CIB Treasury Services, Escrow Product Manager, Associate

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • J.P. Morgan
  • 13 Nov 18

CIB Treasury Services, Escrow Product Manager, Associate

J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) 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 $400 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.

Treasury Services (TS) - the world's largest cash management provider -- moves, concentrates and invests client money. TS products include payments, collections, escrow, deposit, and information services that help companies manage working capital and liquidity. The business, which operates in 41 countries, is the world's largest U.S. dollar clearer, processing an average of $3.2 trillion in fund transfers each day.

Escrow Services is a business unit within the Treasury Services division of J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB). Escrow holds institutional client assets in safekeeping and delivers those assets once certain pre-agreed conditions have been fulfilled. Escrow is used to mitigate risk in institutional transactions, most commonly for mergers and acquisitions, financing and litigation settlements.

This position reports to the APAC Escrow Product Head in Hong Kong.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the execution of the strategy in the APAC region through tracking of P&L, forecasting and associated reporting and metrics of financial performance and key client relationships.
  • Deliver product capabilities, assist with implementation new systems and address any processes to improve client experience issues.
  • Assist with the APAC marketing strategy by developing marketing documents, materials and events.
  • Work collaboratively with various escrow business partners including Sales, Middle Office, Operations, Compliance, Legal, GFCC and Risk to ensure product initiatives are clearly articulated with internal partners.
  • Embrace an end-to-end focus on controls as a part of business strategy. Appropriately raise any risk/control issues and where required take responsibility for resolving issues in timely manner.
  • Assist with the Escrow pricing process (both deposit and fee based) within the APAC region to ensure the business is taking on incrementally profitable new business.
  • Provide input into key procedures, product description documents and oversight of inter-affiliate services agreements.
  • Where appropriate discuss escrow solutions with clients and assist with training and teach-in for internal stakeholders to understand Escrow product solutions.
  • Where required liaise with Treasury and Liquidity partners in relation to deposits and balance sheet.
  • Understand and analyze industry trends for Escrow services including risk and regulatory developments and competitive landscape
  • Set a first-class standard of performance and integrity, and expect a first-class standard from the team.
  • Banking knowledge, including knowledge of the TS and escrow businesses
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, including Excel and financial analysis abilities
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated client facing experience with internal and external clients
  • Ability to communicate across wide spectrum of people and functions.
  • Proven project management experience including project plan creation & management, issue/ risk identification & resolution, senior level reporting and communication
Qualifications :
  • 3+ years' experience, ideally in product management in financial services
  • Strong financial, analytical and strategic skill set
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Chinese language capability is desirable
  • Disciplined approach to risk management
  • Execution-oriented self-starter who likes to take initiative, and is able to get things done
  • Energetic, Team player
  • Excellent leadership and influencing skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Proven organizational and administrative skills