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Asset Management - Alternatives Finance CFO - Executive Director

Req #: 180010853
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Job Description:

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 businesses, 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


Business Description

JP Morgan Asset Management provides Investment solutions to Institutional, Retail, and High Net Worth clients.  Our business is built around providing clients with investment solutions that meet their needs in an increasingly complex environment.  We have expertise across all major asset classes and regions.  We provide world class services to our clients from a global platform. 


J.P. Morgan Global Alternatives is the alternative investment arm of J.P. Morgan Asset Management. With more than $125 billion in assets under management and over 800 professionals (as of September 30, 2017), we offer strategies across the alternative investment spectrum including real estate, private equity and credit, infrastructure, transportation, liquid alternatives, and hedge funds. Operating from 23 offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, our independent alternative investment engines combine specialist knowledge and singular focus with the global reach, vast resources and powerful infrastructure of J.P. Morgan to help meet each client’s specific objectives. For more information: 


Job Description

The Chief Financial Officer of JPMorgan Asset Management’s Global Alternatives business is an Executive Director Role within the Finance organization of JPMorgan Chase & Co.


The Global Alternatives CFO is responsible for partnering with the business on strategic direction and decision making as well as delivering value added financial reporting/planning/forecasting and analysis.  The key objectives for this role and team in 2018 are to deepen its analysis for the business, drive the business from a profitability perspective, and enhance controls and efficiencies.


The role consists of ownership and leadership of the execution of various projects listed below.  This person will get a broad exposure to the business drivers of JP Morgan Asset Management.  They will also be expected to interact not just with the various finance functions (Management, P&A, Profitability, Revenue, Expense, etc.), but also with the members of the Real Estate, Infrastructure, Maritime, Absolute Return and JPS business management and senior management teams.


Key functions of the role include:

  • Prepare and present Financial reports and analysis to Alternatives Investments Managing Partners for Asset Management and Investment Management Operating Committee meetings
  • Provide advice and recommendations to Alternatives senior leadership on finance and business related matters
  • Lead all forecast and annual budget preparation process with partners from the investment businesses including active reviews with business managers to ensure accuracy and variance explanations
  • Present Alternatives Financials at several operating committees, town halls and other speaking engagements
  • Provide hands on guidance and management to Alternatives CFO team including reporting, analysis, recommendations and presentations
  • Provide analysis and recommendations on M&A activities and other special initiatives
  • Active member of new business initiative committees relating to the expansion of our Alternatives businesses
Skills Required:
  • Strong financial management skills including analysis and recommendations
  • Ability to innovate, multitask and present information in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong team management skills and ability to lead cross-functions teams across an organization
  • Knowledge of investment management businesses, knowledge of Alternative Investments a plus
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including presentations to large groups of people
  • Minimum of 10 years of finance work experience (preferred)
  • Undergraduate degree is required (finance major preferred) MBA a plus

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