Asset Management Risk – Global Investment Management - Counterparty Risk Associate - NY

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • JPMorgan.
  • 26 Sep 16

Asset Management Risk – Global Investment Management - Counterparty Risk Associate - NY

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 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 http://www.jpmorganchase.com/ .


J.P. Morgan Asset Management is a leading asset manager for individuals, advisors and institutions. Our investment professionals are located around the world, providing strategies that span the full spectrum of asset classes.

J.P.Morgan Asset Management Risk Management is committed to being a world-class leader in risk management, maintaining a system of strong controls, providing guidance and clear direction on key risk principles, proactively managing risks and achieving a consistent balance between our business goals and deployment of capital. AM Risk Management employs people around the world and ensures strong risk management discipline throughout the lines of business within AM. The JPMAM Counterparty Risk Group, with assistance from regional risk personnel, supervises credit risk arising from counterparty activities conducted on behalf of clients.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The ideal candidate must possess a strong risk and control mindset, be very detailed oriented, have excellent analytical and written/verbal communication skills as well as be able to work under pressure and able to deliver on multiple tight, time sensitive timelines. Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Performing on-going monitoring and periodic exposure reviews
  • Working with large volumes of data to conduct adhoc analyses as needed
  • Updating and distributing Counterparty reports
  • Contributing to team-wide efforts such as risk assessment methodology enhancements, portfolio-wide reviews and preparing management presentations


Qualifications
  • Undergraduate degree with 3+ years of relevant work experience - strong academic performance with coursework in economics, statistics, and finance; knowledge of exchange-traded products and derivatives preferred
  • Exceptional analytical skills (naturally inquisitive/intellectually curious)
  • Bank analysis or prior credit risk experience preferred
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Demonstrated interest in/ knowledge of global financial markets and current regulatory/legislative agendas
  • Self-starter with strong project management skills - be able to independently manage multiple tasks and priorities under tight deadlines
  • Excellent team player
  • Strong PowerPoint/ Excel /MS Office skills