CIB - Operations - Fund Accounting and Unit Pricing Analyst - Associate

Sydney, Australia
Sep 21, 2019
Sep 23, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
J.P.Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) is a global leader acrossbanking, markets and investor services. It provides strategic advice, raisescapital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world. J.P. Morgan Investor Services (IS) is apremier securities servicing provider that helps institutional investors,alternative asset managers, broker dealers and equity issuers optimizeefficiency, mitigate risk and enhance revenue. Locally, the IS business has astrong market position, ranking first in most valuable cross border assets andsecond by total assets under custody.

Fund Accounting & Unit Trust Pricing is part of Investor Services andprovides audited investment valuations, accounting and related reporting suchas tax, compliance and performance to its clients, it is also responsible forthe calculation and release of daily unit prices in conjunction withperformance figures to clients & financial markets.

Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Clientmanagement and satisfaction, involving client query resolution, clientmeetings, review of SLAs, meeting all deliverables, reviewing client servicerequirements periodically
  • Overallresponsibility for compliance with documentation requirements andimplementation of procedures (including file preparation, archiving, clientspecific checklists, permanent files and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs))ensuring that all team members are familiar with these).
  • Be able to identify and lead change with system development and process improvements such as; resolving "hotspots" and areas that are leading to potential "bottlenecks" with a view to improving efficiency
  • Liaising with Relationship Managers and Client Service Managers and ensuring they are informed of all issues that may arise and status of all deliverables and staff movements
  • Liaise with upstream and downstream teams in regard to setting SLAs, resolving issues, and assist with training/ coaching and provide support to ensure that upstream processing/ operations teams provide a quality service
  • Escalate any production, client or staff related issue, concern or query promptly to the Senior Manager and to demonstrate risk awareness at all times
  • Commit to continuous learning program to develop in the role and ensure FSRA training requirements are completed annually in a timely manner

To besuccessful you will need:
  • Degree level qualification in Accounting, Mathematics, Economics or similar discipline preferred
  • Completion of, or currently studying towards, a relevant post graduate qualification (e.g. CA, CPA, CFA or Masters of Applied Finance) highly regarded
  • Minimum five years' experience in Fund Operations & Unit Trust Pricing
  • Strong systems and technical knowledge of HiPortfolio (or asset management systems) and GTI (or custody systems)
  • Excellent working knowledge of financial markets and instruments, both domestic and international
  • Strong PC skills in particular Excel, an advantage
J.P.Morgan is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workingenvironment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We are proud tobe named a Top 20 Silver Employer in the 2017 Australian Workplace EqualityIndex (AWEI). If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage youto advise us at time of application.