JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.7 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.
Corporate& Investment Bank (CIB) Audit is responsible for assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of the control environment across the CIB businesses in North America.
This is achieved through a program of audit coverage performed and managed by a team of business and technology audit specialists and coordinated on a global basis with colleagues in APAC, EMEA and LATAM.
In addition, CIB Audit is involved in assessing controls over significant projects, including business reorganizations and acquisitions, technology developments/conversions, off-shoring, and product development.
The Securities Services Audit team is responsible for assessing the adequacy of the control environments across all of the businesses. This is achieved through a program of audit coverage which is performed and managed by a team of integrated financial and technology business specialists. In addition, the team is involved in assessing the adequacy of control around various projects including re-organizations, off-shoring, and product development.
The Securities Services Audit Team is responsible for:
- Financial, operational, credit and regulatory risk audit work performed for Securities Services.
- Plan, execute and document audit reports for audits conducted within the Securities Services business, including risk assessments, audit planning, audit testing, control evaluation, report drafting and follow-up and verification of issue closure.
- Ensure audits are completed timely and within budget.
- Work closely with audit colleagues located across the globe in the early identification of emerging control issues and reporting them timely to Audit management and business stakeholders.
- Develop recommendations to strengthen internal controls and improve operational efficiency.
- Partner with business management, other control groups (i.e. risk management, compliance, fraud prevention), external auditors, and regulators establishing strong working relationships while maintaining independence.
- Minimum Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance (or relevant financial services experience) required
- CPA and/or Advanced Degree in Finance or Accounting is preferred
- For Vice President, minimum 8 years' experience in public accounting or financial services firm, preferably strong knowledge of the Securities Services business
- For Associate, minimum 5 years' experience in public accounting or financial services firm, preferably strong knowledge of the Securities Services business
- Proven ability to build strong partnerships with key stakeholders, desire to learn quickly, be flexible and think strategically
- Proven ability to be able to multi task as well as assess and change priorities
- Works well individually, and in teams, shares information, supports colleagues and encourages participation
- Strong skills in time management, problem solving, written and oral communication
- Enthusiastic, self motivated, effective under pressure and willing to take personal risk and accountability
- Strong analytical skills particularly in regard to assessing the probability and impact of an internal control weakness
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management in a persuasive manner
- Fiduciary/Regulation 9 experience as well as Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist designation are preferred.
- Flexibility to travel as required