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Corporate Finance - Firmwide Financial Control - CIB Financial Control - Markets - Analyst - Newark, DE #3902807

Company: JPMorgan Chase

Date: 09/13/2017

Category: Banking

City: Newark, DE

Corporate Finance - Firmwide Financial Control - CIB Financial Control - Markets- Analyst

The Financial Control function is primarily focused on ensuring the accuracy, integrity and timeliness of the Firm’s books and records with an emphasis on general ledger, operating systems and infrastructure controls across the entire lifecycle of the business. Some of the most common functions and activities that are owned by Financial Controllers are balance sheet reconciliation / certification, balance sheet substantiation and GLRS reporting & governance, inter-entity control & governance, manual accounting / bookings to the GL and operating systems and the month end close process & coordination.

The Financial Control Analyst will be required to work closely with the line of business controllers, middle office and operations areas to understand the operational impact of trading strategies and settlement practices for the businesses globally.

Primary Responsibilities of a Financial Control Analysts will include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for ensuring the accuracy and validity of line of business general ledger accounts; including adherence to the firmwide General Ledger Reconciliation & Substantiation (GLRS) standards

  • Ensure adherence to P&L and Balance Sheet controls owned by Financial Control; including identifying and implementing opportunities for efficiency

  • Analysis, communication and resolution of material variances between the general ledger and upstream systems; as defined by line of business


  • Basic understanding of securities and derivatives products

  • Comfort liaising with business and risk managers

  • Ability to build and maintain partnerships within the various product aligned businesses and across other corporate financial, treasury, and accounting groups

  • Existing relationships and networks within JPMorgan IB community an advantage

  • Ability to understand business drivers and requirements and influence middle and front office partners to deliver solutions to business issues and problems

  • Strong analytical skills: Ability to quickly understand workings of a complex processing system and general ledger systems across the infrastructure and their interrelationships and dependencies.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business

  • Excellent desktop/spreadsheet/database skills

  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task in a constantly changing environment

  • Able to critically challenge with the goal of identifying control issues

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

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.

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