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CIB Operations – Financial Reporting – Associate - Dublin

Req #: 180007833
Location: Dublin, L, IE
Job Category: Operations
Job Description:
Position Summary
 
The Financial Reporting Group produce semi-annual and annual reports for the funds that JPMorgan administers. This role involves participation in the production of both statutory and regulatory reports.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
 
Client Deliverables
  • Delivery of service to clients ensuring that these meet regulatory and agreed service delivery targets, including the control of the preparation, the review and sign off of fund financial statements in accordance with accounting, regulatory and client requirements.
  • Review of accounts and files for audit and interim financials.
  • Management and implementation of any changes to service agreed with the client, according to internal policy and with regard for impacts on service level agreements.
Client Management
  • Act as primary contact for the client, regulatory bodies and external auditors and ensure that queries/issues are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Participate in regular service review meetings and ensure that all agreed actions are resolved to agreed time-scales, with attendance, as required, at Board Meetings.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance the overall client relationship.
  • Escalate service issues supplemented with appropriate analysis and suggested rectification to Senior Management.
  • Initiate corrective action when service levels to not meet agreed quality standards.
  • Initiate, maintain and develop effective working relationships with external and internal customers.
Control Management
  • Ensure quality control of team production is in place and regularly implemented.
  • Ensure checklists and internal control guidance is followed during accounts production.
  • Prioritise and manage the team resources efficiently to maintain established service levels.
  • Ensure that team is operating within an appropriate control environment.
  • Continually assess the process/procedures to identify areas for improvement.
  • Translate Local Business Goals into achievable operational objectives for team members.                                                                                                      
People Management
  • Identify training/development opportunities and provide training and coaching for team members.
  • Lead the team, providing strategic direction and mentor team members.
  • Lead performance management for team members.
Business Management
  • Pursue corrective action to achieve cost savings and improved efficiencies
  • Active participation, and lead where appropriate, in departmental projects/initiatives
  • Represent the Financial Reporting department with the external environment.
Key Skills and Knowledge
 
Behavioural Attributes
  • Dedicated with strong attention to detail.
  • Effective and timely escalation to all levels of business.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Time Management and resource/ task allocation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Self motivated, innovative and analytical. 
Technical Attributes
  • Knowledge of GAAP (including Irish / UK GAAP, IFRS, US GAAP, IMA SORP knowledge), regulatory reporting requirements and fund structures (UCITS, Non-UCITS, AIF, master feeder funds for example).
  • Knowledge of financial instruments and their accounting treatment.
  • In-depth knowledge of funds and audit function.
  • Excellent knowledge of software packages (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint).
  • Good operational knowledge of Fund accounting systems preferable.
The above responsibilities, key skills and knowledge should be considered as indicative and not definitive.
 
Experience 
 
The candidate will have an in-depth working knowledge of the Fund Accounting area with previous experience in a fund accounting environment (or part qualified experience in audit) and will have experience in financial statement preparation and / or audit. The candidate should have a relevant accounting qualification or be part qualified.
 
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 www.jpmorgan.com.
 
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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