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CIB - Investor Services - Trust & Fiduciary - Depositary Officer - Vice President / Associate

Req #: 170123617
Location: Saint Helier, SHL, JE
Job Category: Account Servicing
Job Description:
Corporate & Investment Bank (“CIB”), Channel Islands
Based in Jersey reporting to Head of Depositary Services in Channel Islands
About J.P. Morgan
J.P. Morgan is a leader in financial services, working in collaboration across the globe to deliver the best solutions and advice to meet our clients' needs, anywhere in the world. We operate in 150 countries, and hold leadership positions across our businesses. We have an exceptional team of employees who work hard to do the right thing for our clients and the firm, every day. This is why we are one of the most respected financial institutions in the world - and why we can offer you an outstanding career.

Custody and Fund Services, a division of Investor Services, is a global industry leader with over $20 trillion of assets under custody.  J.P. Morgan provides innovative custody, fund accounting and administration and securities services to the world's largest institutional investors, alternative asset managers and debt and equity issuers.  J.P. Morgan leverages its scale and capabilities in more than 90 markets to help clients optimize efficiency, mitigate risk and enhance revenue through a broad range of investor services as well as securities clearance, collateral management and alternative investment services. For more information, please visit
Channel Islands Business Overview
J.P. Morgan in the Channel Islands is aligned with the firms’ Corporate and Investment Banks Investors Services business.  Our Channel Islands offices provide a full suite of fund and trustee services to a diverse range of investment structures.
These services are offered through 3 Jersey and 2 Guernsey regulated entities with a range of financial services licences including: Trust Company Business; Fund Services Business; AIF Services Business and Banking Business.
Job Summary
The role, based in Jersey, will be to assist the Head of Depositary with varied activities in order to move the business forward and to provide Depositary services support to our clients and their funds domiciled in the Channel Islands.  It also offers an opportunity to join one of the largest providers of Trustee and Depositary services in Europe with 13 locations servicing in excess of 2,700 funds.   
Key Responsibilities
  • Act as depositary for Channel Island domiciled funds, liaising with clients, third party administrators and in-house service suppliers to ensure adherence to both regulatory codes and fund rules through the performance of daily, monthly and annual reviews  
  • Director role for Jersey regulated JP Morgan Trust Company
  • Maintain standard operating procedures and regulatory matrices  
  • Regular interaction with clients at a senior level including presenting at client board meetings
  • Attend monthly client and depositary support service calls
  • Annual oversight visits to clients and JP Morgan operation centres
  • Attend and present to local risk and oversight committees
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of regulatory, industry and client matters   
  • Support business development and attend prospect meetings
  • Support local office business initiatives
Essential skills/experience
  • Must be suitability qualified, including approval by regulator, JFSC, to act as a Principal Person. Approval is based on experience and exam qualification to meet the competency requirements of the Jersey regulations (codes of practice) for Trust Company business
  • Working experience in custody, fund valuations, accounting and transfer agency services
  • A good understanding of Channel Islands regulatory environment for Funds and Trusts 
  • Client relationship skills
  • Risk management and controls skills
  • High attention to detail and ability to work on own initiative
  • Good report writing and technical skills
Degree level education in a business or legal related discipline or a professional qualification meeting the requirements of Jersey Trust Company business.

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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