Corporate Finance: Firmwide Accounting, Infrastructure & Reporting - EMEA - Analyst

Employer
J.P.Morgan
Location
Warsaw, Poland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 10, 2019
Closes
Dec 10, 2019
Ref
6657096
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Corporate Finance- Financial Accounting, Infrastructure & Reporting - EMEA - Analyst

The Financial Accounting, Infrastructure and Reporting team is accountable for the integrity of the books and records of the Firm / LOBs and leading large-scale data, infrastructure, accounting standard and business process change management events. The regional locations covered by FAIR include EMEA (Europe/Middle East/Africa), North America and Asia.
The organization closely examines the general ledger, operating systems and infrastructure controls across the entire lifecycle and diverse product scope of the investment bank to ensure the firm's financial information is accurately depicted for reporting and regulation purposes. This financial information is used by analysts to assess the firm's financial position; by management to make sound financial decisions; by investors to make informed decisions; and by regulators to supervise and examine the firm appropriately.

The most common functions and activities owned by FAIR include but are not limited to the following: financial analysis, consolidation, reporting, balance sheet reconciliation and substantiation, general ledger reconciliation reporting & governance, inter-entity control and governance, manual accounting/bookings to the general ledger and operating systems, and executing the month end close process.

Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with line of business controllers, middle office, technology, and operations
  • Work with the businesses to ensure understanding of monthly profit and loss
  • Partner with FAIR teams and various stakeholders across global locations
  • Manage the consolidation of JPMorgan Chase financial data at month end, including the ability to support month end, quarter end, and year end activities
  • Develop and maintain financial reports and schedules
  • Control post-closing entries and consolidation adjustments
  • Perform various control procedures to ensure the integrity of reported financial results
  • Support ad-hoc requests for financial information received from across the firm


Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related business field
  • Minimum of 1 - 2 years' experience in accounting, finance, or related industry
  • Understanding of general ledger accounting area (balance sheet, P&L, trial balance etc.
  • Knowledge of investment banking products (derivatives, stocks, bonds, loans etc.)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with SAP is a plus
  • CFA /ACCA certificate/CPA license would be advantageous
  • Proficient desktop/spreadsheet/database skills
  • Proficient organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfort liaising with business and risk partners while building and maintaining relationships
  • Ability to critically challenge with the goal of identifying control issues
  • Ability to understand business drivers and requirements and influence others to deliver solution
  • Ability to quickly understand workings of a complex processing system and general ledger systems across the infrastructure and their interrelationships and dependencies


***Note: This role requires compliance with the Firm's Consecutive Leave Policy. The policy requires certain employees in sensitive positions to be out of the office for a specified period each calendar year. Please ask the recruiter or hiring manager for additional details***

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, offering solutions to the world's most important corporations, governments and institutions in more than 100 countries. We have a sophisticated local market presence in Europe, Middle East and Africa which is complemented by staff around the world who support our growth and serve our clients 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We are excited to expand our team in Poland and we're looking for collaborative, innovative and dedicated individuals to join us in our new corporate centre in Warsaw. Bring us your expertise and you'll be part of a global community, working with people around the world and with a company that's committed to investing in you and making a success of this key new location for our business.

About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co:

J.P. Morgan serves one of the largest client franchises in the world. Our clients include corporations, institutional investors, hedge funds, governments and affluent individuals in more than 100 countries. J.P. Morgan is part of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.1 trillion. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase serves millions of clients and consumers under its JPMorgan and Chase, and WaMu brands.

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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