams.
 
The Geneva Compliance department is managed centrally and provides Operational support through regional hubs for:
 
• Surveillance;
• AML Alert Dispositions;
• Client List Screening;
• Transaction List Screening (Sanctions);
• GFCC (Investigations and suspicious activity reports).
 
The Geneva Quality Assurance (“QA”) group is an independent function of the Compliance Operational areas, with the primary purpose to undertake ongoing quality reviews (on a sampling basis) of the work performed by the above mentioned Compliance areas.  
 
The Quality Assurance Analyst will perform targeted reviews, summarise results and present to stakeholders. The Quality Assurance Analyst will be expected to identify incorrect decision making, determine gaps in process and procedure, question integrity of data and adherence to processing and servicing standards, policies and procedures. The Quality Assurance Analyst will be accountable for analysing issues and paving the way for continuous improvement in the Compliance Operational areas by identifying alternatives that are effective, practical and appropriate. 
 
Responsibilities
 
• Perform ongoing QA reviews of the Compliance Operational areas to ensure controls/standards are met;
• Question and investigate the reliability and integrity of data, the validity of conclusions and the appropriateness of assumptions made;
• Review quality of completed cases, based on quality testing standards;
• Identify key issues, trends, observations and effectively report summary results to key stakeholders;
• Perform root cause analysis and make recommendations for addressing identified deficiencies;
• Provide recommendations for improvements to business processes;
• Ensure consistency with the Global QA framework and governance approach;
• Demonstrate ability to raise issues or information to relevant stakeholders or management with respect to the control environment, and to present the issue or information in a concise and effective manner;  
• Present complex and sensitive issues to senior management in a persuasive manner;
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence others for results.
Qualifications
 
Experience
 
• Experience with Financial Services industry, AML/BSA, KYC, Sanctions, Compliance, Investigative or Quality Assurance background preferred;
• Language skills are desirable but not essential, French is considered as an advantage;
• Knowledge of public data research including Lexis-Nexis & internal systems & applications;
• Understanding of practices relating to AML, negative media, PEP & Sanctions;
• Ability to translate technical data and information into business reports and presentations;
• Exceptional research and analytical skills with the ability to analyse large amounts of data and disposition appropriately;
• Excellent organization, written and oral communication skills;
• Strong documentation skills to clearly articulate results of testing;
• Strong analytical, problem solving skills and attention to detail;
• Proficiency in MS Excel, documentation and metrics;
• ACAMS certification is advantageous, but not essential.
 
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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