Treasury/Chief Investment Office Asia Finance - Controller - Associate

Employer
J.P. Morgan
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 13, 2019
Closes
Jul 13, 2019
Ref
5871408
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, 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 www.jpmorganchase.com .

J.P. Morgan is a place for talented people from all backgrounds and perspectives because our clients come from all backgrounds and perspectives. We encourage a culture of inclusion, where everyone's opinion counts and all employees have the freedom to deliver their absolute best. This is why we work hard and invest in attracting and developing a diverse workforce. Learn more about our Business Resource Groups in how they help our employees build successful careers and reach their greatest potential.

Business Unit description:
The Treasury/Chief Investment Office (TCIO)'s core mandate is to manage JPMorgan's liquidity, funding, structural interest rate and FX risks and executing JPMorgan's capital action plan.

Details of the role:
The TCIO Controller team ("Team") supports product control, financial controls and regulatory reporting functions across Asia Pacific within the broader TCIO Asia Finance team.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with strong accounting and soft skills for an open role within the Team:

• Key member of the Team performing end-to-end month end close and financial reporting
• Oversight regular reconciliations between Front Office/Back Office platforms against ledgers performed by Supporting Teams and provide assistance to resolve key issues
• Understand the end-to-end process, operational workflow and controls for the different products being utilized by TCIO
• Interact with Head Office, Portfolio Managers, Middle Office and Firm-wide Financial Control Team to explain, investigate and resolve Balance Sheet and P&L variances on a regular basis
• Partner with global and offshore teams in Finance and other functions to ensure accuracy and timely delivery of management reporting, business results and scorecards
• Participate in new business initiatives process to define Finance work flow, to provide analysis and advice around accounting booking strategies and operational procedures
• Participate in firm-wide projects and initiatives which include the re-engineering of general ledger and back office systems, improvement on reporting analytics
• Review current processes, identify opportunities for improving efficiency & controls and delivering tactical/strategic solutions
• Provide support for any ad hoc requests and queries from various stakeholders

Qualifications:
• University graduate with relevant discipline (e.g. Accounting or Finance)
• 3+ years relevant working experience (e.g. Financial Institution or Accounting Firm)
• Member of professional bodies is a plus (e.g. CPA or CFA)

Skill-set requirements:
• Strong analytical skills with attention to detail, high level of numeracy and a methodical approach to problem solving
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong control mindset and understanding the basic control environment
• Being able to work independently without detailed guidance and being able to be an active team player to contribute
• Strong time management and multi-tasking skills as priorities will frequently change while deadlines must be met
• Recognition of the business' and team's requirements and the willingness to step outside your "job description"
• Proficiency in relevant applications e.g. MS Office and major general ledger applications

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